Brecker Brothers (Randy, b. 1945 and Michael, 1949-2007) Trumpeter Randy and sax man Michael have been two of the most influential musicians of the late twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first. They have performed with each other as The Brecker Brothers and have collaborated with the leading musicians of our time.
Harry Connick, Jr. (b. 1967), pianist and crooner, is the son of an Irish-American father and Jewish-American mother. He won a Grammy award for his work on the soundtrack to When Harry Met Sally, establishing him as America's top jazz vocalist.
Sammy Davis, Jr., one of the famed "Rat Pack" Las Vegas crooners, converted to Judaism after a near-fatal car wreck.
Leonard Feather (1914 - 1994) wrote reference books and was also a performer and songwriter.
Béla Fleck (b. 1958), banjo player, is the leader of Béla Fleck and the Flecktones.