Naoki's Heroes and Heroines

Mathematical Heroes:

  • Gregory Beylkin
  • Raphy Coifman
  • Dave Donoho
  • Ulf Grenander
  • Mark Kac
  • Shizuo Kakutani
  • Andrei Nikolaevich Kolmogorov
  • Mark Grigorĭevich Kreĭn
  • Cornelius Lanczos
  • Yves Meyer
  • Jorma Rissanen
  • Vladimir Rokhlin
  • David Slepian
  • Satosi Watanabe
  • Hermann Weyl
  • Norbert Wiener
  • Musical Heroes/Heroines:

  • Burt Bacharach
  • Jeff Beck
  • Larry Carlton
  • John Coltrane
  • Miles Davis
  • Eric Dolphy
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Jay Graydon
  • Herbie Hancock
  • Donny Hathaway
  • Bill LaBounty
  • Jaco Pastorius
  • Chris Potter
  • Jeff Porcaro
  • Dianne Reeves
  • Boz Scaggs
  • Wayne Shorter
  • Steely Dan
  • David T. Walker
  • Weather Report
  • Stevie Wonder


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