herbie hancock for sure. brad mehldau, ari hoenig, dave holland, gilad hekselman, ben monder. +1 for wayne krantz. Jim Hall actually does some pretty wild rhythmic things espeically on his CD Alone Together with Ron Carter. On a surface listen it might sound like he’s playing very simply, but his rhythms are very complex.
oh yeah and pat metheny digs in as well:
this page has some very cool rhythmic stuff, you can then investigate the individual artists:
if that’s the kind of thing you’re looking for, there’s quite a lot of it out there - just learn Charlie Parker melodies, other good ones are Billie’s bounce, dexterity, anthropology. Just a lot of 8th note upbeats, syncopation.
this book has them all written out:
Aiming for some more fundamental stuff, for anybody trying to get a basic handle on syncopations and reading rhythm, I highly recommend this book:
If ‘only one pitch’ drives you a little mad, this is also good:
I’ve worked with all the books I’ve linked here…all good stuff.