1917 in jazz

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1917 in jazz
Hanley and MacDonald's "Indiana" (1917) is one of the most popular pre-1920s standards.
Decade Pre-1920 in jazz
Music 1917 in music
Standards List of pre-1920 jazz standards
See also 1916 in jazz1918 in jazz

In 1917 in jazz standards such as "Indiana" and "Tiger Rag" appeared. [1] Musicians born in this year included Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonious Monk.



Dizzy Gillespie in concert in Deauville, Normandy, France

Unless stated otherwise, the musicians listed below were American.


  1. ^ "History of Jazz Time Line: 1917". All About Jazz. Retrieved December 2, 2010.