1969 in jazz

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1969 in jazz
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National Jazz & Blues Festival, Plumpton, July 1969
Decade 1960s in jazz
Music 1969 in music
Standards List of post-1950 jazz standards
See also 1968 in jazz1970 in jazz

1969 in jazz:

Events[edit]

Album releases[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • Albert Stinson, American double-bassist (August 2, 1944 – June 1969)
  • Alcide Pavageau, American double-bassist (March 7, 1888 – January 19, 1969)
  • Bobby Henderson, American pianist and trumpeter
  • Booker Pittman, American clarinetist (3 March 1909 - 19 October 1969)
  • Cedric Haywood, American pianist (December 31, 1914 – September 9, 1969)
  • Coleman Hawkins, American tenor saxophonist (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969)
  • Ernie Farrow, American pianist, bassist and drummer (November 13, 1928 – July 14, 1969)
  • Jiří Šlitr, Czech songwriter, pianist, singer, actor and painter (15 February 1924 – 26 December 1969)
  • Johnny Bayersdorffer, New Orleans jazz cornetist and bandleader (4 September 1899 – 14 November 1969)
  • Krzysztof Komeda, Polish film music composer and jazz pianist (27 April 1931 – 23 April 1969)
  • Leo Mathisen, Danish pianist, composer, arranger, singer and bandleader
  • Manuel Manetta, American multi-instrumentalist: violin, guitar, piano, cornet, saxophone, and trombone (October 3, 1889 - October 10, 1969)
  • Nate Kazebier, American trumpeter (August 13, 1912 - October 22, 1969)
  • Paul Barbarin, New Orleans drummer (May 5, 1899 – February 17, 1969)
  • Paul Chambers, American bassist (April 22, 1935 – January 4, 1969)
  • Pee Wee Russell, American clarinetist (March 27, 1906 – February 15, 1969)
  • Pops Foster, American string bassist, who also played tuba and trumpet (May 19, 1892 – October 29, 1969)
  • Russ Morgan, American big band orchestra leader (May 19, 1892 – October 29, 1969)
  • Slick Jones, American drummer (April 13, 1907 - November 2, 1969)
  • Ted Heath, American trombinist and big-band leader (30 March 1902 – 18 November 1969)
  • Tony Fruscella, American trumpeter (February 4, 1927 – August 14, 1969)
  • Tony Pastor, Italian-American novelty singer and tenor saxophonist
  • Tony Sbarbaro, American drummer (June 27, 1897 – October 30, 1969)
  • Wilbur Harden, American trumpeter, flugelhornist and composer (December 31, 1924 – June 1969)
  • William McKinney, American drummer (17 September 1895 - 14 October 1969)
  • Wynonie Harris, American blues shouter and rhythm and blues singer (August 24, 1915 – June 14, 1969)

Births[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shepherd, John (2003). Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World: Performance and Production 2. Continuum International Publishing Group. p. 175. ISBN 0-8264-6322-3.