1916 in jazz

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1916 in jazz
Promotional postcard of the Original Dixieland Jass Band.
Decade Pre-1920 in jazz
Music 1916 in music
Standards List of pre-1920 jazz standards
See also 1915 in jazz1917 in jazz

1916 in jazz: saw the emergence of groups such as the Original Dixieland Jass Band, and publication of the jazz standard "Beale Street Blues". Several musicians who were born in this year went on to become big names in jazz, such as the pianist and orchestra leader Buddy Cole.




Cat Anderson, Aquarium, New York, ca. 1947
Bill Harris, Dave Tough, and Charlie Ventura, Three Deuces, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948

Except where stated otherwise, the musicians in the list below were American.


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