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
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1917.

Musicians born in this year included Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonious Monk.



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    • The original Dixieland Jazz Band Records the first jazz album, Livery Stable Blues. It was a success and paved the way for the first jazz records in United States music shops.[1]



Dizzy Gillespie in concert in Deauville, Normandy, France

Unless stated otherwise, the musicians listed below were American.


  1. ^ "The First Jazz Records". Retrieved 2016-03-02. 
  2. ^ "History of Jazz Time Line: 1917". All About Jazz. Retrieved December 2, 2010.