1933 in jazz

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1933 in jazz
Cab Calloway as Bandleader (Van Vechten portrait -2).jpg
Portrait of Cab Calloway (December 25, 1907–November 18, 1994) American jazz singer and bandleader, by Carl Van Vechten
Decade 1930s in jazz
Music 1933 in music
Standards List of 1930s jazz standards
See also 1932 in jazz1934 in jazz
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1933.[1]



Shake yo' dusters, or, Piccaninny rag, by W. H. Krell, 1898
  • Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist, regarded as Father of Jazz Guitar
  • Freddie Keppard, jazz cornetist
  • William Krell, Chicago bandleader and composer, notably of the first rag or ragtime composition in 1897 called Mississippi Rag.


Ben Riley at Heath Brothers concert Rockefeller Center, NYC June 1977


  1. ^ "History of Jazz Time Line: 1933". All About Jazz. Retrieved December 2, 2010.