1937 in jazz

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1937 in jazz
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Honeysuckle Rose Django ReinhardtColeman HawkinsBenny CarterParis session 1937
Decade 1930s in jazz
Music 1937 in music
Standards List of 1930s jazz standards
See also 1936 in jazz1938 in jazz
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1937.[1]

Events[edit]

Standards[edit]

Deaths[edit]

George Gershwin 28 March 1937, only months before his death
February
  • 1Alex Hill American pianist (born 1906).
March
July
August
  • 20Johnny Dunn, American trumpeter and vaudeville performer (born 1897).
September
  • 26Bessie Smith, American blues singer, nicknamed the Empress of the Blues (car accident in Clarksdale, Mississippi) (born 1894).[2]

Births[edit]

Saxophonest Joe Farrell in performance at Lush Life in New York, 1985. Photograph by Bob Rosenbaum
Joe Henderson with Neil Swainson, bass, at Harpo's, Victoria.
The Orchestra of Valentin Sporius, 1937, Kuybyshev

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "History of Jazz Time Line: 1937". All About Jazz. Retrieved December 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ "History Of Jazz Timeline: 1937". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2017-11-19.