1947 in jazz
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|1947 in jazz|
|Decade||1940s in jazz|
|Music||1947 in music|
|Standards||List of 1940s jazz standards|
|See also||1946 in jazz – 1948 in jazz|
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1947.
- The Fabulous Dorseys is released, a fictionalized biographical film that tells the story of the Dorsey Brothers, Tommy and Jimmy, from their boyhood in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, through their rise, their breakup, and their personal reunion.
Standards published included "Autumn Leaves", "But Beautiful" and "Nature Boy".
- The Miles Davis All-Stars (with Charlie Parker, Max Roach, John Lewis and Nelson Boyd) debuted at the Savoy.
- Louis Armstrong performs at Carnegie Hall with his big band.
- The Count Basie Orchestra take up a summer residency at the Paradise Club in Atlantic City, New Jersey on 27 June, agreeing to perform on lower wages. They followed with a four-week stint at the Strand Theater[disambiguation needed], supporting Billie Holiday.
- The Duel - Dexter Gordon and Teddy Edwards
- Accordion Capers - the Biviano Rhythm Sextette with John Serry Sr. & Tony Mottola 
See also: List of 1940s jazz standards
- Fate Marable, jazz pianist and bandleader
- Freddie Webster, jazz trumpeter
- Jimmie Lunceford, American jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader in the swing era.
- Sonny Berman, American jazz trumpeter.
- Abdul Wadud, cellist
- Ahmed Abdullah, trumpeter
- Alan Broadbent, pianist, arranger and composer
- Andy LaVerne, pianist, composer and arranger
- Art Lande, pianist, drummer, composer and educator
- Baikida Carroll, trumpeter
- Barry Guy, British composer and double-bass player
- Bent Persson, Swedish trumpeter and cornetist
- Bill Stevenson, pianist, vocalist and songwriter
- Billy Bang, violinist and composer
- Bob Magnusson, bassist
- Brian Abrahams, drummer and vocalist
- Butch Morris, cornetist, composer and conductor
- Carlos Averhoff, Cuban tenor saxophonist
- Charles "Bobo" Shaw, drummer
- Chris Biscoe, English multi-instrumentalist
- Chuck Findley,
- Darius Brubeck, keyboardist and educator
- Egberto Gismonti, Brazilian composer, guitarist and pianist
- Eugen Gondi, drummer
- Frank Mantooth, pianist and arranger
- Franz Koglmann, Austrian composer
- Gary King, American bassist
- Gary M. Anderson,
- Gerardo Velez, Puerto Rican musician
- Glenn Spearman, tenor saxophonist
- Glenn Zottola, trumpeter and saxophonist
- Gregory Herbert, saxophonist and flautist
- Guy Klucevsek, accordionist and composer
- Harold Danko, pianist
- Harvey Mason, drummer
- Jan Garbarek, Norwegian tenor and soprano saxophonist
- Jasper van 't Hof, Dutch pianist
- Jean Carne, singer
- John Blake, Jr., violinist
- Jon Marks, pianist
- Julie Driscoll, English singer and actress
- Junko Akimoto, Japanese singer
- Keith Tippett, British pianist and composer
- Linda Sharrock, singer
- Marc Jordan, singer-songwriter, record producer, session musician and actor
- Marek Blizinski, Polish guitarist and composer
- Marilyn Crispell, pianist and composer
- Marty Cook, trombonist
- Miroslav Vitouš, Czech bassist
- Mwata Bowden, reeds player
- Nick Evans, Welsh trombonist
- Norman Connors, drummer, composer, arranger, and producer
- Norman Harris, guitarist, producer, arranger and songwriter
- Paco de Lucía, Spanish guitarist, composer and producer
- Paul Lytton, English percussionist
- Paul McCandless, woodwind player and composer
- Percy Jones, Welsh bass guitarist
- Radu Goldis, guitarist and composer
- Reggie Houston, saxophonist
- Richie Beirach, pianist and composer
- Ryo Kawasaki, Japanese guitarist
- Steve Khan, guitarist
- Stomu Yamashta, Japanese percussionist, keyboardist and composer
- Terje Rypdal, Norwegian guitarist and composer
- Terje Venaas, Norwegian bassist
- Thomas "Pae-dog" McEvoy,
- Tom Malone, trombonist
- Uli Beckerhoff, German composer, trumpeter and academic
- Vail, Ken (2003). Count Basie: Swingin' the Blues, 1936-1950. Scarecrow Press. p. 98. ISBN 978-0-8108-4882-5.
- The Billboard 27 April 1946 P. 124
- The New Real Book, Volume I. Sher Music. 1988. ISBN 0-9614701-4-3.
- The New Real Book, Volume II. Sher Music. 1991. ISBN 0-9614701-7-8.
- The New Real Book, Volume III. Sher Music. 1995. ISBN 1-883217-30-X.
- The Real Book, Volume I (6th ed.). Hal Leonard. 2004. ISBN 0-634-06038-4.
- The Real Book, Volume II (2nd ed.). Hal Leonard. 2007. ISBN 1-4234-2452-2.
- The Real Book, Volume III (2nd ed.). Hal Leonard. 2006. ISBN 0-634-06136-4.
- The Real Jazz Book. Warner Bros. ISBN 978-91-85041-36-7.
- The Real Vocal Book, Volume I. Hal Leonard. 2006. ISBN 0-634-06080-5.