1949 in jazz

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1949 in jazz
Satchmo Messuhallissa.jpg
Satchmo plays the trumpet in Töölö Sports Hall between two Finnish musicians, October 1949
Decade 1940s in jazz
Music 1949 in music
Standards List of 1940s jazz standards
See also 1948 in jazz1950 in jazz
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1949.

In 1949 Bebop dominates the scene, but Dixieland is still being played. Miles Davis makes the first recordings with other artists of what will be known as Cool Jazz. The first LPs are issued, as are the first 45s.

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Big Eye Louis Nelson Delisle, 1910


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