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.

Shows, movies and events[edit]

Recordings[edit]

Standards[edit]

Industry and technology[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Big Eye Louis Nelson Delisle, 1910
January
February
  • 14Seymour Simons, American pianist, composer, orchestra leader, and radio producer (born 1896).
March
April
July
  • 2Bud Scott, American guitarist, banjoist, and singer (born 1890).
  • 7Bunk Johnson, New Orleans trumpeter (born 1879).
  • 11Danny Polo, American clarinetist (born 1901).
August
October
December

Births[edit]

Fred Frith August 2006.
January
February
  • 16Michel Herr, Belgian pianist, composer, and arranger.
  • 17Fred Frith, English guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improvisor, Henry Cow.
  • 18Justo Almario, Colombian flutist and saxophonist.
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Unknown date

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schroeder, Jessa (2017-01-31). "Asia lead singer John Wetton dead at 67 after losing battle to colon cancer". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2017-01-31. 
  2. ^ Preuss, Andreas (2016-04-24). "Papa Wemba, Africa's 'King of Rhumba Rock,' dies". CNN. Retrieved 2016-12-03. 
  3. ^ Strauss, Matthew (April 7, 2016). "David Bowie Drummer Dennis Davis Is Dead". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2016-04-11. 
  4. ^ Revheim, Hanna Huglen (2017-04-09). "Kollegaer sørger over Knut Borge: – En vegg har falt ut" (in Norwegian). NRK. Retrieved 2017-04-25. 

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