1953 in jazz
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|1953 in jazz|
|Decade||1950s in jazz|
|Music||1953 in music|
|Standards||List of post-1950 jazz standards|
|See also||1952 in jazz – 1954 in jazz|
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1953.
- The musical Porgy and Bess was revived, playing in many European cities.
- Duke Ellington: Piano Reflections
- Ben Webster: King of the Tenors
- Modern Jazz Quartet: Django
- Shorty Rogers: Cool and Crazy
- Jay Jay Johnson: Four Trombones
See also: List of post-1950 jazz standards
- Django Reinhardt, virtuoso jazz guitarist and composer.
- Jimmy "Jammin'" Smith, American jazz trumpet player
- Larry Shields, American dixieland jazz clarinetist.
- Peter DeRose, American Hall of Fame composer of jazz and pop music during the Tin Pan Alley era.
- Tiny Kahn, American jazz drummer, arranger, and composer.
- Alex Coke, saxophonist and flutist
- Alex Foster, saxophonist
- Alton "Big Al" Carson, singer
- Andrew Bisset,
- Andy Dickens,
- Azar Lawrence, saxophonist
- Bob Mintzer,
- Bobby Watson,
- Bruce Kapler,
- Chaka Khan, singer-songwriter
- Charles Foster Johnson,
- Craig S. Harris, trombonist
- Dan Knight,
- Darol Anger, violinist
- David Benoit, pianist
- David Torn,
- Dennis Taylor,
- Diane Schuur, singer and pianist
- Don Blackman, pianist, singer, songwriter
- Edward Wilkerson,
- Erik Balke, Norwegian saxophonist
- Erling Aksdal, Norwegian pianist
- Ernest Dawkins, saxophonist
- Eugenio Colombo, Italian saxophonist and flautist
- Federico Ramos, guitarist, arranger, producer and composer
- Gary Braith,
- Gary Valente, trombone player
- Gilberto "Pulpo" Colón Jr.,
- Grant Geissman, guitarist
- Greg Carmichael, guitarist
- Hilario Durán, Cuban pianist
- Ignacio Berroa, Cuban drummer
- James Chance, saxophonist, keyboard player, songwriter and singer
- James Chirillo,
- James Newton,
- Jeff Berlin, bass player
- Jeff Hamilton, drummer
- Jimmy Bruno, guitarist
- Joanie Bartels, singer
- John Doheny, tenor saxophonist and band leader
- John Esposito, pianist
- John Molo,
- John Zorn,
- Jon Eberson, Norwegian guitarist and composer
- Jon Faddis,
- Joseph Bowie,
- Jørgen Emborg, Danish pianist
- Kahil El'Zabar, multi-instrumentalist
- Kei Akagi, Japanese American pianist
- Ken Navarro, Italian-American guitarist and composer
- Keni Burke,
- Kevin Toney, pianist and composer
- Kurt Maloo, Swiss singer-songwriter, composer and record producer
- Louis Sclavis,
- Lyle Mays, pianist and composer
- Marc Johnson
- Michael Di Pasqua, drummer and percussionist
- Michael Gregory, guitarist, singer and songwriter
- Michele Rosewoman,
- Mike Miller, guitarist
- Mike Stern, American guitarist
- Odd Riisnæs, Norwegian saxophonist
- Oleta Adams, singer and pianist
- Paul Wertico,
- Randy Crouch,
- Randy Halberstadt,
- Ray Arvizu, saxophonist
- Renée Geyer, Australian singer
- Robert Irving III, pianist, composer, arranger and music educator
- Sigurd Ulveseth, Norwegian bassist
- Stein Erik Tafjord, Norwegian tubist
- Suzanne Davis, pianist
- T. K. Blue, saxophonist
- Taborah Johnson, Canadian singer and actor
- Tom Cora,
- Tom Olstad, Norwegian drummer
- Tommy Muellner, pianist and composer
- Vidar Johansen, Norwegian saxophonist
- Vic Juris, guitarist
- Yoshiaki Miyanoue, Japanese guitarist
- 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.