1954 in jazz

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1954 in jazz
Jazz musician Duke Ellington.JPEG
Duke Ellington at the KFG Radio Studio, November 1954
Decade 1950s in jazz
Music 1954 in music
Standards List of post-1950 jazz standards
See also 1953 in jazz1955 in jazz
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1954.

Events[edit]

July[edit]

Album releases[edit]

Standards[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Lee Morse c. 1930
February
March
May
September
November
  • 5Hot Lips Page, American trumpeter, singer, and bandleader (born 1908).
  • 29Dink Johnson, dixieland pianist, clarinetist, and drummer (born 1892).
December
  • 7Austin Wylie, American bandleader (born 1893).
  • 15Papa Celestin, American jazz bandleader, trumpeter, cornetist, and vocalist (born 1884).
  • 16Lee Morse, American singer and songwriter (born 1897).
Unknown date

Births[edit]

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
  • 16Earl Klugh, American guitarist and composer.
  • 18Jovino Santos-Neto, Brazilian-American pianist, flutist, composer, arranger, educator, and record producer.
  • 20Peter White, American guitarist.
  • 24Jay Hoggard, American vibraphonist.
  • 26Craig Chaquico, Portuguese-American guitarist, songwriter, composer, and record producer.
  • 30
October
November
December
Unknown date

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Belmore, Ryan (2015-07-17). "On This Day In Newport History: July 17, 1954 – First Newport Jazz Festival Held". WhatsUpNewp.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  2. ^ "Newport History Jazz Festival 1954 Poster". Rirocks.net. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 

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