1959 in jazz

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1959 in jazz
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The "Milan College Jazz Society"
Decade1950s in jazz
Music1959 in music
StandardsList of post-1950 jazz standards
See also1958 in jazz1960 in jazz
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1959.

Events[edit]

May[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

November[edit]

The George Lewis Ragtime Jazz Band in New Orleans, 1950. Left to right: Jim Robinson, trombone; Alcide Pavageau, string bass; Elmer Talbert, trumpet; George Lewis, clarinet; Lawrence Marrero, banjo

Album releases[edit]

By Artist Name

Standards[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January
February
March
  • 15Lester Young, American tenor saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, and bandleader (born 1909).
May
  • 5Hal McIntyre, American saxophonist, clarinetist, and bandleader (born 1914).
  • 14Sidney Bechet, American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer (born 1897).
June
  • 5Lawrence Marrero, American banjoist (born 1900).
  • 23Boris Vian, French polymath: writer, poet, musician, singer, translator, critic, actor, inventor and engineer (born 1920).
July
September
October
December

Births[edit]

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
  • 10Anjani, American singer-songwriter and pianist.
  • 16Joanna MacGregor, British concert pianist, conductor, composer, and festival curator.
  • 23Alan Barnes, English clarinetist and saxophonist.
  • 27Jeff Harnar, American singer.
  • 31Stanley Jordan, American guitarist and pianist.
August
September
October
November
December
Unknown date

Awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grammy Awards 1959 (May)". AwardsandShows.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  2. ^ "Newport Jazz Festival 1959 Poster". Rirocks.net. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  3. ^ Kaplan, Fred (2009-05-31). "How 1959 Changed the City and the World". New York Magazine. Retrieved 2010-01-02.
  4. ^ "Grammy Awards 1959". AwardsandShows.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03.

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