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|1960 in jazz|
|Decade||1960s in jazz|
|Music||1960 in music|
|Standards||List of post-1950 jazz standards|
|See also||1959 in jazz – 1961 in jazz|
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1960.
- 16 – The Cannonball Adderley Quintet records At the Lighthouse at the Lighthouse Café in Hermosa Beach, California.
- Art Blakey
- Tina Brooks: True Blue
- Betty Carter: The Modern Sound"
- June Christy
- Ornette Coleman: "Change of the Century"
- John Coltrane: Giant Steps
- Eric Dolphy: Outward Bound
- Gil Evans: Out of the Cool
- Jimmy Giuffre: Piece for Clarinet and String Orchestra/Mobiles
- Joe Harriott: Southern Horizons
- the Jazztet
- Sam Jones: The Soul Society
- Duke Jordan: Flight to Jordan
- Stan Kenton: Road Show
- Herbie Mann: Flute, Brass, Vibes and Percussion
- Charles Mingus: Charles Mingus Presents Charles Mingus
- Hank Mobley: Soul Station
- Modern Jazz Quartet
- Wes Montgomery
- Oliver Nelson: Taking Care of Business
- David Newman & James Clay: The Sound of the Wide Open Spaces!!!!
- Art Pepper: Gettin' Together
- Max Roach: We Insist!
- Charlie Rouse: Takin' Care of Business
- George Russell
- Gunther Schuller [John Lewis]: Jazz Abstractions
- Horace Silver: Horace-Scope"
- Jimmy Smith: Back at the Chicken Shack
- Cecil Taylor: The World of Cecil Taylor
- Clark Terry: Color Changes
- Mel Tormé: Mel Tormé Swings Shubert Alley
- Lennie Tristano: The New Tristano
- Fats Waller: Handful of Keys (released posthumously)
- Randy Weston: Uhuru Afrika
- Phil Woods: Rights of Swing
- 11 – Zilas Görling, Swedish saxophonist (born 1911).
- 13 – Beverly Kenney, American singer (born 1932).
- 12 – Isidore Barbarin, American cornet and alto horn player (born 1871).
- 3 – Lee Collins, American trumpeter (born 1901).
- 5 – Bill Johnson, American saxophonist, clarinetist, and arranger (born 1912).
- 30 – Arv Garrison, American guitarist (born 1922).
- 8 – Oscar Pettiford, American upright bassist, cellist, and composer (born 1922).
- 24 – Mátyás Seiber, Hungarian-born composer (born 1905).
- 24 – Edgar Meyer, American bassist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
- Unknown date
- Lawrence Duhé, clarinetist, and bandleader (born 1887).
- 1 – Liu Yuan, Chinese saxophonist.
- 3 – Marla Glen, American singer.
- 20 – Jeff "Tain" Watts, American drummer.
- 26 – María Rivas, Venezuelan singer.
- 29 – David Piltch, Canadian bassist and session musician.
- 3 – Craig Bailey, American saxophonist, flautist, and clarinetist.
- 29 – Khaled, Algerian singer, multti-instrumentalist, and songwriter.
- 2 – Lennart Ginman, Danish bassist, composer, and music producer.
- 15 – Ugonna Okegwo, German-Nigerian upright bassist and composer.
- 19 – Eliane Elias, Brazilian pianist and vocalist.
- 21 – Dominic Miller, Argentinian guitarist and composer, Sting.
- 25 – Chad Wackerman, American drummer.
- 26 – Nelson Rangell, American saxophonist and composer.
- 27 – Victor Bailey, American bassist.
- 29 – Chano Domínguez, Spanish pianist.
- 1 – Banjo Mosele, Botswanan guitarist, singer and composer.
- 3 – Erik Truffaz, French trumpeter.
- 6 – John Pizzarelli, American guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter.
- 17 – Daniele Sepe, Italian saxophonist and flautist.
- 20 – John Altenburgh, American pianist, composer and arranger.
- 24 – Friðrik Karlsson, Icelandic guitarist and songwriter.
- 25 – Mário Laginha, Portuguese piano player and composer.
- 28 – Rolf Graf, Norwegian bassist (died 2013).
- 3 – Alan Thomson, Scottish bassist and vocalist.
- 12 – Lena Willemark, Swedish singer.
- 14 – Alec Dankworth, English bassist and composer.
- 20 – Tore Brunborg, Norwegian saxophonist.
- 24 – Ken Schaphorst, American composer, performer and educator.
- 25 – Wallace Roney, American trumpeter.
- 4 – Fred Thelonious Baker, English guitarist and bass guitarist.
- 14 – Gary Husband, English drummer, pianist, and bandleader.
- 19 – Carmen Bradford, American singer, Count Basie Orchestra.
- 20 – Jeremy Monteiro, Singaporean pianist, singer, and composer.
- 22 – Arturo O'Farrill, Mexican pianist and composer.
- 23 – Donald Harrison, American saxophonist.
- 26 – Zachary Breaux, American guitarist (died 1997).
- 8 – Valarie Pettiford, American actress, dancer, and jazz singer.
- 14 – Angélique Kidjo, Beninese singer-songwriter and activist.
- 15 – Stig Hvalryg, Norwegian upright bassist.
- 20 – Ole Jacob Hystad, Norwegian tenor saxophonist and clarinetist.
- 27 – Jean Toussaint, American tenor and soprano saxophonist.
- 3 – Greg Osby, American saxophonist.
- 12 – Andy Quin, British composer and pianist.
- 14 – Lloyd Swanton, Australian upright bassist, bass guitarist, and composer.
- 17 – Maria Pia De Vito, Italian singer, composer and arranger.
- 27 – Eldad Tarmu, American vibraphonist and composer.
- 4 – Lonnie Plaxico, African-American upright bassist.
- 8 – Steve Waterman, British trumpeter, composer, and educator.
- 16 – Graham Haynes, American cornetist, trumpeter and composer.
- 18 – Nils Petter Molvær, Norwegian trumpeter, composer, and producer, Masqualero.
- 21 – Mats Rondin, Swedish cellist and conductor (died 2014).
- 2 – Django Bates, British composer, pianist, multi-instrumentalist and band leader.
- 9 – Kenny Garrett, American saxophonist and flautist.
- 10 – John Beasley, American pianist.
- 13 – Orphy Robinson, British vibraphonist and multi-instrumentalist.
- 15 – Henrik Bolberg Pedersen, Danish trumpeter and flugelhorn player
- 16 – Leila Pinheiro, singer and pianist.
- 25 – Michel Massot, Belgian tubist and trombonist.
- 29 – Jens Winther, Danish trumpeter, composer, and bandleader (died 2011).
- 4 – Adrián Iaies, Argentine pianist and composer.
- 5 – Daryl Hayott, American drummer, bassist, percussionist, keyboardist, and trumpeter.
- 15 – Sergio Cammariere, Italian singer-songwriter.
- 23 – Jean-Paul Bourelly, American guitarist.
- 27 – Maria Schneider, American arranger, composer, and big-band leader.
- 1 – Chris Standring, British guitarist.
- 5 – Brian Bromberg, American bassist and producer.
- 7 – Matthew Shipp, American pianist, composer, and bandleader.
- 12 – Sebi Tramontana, Italian trombonist.
- 16 – Mike Fahn, American trombonist.
- 19 – Laurent de Wilde, French pianist, composer, and writer.
- 28 – Ted Nash, American saxophonist and composer.
- Unknown date
- Lekan Babalola, Nigerian singer and percussionist.
- Mark Ledford, American trumpet player, vocalist and guitarist (died 2004).
- Muriel Anderson, American composer, guitarist, and harp-guitarist.
- Pharez Whitted, American trumpeter.
- Tino di Geraldo, French-Spanish percussionist, tabla player, drummer, and producer.
- Umberto Petrin, Italian pianist, composer, and poet.
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- "Newport Jazz Festival 1960 Poster". Rirocks.net. Retrieved 2016-05-03. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Dominic Miller". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2018-03-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Harris, Craig. "Laurent de Wilde". AllMusic.com. Retrieved 2018-03-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)