1970 in jazz

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1970 in jazz
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Decade 1970s in jazz
Music 1970 in music
Standards List of post-1950 jazz standards
See also 1969 in jazz1971 in jazz
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1970.

Events[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

September[edit]

Album releases[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • Albert Ayler, saxophonist (July 13, 1936 – November 25, 1970)
  • Barney Rapp, orchestra leader (March 25, 1900 – October 12, 1970)
  • Billy Stewart, singer (March 24, 1937 – January 17, 1970)
  • Booker Ervin, tenor saxophone player (October 31, 1930 – July 31, 1970)
  • Cliff Jackson, pianist (July 19, 1902 - May 24, 1970)
  • Don Stovall, alto saxophonist (December 12, 1913 – November 20, 1970)
  • Elmer Schoebel, pianist, composer and arranger (September 8, 1896 - December 14, 1970)
  • Emile Barnes, clarinetist (18 February 1892 – 2 March 1970)
  • Fernando Arbello, Puerto Rican trombonist (May 30, 1907 – July 26, 1970)
  • Jack Sels, Belgian saxophonist, composer and arranger
  • Johnny Hodges, alto saxophonist (July 25, 1906 – May 11, 1970)
  • Lem Davis, alto saxophonist (22 June 1914 – 16 January 1970)
  • Lonnie Johnson, singer/guitarist and songwriter (February 8, 1899 – June 16, 1970)
  • Otto Hardwick, saxophone player (May 31, 1904 – August 5, 1970)
  • Phil Spitalny (November 7, 1890 – October 11, 1970)
  • Ralph Escudero, Puerto Rican bassist and tubist (July 16, 1898 – April 10, 1970)
  • Scoops Carry, alto saxophonist and clarinetist (January 23, 1915 – August 4, 1970)

Births[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Montreux Jazz Festival 1970 Setlists". Setlist.fm. Retrieved 2016-04-30. 
  2. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Lee Morgan - Live at the Lighthouse [Blue Note]". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-04-30. 
  3. ^ "Newport Jazz Festival 1970 Poster". WolfgangsVault.com. Retrieved 2016-04-30. 
  4. ^ "The Monterey Jazz Festival 1970 Collections". Collections.Stanford.edu. Retrieved 2016-04-30.