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|1973 in jazz|
Art Blakey touring in 1973 as part of the "Giants of Jazz" bill in the Musikhalle, Hamburg
|Decade||1970s in jazz|
|Music||1973 in music|
|Standards||List of post-1950 jazz standards|
|See also||1972 in jazz – 1974 in jazz|
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1973.
- 9 – The 2nd Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (June 9 – 11).
- Art Ensemble of Chicago: Fanfare For The Warriors
- Gato Barbieri: Chapter One: Latin America
- Carla Bley: Tropic Appetites
- Dollar Brand: African Portraits
- Dollar Brand: African Space Program
- Dollar Brand: Sangoma
- Marion Brown: Geechee Recollections
- Betty Carter: Album
- Don Cherry: Relativity Suite
- Billy Cobham Spectrum
- Billy Cobham:: Crosswinds
- Charles Earland: Leaving This Planet
- Michael Franks: Michael Franks
- Herbie Hancock: Head Hunters
- Herbie Hancock: Sextant
- Keith Jarrett: Solo Concerts: Bremen/Lausanne
- Roland Kirk: Prepare Thyself To Deal With A Miracle
- David Liebman: Lookout Farm
- Frank Lowe: Black Beings
- Mahavishnu Orchestra – Birds of Fire
- Michael Mantler: No Answer
- Paul Motian: Conception Vessel
- Oregon: Distant Hills
- Oscar Peterson: The Trio
- Flora Purim: Butterfly Dreams
- Dewey Redman: The Ear of the Behearer
- Sam Rivers: Streams
- Roswell Rudd: Numatik Swing Band
- Spontaneous Music Ensemble: Mouthpiece
- John Surman: Morning Glory
- Cecil Taylor: Solo
- Cecil Taylor: Spring of Two Blue J's
- Ralph Towner: Diary
- McCoy Tyner: Enlightenment
- Mal Waldron: Up Popped the Devil
- Weather Report: Sweetnighter
- Eberhard Weber: The Colours of Chloë
- Frank Wright: Church Number Nine
- 2 – Joe Harriott, Jamaican saxophonist and composer (born 1928).
- 3 – Wilbur de Paris, American trombonist and bandleader (born 1900).
- 23 – Kid Ory, American trombonist and bandleader(born 1886).
- 3 – Andy Razaf, African-American poet, composer, and lyricist (born 1895).
- 19 – Leon Washington, American tenor saxophonist (leukemia) (born 1909).
- 18 – Willie "The Lion" Smith, American pianist (born 1897).
- 14 – Elmer Snowden, American banjo and guitar player (born 1900).
- 24 – Sid Phillips, English clarinetist, bandleader, and arranger (born 1907).
- 20 – Ben Webster, American tenor saxophonist (born 1909).
- 26 – Bernard Etté, German violinist and conductor (born 1898).
- 16 – Gene Krupa, American drummer, band leader, actor, and composer (born 1909).
- 21 – Bill Harris, American trombonist (born 1916).
- 3 – Emile Christian, American trombonist (born 1895).
- 12 – Brian Culbertson, American keyboardist and trombonist.
- 31 – Petr Kroutil, Czech clarinettist, saxophonist, bansuri player, vocalist, composer, and arranger.
- 3 – Timuçin Şahin, Turkish guitarist and composer.
- 22 Gustavo Assis-Brasil, Brazilian-American guitarist.
- 23 – Stefon Harris, American vibraphonist.
- 17 – Moses Taiwa Molelekwa, South African pianist (died 2001).
- 30 – Frédéric Yonnet, French harmonica player and producer.
- 14 – Clare Teal, English singer.
- 23 – Nikki Yeoh, British pianist and composer.
- 24 – Hallgeir Pedersen, Norwegian guitarist and composer.
- 3 – Ebru Aydın, Turkish singer and songwriter.
- 2 – Teodross Avery, American tenor saxophonist.
- 8 – Magne Thormodsæter, Norwegian upright bassist and composer.
- 21 – Susheela Raman, British-Indian singer and songwriter.
- 9 – Meg Okura, American violinist, ehru player, and composer.
- 11 – Torbjørn Sletta Jacobsen, Norwegian saxophonist and composer.
- 3 – Norihiko Hibino, Japanese video game composer and saxophonist.
- 4 – Wetle Holte, Norwegian drummer and composer.
- 7 – Thomas T. Dahl, Norwegian guitarist and composer, Krøyt and Dingobats.
- 12 – Dorota Miśkiewicz, Polish singer, songwriter, composer, and violinist.
- 21 – Fredrik Wallumrød, Norwegian drummer and composer.
- 3 – Eivind Austad, Norwegian pianist, composer, and music teacheer.
- 18 – Christian Jaksjø, Norwegian trombone and euphonium player.
- 29 – Kalle Kalima, Finnish guitarist and composer.
- Unknown date
- Ben Castle, British clarinetist and saxophonist.
- Eivind Opsvik, Norwegian upright bassist and composer.
- Janne Mark, Danish vocalist and composer.
- Kate Dimbleby, English cabaret singer and songwriter.
- Maria Markesini, Greek singer and pianist.
- Özay Fecht, Turkish-German actress and singer.
- Titilayo Adedokun, Nigerian-American singer.
- "Nattjazz" (in Norwegian). Nattjazz. Archived from the original on 2016-03-22. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "Moers International New Jazz Festival 1973". Moers Festival. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "Newport Jazz Festival 1973 Poster". WolfgangsVault.com. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "Montreux Jazz Festival 1973 Setlists". Setlist.fm. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "The Monterey Jazz Festival 1974 Collections". Collections.Stanford.edu. Retrieved 2016-04-30.