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|1975 in jazz|
Joe Pass 1975
|Decade||1970s in jazz|
|Music||1975 in music|
|Standards||List of post-1950 jazz standards|
|See also||1974 in jazz – 1976 in jazz|
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1975.
- 16 – The 4th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 16 – 19).
- 21 – The 3rd Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 21 – June 4).
- Keith Jarrett: The Koln Concert
- Revolutionary Ensemble: The People's Republic
- Miles Davis: Agharta
- Evan Parker: Saxophone Solos
- Leroy Jenkins: For Players Only
- Air: Air Song
- Oliver Lake: Heavy Spirits
- Kenny Wheeler: Gnu High
- Om: Kirikuki
- Terje Rypdal: Odyssey
- Steve Lacy: Dreams
- Pat Metheny: Bright Size Life
- Anthony Braxton: Five Pieces
- Don Pullen: Solo Piano Album
- Dexter Gordon: Bouncing' with Dex
- Michael Mantler: Michael Mantler – Carla Bley
- Sonny Sharrock: Paradise
- Dudu Pukwana: Diamond Express
- George Finola: No Words, Just George
- Kenny Barron: Lucifer
- Frank Lowe: The Flam
- John Surman: S.O.S.
- Don Pullen: Healing Force
- Julius Hemphill: Coon Bid'ness
- Gateway Trio: Gateway
- Collin Walcott: Cloud Dance
- Don Moye: Sun Percussion
- Martial Solal: Nothing But Piano
- Eberhard Weber: Yellow Fields
- Don Pullen: Five to Go
- Charles Tolliver: Impact
- Lol Coxhill: Welfare State
- David Liebman: Forgotten Fantasies
- Joe McPhee: The Willisau Concert
- Yōsuke Yamashita: Chiasma
- Michael Mantler: The Hapless Child
- Dollar Brand: Soweto
- Don Pullen: Capricorn Rising
- Stanley Clarke: Journey to Love
- Enrico Rava: The Pilgrim and the Stars
- The Manhattan Transfer: The Manhattan Transfer
- 4 – Cornel Chiriac, Romanian radio producer, record producer, and drummer (born 1941).
- 15 – Sandy Brown, Scottish clarinetist and band leader (born 1929).
- 16 – T-Bone Walker, American guitarist, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (born 1910).
- 11 – Benny Harris, American trumpeter and composer (born 1919).
- 13 – Tubby Hall, American drummer (born 1895).
- 14 – Zutty Singleton, American drummer (born 1898).
- 16 – Pippo Starnazza, Italian singer and actor (born 1909).
- 21 – Theodore Carpenter, American trumpet player, singer, and band leader (born 1898).
- 28 – Oliver Nelson, American saxophonist, clarinetist, arranger, composer, and bandleader (born 1932).
- 14 – Artemi Ayvazyan, Soviet-Armenian composer, conductor, and founder of the Armenian State Jazz Orchestra (born 1902).
- 11 – Lee Wiley, American singer (born 1908).
- 14 – Mongezi Feza, South African trumpeter and flautist (born 1945).
- Unknown date
- 17 – Squarepusher or Tom Jenkinson, English electronic musician and composer.
- 18 – Géraldine Laurent, French alto saxophonist.
- 21 – Jason Moran, American pianist and composer.
- 7 – Kellylee Evans, Canadian singer.
- 4 – Mats Eilertsen, Norwegian upright bassist and composer, Food and Dingobats.
- 9 – Øyvind Storesund, Norwegian upright bassist, Cloroform and Kaizers Orchestra.
- 10 – Håvard Wiik, Norwegian pianist and composer, Atomic.
- 14 – Gianluca Petrella, Italian trombonist.
- 17 – Jairzinho Oliveira, Brazilian singer, songwriter, and composer.
- 18 – Sondre Meisfjord, Norwegian bassist, cellist, and composer, Come Shine.
- 22 – Steinar Raknes, Norwegian upright bassist, Urban Connection and The Core.
- 25 – David Braid, Canadian pianist and composer.
- 27 – Katja Toivola, Finnish trombonist.
- 28 – Orrin Evans, American pianist.
- 12 – Lars Andreas Haug, Norwegian tubist.
- 13 – Jan Harbeck, Danish saxophonist and composer.
- 2 – Gisle Torvik, Norwegian guitarist, composer, and band leader.
- 16 – Jannike Kruse, Norwegian singer, artist and actor.
- 11 – Chris Gall, German pianist and composer.
- 22 – Erik Johannessen, Norwegian tromboneist and composer, Jaga Jazzist and Trondheim Jazz Orchestra.
- 23 – Céline Bonacina, French saxophonist, composer, and bandleader.
- 1 – Håkon Mjåset Johansen, Norwegian drummer and composer, Trondheim Jazz Orchestra.
- 22 – Taylor Ho Bynum, American cornetist, flugelhornist, trumpeter, composer, educator, and writer.
- 24 – Michael Magalon, Belgian bassist, guitarist, and composer.
- 2 – Kåre Opheim, Norwegian drumMer, Real Ones.
- 12 – Espen Aalberg, Norwegian drummer.
- 26 – Ole Marius Sandberg, Norwegian bassist.
- 26 – Arne Jansen, German guitarist, composer, and band leader.
- 27 – Frode Nymo, Norwegian jazz musician (alto Saxophonist, Trondheim Jazz Orchestra and Urban Connection.
- Unknown date
- Matana Roberts, American sound experimentalist, visual artist, jazz saxophonist and clarinetist, composer, and improviser.
- Niki King, Scottish singer.
- Paul Harrison, English pianist, keyboarder, organist, and composer.
- "Vossajazz". Vossajazz. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "Moers International New Jazz Festival 1975". Moers Festival. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "Nattjazz" (in Norwegian). Nattjazz. Archived from the original on 2016-03-22. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "Newport Jazz Festival 1975 Poster". WolfgangsVault.com. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "Montreux Jazz Festival 1975 Setlists". Setlist.fm. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
- "The Monterey Jazz Festival 1975 Poster". EarlNewmanPrints.com. Retrieved 2016-04-30.