2000s in jazz

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John Zorn performing in 2006.

In the 2000s in jazz, well-established jazz musicians, such as Dave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Jessica Williams, Michael Franks and George Benson, continued to perform and record. In the 1990s and 2000s, a number of young musicians emerged, including US pianists Brad Mehldau, Jason Moran and Vijay Iyer, guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel, vibraphonist Stefon Harris, trumpeters Roy Hargrove and Terence Blanchard, saxophonists Chris Potter and Joshua Redman, and bassist Christian McBride.

2000[edit]

Main article: 2000 in jazz

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January
April
May
June
July
August
September
November

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2001[edit]

Main article: 2001 in jazz

Album releases[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • Moses Taiwa Molelekwa (17 April 1973 - 13 February), South African pianist
  • John Lewis (May 3, 1920 – March 29), American pianist, composer and arranger

2002[edit]

Main article: 2002 in jazz

Events[edit]

January
March
May
June
July
August
September
November

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2003[edit]

Main article: 2003 in jazz

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Deaths[edit]

  • Nina Simone (February 21, 1933 – April 21), American singer

2004[edit]

Main article: 2004 in jazz

Album releases[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • Ray Charles (September 23, 1930 – June 10), American singer, pianist and composer
  • Bjørnar Andresen (April 1, 1945 – October 2), Norwegian upright bassist
  • Artie Shaw (May 23, 1910 – December 30), American clarinetist

2005[edit]

Main article: 2005 in jazz

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2006[edit]

Main article: 2006 in jazz

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Deaths[edit]

  • Lou Rawls (December 1, 1933 – January 6), American singer
  • Maynard Ferguson (May 4, 1928 – August 23), American trumpet player, composer
  • Ruth Brown (January 12, 1928 – November 17), American singer, actress
  • Anita O'Day (October 18, 1919 – November 23), American singer
  • Jay McShann (January 12, 1916 – December 7), American pianist
  • Kenneth Sivertsen (January 16, 1961 – December 24), Norwegian guitarist, composer, and entertainer

Births[edit]

2007[edit]

Main article: 2007 in jazz

Album releases[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • Michael Brecker (March 29, 1949 — January 13), American tenor saxophonist, composer
  • Al Viola (June 16, 1919 – February 21), American guitarist
  • Art Davis (December 5, 1934 – July 29), American upright-bassist
  • Max Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16), American drummer, percussionist, and composer
  • Joe Zawinul (July 7, 1932 – September 11), Austrian keyboardist and composer
  • Specs Powell (June 5, 1922 – September 15), American drummer and percussionist
  • Teresa Brewer (May 7, 1931 – October 17), American singer
  • Joel Dorn (April 7, 1942 – December 17), American music producer and record label entrepreneur
  • Oscar Peterson (August 15, 1925 – December 23), Canadian pianist

2008[edit]

Main article: 2008 in jazz

Album releases[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • Esbjörn Svensson (April 16, 1964 — June 14), Swedish pianist and bandleader of Esbjörn Svensson Trio
  • Cachao (September 14, 1918 – March 22), Cuban upright-bassist
  • Earle Hagen (July 9, 1919 – May 26), American composer
  • LeRoi Moore (September 7, 1961 – August 19), American saxophonist
  • Bheki Mseleku (March 3, 1955 — September 9), South African pianist
  • Richard Wright (July 28, 1943 – September 15), English keyboarder, composer, singer and songwriter
  • Merl Saunders (February 14, 1934 – October 24), American pianist and keyboardist
  • Miriam Makeba (March 4, 1932 — November 9), South African singer

2009[edit]

Main article: 2009 in jazz

Album releases[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • David "Fathead" Newman (February 24, 1933 – January 20), American saxophonist
  • Gerry Niewood (April 6, 1943 – February 12), American saxophonist
  • Blossom Dearie (April 28, 1924 – February 7), American singer and pianist
  • Coleman Mellett (May 27, 1974 – February 12), American guitarist
  • Koko Taylor (September 28, 1928 – June 3), American singer
  • Kenny Rankin (February 10, 1940 – June 7), American singer and compose
  • Tina Marsh (January 18, 1954 – June 16), American singer and compose

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