| Pre-1920 in jazz|| 1917 in music|
| 1916 in jazz – 1918 in jazz|
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1917.
Musicians born in this year included Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonious Monk.
The original Dixieland Jazz Band Records the first jazz album, Livery Stable Blues. It was a success and paved the way for the first jazz records in United States music shops.
In 1917 standards such as "Indiana" and "Tiger Rag" appeared.
1917 in jazz Wikipedia
Unless stated otherwise, the musicians listed below were American.