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1944 in jazz

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Decade  1940s in jazz
Music  1944 in music
1944 in jazz
See also  1943 in jazz – 1945 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1944.



1944 – The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City hosts a jazz concert for the first time. The performers are Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldridge and Jack Teagarden.

Album releases

  • Coleman Hawkins - Rainbow Mist (1944)
  • Deaths

  • Rod Cless, clarinetist and saxophonist
  • Glenn Miller, big-band musician, arranger, composer and bandleader
  • Jimmie Noone, clarinetist
  • Yank Porter, pianist and composer
  • Clarence Profit, pianist and composer
  • O'Neill Spencer, drummer and singer
  • Tommy Stevenson, trumpet player
  • Miklós Vig, singer, actor and comedian
  • Bob Zurke, jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader
  • References

    1944 in jazz Wikipedia

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