| 1950s in jazz|| 1953 in music|
| 1952 in jazz – 1954 in jazz|The musical Porgy and Bess was revived, playing in many European cities.
Duke Ellington: Piano Reflections
Ben Webster: King of the Tenors
Modern Jazz Quartet: Django
Shorty Rogers: Cool and Crazy
Jay Jay Johnson: Four Trombones
Django Reinhardt, virtuoso jazz guitarist and composer.
Jimmy "Jammin'" Smith, American jazz trumpet player
Larry Shields, American dixieland jazz clarinetist.
Peter DeRose, American Hall of Fame composer of jazz and pop music during the Tin Pan Alley era.
Tiny Kahn, American jazz drummer, arranger, and composer.
1953 in jazz Wikipedia
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1953.