Harman Patil

1953 in jazz

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Decade  1950s in jazz
Music  1953 in music
1953 in jazz
See also  1952 in jazz – 1954 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1953.



  • The musical Porgy and Bess was revived, playing in many European cities.
  • Album releases

  • Duke Ellington: Piano Reflections
  • Ben Webster: King of the Tenors
  • Modern Jazz Quartet: Django
  • Shorty Rogers: Cool and Crazy
  • Jay Jay Johnson: Four Trombones
  • Deaths

  • 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.
  • References

    1953 in jazz Wikipedia

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