Neha Patil

1962 in jazz

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Decade  1960s in jazz
Music  1962 in music
1962 in jazz
See also  1961 in jazz – 1963 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1962.

Contents

May

  • 29 – The 4th Annual Grammy Awards were held at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
  • Best Jazz Performance - Soloist or Small Group (Instrumental)
  • André Previn for André Previn Plays Harold Arlen
  • Best Jazz Performance - Large Group (Instrumental)
  • Stan Kenton for Kenton's West Side Story
  • Best Original Jazz Composition
  • Galt MacDermot (composer) for "African Waltz" performed by Cannonball Adderley
  • July

  • 6 – The 7th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (July 6 – 8).
  • Unknown dates

  • Several recordings are made at the Lighthouse Café in Hermosa Beach, California: Curtis Amy, Tippin' on Through; The Jazz Crusaders, The Jazz Crusaders at the Lighthouse.
  • Deaths

  • Doug Watkins (2 March 1934 – 5 February 1962)
  • Jean Goldkette (18 March 1893 – 24 March 1962)
  • Eddie South (27 November 1904 - 25 April 1962)
  • Roger Wolfe Kahn (19 October 1907 – 12 July 1962)
  • Roy Palmer (2 April 1892 – 22 December 1962)
  • References

    1962 in jazz Wikipedia


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