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1966 in jazz

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Decade  1960s in jazz
Music  1966 in music
1966 in jazz

See also  1965 in jazz – 1967 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1966.

Contents

January

  • 14 – The Jazz Crusaders record Live at the Lighthouse '66 at the Lighthouse Café in Hermosa Beach, California (January 14 – 16).
  • July

  • 1 – The 13th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (July 1 – 4).
  • Deaths

  • Bud Powell (September 27, 1924 – July 31, 1966)
  • Dave Lambert (June 19, 1917 – October 3, 1966)
  • Billy Kyle (July 14, 1914 – February 23, 1966)
  • Births

  • Kristin Sevaldsen, Norwegian saxophonist (January 10)
  • Nils-Olav Johansen, Norwegian guitarist (April 12)
  • Karen Mantler, American musician (piano, organ, chromatic harmonica), singer and composer (April 25)
  • Silje Nergaard, Norwegian singer (June 19)
  • Regina Carter, American violinist (August 6)
  • Torstein Ellingsen, Norwegian drummer (August 7)
  • Siri Gellein, Norwegian singer (October 1)
  • Øystein B. Blix, Norwegian trombonist (November 5)
  • Jarle Vespestad, Norwegian drummer
  • References

    1966 in jazz Wikipedia