| 1960s in jazz|| 1969 in music|
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The 3rd Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (June 18 – 22).
3 – The 16th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (July 3 – 6).The 1st day featured Sun Ra and Space Arkestra, Bill Evans / Jeremy Steig, and George Benson
The 2nd day featured Jeff Beck Group, Ten Years After, and Jethro Tull (Recorded)
The 3rd day featured Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention, John Mayall, and Miles Davis Quintet (Recorded)
The 4th day featured Sly & The Family Stone, O.C. Smith, and Dave Brubeck.
18 – The 9th National Jazz and Blues Festival started in Plumpton, East Sussex, England (August 8 – 10).
19 – Trumpeter Miles Davis uses a wah-wah pedal on Bitches Brew (August 19 – 21).
19 – The 12th Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 19 – 21).
1969 in jazz Wikipedia
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1969.