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1973 in jazz

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Decade  1970s in jazz
Music  1973 in music
1973 in jazz
See also  1972 in jazz – 1974 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1973.

Contents

May

  • 23 – The very first Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 23 – June 6).
  • June

  • 9 – The 2nd Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (June 9 – 11).
  • 29
  • The 20th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (June 29 – July 8).
  • The 7th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (June 29 – July 15).
  • September

  • 21 – The 16th Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 21 – 23).
  • Deaths

    January
  • 2 – Joe Harriott (44), Jamaican saxophonist and composer
  • 23 – Kid Ory (86), American
  • March
  • 2 – Spanky DeBrest (35), American upright-bassist
  • April
  • 18 – Willie "The Lion" Smith (79), American pianist
  • June
  • 8 – Tubby Hayes (38), English saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist
  • August
  • 4 – Eddie Condon (67), American banjoist, guitarist, and bandleader
  • September
  • 20 – Ben Webster (64), American tenor saxophonist
  • October
  • 16 – Gene Krupa (64), American drummer, band leader, actor, and composer
  • 21 – Bill Harris (54), American trombonist
  • Births

    April
  • 17 – Moses Taiwa Molelekwa, South African pianist
  • 30 – Frédéric Yonnet, French harmonica player
  • May
  • 23 – Nikki Yeoh, British pianist and composer
  • References

    1973 in jazz Wikipedia


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