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1974 in jazz

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Decade  1970s in jazz
Music  1974 in music
1974 in jazz
See also  1973 in jazz – 1975 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1974.

Contents

April

  • 5 – The very first Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (April 5 – 7).
  • May

  • 22 – The 2nd Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 22 – June 5).
  • 31 – The 3rd Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 31 – June 1).
  • June

  • 28
  • The 21st Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (June 28 – July 7).
  • The 8th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (June 28 – July 7).
  • September

  • 20 – The 17th Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 20 – 22).
  • Unknown date

  • The First International Boogie Woogie Festival at WDR Cologne, Germany, on Sept.14/15 1974, with Memphis Slim, Willie Mabon, Axel Zwingenberger, Bob Hall, Jo-Ann Kelly, Vince Weber among others, organized by Hans W. Ewert for Radio WDR
  • Deaths

    May
  • 15 – Paul Gonsalves (53), American tenor saxophonist
  • 24 – Duke Ellington (75), American composer, pianist, and bandleader
  • March
  • 1 – Bobby Timmons (38), American pianist and composer
  • August
  • 6 – Gene Ammons (49), American tenor saxophonist
  • 13 – Tina Brooks (42), American tenor saxophonist and composer
  • October
  • 8 – Harry Carney (64), American saxophonist
  • Births

    April
  • 18 – Madeleine Peyroux, American singer
  • 30 – Aaron Goldberg, American pianist
  • September
  • 24 – Miriam Aïda, Swedish singer
  • December
  • 24 – Sophie Alour, French saxophone player
  • References

    1974 in jazz Wikipedia


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