Puneet Varma

1976 in jazz

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Decade  1970s in jazz
Music  1976 in music
1976 in jazz
See also  1975 in jazz – 1977 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1976.

Contents

April

  • 9 – The 3rd Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (April 9 – 11).
  • May

  • 19 – The 4th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 19 – June 2).
  • June

  • 4 – The 5th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (June 4 – 7).
  • 25
  • The 23rd Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (June 25 – July 5).
  • The 10th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (June 25 – July 11).
  • July

  • 16 – The very first North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague, Netherlands (July 16 – 18).
  • September

  • 17 – The 19th Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 17 – 19).
  • Deaths

    January
  • 28 – Ray Nance (62), American trumpeter, violinist and singer
  • February
  • 6 – Vince Guaraldi (47), American pianist
  • April
  • 7 – Jimmy Garrison (42), American upright-bassist
  • Births

    February
  • 11 – Gretchen Parlato, American singer
  • 20 – Ben Wendel, Canadian-American saxophonist, composer, bassoonist, and pianist
  • June
  • 6 – Emilie-Claire Barlow, Canadian singer and voice actress
  • September
  • 4 – Alex Pangman, Canadian singer
  • October
  • 7 – Pekka Kuusisto, Finnish violinist
  • Unknown date
  • Ferenc Nemeth, Hungarian drummer and composer
  • Yasuyuki "Yaz" Takagi, Japanese saxophonist
  • References

    1976 in jazz Wikipedia


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