Rahul Sharma

1977 in jazz

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Decade  1970s in jazz
Music  1977 in music
1977 in jazz
See also  1976 in jazz – 1978 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1977.

Contents

April

  • 1 – The 4th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (April 1 – 3).
  • May

  • 25 – The 5th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 25 – June 8).
  • 27 – The 6th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 27 – 30).
  • June

  • 24 – The 24th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (June 24 – July 4).
  • July

  • 1 – The 11th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (July 1 – 24).
  • 15 – The 2nd North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague, Netherlands (July 15 – 17).
  • September

  • 16 – The 20th Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 16 – 18).
  • Deaths

    January
  • 2 – Erroll Garner (55), American pianist and composer
  • March
  • 23 – Bennie Green (53), American trombonist
  • May
  • 30 – Paul Desmond (52), American alto saxophonist and composer
  • November
  • 19 – Sonny Criss (50), American alto saxophonist
  • December
  • 5 – Rahsaan Roland Kirk (42), American saxophoneist and multi-instrumentalist
  • Births

    January
  • 10 – Rhian Benson, Ghanaian-British singer and songwriter
  • 13 – Elliot Mason, English trombonist
  • February
  • 10 – Shahin Novrasli, Azerbaijani pianist
  • March
  • 4 – Jason Marsalis, American drummer
  • August
  • 27 – Quincy Davis, American drummer
  • September
  • 17 – Jeff Ballard, American drummer
  • 20 – Dan Cray, American pianist
  • November
  • 3 – Jane Monheit, American singer
  • References

    1977 in jazz Wikipedia


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