Supriya Ghosh

1978 in jazz

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1978 in jazz
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This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1978.

Contents

March

  • 17 – The 5th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (March 17 – 19).
  • May

  • 12 – The 7th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 12 – 15).
  • 24 – The 6th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 24 – June 7).
  • July

  • 1 – The 25th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (July 1 – 3).
  • 7 – The 12th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (July 7 – 23).
  • 14 – The 3rd North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague, Netherlands (July 14 – 16).
  • 28 – The very first Jazz in Marciac started in Marciac, France (July 28 – August 17).
  • September

  • 15 – The 21st Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 15 – 17).
  • Deaths

    March
  • 4 — Joe Marsala (71), Italian-American clarinetist and songwriter
  • 30 — Larry Young (37), American organist and occasional pianist
  • April
  • 3 — Ray Noble (74), English bandleader, composer, arranger, radio comedian, and actor
  • May
  • 19 — Teddy Hill (68), American big band leader and multi-instrumentalist
  • August
  • 14 — Joe Venuti (74), Italian-American jazz violinist
  • Births

    January
  • 9 — China Moses, American singer
  • 10 — Soweto Kinch, British saxophonist
  • May
  • 25 — Michael Wollny, German pianist
  • October
  • 8 — Mike Moreno, guitarist and composer
  • November
  • 19
  • Matt Dusk, Canadian vocalist
  • Janek Gwizdala, English bassist
  • References

    1978 in jazz Wikipedia


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