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1980 in jazz

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Decade  1980s in jazz
Music  1980 in music
1980 in jazz
See also  1979 in jazz – 1981 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1980.

Contents

March

  • 28 – The 7th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (March 28 – 30).
  • Featured artists on Vossajazz was Cross Section, E`Olen, Elton Dean Quartet with Kenny Wheeler, Hariprasad Chaurasia Ensemble, Johnny Griffin Quartet, Kristian Bergheim / Andreas Skjold Sextet with Finn Otto Hansen, Kristiansen / Jørgensen Quintet, McCoy Tyner Sextett, Niels Henning Ørsted-Pedersen / Rune Gustafsson Duo, Radka Toneff Quintet, and Stubø / Bjørklund Quartet.
  • May

  • 21 – 8th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 21 – June 4).
  • 23 – 9th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 23 – 26).
  • July

  • 2 – The very first Montreal International Jazz Festival started in Montreal, Canada (July 2 – 10).
  • 4 – The 14th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (July 4 – 20).
  • 11 – The 5th North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague, Netherlands (July 11 – 13).
  • September

  • 19 – The 23rd Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 19 – 21).
  • References

    1980 in jazz Wikipedia


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