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1983 in jazz

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Decade  1980s in jazz
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1983 in jazz
See also  1982 in jazz – 1984 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1983.

Contents

March

  • 25 – The 10th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (March 25 – 27).
  • May

  • 18 – 11th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 18 – June 1).
  • 20 – 12th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 20 – 23).
  • June

  • 1 – The 4th Montreal International Jazz Festival started in Montreal, Canada (July 1 – 10).
  • July

  • 8
  • The 8th North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague, Netherlands (July 8 – 10).
  • The 17th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (July 8 – 24).
  • September

  • 16 – The 26th Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 16 – 18).
  • Unknown date

  • Eliane Elias married Randy Brecker, brother of Michael Brecker.
  • Deaths

  • Roy Milton (July 31, 1907 – September 18, 1983)
  • Kai Winding (May 18, 1922 – May 6, 1983)
  • Gigi Gryce (November 28, 1925 – March 14, 1983)
  • Earl Hines (December 28, 1903 – April 22, 1983)
  • Paul Quinichette (17 May 1916 – 25 May 1983)
  • Willie Bobo (February 28, 1934 – September 15, 1983)
  • Ken Kersey (April 3, 1916 – April 1, 1983)
  • Harry James (March 15, 1916 – July 5, 1983)
  • Dolo Coker (November 16, 1927 – April 13, 1983)
  • Births

    June
  • 24 – Gard Nilssen, Norwegian drummer
  • References

    1983 in jazz Wikipedia


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