Puneet Varma

1987 in jazz

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Decade  1980s in jazz
Music  1987 in music
1987 in jazz
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This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1987.

Contents

April

  • 10 – The 14th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (April 10 – 12).
  • May

  • 20 – The 15th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 20 – June 3).
  • June

  • 5 – The 16th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (June 5 – 8).
  • 26 – The 8th Montreal International Jazz Festival started in Montreal, Canada (June 26 – July 6).
  • July

  • 2 – The 21st Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (July 2 – 19).
  • 10 – The 12th North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague, Netherlands (July 10 – 12).
  • August

  • 21 – The 4th Brecon Jazz Festival started in Brecon, Wales (April 21 – 23).
  • September

  • 15 – The 30th Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 15 – 17).
  • Deaths

    March
  • 1 – Freddie Green (75), American guitarist
  • May
  • 12 – Victor Feldman (53), English pianist and percussionist
  • July
  • 17 – Howard McGhee (69), American trumpeter
  • September
  • 21 – Jaco Pastorius (December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987), American bass guitarist
  • October
  • 15 – Pete Carpenter (73), American trombonist
  • 29 – Woody Herman (74), American clarinetist, alto and soprano saxophonist, singer, and big band leader
  • April
  • 2 – Buddy Rich (69), American drummer and bandleader
  • 7 – Maxine Sullivan (75), American singer
  • Births

    January
  • 28 – Eldar Djangirov, American pianist
  • March
  • 13 – Harald Lassen, Norwegian saxophonist and pianist
  • December
  • 25 – Julian Lage, American guitarist
  • References

    1987 in jazz Wikipedia


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