Supriya Ghosh

1988 in jazz

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1988 in jazz
See also  1987 in jazz – 1989 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1988.

Contents

March

  • 25 – The 15th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (March 25 – 27).
  • April

  • 6 – Jazz guitarist Larry Carlton is shot in a random gun shooting outside his Los Angeles studios.
  • May

  • 20 – The 17th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 20 – 23).
  • 25 – The 16th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 25 – June 8).
  • June

  • 30 – The 22nd Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (June 30 – July 16).
  • July

  • 1 – The 9th Montreal International Jazz Festival started in Montreal, Canada (July 1 – 10).
  • 8 – The 13th North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague, Netherlands (July 8 – 10).
  • August

  • 19 – The 5th Brecon Jazz Festival started in Brecon, Wales (April 19 – 21).
  • September

  • 16 – The 31st Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 16 – 18).
  • Deaths

    March
  • 1 – Tommy Potter (69), American upright-bassist.
  • 20 – Gil Evans (75), Canadian pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader.
  • May
  • 13 – Chet Baker (58), American trumpeter and singer.
  • 28 – Sy Oliver (77), American trumpeter, singer, composer, arranger and bandleader.
  • July
  • 2 – Eddie Vinson (70), American alto saxophonist and blues shouter.
  • September
  • 27 – J. C. Heard (71), American drummer.
  • Births

  • Jan Martin Gismervik, Norwegian drummer
  • References

    1988 in jazz Wikipedia


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