| 1990s in jazz|| 1999 in music|
| 1998 in jazz – 2000 in jazz|29 – The 2nd Polarjazz started in Longyearbyen, Svalbard (February 29 – 31).
26 – The 26th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (March 26 – 28).
13 – The 27th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 13 – 29).
21 – The 28th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 21 – 24).
30 – The 35th Kongsberg Jazzfestival started in Kongsberg, Norway (June 30 - July 3).
1 – The 20th Montreal International Jazz Festival started in Montreal, Canada (July 1 – 11).
2 – The 9th Jazz Fest Wien started in Wien, Austria (July 2 – 10).
3 – The 33rd Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (July 3 – 18).
The 24th North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague (July 10 – 12).
The 34th Pori Jazz started in Pori, Finland (July 10 – 19).
11 – The 52nd Nice Jazz Festival started in Nice, France (July 11 – 18).
12 – The 39th Moldejazz started in Molde, Norway (July 12 – 17).
21 – The 34th San Sebastian Jazz Festival started in San Sebastian, Spain (July 22 – 27).
9 – The 14th Oslo Jazzfestival started in Oslo, Norway (August 9 - 15).
11 – The 13th Sildajazz started in Haugesund, Norway (August 11 – 15).
13 – The 16th Brecon Jazz Festival started in Brecon, Wales (August 13 – 15).
17 – The 42nd Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 17 – 19).
"Don't Know Why" by Jesse Harris appears on his 1999 album, Jesse Harris & the Ferdinandos.
The Magic City Jazz Orchestra (MCJO) American jazz ensemble is founded.
The Pulitzer Prize Board bestows a special posthumous honor on Duke Ellington.
WEAA is named 1999 Jazz Station of the Year by Gavin magazine.
Atomic, Norwegian / Swedish jazz band formed.
Radioactive Sago Project, a Filipino jazz rock band formed in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines.
III Records, a record label based in Japan is founded.
Zoe Rahman, British jazz composer and pianist, won the "Perrier Young Jazz Musician of the Year" Award.
1999 Remixes, the third compilation album released by British acid jazz band Jamiroquai
April Kisses, by Bucky Pizzarelli
Contemporary Jazz, by the Branford Marsalis Quartet
Continuance, by jazz fusion band Greetings From Mercury, recorded live at Vooruit, Ghent, Belgium
Live at the Floating Jazz Festival, from the 1997 jazz festival of the same name by violinist Johnny Frigo and his quartet.
Peculiar Situation, a smooth jazz studio album by Earl Klugh
Synergy, studio album by jazz-fusion group Dave Weckl Band
Time's Mirror, big band album by jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger, Tom Harrell
Without Kuryokhin, American jazz multi-instrumentalist Kenny Millions and Japanese experimental musician Otomo Yoshihide.
Barefoot on the Beach, by American smooth jazz vocalist Michael Franks.
Jane Ira Bloom: The Red Quartets
Steve Coleman: The Sonic Language of Myth - Believing Learning Knowing
Marty Ehrlich: Malinke's Dance
Bill Dixon: Papyrus I
Guillermo Gregorio: Red Cubed
Paul Dunmall: Bebop Starburst
Matthew Shipp: Expansion Power Release
Misha Mengelberg: Solo
Marilyn Crispell: Red
Marilyn Crispell: Blue
Evan Parker: After Appleby
Joshua Redman: Beyond
Maybe Monday: Saturn's Finger
Richard Lee Johnson: Fingertip Ship (Metro Blue)
1999 in jazz Wikipedia
This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1999.