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2000s in jazz

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2000s in jazz

In the 2000s in jazz, well-established jazz musicians, such as Dave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Jessica Williams, Michael Franks and George Benson, continued to perform and record. In the 1990s and 2000s, a number of young musicians emerged, including US pianists Brad Mehldau, Jason Moran and Vijay Iyer, guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel, vibraphonist Stefon Harris, trumpeters Roy Hargrove and Terence Blanchard, saxophonists Chris Potter and Joshua Redman, and bassist Christian McBride.

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Events

January
  • 28 – The 3rd Polarjazz started in Longyearbyen, Svalbard (February 28 – 30).
  • April
  • 14 – The 27th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (April 14 – 16).
  • May
  • 22 – The 28th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 22 – June 1).
  • June
  • 9 – The 29th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (June 9 – 12).
  • 13 – The 10th Jazz Fest Wien started in Wien, Austria (June 13 – July 9).
  • 29 – The 21st Montreal International Jazz Festival started in Montreal, Canada (June 29 – July 9).
  • July
  • 7 – The 34th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (July 7 – 22).
  • 11 – The 53rd Nice Jazz Festival started in Nice, France (July 11 – 18).
  • 14
  • The 25th North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague (July 14 – 16).
  • The 35th Pori Jazz started in Pori, Finland (July 14 – 23).
  • 17 – The 40st Moldejazz started in Molde, Norway (July 17 – 22).
  • 21 – The 35th San Sebastian Jazz Festival started in San Sebastian, Spain (July 21 – 26).
  • August
  • 9 – The 14th Sildajazz started in Haugesund, Norway (August 9 – 13).
  • 11
  • The 46th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (August 11 – 13).
  • The 15th Oslo Jazzfestival started in Oslo, Norway (August 11–19).
  • 13 – The 17th Brecon Jazz Festival started in Brecon, Wales (August 13 – 15).
  • September
  • 15 – The 43rd Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 15 – 17).
  • November
  • 15 – The 9th London Jazz Festival started in London, England (November 15 – 24).
  • Album releases

  • Pat Metheny: Trio 99 → 00 (Warner Bros.)
  • Joshua Redman: Beyond (Warner Bros.)
  • Parker / Guy / Lytton and Marilyn Crispell: After Appleby (Leo Records)
  • Branford Marsalis Quartet: Contemporary Jazz (Columbia)
  • Dave Douglas: El Trilogy (BMG)
  • Guillermo Gregorio: Faktura (Hat[now]Art)
  • Pat Metheny: Trio → Live (Warner Bros.)
  • Joe Maneri: Going To Church (AUM Fidelity)
  • Marilyn Crispell: Red (Black Saint)
  • Myra Melford: Dance Beyond the Color (Arabesque)
  • The Rippingtons: Life in the Tropics (Peak)
  • Spring Heel Jack: Disappeared (Thirsty Ear)
  • Pat Metheny & The Heath Brothers + Ralph Towner & Charlie Haden: Move To The Groove (West Wind)
  • World Saxophone Quartet: Requiem for Julius (Justin Time)
  • Terence Blanchard: Wandering Moon (Sony Classical)
  • Misha Mengelberg: Solo (BUZZ Records)
  • Bill Dixon: Papyrus Volume I (Soul Note)
  • Bill Dixon: Papyrus Volume II (Soul Note)
  • Marty Ehrlich's Traveler's Tales: Malinke's Dance (OmniTone)
  • Magni Wentzel: Porgy and Bess (Hot Club)
  • Olga Konkova Trio: Northern Crossings (Candid)
  • Deaths

  • Nat Adderley (November 25, 1931 – January 2)
  • Ole Jacob Hansen (April 16, 1940 – March 6)
  • Jonah Jones (December 31, 1909 – April 29)
  • Svein Finnerud (September 2, 1945, Oslo – 22 June 22)
  • Walter Benton (September 8, 1930 – August 14)
  • Stanley Turrentine (April 5, 1934 – September 12)
  • Dick Morrissey (9 May 1940 – 8 November)
  • See also

  • 2000s in jazz
  • List of years in jazz
  • 2000 in music
  • Album releases

  • Michael Brecker: Nearness Of You: The Ballad Book (Verve)
  • Diana Krall: The Look of Love (Verve)
  • Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band: Swingin' For The Fences (Silverline)
  • Herbie Hancock: Future 2 Future (Transparent, Columbia)
  • Gordon Haskell: Look Out (Flying Sparks)
  • The Idea of North: The Sum of Us (Magnetic Records)
  • Robbie Williams: Swing When You're Winning (Capitol)
  • James Morrison: Scream Machine (Morrison Records)
  • World Saxophone Quartet: 25th Anniversary: The New Chapter (Justin Time)
  • Marilyn Crispell: Blue (Black Saint)
  • Matthew Shipp: Expansion Power Release (hatOLOGY)
  • Olga Konkova Trio: Some Things From Home (Candid)
  • Deaths

  • Moses Taiwa Molelekwa (17 April 1973 - 13 February), South African pianist
  • John Lewis (May 3, 1920 – March 29), American pianist, composer and arranger
  • Events

    January
  • 25 – The 5th Polarjazz started in Longyearbyen, Svalbard (January 25 – 27).
  • March
  • 22 – The 29th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (March 22 – 24).
  • May
  • 17 – The 30th Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 17 – 20).
  • 24 – The 30th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 24 – June 1).
  • June
  • 24 – The 12th Jazz Fest Wien started in Wien, Austria (June 24 – July 7).
  • 27 – The 23rd Montreal International Jazz Festival started in Montreal, Canada (June 27 – July 7).
  • July
  • 5 – The 36th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (July 5 – 22).
  • 12 – 27th North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague (July 12 – 14).
  • 13 – 37th Pori Jazz started in Pori, Finland (July 13 – 21).
  • August
  • 7 – The 16th Sildajazz started in Haugesund, Norway (August 7 – 11).
  • 9
  • The 48th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (August 9 – 11).
  • The 19th Brecon Jazz Festival started in Brecon, Wales (August 9 – 11).
  • September
  • 20 – The 45th Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 20 – 22).
  • November
  • 15 – The 11th London Jazz Festival started in London, England (November 15 – 24).
  • Album releases

  • Rova Saxophone Quartet: Freedom in Fragments (Composed by Fred Frith)
  • Herbie Hancock: Directions in Music: Live at Massey Hall, live album with Michael Brecker and Roy Hargrove
  • Gordon Haskell: Harry's Bar
  • Kenny Garrett: Happy People
  • James Morrison: So Far So Good
  • Wayne Shorter: Footprints Live!
  • World Saxophone Quartet: Steppenwolf (Justin Time)
  • Fred Frith and Maybe Monday: Digital Wildlife (Winter & Winter)
  • Kausland/Mathisen Quartet: Good Bait (Hot Club)
  • Deaths

  • Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21)
  • Shirley Scott (March 14, 1934 – March 10)
  • Bjørn Johansen (May 23, 1940 – May 6), Norwegian saxophonist
  • Truck Parham (January 25, 1911 – June 5)
  • Ray Brown (October 13, 1926 – July 2), American double bassist
  • Lionel Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31), American vibraphonist
  • Ellis Larkins (May 15, 1923 – September 30)
  • Roland Hanna (February 10, 1932 – November 13)
  • Mal Waldron (August 16, 1925 – December 2)
  • See also

  • 2000s in jazz
  • List of years in jazz
  • 2002 in music
  • Album releases

  • Michael Brecker: Wide Angles
  • Michael Franks: Watching the Snow
  • Kenny Garrett: Standard of Language
  • Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band: XXL
  • The Idea of North: Here & Now
  • James Morrison: On The Edge (with Simon Stockhausen)
  • Mike Nock: Changing Seasons with Brett Hirst and Toby Hall
  • The Rippingtons: Let It Ripp
  • Wayne Shorter: Alegria
  • Amy Winehouse: Frank
  • Tord Gustavsen Trio: Changing Places (ECM)
  • Deaths

  • Nina Simone (February 21, 1933 – April 21), American singer
  • Album releases

  • The Idea of North: Evidence
  • Diana Krall: The Girl in the Other Room
  • Mike Nock: Duologue (Birdland, 2004) live concert recording with Dave Liebman
  • Ben Sidran: Nick's Bump
  • World Saxophone Quartet: Experience (Justin Time)
  • Deaths

  • Ray Charles (September 23, 1930 – June 10), American singer, pianist and composer
  • Bjørnar Andresen (April 1, 1945 – October 2), Norwegian upright bassist
  • Artie Shaw (May 23, 1910 – December 30), American clarinetist
  • Album releases

  • Herbie Hancock: Possibilities
  • Diana Krall: Christmas Songs
  • James Morrison: Gospel Collection
  • The Rippingtons: Wild Card
  • Wayne Shorter: Beyond the Sound Barrier
  • Tord Gustavsen Trio: The Ground (ECM)
  • Hans Mathisen: Quiet Songs (Curling Legs)
  • Deaths

  • Pierre Michelot (March 3, 1928 – July 3), French upright-bassist
  • Album releases

  • Eddie Daniels: Brief Encounter (Muse, 2006)
  • Michael Franks: Rendezvous in Rio
  • Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band: The Phat Pack
  • The Idea of North: The Gospel Project
  • Diana Krall: From This Moment On
  • James Morrison: Gospel Collection Volume II
  • James Morrison: 2x2 with Joe Chindamo
  • The Rippingtons: 20th Anniversary
  • World Saxophone Quartet: Political Blues (Justin Time)
  • Olga Konkova and Per Mathisen: Unbound (Alessa)
  • Deaths

  • Lou Rawls (December 1, 1933 – January 6), American singer
  • Maynard Ferguson (May 4, 1928 – August 23), American trumpet player, composer
  • Ruth Brown (January 12, 1928 – November 17), American singer, actress
  • Anita O'Day (October 18, 1919 – November 23), American singer
  • Jay McShann (January 12, 1916 – December 7), American pianist
  • Kenneth Sivertsen (January 16, 1961 – December 24), Norwegian guitarist, composer, and entertainer
  • Births

  • Angelina Jordan (January 10), Norwegian singer
  • Album releases

  • Michael Brecker: Pilgrimage
  • Herbie Hancock: River: The Joni Letters
  • The Idea of North: Live at the Powerhouse (CD and DVD)
  • James Morrison: The Other Woman with Deni Hines
  • James Morrison: Christmas
  • Tord Gustavsen Trio: Being There (ECM)
  • Deaths

  • Michael Brecker (March 29, 1949 — January 13), American tenor saxophonist, composer
  • Al Viola (June 16, 1919 – February 21), American guitarist
  • Art Davis (December 5, 1934 – July 29), American upright-bassist
  • Max Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16), American drummer, percussionist, and composer
  • Joe Zawinul (July 7, 1932 – September 11), Austrian keyboardist and composer
  • Specs Powell (June 5, 1922 – September 15), American drummer and percussionist
  • Teresa Brewer (May 7, 1931 – October 17), American singer
  • Joel Dorn (April 7, 1942 – December 17), American music producer and record label entrepreneur
  • Oscar Peterson (August 15, 1925 – December 23), Canadian pianist
  • Album releases

  • Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band: Act Your Age
  • Steve Tyrell: Back to Bacharach
  • Deaths

  • Esbjörn Svensson (April 16, 1964 — June 14), Swedish pianist and bandleader of Esbjörn Svensson Trio
  • Cachao (September 14, 1918 – March 22), Cuban upright-bassist
  • Earle Hagen (July 9, 1919 – May 26), American composer
  • LeRoi Moore (September 7, 1961 – August 19), American saxophonist
  • Bheki Mseleku (March 3, 1955 — September 9), South African pianist
  • Richard Wright (July 28, 1943 – September 15), English keyboarder, composer, singer and songwriter
  • Merl Saunders (February 14, 1934 – October 24), American pianist and keyboardist
  • Miriam Makeba (March 4, 1932 — November 9), South African singer
  • Album releases

  • Diana Krall: Quiet Nights
  • The Rippingtons: Modern Art
  • Ben Sidran: Dylan Different
  • Tord Gustavsen Ensemble: Restored, Returned (ECM)
  • Olga Konkova: Improvisational Four (Candid)
  • Deaths

  • David "Fathead" Newman (February 24, 1933 – January 20), American saxophonist
  • Gerry Niewood (April 6, 1943 – February 12), American saxophonist
  • Blossom Dearie (April 28, 1924 – February 7), American singer and pianist
  • Coleman Mellett (May 27, 1974 – February 12), American guitarist
  • Koko Taylor (September 28, 1928 – June 3), American singer
  • Kenny Rankin (February 10, 1940 – June 7), American singer and compose
  • Tina Marsh (January 18, 1954 – June 16), American singer and compose
  • References

    2000s in jazz Wikipedia


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