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2012 in jazz

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2012 in jazz
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This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 2012.

Contents

January

  • 25 – The very first Bodø Jazz Open started in Bodø, Norway (January 25–28).
  • February

  • 3
  • April 30 is designated as International Jazz Day to celebrate Jazz music as a rich cultural heritage, a product of cultural collaboration and a universal language of tolerance and freedom, unanimously by the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
  • The 14th Polarjazz Festival started in Longyearbyen, Svalbard (February 1 - 5).
  • 7 – The 7th Ice Music Festival started in Geilo, Norway (February 7 – 10).
  • March

  • 2 – The 8th Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival started in Jakarta, Indonesia (March 2 - 4).
  • 30 – The 39th Vossajazz started in Voss, Norway (March 30 - April 2).
  • 31
  • Sigrid Moldestad was avwarded Vossajazzprisen 2012.
  • Karl Seglem performs the commissioned work Som Spor at Vossajazz.
  • April

  • 25 – The 18th SoddJazz started in Inderøy, Norway (April 25–29).
  • 30 – The International Jazz Day.
  • May

  • 5 – The Norwegian trumpeter Mathias Eick Quintet was recipient of the 2012 BMW Welt Jazz Award in Germany.
  • 23 – The 40th Nattjazz started in Bergen, Norway (May 23 – June 2)
  • 25 – The 41st Moers Festival started in Moers, Germany (May 25 – 28).
  • June

  • 17 – The 24th Jazz Fest Wien started in Vienna, Austria (June 17 – July 9).
  • 28 – The 32nd Montreal International Jazz Festival started in Montreal, Canada (June 28 - July 7).
  • 29 – The 46th Montreux Jazz Festival started in Montreux, Switzerland (June 29 – July 14).
  • July

  • 4 – The 48th Kongsberg Jazzfestival started at Kongsberg, Norway (July 4–7).
  • 6
  • The 37th North Sea Jazz Festival started in The Hague, The Netherlands (July 6 – 8).
  • The 34th Copenhagen Jazz Festival started in Copenhagen, Denmark (July 6 – 15).
  • 7 – Ola Kvernberg was recipient of the Kongsberg Jazz Award (DNB.prisen) 2012 at the Kongsberg Jazzfestival.
  • 8 – The 65th Nice Jazz Festival started in Nice, France (July 8 – 12).
  • 14 – The 47th Pori Jazz Festival started in Pori, Finland (July 14 – 21).
  • 16 – The 52nd Moldejazz started in Molde, Norway with Jon Balke as artist in residence (July 16–21).
  • 17
  • Mopti was awarded the JazzIntro 2012 at Moldejazz.
  • Anja Eline Skybakmoen was awarded the Jazztalent 2012 at Moldejazz.
  • Albatrosh was awarded the JazZtipendiat 2012 at Moldejazz.
  • 19 – The 47th San Sebastian Jazz Festival started in San Sebastian, Spain (July 19 – 23).
  • August

  • 3 – The 56th Newport Jazz Festival started in Newport, Rhode Island (August 3 – 5).
  • 8 – The 26th Sildajazz started in Haugesund, Norway (August 8–12).
  • 10
  • Marte Eberson was awarded the Sildajazzprisen 2012.
  • The 28th Brecon Jazz Festival started in Brecon, Wales (August 10 – 12).
  • 13
  • The 27th Oslo Jazzfestival started in Oslo, Norway (August 13–18).
  • Bugge Wesseltoft was recipient of the Ella-prisen 2012 at the Oslo Jazzfestival.
  • September

  • 3 – The 8th Punktfestivalen started in Kristiansand, Norway (September 3 – 5).
  • 16 – The 55th Monterey Jazz Festival started in Monterey, California (September 16 – 18).
  • October

  • 1 – The 29th Stockholm Jazz Festival started in Sweden (October 1 – 7).
  • November

  • 9 – 21st London Jazz Festival started in London, England (November 9 – 18).
  • Unknown date

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  • Andrea Kvintett by Andrea Kvintett.
  • B

  • Mari Kvien Brunvoll by Mari Kvien Brunvoll.
  • W

  • Spinnaker by Winther - Storm.
  • Deaths

    January
  • 4 – Totti Bergh (76), Norwegian saxophonist.
  • 20 – John Levy (99), American upright-bassist.
  • 26 – Clare Fischer (83), American keyboardist, composer, arranger, and bandleader.
  • February
  • 22 – Eivin One Pedersen (55), Norwegian accordionist and pianist.
  • 25 – Red Holloway (84), American tenor saxophonist.
  • March
  • 1 – Lucio Dalla (68), Italian singer, clarinetist and actor.
  • 3 – Frank Marocco (81), American piano-accordionist, arranger and composer.
  • 12 – Joe Morello (82), American drummer.
  • May
  • 10 - Bernardo Sassetti (41), Portuguese pianist and composer
  • 30 – Pete Cosey (68), American guitarist.
  • August
  • 11 – Von Freeman (88), American saxophonist.
  • October
  • 8 – John Tchicai (76), Danish saxophonist and composer.
  • November
  • 15 – Frode Thingnæs (72), Norwegian jazz trombonist and bandleader (complications from a heart attack).
  • Desember
  • 5 – Dave Brubeck (91), American jazz pianist and composer.
  • References

    2012 in jazz Wikipedia


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