1917 in jazz

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1917 in jazz
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Hanley and MacDonald's "Indiana" (1917) is one of the most popular pre-1920s standards.
Decade Pre-1920 in jazz
Music 1917 in music
Standards List of pre-1920 jazz standards
See also 1916 in jazz1918 in jazz
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1917.

Musicians born in this year included Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonious Monk.

Events[edit]

February[edit]

  • 26 – The original Dixieland Jazz Band Records the first jazz album, Livery Stable Blues. It was a success and paved the way for the first jazz records in US music shops.[1]

Standards[edit]

Deaths[edit]

April
  • 1Scott Joplin, American composer and pianist (born 1868).

Births[edit]

Dizzy Gillespie in concert in Deauville, Normandy, France
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Unknown date

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The First Jazz Records". Retrieved 2016-03-02. 
  2. ^ "History of Jazz Time Line: 1917". All About Jazz. Retrieved December 2, 2010. 
  3. ^ Barnes, Mike (August 22, 2017). "Bea Wain, One of the Last Big Band Singers, Dies at 100". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on August 25, 2017. Retrieved August 25, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Italian composer Armando Trovajoli dead at 95". NepalDispatch.com. Retrieved 2016-04-17. 
  5. ^ "Eddie (Cleanhead) Vinson, 70, Alto Saxophonist and Blues Singer". The New York Times. 1988-05-28. Retrieved 2016-04-30. 

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