1921 in jazz

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1921 in jazz
Whitemanband1921.jpg
Paul Whiteman and orchestra in 1921
Decade 1920s in jazz
Music 1921 in music
Standards List of 1920s jazz standards
See also 1920 in jazz1922 in jazz
List of years in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1921.

Musicians born that year included Humphrey Lyttelton and Eddie Calhoun.

Events[edit]

Tony Jackson, seated at piano
  • Bix Beiderbecke attended the Lake Forest Academy near Chicago, and got the opportunity to learn about the New Orleans and Chicago Jazz.
  • Frankie Trumbauer worked for Isham Jones at the College Inn in Chicago.
  • Sidney Bechet returns from his trip to Europe, and musicians like Duke Ellington become awere of his abilities.
  • Fletcher Henderson is on the road with Ethel Waters. He hears Armstrong for the first time and immediately offers him a job. Armstrong turns him down.
  • James P. Johnson start approaching jazz with the recording of "Worried and Lonesome Blues" and "Carolina Shout", and he becomes a pioneer of stride piano with these recordings.
  • Saxophonist Coleman Hawkins joined the Mamie Smith's Jazz Hounds.
  • Lennie Tristano takes an interest in piano at the age of two years.

Standards[edit]

Deaths[edit]

April
  • 20Tony Jackson, American pianist, singer, and composer (born 1882).

Births[edit]

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Jazz Time Line: 1921". All About Jazz. Retrieved December 2, 2010. 
  2. ^ Soupin, Elisa; Castro, Nathalia (2018-04-17). "Morre no Rio cantora Dona Ivone Lara" [Miss Ivone Lara dies in Rio] (in Portuguese). G1. Retrieved 2018-05-01. 
  3. ^ "Erroll Garner - pianist - composer". Findagrave.com. Retrieved 2018-01-08. 
  4. ^ Lifton, Dave (2014-02-25). "Franny Beecher, Guitarist for Bill Haley & the Comets, Dies at 92". UltimateClassicRock.com. Retrieved 2016-03-03. 

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