1926 in jazz

This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1926.

1926 in jazz
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A jazz ensemble playing in Berlin in the summer of 1926
Decade1920s in jazz
Music1926 in music
StandardsList of 1920s jazz standards
See also1925 in jazz1927 in jazz
List of years in jazz

Musicians born that year included Miles Davis and John Coltrane.


Record releasesEdit


Music criticismEdit


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  • Edmund Jenkins, African-American composer during the Harlem Renaissance (born 1894).


Jazz guitarist Franco Cerri in Milan, Italy in September 2008
Jazz musician Miles Davis
Czech jazz singer Vlasta Pruchova, Lucerna Hall, Prague 1985
Tony Bennett in 2012.
John Coltrane in 1961.
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See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Kenney, William Howland (2005). Jazz on the River. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-226-43733-7.
  2. ^ Jazz, All About. "History of Jazz Timeline: 1926". All About Jazz. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  3. ^ Ward, Geoffrey C., "Jazz: a history of America's music." Knopf, 2000. Pages 130, 131. ISBN 0-679-44551-X
  4. ^ [1] Larson, Thomas E.E. The history and tradition of jazz." Kendall Hunt Pub Co, 2002 Page 59. ISBN 978-0-7872-7574-7.
  5. ^ [2] Ratliff, Ben "The New York Times essential library: Jazz"a critic's guide to the 100 most important recordings." Times Books, 2002, Page 17. ISBN 978-0-8050-7068-2
  6. ^ Ward, Geoffrey C., "Jazz: a history of America's music." Knopf, 2000. Pages 136-137. ISBN 0-679-44551-X
  7. ^ Lopes, Paul Douglas (2002). The Rise of a Jazz Art World. Cambridge University Press. p. 82. ISBN 0-521-00039-4.
  8. ^ Porter, Lewis (1997). Jazz: A Century of Change. Schirmer Books. ISBN 0-02-864713-0.
  9. ^ Blake, Jody (1999). Le Tumulte Noir: Modernist Art and Popular Entertainment in Jazz-Age Paris, 1900-1930. Penn State Press. p. 86. ISBN 0-271-01753-8.
  10. ^ Rob Adams (September 6, 2018). "Obituary - Randy Weston, jazz musician". The Glasgow Herald.
  11. ^ Ratliff, Ben (2007-01-14). "Whitney Balliett, Jazz Critic, Is Dead at 80". The New York Times. Retrieved 2016-02-27.
  12. ^ Chambers, J. K. (1998). Milestones: The Music and Times of Miles Davis. Da Capo Press. ISBN 0-306-80849-8.
  13. ^ Porter, Lewis (1999). John Coltrane: His Life and Music. University of Michigan Press. ISBN 0-472-08643-X.
  14. ^ Pareles, Jon (2017-03-18). "Chuck Berry, Rock 'n' Roll Pioneer, Dies at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved 2017-04-17.

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