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This is a timeline documenting events of Jazz in the year 1954.

1954 in jazz
Jazz musician Duke Ellington.JPEG
Duke Ellington at the KFG Radio Studio, November 1954
Decade1950s in jazz
Music1954 in music
StandardsList of post-1950 jazz standards
See also1953 in jazz1955 in jazz
List of years in jazz

Contents

EventsEdit

JulyEdit

Album releasesEdit

StandardsEdit

DeathsEdit

 
Lee Morse c. 1930
February
March
April
May
September
November
  • 5Hot Lips Page, American trumpeter, singer, and bandleader (born 1908).
  • 29Dink Johnson, dixieland pianist, clarinetist, and drummer (born 1892).
December
  • 7Austin Wylie, American bandleader (born 1893).
  • 15Papa Celestin, American jazz bandleader, trumpeter, cornetist, and vocalist (born 1884).
  • 16Lee Morse, American singer and songwriter (born 1897).
Unknown date

BirthsEdit

 
Don Mumford in 2002.
 
John Wolf Brennan at the 2010 Jazz Festival Willisau.
 
Paolo Vinaccia, Arendal Sessions.
 
Knut Værnes at Victoria, during the 2016 Oslo Jazzfestival.
 
Peter Erskine in 2008.
 
Al Di Meola in 2006.
 
Pat Metheny in 2010.
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Unknown date

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Belmore, Ryan (2015-07-17). "On This Day In Newport History: July 17, 1954 – First Newport Jazz Festival Held". WhatsUpNewp.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  2. ^ "Newport History Jazz Festival 1954 Poster". Rirocks.net. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  3. ^ Monsen, Chris (2016-12-29). "Andreas Berg". Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2017-05-04.
  4. ^ Lund, Rolf Edmund (2016-11-30). "– En av de store er gått bort". Altaposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2016-12-05.

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