Jazz Music in History (Part 12)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1101 - 1,181 of 1,181

  • 1971-11-29 Keith Carlock, American session and touring jazz and rock drummer (Steely Dan; Toto; Chris Botti), born in Clinton, Mississippi
  • 1972-01-17 Stéphane Escoms, French jazz keyboard and accordion player, born in France
  • 1972-02-21 Christian Howes, American jazz violinist (Out Of The Blue), born in Rocky River, Ohio
  • 1972-03-25 Mimi Jones [Miriam Sullivan], American jazz bassist, vocalist, composer, and bandleader (Hot Tone Music), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1972-05-31 Christian McBride, American jazz bassist, composer, broadcaster (Jazz Night in America), and artistic director (Newport Jazz Festival), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1972-07-01 Alex Machacek, Austrian jazz fusion musician (Featuring Ourselves), born in Tulln an der Donau, Austria
  • 1972-11-05 Neil Cowley, English jazz pianist (Displaced, Fragile State), born in London
  • 1973-03-23 Stefon Harris, American jazz vibraphonist (The Grand Unification Theory; The Classical Jazz Quartet), born in Albany, New York
  • 1973-05-17 Jenny Scheinman, American jazz and session violinist (Bill Frisell; Allison Miller), and singer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1973-05-29 Massimo Tagliata, Italian jazz accordionist and composer, born in Syracuse, Sicily
  • 1973-06-07 Nihad Hrustanbegović, Bosnian-Dutch concert and jazz accordionist, and composer, born in Bijeljina, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
  • 1973-11-13 Ari Hoenig, American jazz drummer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1974-04-18 Madeleine Peyroux, American French jazz and blues singer-songwriter, born in Athens, Georgia
  • 1974-04-21 Michael Leonhart, American jazz and session trumpeter (Steely Dan; Yoko Ono; Rufus Wainwright), born in New York City
  • 1974-07-22 Viktoria Tolstoy [Louise Viktoria Kjellberg], Swedish jazz singer ("Meet Me at the Movies"), born in Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden
  • 1975-01-31 Kate Shutt, American jazz singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
  • 1975-03-28 Orrin Evans, American jazz pianist, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1976-01-17 Aga Zaryan [Agnieszka Skrzypek], Polish jazz singer (A Book of Luminous Things), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1976-02-11 Gretchen Parlato, American jazz singer, and songwriter (The Lost And Found), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976-02-20 Fulvia di Domenico, Italian jazz and world music singer-songwriter, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1977-02-17 Matthew Kaminski, jazz, and baseball organist (Atlanta Braves), polka accordionist, and educator, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1977-02-18 Gordon Grdina, Canadian jazz guitarist and oud player (Nomad Trio), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1977-03-04 Jason Marsalis, American jazz drummer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1977-06-04 Roman Miroshnichenko, Russian jazz-fusion, rock, and world music guitarist, and composer, born in Dniprodzerzhynsk, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
  • 1977-06-08 Frøy Aagre, Norwegian jazz tenor and soprano saxophonist, born in Tønsberg, Norway
  • 1977-06-11 Ozan Musluoğlu, Turkish ska-punk (Athena), and jazz bassist, born in Germany
  • 1977-09-12 Jeff Irwin, American rock and jazz bassist, born in Creve Coeur, Missouri
  • 1977-11-03 Jane Monheit, American jazz singer, born on Long Island, New York
  • 1978-01-04 Patrick Farrell, American jazz and klezmer accordionist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1978-04-06 Robert Glasper, American jazz, neo-soul, and R&B pianist, songwriter, arranger, and producer, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1978-04-06 Armen Nalbandian, Armenian-American jazz pianist, composer, and activist, born in Manchester, England
  • 1978-05-05 Marcus Lewis, American jazz trombonist, composer, arranger, and band leader, born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1978-07-12 Mélanie De Biasio, Belgian jazz singer, composer and flute player (A Stomach Is Burning), born in Charleroi, Belgium
  • 1978-11-19 Matt Dusk, Canadian jazz vocalist, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1979-02-25 Joanna Pascale, American jazz singer (When Lights Are Low) and educator (Temple University), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1979-03-26 Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist (Spiral), born in Hamamatsu, Japan

Person of interestNorah Jones

1979-03-30 Norah Jones, American pop and jazz singer and pianist ("Come Away With Me"), born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer and Pianist Norah Jones
Singer and Pianist
Norah Jones
  • 1979-05-05 Bodek Janke, Polish jazz drummers, percussionist, and tabla player, born in Warsaw Poland
  • 1979-05-21 Fayçal Salhi, French-Algerian jazz guitarist and oud player, born in Khenchela, Algeria
  • 1979-06-04 Daniel Lucca Parenti, American jazz bassist, born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1979-06-11 Texito Langa, Mozambican jazz drummer-percussionist, composer, and arranger, born in Maputo, Mozambique
  • 1979-07-09 Tolga Bedir, Turkish jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, born in Istanbul, Turkey
  • 1979-11-10 Warren Wolf, American jazz vibraphonist, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1980-01-22 Elizabeth "Lizz" Wright, American jazz and gospel singer, born in Hahira, Georgia
  • 1980-01-22 Lizz Wright, American jazz and gospel vocalist (Dreaming Wide Awake), born in Hahira, Georgia
  • 1980-04-24 Vincent Peirani, French jazz accordionist, vocalist and composer, born in Nice, France
  • 1981-02-18 Kamasi Washington, American jazz tenor saxophonist, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1981-05-18 Vincent Houdijk, Dutch jazz vibraphonist and bandleader (VinnieVibes), born in The Netherlands
  • 1981-12-01 Marcus Johnson, American jazz keyboard and piano player, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1981-12-04 Andreas Polyzogopoulo, Greek jazz trumpet player (Heart Of The Sun), born in Samiko, Greece
  • 1982-02-26 Sara Gazarek, American jazz vocalist and educator, born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1982-10-12 Émile Parisien, French jazz soprano and alto saxophonist, and composer, born in Cahors, France
  • 1983-05-23 Jennifer Bellor, American orchestral and jazz composer (Reflections at Dusk), born in northern New York State
  • 1983-05-29 Julie Campiche, Swiss jazz harpist and composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1983-07-01 Brandee Younger, American session and touring classical, jazz, soul, and funk harpist, born in Hempdtead, Long Island, New Yorki
  • 1983-07-11 Peter Cincotti, American pop and jazz singer-songwriter, born in New York City
  • 1984-02-20 Johannes "Jo" Alisch, German classical cellist, and jazz bassist, born in Mannheim, Germany
  • 1984-08-10 Cyrille Aimée, French jazz singer (Let's Get Lost), born in Samois-sur-Seine, Fontainebleau
  • 1984-09-24 Taylor Eigsti, American Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist, composer (Lucky To Be Me), orchestrator, and educator, born in Menlo Park, California
  • 1984-10-18 Esperanza Spalding, American jazz bassist, singer and songwriter (Radio Music Society; 12 Little Spells), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1985-02-02 Melody Gardot, American jazz singer, born in New Jersey
  • 1985-05-24 Yasushi Gonjo, Japanese jazz double bassist (Gingerbread Boys), born in Yamaguchi, Japan
  • 1985-09-12 Champlain Fulton, American jazz pianist and singer (Birdsong), born in Norman, Oklahoma
  • 1985-12-27 Tivon Pennicott, Jamaican-American jazz saxophonist (Celery Juice), born in Marietta, Georgia
  • 1986-05-05 Théo Ceccaldi, French jazz violinist, viola player, and composer, (Tricollectif), born in Pithiviers, France
  • 1986-05-18 Adam Bałdych, Polish jazz violinist, contemporary classical composer, and music producer, born in Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland
  • 1986-08-28 Florence Welch, British blues and swing jazz singer (Florence and the Machine), born in London, England
  • 1986-11-11 Jon Batiste, American jazz pianist, bandleader (Stay Human; The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), and composer (Soul), born in Metairie, Louisiana,
  • 1988-02-07 Nick Costa, American jazz drummer, born in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
  • 1988-12-14 Yvonne Mwale, Zambian jazz and blues singer, born in Lusaka, Zambia
  • 1988-12-30 Leon Jackson, Scottish pop-jazz singer (The X-Factor - "When You Believe"), born in Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland
  • 1989-04-10 Per Olav Kobberstad, Norwegian Latin and acoustic jazz 8-string guitarist and composer, born in Norway
  • 1989-05-22 Christian Sands, American jazz pianist and composer, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1989-05-29 Sanah Kadoura, Lebanese-Canadian jazz drummer and percussionist, born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1989-08-28 Cécile McLorin Salvant, American jazz vocalist (Cecile, WomanChild), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1990-06-15 Kaspar Uljas, Estonian jazz accordion and bandoneon player, born in Estonia
  • 1994-05-14 Veronica Swift [O'Brien] , American jazz vocalist (This Bitter Earth; Lonely Woman), born in Charlottesville, Virginia
  • 1995-05-09 Andrea Motis, Spanish jazz singer and trumpeter (Emotional Dance), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1997-02-09 Catie Waters, American jazz and R&B singer-songwriter, born in Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • 1997-07-24 Andreas Varady, Hungarian-Romani jazz guitarist, born in Rimavská Sobota, Slovakia
  • 2001-04-03 Matthew Whitaker, American jazz pianist (Outta The Box), born in Hackensack, New Jersey

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Deaths in Music