Jazz Music in History (Part 5)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 505

  • 1945-07-30 David Sanborn, American jazz saxophonist (David Letterman Show), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1945-11-27 Randy Brecker, American jazz and fusion trumpeter (Brecker Brothers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1945-12-12 Tony Williams, American jazz drummer (Miles Davis), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1997)
  • 1946-01-04 Susannah McCorkle, American jazz singer (d. 2001)
  • 1946-04-25 Digby Fairweather, British jazz trumpeter, born in Rochford, Essex, England
  • 1946-12-20 Douglass Lubahn, psychedelic rock & jazz rock bassist
  • 1947-02-10 Butch Morris, American jazz cornetist and composer
  • 1947-04-23 Alan Broadbent, New Zealand jazz pianist (Developing Story), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1947-06-30 Jasper van 't Hof, Dutch jazz pianist (Live in Montreux), born in Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands
  • 1947-08-15 Geraldo Velez, Puerto Rican musician and jazz congas player (Spyro Gyra-Morning Dance), born in Puerto Rico
  • 1947-08-23 Terje Rypdal, Norwegian jazz guitarist and composer, born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1947-12-06 Miroslav Vitouš, Czech jazz bassist (Weather Report), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1948-04-04 David "Pick" Withers, English jazz drummer (Dire Straits), born in Leicester, England
  • 1948-09-29 Theo Jörgensmann, German jazz clarinetist
  • 1949-03-29 Michael Brecker, American jazz saxophonist (Brecker Brothers), born in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania (d. 2007)
  • 1949-04-09 Steve Gadd, American jazz drummer ('Late In The Evening', '50 Ways To Leave Your Lover'), born in Irondequoit, New York
  • 1949-11-06 Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-American jazz trumpeter and composer, born in Artemisa, Cuba
  • 1949-11-10 Ann Reinking, American dancer and actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1949-12-16 Billy Gibbons, American jazz-rock guitarist (Moving Sidewalks, ZZ Top), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1949-12-19 Lenny White, American jazz drummer (Chick Corea's Return to Forever), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-04-19 Earl Gardner, American jazz trumpeter (Saturday Night Live), born in NYC, New York
  • 1950-07-06 Phyllis Hyman, American jazz singer (Prime of My Life), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1995)
  • 1951-02-02 Alphonso Johnson, American jazz bassist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1951-11-14 Sandahl Bergman, KC Missouri, actress (Conan, All that Jazz)
  • 1951-12-29 Laurel Massé, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Operator), born in Holland, Michigan
  • 1952-05-05 Louis Cortelezzi, American rock and jazz saxophonist (Mink DeVille) and film composer (Pokemon), born in New Galilee, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-06-25 Radka Toneff, Norwegian jazz singer (It Don't Come Easy), born in Oslo, Norway (d. 1982)
  • 1952-07-23 Janis Siegel, American jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Tuxedo Junction), born in NYC, New York
  • 1953-03-11 Chet Catallo, American jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1953-07-22 Jimmy Bruno, American jazz guitarist
  • 1953-07-24 Jon Faddis, American jazz trumpeter and educator, born in Oakland, California
  • 1953-09-16 Earl Klugh, American jazz pianist and guitarist, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1953-12-10 Diane Schuur, American jazz singer (Diane Schuur & the Count Basie Orchestra), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1954-06-05 Peter Erskine, jazz drummer (Weather Report)
  • 1954-07-22 Al Di Meola, American jazz guitarist, born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • 1954-08-12 Pat Metheny, American jazz and fusion guitarist (As Wichita Falls, So Falls Whichita), born in Lee's Summit, Missouri
  • 1954-08-29 Julio Fernandez, Cuban-American jazz guitarist (Spyro Gyra), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1954-12-09 Kip Hanrahan, American jazz producer (American Clavé), born in the Bronx, New York
  • 1955-02-16 Jeff Clayton, US jazz saxophonist/composer (Groove Shop)
  • 1955-04-15 Jeff Golub, American jazz guitarist (Avenue Blue, Rod Stewart), born in Copley Township, Ohio (d. 2015)
  • 1955-07-13 Chris White, British jazz-rock saxophonist (Dire Straits), born in Bristol, England
  • 1955-10-25 Robin Eubanks, American jazz trombonist, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-11-07 René Marie, American jazz singer (Sound of Red), born in Warrenton, Virginia
  • 1955-12-04 Cassandra Wilson, American jazz singer, born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1956-03-04 Kermit Driscoll, American jazz bassist
  • 1956-06-05 Kenny G [Gorelick], American jazz saxophonist (Duotones, Breathless), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1956-06-11 Jamaaladeen Tacuma [Rudy McDaniel], American jazz bassist (Ornette Coleman), born in Hempstead, New York
  • 1956-08-15 Lorraine Desmarais, French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer
  • 1956-11-07 Denise Jannah [Zeefuik], Suriname-Dutch jazz singer (Farmer's Market), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1957-02-07 Richard Cook, British jazz writer (d. 2007)
  • 1957-11-15 Kevin Eubanks, American jazz bandleader and composer (The Tonight Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-07-30 Kevin Mahogany, American jazz vocalist (Double Rainbow), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • 1958-10-17 Howard Alden, American jazz guitarist (George Van Eps), born in Newport Beach
  • 1959-07-31 Stanley Jordan, American jazz guitarist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959-09-30 Basia Trzetrzelevska, Polish jazz singer (Time & Life)
  • 1960-01-16 Richard Elliot, Scottish-born American jazz saxophonist (When a Man Loves a Woman cover), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1960-06-23 Donald Harrison, American jazz saxophonist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1960-06-26 Zachary Breaux, American jazz guitarist, born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1997)
  • 1960-08-05 Mike Nocito, American rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany
  • 1960-08-26 Branford Marsalis, jazz saxophonist (Bring on the Night, Tonight Show)
  • 1961-10-08 Ted Kooshian, American jazz pianist, born in San Jose, California
  • 1961-10-18 Wynton Marsalis, American jazz trumpeter (Grammy 1983), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1962-03-13 Terence Blanchard, American jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers) and film score composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1962-04-01 Sara Lazarus, American jazz singer (It's All Right With Me), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1962-08-19 Angelo Debarre, French gypsy jazz guitarist (Mémoires: Memories of Django), born in Saint-Denis, France
  • 1962-11-27 Calvin Hayes, rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz-Turn Back the Clock)
  • 1962-12-24 Michael Ray, American jazz trumpeter, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1963-01-26 Jazzie B [Beresford Romeo], English rapper (Soul II Soul-Feel Free), born in Hornsey, London, England
  • 1963-03-27 Dave Koz, American jazz saxophonist, born in Encino, California
  • 1963-07-27 Karrin Allyson, American jazz singer (Wild for You), born in Great Bend, Kansas
  • 1963-11-07 Elizabeth "Liz" Mikel, American actress and jazz singer (Friday Night Lights), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1963-11-25 Holly Cole, Canadian jazz singer (Temptation), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 1964-03-18 Courtney Pine, British jazz saxophonist
  • 1964-03-27 Clark Datchler, English vocalist (Johnny Hates Jazz), born in Sutton, Surrey, England
  • 1964-11-16 Diana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer, born in Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • 1964-12-07 Duncan Millar, English jazz pianist (Blue Mercedes-Rich & Famous), born in London, England
  • 1965-01-22 Jazzy Jeff Townes, American rapper (Parents Just Don't Understand), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-07-05 Eyran Katsenelenbogen, Israeli jazz pianist, born in Israel
  • 1965-10-18 Curtis Stigers, American jazz vocalist and saxophonist (I Wonder Why), born in Bloise, Idaho
  • 1966-06-19 Silje Nergaard, Norwegian jazz singer (Tell Me Where You're Going), born in Steinkjer, Norway
  • 1966-08-17 Maysa Leak, American Jazz Singer
  • 1966-09-04 Bireli Lagrene, French jazz guitarist, born in Alsace, France
  • 1969-02-01 Joshua Redman, American jazz saxophonist & composer, born in Berkeley, California
  • 1969-10-16 Roy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter, born in Waco, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1970-08-23 Brad Mehldau, American jazz pianist, born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1970-10-05 Tord Gustavsen, Norwegian jazz pianist and composer (Tord Gustavsen Trio), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1970-11-20 Geoffrey Keezer, American jazz pianist, born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • 1971-06-12 Peter Beets, Dutch jazz pianist (New York Trio), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 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
  • 1973-11-13 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
  • 1974-07-22 Viktoria Tolstoy [Louise Viktoria Kjellberg], Swedish jazz singer (Meet Me at the Movies), born in Sigtuna Municipality, Sweden
  • 1976-01-17 Aga Zaryan [Agnieszka Skrzypek], Polish jazz singer (A Book of Luminous Things), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1977-03-04 Jason Marsalis, American jazz drummer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1977-11-03 Jane Monheit, American jazz singer, born on Long Island, New York
  • 1978-07-12 Mélanie De Biasio, Belgian jazz singer (A Stomach Is Burning), born in Charleroi, Belgium
  • 1979-03-26 Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist, (Spiral), born in Hamamatsu, Japan
  • 1979-11-10 Warren Wolf, American jazz vibraphonist, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1980-01-22 Lizz Wright, American jazz & gospel singer, born in Hahira, Georgia

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