Jazz Music in History (Part 9)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 947

  • 1956-04-04 Allan Harris, American jazz singer and guitarist (Cross That River; Kate's Soulfood), born in Harlem, New York City
  • 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, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1956-09-07 Michael Feinstein, American jazz pianist, singer and Gershwin-ophile (Isn't It Romantic), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1956-10-26 Mike LeDonne, American jazz Hammond organist, pianist, and composer (Benny Golson; The Groover Quartet), born in Bridgeport, Connecticut
  • 1956-11-07 Denise Jannah [Zeefuik], Suriname-Dutch jazz singer (Farmer's Market), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1956-12-28 Nigel Kennedy, British classical, jazz and Klezmer violinist, born in Brighton, England
  • 1957-02-07 Richard Cook, British jazz writer (The Penguin Guide To Jazz Recordings), born in Kew, Surrey (d. 2007)
  • 1957-03-08 Billy Childs, American jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-06-12 Geri Allen, American jazz pianist, bandleader, composer, and educator, born in Pontiac, Michigan (d. 2017) [1]
  • 1957-11-15 Kevin Eubanks, American jazz bandleader and composer (The Tonight Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1957-11-29 Jennifer Batten, American session and touring rock and jazz guitarist (Michael Jackson; Jeff Beck), born in New York City
  • 1957-12-24 Diane Tell, Canadian pop-jazz singer-songwriter, born in Québec City, Quebec
  • 1957-12-26 Guy Barker, British jazz trumpeter, composer, and arranger (The Amadeus Project) born in Chiswick, London, England
  • 1958-01-26 Anita Baker, American jazz and soul singer ("Giving You the Best That I Got"; "Sweet Love"), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1958-03-01 Dave Flippo, American jazz pianist, composer, vocalist, teacher and bandleader, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvana
  • 1958-07-30 Kevin Mahogany, American jazz vocalist (Double Rainbow), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • 1958-09-27 Paul Grabowsky, Australian jazz pianist and composer (When Words Fail), born in Lae, Papua New Guinea,.
  • 1958-10-16 Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Greek folk and jazz singer, born on Icaria, Greece
  • 1958-10-17 Howard Alden, American jazz guitarist (George Van Eps), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1958-12-22 Frank Gambale, Australian jazz fusion guitarist, born in Canberra, Australia
  • 1959-01-28 Bill Ware III, American jazz vibraphonist (The Jazz Passengers), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1959-03-21 Sarah Jane Morris, English pop-jazz-R&B singer-songwriter, born in Southampton, England
  • 1959-05-24 Mario Igrec, Croatian jazz guitarist, composer and music professor (Cubismo), born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1959-07-31 Stanley Jordan, American jazz guitarist (Magic Touch), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1959-09-30 Basia [Barbara Stanisława Trzetrzelewska], Polish jazz and pop singer (Time and Tide), born in Jaworzno, Poland
  • 1959-11-18 Cindy Blackman Santana, American jazz and rock session and touring drummer (Lenny Kravitz; Santana), born in Yellow Springs, Ohio
  • 1959-12-30 Paul Milton Jackson Jr., American session and jazz guitarist, composer, arranger, and producer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-01-16 Richard Elliot, Scottish-born American jazz saxophonist (When a Man Loves a Woman cover), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1960-03-19 Eliane Elias, Brazilian jazz pianist, singer, composer and arranger (Dreamer; Around The City), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1960-04-06 John Pizzarelli, American jazz guitarist, vocalist, and record producer, born in Paterson, New Jersey
  • 1960-05-25 Wallace Roney, American post-bop jazz trumpeter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020) [1]
  • 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)
  • 1960-08-26 Branford Marsalis, American jazz, classical and funk saxophonist (Sting; Tonight Show, 1992-95), born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
  • 1960-11-24 Edgar Meyer, American classical, jazz, and bluegrass bassist, and composer, born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
  • 1960-12-05 Brian Bromberg, American jazz bass player (You Know That Feeling), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1961-04-13 (Clarence) "Butch" Taylor, American rock and jazz keyboardist and composer (Dave Matthews Band, 1998-2008), born in Shawsville, Virginia
  • 1961-05-11 David Ake, American jazz pianist (Humanities) and educator, born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1961-08-05 Mark O'Connor, American violinist and composer of classical, jazz and bluegrass music (Appalachian Journey), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1961-10-08 Ted Kooshian, American jazz pianist, born in San Jose, California
  • 1961-10-18 Wynton Marsalis, American jazz and classical trumpeter (9 Grammy Awards; Pulitzer Prize for "Blood on the Fields"; Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1962-01-31 Lena Bloch, Russian-American jazz saxophonist, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1962-02-25 LaVerne Butler, American jazz singer, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1962-03-13 Terence Blanchard, American jazz trumpeter (Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers), film score composer (When The Levees Broke; Harriet), and educator, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1962-04-01 Sara Lazarus, American jazz singer ("It's All Right With Me"), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1962-05-20 Ralph Peterson Jr., American jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers; Fo'tet), and educator (Berklee), born in Pleasantville, New Jersey (d. 2021) [1]
  • 1962-08-19 Angelo Debarre, French gypsy jazz guitarist (Mémoires: Memories of Django), born in Saint-Denis, France
  • 1962-12-24 Michael Ray, American jazz trumpeter, born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1962-12-28 Rachel Z [Nicolazzo], American jazz and rock pianist ("Tokyo Blue"; Ozmosys), born in NYC, New York
  • 1962-12-28 Michel Petrucciani, French jazz pianist (100 Hearts), born in Orange, France (d. 1999)
  • 1963-01-17 Cyrus Chestnut, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1963-01-26 Jazzie B [Beresford Romeo], English rapper (Soul II Soul - "Feel Free"), born in Hornsey, London, England
  • 1963-02-20 Darek Oleszkiewicz [formerly known as Oles], Polish jazz bassist, composer (Los Angeles Jazz Quartet), and educator, born in Wrocław, Poland
  • 1963-03-27 Dave Koz, American jazz saxophonist, born in Encino, California
  • 1963-03-30 Ximo Tebar, Spanish jazz and flamenco guitarist, and composer (Goes Blue), born in Valencia, Spain
  • 1963-07-27 Karrin Allyson, American jazz singer (Wild for You), born in Great Bend, Kansas
  • 1963-08-05 Mike Nocito, American rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz), born in Wiesbaden, West Germany
  • 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, British vocalist, songwriter, and producer (Johnny Hates Jazz - "Shattered Dreams"), born in Sutton, Surrey, England
  • 1964-07-27 Ron Jackson, American jazz guitarist, composer, arranger (Flubby Dubby), and educator, born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1964-11-16 Diana Krall, Canadian jazz pianist and singer, born in Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • 1964-11-28 Jesse Cook, French-Canadian jazz-flamenco guitarist (Free Fall), born in Paris, France
  • 1964-12-07 Duncan Millar, English pop and jazz pianist (Blue Mercedes - Rich & Famous), born in London, England
  • 1965-01-22 "DJ Jazzy" Jeff [Townes], American rapper (Parents Just Don't Understand), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1965-03-02 Wolfgang Muthspiel, Austrian jazz guitarist, born in Judenburg, Austria
  • 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
  • 1965-12-01 Chantal Chamberland, Canadian jazz guitarist & vocalist (The Other Woman), born in Quebec
  • 1966-03-15 Klaus Paier, Austrian jazz accordionist and composer, born in Sankt Andrä, Austria
  • 1966-03-28 Indra Lesmana, Indonesian jazz keyboardist, arranger, and composer, born in Jakarta, Indonesia
  • 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, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1966-09-04 Bireli Lagrene, French jazz guitarist, born in Alsace, France
  • 1967-04-14 Barrett Martin, American rock and jazz drummer and composer, born in Olympia, Washington
  • 1967-11-02 Kurt Elling, American jazz singer-songwriter (Secrets are the Best Stories), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968-03-27 Stacey Kent, American jazz singer (Breakfast On The Morning Tram), born in South Orange, New Jersey
  • 1968-09-29 Alexander Skolnick, American heavy metal and jazz guitarist (Testament; Trans-Siberia Orchestra), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1969-02-01 Joshua Redman, American jazz saxophonist, and composer, born in Berkeley, California
  • 1969-02-28 Elisa Fiorillo, American pop and jazz singer (Forgive Me For Dreaming), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-10-16 Roy Hargrove, American jazz trumpeter, born in Waco, Texas (d. 2018)
  • 1969-12-30 Jay Kay [Jason Cheetham], English jazz-funk singer-songwriter (Jamiroquai), born in Stretford, Lancashire, England
  • 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
  • 1971-01-26 Benjamin Jaffe, American jazz tuba and double bass player, creative director (Preservation Hall Jazz Band), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1971-04-10 Joey DeFrancesco, American jazz Hammond organist, 9-time winner of the Down Beat Critics Poll (All Of Me; Reboppin'), born in Springfield, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-06-12 Peter Beets, Dutch jazz pianist (New York Trio), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1971-07-29 Lisa Ekdahl, Swedish pop and jazz singer-songwriter (Vem Vet), born in Hägersten, Stockholm, Sweden)
  • 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

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