The Music of 1954

With the advent of cool jazz and hard bop, you could argue that 1954 marked the beginning of modern jazz. Modern pop was also at a crossroads, as Frank Sinatra entered into his mature period and Bill Haley & the Comets put rock’n’roll on record. A sign of great things to come.


Jazz

Swing/Pop

Rock and Roll

  • Rock with Bill Haley and the Comets (Bill Haley & His Comets)

Folk/Blues

  • The Tin Angel (Odetta & Larry) A-

Classical

  • Classical Check-Up
    • Benjamin Britten
    • Witold Lutoslawski
    • Edgard Varèse
    • Ralph Vaughan Williams

Foreign

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