History of Jazz Timeline: 1981
Trumpeter Miles Davis returns to jazz after a six year retirement. He is the featured artist
at the Kool Jazz Festival.
24 year old guitarist Emily Remler records her debut album Firefly (Concord) with
Jones on piano, Bob Maize on bass and Jake Hanna on drums.
Guitarist John Scofield records Shinola (Enja) live in Munich in December with
Steve Swallow on bass and Adam Nussbaum on drums.
Pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi records From Toshiko with Love (BMG/RCA).
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