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Approx. reading time: < 1 minuteJanuary 24, 2019

WORDPRESS JAZZ TRIBUTES

“WordPress core developers share a love of jazz music, and since WordPress 1.0 all major releases are named in honor of jazz musicians they admire.”

It doesn’t say anything about WordPress itself of course, but it’s fun nonetheless and fun mentioning.

VersionRelease DateMusician
1.0January 3, 2004Miles Davis
1.0.2March 11, 2004Art Blakey
1.2May 22, 2004Charles Mingus
1.5February 17, 2005Billy Strayhorn
2.0December 26, 2005Duke Ellington
2.1January 22, 2007Ella Fitzgerald
2.2May 16, 2007Stan Getz
2.3September 24, 2007Dexter Gordon
2.5March 29, 2008Michael Brecker
2.6July 15, 2008McCoy Tyner
2.7December 10, 2008John Coltrane
2.8June 10, 2009Chet Baker
2.9December 18, 2009Carmen McRae
3.0June 17, 2010Thelonious Monk
3.1February 23, 2011Django Reinhardt
3.2July 4, 2011George Gershwin
3.3December 12, 2011Sonny Stitt
3.4June 13, 2012Grant Green
3.5December 11, 2012Elvin Jones
3.6August 1, 2013Oscar Peterson
3.7October 24, 2013Count Basie
3.8December 12, 2013Charlie Parker
3.9April 16, 2014Jimmy Smith
4.0September 4, 2014Benny Goodman
4.1December 17, 2014Dinah Washington
4.2April 23, 2015Bud Powell
4.3August 18, 2015Billie Holiday
4.4December 8, 2015Clifford Brown
4.5April 12, 2016Coleman Hawkins
4.6August 16, 2016Pepper Adams
4.7December 6, 2016Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan
4.8June 8, 2017William John “Bill” Evans
4.9November 15, 2017Billy Tipton
5.0December 6, 2018Bebo Valdés
5.1February 21, 2019Betty Carter
5.2May 7, 2019Jaco Pastorius
5.3November 12, 2019Rahsaan Roland Kirk
5.4March 31, 2020Nat Adderley
5.5August 11, 2020Billy Eckstine
5.6December 8, 2020Nina Simone
5.7March 9, 2021Esperanza Spalding
5.8July 20, 2021Art Tatum
5.9January 25, 2022Joséphine Baker