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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.

Version

Release Date

Musician

1.0January 3, 2004

Miles Davis

1.0.2March 11, 2004

Art Blakey

1.2May 22, 2004

Charles Mingus

1.5February 17, 2005

Billy Strayhorn

2.0December 26, 2005

Duke Ellington

2.0.5October 27, 2006

Ronan Boren

2.1January 22, 2007

Ella Fitzgerald

2.2May 16, 2007

Stan Getz

2.3September 24, 2007

Dexter Gordon

2.5March 29, 2008

Michael Brecker

2.6July 15, 2008

McCoy Tyner

2.7December 10, 2008

John Coltrane

2.8June 10, 2009

Chet Baker

2.9December 18, 2009

Carmen McRae

3.0June 17, 2010

Thelonious Monk

3.1February 23, 2011

Django Reinhardt

3.2July 4, 2011

George Gershwin

3.3December 12, 2011

Sonny Stitt

3.4June 13, 2012

Grant Green

3.5December 11, 2012

Elvin Jones

3.6August 1, 2013

Oscar Peterson

3.7October 24, 2013

Count Basie

3.8December 12, 2013

Charlie Parker

3.9April 16, 2014

Jimmy Smith

4.0September 4, 2014

Benny Goodman

4.1December 17, 2014

Dinah Washington

4.2April 23, 2015

Bud Powell

4.3August 18, 2015

Billie Holiday

4.4December 8, 2015

Clifford Brown

4.5April 12, 2016

Coleman Hawkins

4.6August 16, 2016

Pepper Adams