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International Jazz Day Masterclasses and Children Activities
Thursday, April 30, 2020 @ 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Leading up to the IJD Virtual Global Concert, there will be a free series of educational masterclasses, children’s activities, and discussions via web conference featuring renowned educators and jazz artists streamed live via jazzday.com.
Schedule of Free Masterclasses, Children’s Activities, and Panel Discussions:
|French||Children’s activity||Dee Dee Bridgewater||12h00|
|English||Children’s activity||Oran Etkin||12h30|
|English||Panel||Nate Chinen, Sibongile Khumalo,|
The program will also include a panel hosted by Nate Chinen, Director of Editorial Content for WBGO and chief jazz contributor to NPR Music, addressing how International Jazz Day, and art in general, can be a relevant response to the social isolation precipitated by the current public health crisis. The panel will feature artist participants including GRAMMY Award-winning bassist and composer Marcus Miller and legendary South African vocalist Sibongile Khumalo. A live audience will be able to submit questions throughout the session. NPR will co-host a live stream of the virtual International Jazz Day activities.