International Jazz Day 2022, April 30th, a Call for Global Peace and Unity

Global Concert from United Nations Headquarters in New York to be hosted by Herbie Hancock, features Marcus Miller, Gregory Porter, David Sanborn, Hiromi, Pedrito Martínez, Ravi Coltrane, José James, Terri Lyne Carrington, Linda Oh, Shemekia Copeland, Lizz Wright, and others Paris and New York––UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock announced the […]

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Jazz in Town: April 30th is International Jazz Day!!

(Photo: Rising star jazz vocalist, Anaïs Reno, visits Buffalo to perform in a special International Jazz Day concert!) Jazz has truly become a global phenomenon.  International Jazz Day, celebrated every year on April 30th, recognizes the international presence of jazz as well as the multi-cultural influence of jazz all over the world. Here, in Buffalo, […]

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Celebrate “April Is Jazz Appreciation Month” With Special Concerts

In April of 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month was founded by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.  The annual celebration shines a light on the heritage and contributions of jazz to American History. This year, Jazz Appreciation Month will explore the cross-pollination of Afro-Caribbean music and jazz leading into the formation of Latin jazz. Since […]

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Jazz In Town: Celebrating International Jazz Day

(Photo: You can catch jazz vocalist DeeAnn DiMeo as part of the TD Niagara Jazz Festival International Jazz Day celebration on Frid, April 30th.) This Friday, April 30th, we celebrate International Jazz Day.  The annual celebration marks its 10th Anniversary.  The COVID-19 pandemic has meant the yearly star-studded global concert will be held virtually once […]

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12 Ways To Celebrate International Jazz Day Virtually April 30th

Friday, April 30th we celebrate International Jazz Day. This year, it will mark a special occasion as the annual tribute to jazz celebrates its 10th anniversary. Quite an achievement for a global effort to raise the awareness of jazz universally but also to make jazz a part of global humanitarian consciousness. The global COVID-19 pandemic […]

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International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary Celebration to Take Place Worldwide, April 30, 2021

All-Star Global Concert Global Concert will be hosted by Michael Douglas and feature dozens of world-renowned artists including Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Andra Day, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John McLaughlin, Dianne Reeves and Joe Lovano Concert followed by two-hour retrospective PBS Special airing nationwide at 9/8c The 10th Anniversary of International Jazz Day, the world’s largest annual […]

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Jazz At Home: Celebrating Jazz Day

(Photo: In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month and Women In Jazz, a photo of Artemis, the modern-day all-women super-group featuring a septet of jazz giants: Allison Miller, Noriko Ueda (with bass), Melissa Aldana, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, music director Renee Rosnes, and Cécile McLorin Salvant..) The month of April ends, as it has the last […]

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International Jazz Day 2020 to Take Place Virtually; Global Concert Hosted by Herbie Hancock to Feature Performances by Artists Across the Globe

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 9th annual International Jazz Day worldwide celebration will transition to a virtual format for 2020 instead of taking place as previously planned in Cape Town, South Africa and other locations around the world on April 30th. International Jazz Day 2020 will take place online and be hosted by […]

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