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Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet kick-starts the 2nd International Jazz Day

Jazz for peace

International Jazz Day is celebrated on April 30th. According to the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the day is designed to raise awareness worldwide about the virtues of jazz as an…

26 Apr 2013 /

The first International Jazz Day celebrated at the UN

Jazz Day celebrities

The General Assembly hall was abuzz with jazz for the first International Jazz Day celebrated on 30 April 2012.…

11 May 2012 /

Music has no barriers, it brings people together: Lang Lang

Lang Lang

Chinese pianist Lang Lang says in music there are no barriers, instead it brings people together. The UNICEF Goodwill…

4 May 2012 /

Legendary trumpeter Hugh Masekela on impact of jazz worldwide

South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela. Photo: Dianne Penn

South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela and other musicians rehearsed on Sunday in preparation for the first International Jazz Day…

29 Apr 2012 /
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