HAPPY JAZZ DAY EVERYONE
The First Annual International Jazz Day, celebrated worldwide on April 30
The official kick-off at UNESCO Headquarters was on April 27th.
The UNESCO celebration was organized in cooperation with UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock, and set the stage for a series of events to take place around the globe during these days. The Day brought together performers, educators, governments, experts, and fans alike, as they explored together the history, meaning, impact, and legacy of jazz music throughout the world. The Programme at UNESCO HQ included open master classes by renowned international jazz musicians, scat improvisational classes for young students, musical perfomances, conferences, debates and a big evening concert.