Education Programs 2021

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of International Jazz Day by increasing your knowledge of jazz!

On April 30, we offered an exciting series of free virtual education programs in honor of Jazz Day 2021 featuring Herbie Hancock, Kris Bowers, Billy Childs, Antonio Sánchez, Terri Lyne Carrington, Linda May Han Oh, Lionel Loueke and other acclaimed artists. Check out the full series below!

We were also excited to launch the first in a new series of animations to teach children basic concepts in music and math, featuring none other than Herbie Hancock! Click here to watch “Treble Leads the Class.”

2021 Virtual Education Program

The 2021 Virtual Education Programs included:

  • Atelier virtuel avec Lionel Loueke (FR)
  • Jazz for Kids! with Dee Dee Bridgewater (EN)
  • Taller virtual con Antonio Sánchez (ES)
  • Billy Childs: Composition Master Class (EN)
  • Master Class with Linda May Han Oh (EN)
  • Jazz on the Screen: A Conversation on Film Scoring with Herbie Hancock and Kris Bowers | Moderated by Nate Chinen of NPR (EN)
  • Jazz & Hip-Hop with Terri Lyne Carrington and DJ Khalil (EN)
  • What Is Jazz? An Introduction with JB Dyas, PhD
  • Jazz Day: A Decade of Inspiration | A conversation with Herbie Hancock and UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay

You can also still watch (or re-watch) the International Jazz Day 10th Anniversary All-Star Global Concert! Hosted by Michael Douglas and featuring spectacular performances by Herbie Hancock, Marcus Miller, Andra Day, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John McLaughlin, Dianne Reeves, Joe Lovano, Angelique Kidjo, John Beasley (Musical Director) and many more. Watch the entire concert on the official International Jazz Day YouTube channel.

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Full Videos

Jazz Day: A Decade of Inspiration | A Conversation with Herbie Hancock & UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay

Jazz on the Screen: A Conversation on Film Scoring with Herbie Hancock & Kris Bowers

Master Class with Linda May Han Oh

Atelier Virtuel avec Lionel Loueke

Jazz for Kids! with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Taller virtual con Antonio Sánchez

Billy Childs: Composition Master Class

Jazz & Hip Hop with Terri Lyne Carrington and DJ Khalil

What Is Jazz? An Introduction with JB Dyas, PhD