2020 Global Celebrations

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Brazil Rio Santos Jazz Fest 2020

RIO SANTOS JAZZ FEST 2020
Shows – Exibição de Filmes – Exposição de fotos – Palestras – Workshops
Entrada gratuita – Evento oficial da UNESCO
DE 24 DE ABRIL A 03 DE MAIO DE 2020

O objetivo principal do RIO SANTOS JAZZ FEST é trazer entretenimento para o público da Baixada Santista através de um estilo que é um dos principais alicerces da música popular mundial, que é o JAZZ.

De forma acessível e com entrada gratuita, o público será incentivado a se integrar à música e ao ritmo, promovendo uma agradável confraternização entre os participantes.

O Festival será dividido em 10 dias, com várias atrações de renome das cidades do Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo e de Santos.

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RIO SANTOS JAZZ FEST 2020
Concerts – Film Screening – Photo Exhibition – Lectures – Workshops
Free admission – UNESCO official event
FROM APRIL 24 TO MAY 03, 2020

The main objective of the RIO SANTOS JAZZ FEST is to bring entertainment to the public of Baixada Santista through a style that is one of the main foundations of world popular music, which is JAZZ.

Accessibly and with free admission, the public will be encouraged to integrate with the music and the rhythm, promoting a pleasant fraternization among the participants.

The Festival will be divided into 10 days, with several renowned attractions from the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Santos.

Contact: Cássio Laranja | +55 13 981321314
Official Website: Click here

Santos Rua Conselheiro Ribas, 136, Aparecida
Santos, SP
11040-900
+55 13 32789800

Event Time: 19:00
Croatia Jazz on the Roof

In the small roural village Konjsko situated in a chestnut forest of Ucka mountain, where there has not ever been a jazz concert, we are organizing an open-air jazz session at the roof of the only music-related venue (a recording studio), consisting of local jazz musicians, playing for all people from the village and neighbor villages (Dobrec, Lovranska Draga, Liganj…)

Contact: Elvis Stanic | +385912011531
Official Website: Click here

Jazz Etc Music Studio Konjsko 92c
Oprić,
51415

Event Time: 19:00
Dominican Republic Jazz en Dominicana – Fiesta Sunset Jazz presents the Carlito Estrada Quartet – Dominican Republic´s Official International Jazz Day 2019 Concert

Jazz en Dominican and Fiesta Sunset jazz will celebrate International Jazz Day for the ninth consecutive year, with a concert that will be out of this world by the quartet of Puerto Plata´s horn player Carlito Estrada; event in which awards will be given to musicians, producers, and other figures that have exalted Jazz in the Dominican Republic. On this night Fiesta Sunset Jazz will be very honored to present to all a night full of musical magic with one of the most talented, beloved and charismatic musicians in our country, who tonight will be debuting many of his own compositions with his quartet, songs that are part of his record “PambiJazz”. The electrifying saxophonist will be playing the soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, the flute, the sopranino and the bass clarinet; and shall be accompanied by Daniel Álvarez on bass, Roberto Santana on piano and Hisdra Álvarez on drums. They will also play known standards in Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Latin, and more – all with that special and spicy flavor from the country’s Cibao region!! You are all invited to enjoy this special concert, on such a special night, which will be unforgettable -that simply- CANNOT BE MISSED !!!

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Jazz en Dominicana y el Fiesta Sunset Jazz celebraran, por noveno año consecutivo el Día Internacional del Jazz con un concierto que será fuera de serie a cargo del cuarteto del saxofonista puertoplateño Carlito Estrada; y en el cual serán entregados reconocimientos a músicos, productores, y otras figuras que han enaltecido el Jazz en nuestro país. En esta noche el Fiesta Sunset Jazz se honra en presentar a todos los asistentes una noche llena de magia musical con uno de los más talentosos, queridos y carismáticos músicos de nuestro país, quien en esta noche estará debutando muchas composiciones propias con su cuarteto, las mismas forman parte de su producción discográfica ¨PambiJazz¨. El electrizante saxofonista estará tocando los saxofones soprano, alto y tenor, la flauta, el sopranino y el clarinete bajo; siendo acompañado por Daniel Álvarez en bajo, Roberto Santana en piano y el baterista Hisdra Álvarez.También harán entrega de conocidos estándares del Jazz, Jazz Contemporáneo, Latin, y más – todos con ese saborcito y picante especial desde el Cibao!! A disfrutar en grande de esta especial propuesta, un especial concierto, en una especial noche, que será inolvidable -que- NO SE PUEDEN PERDER!!!

Contact: Fernando Rodriguez De Mondesert | +1 829 586 9177
Official Website: Click here

Fiesta Sunset Jazz Avenida Anacaona 101 - Mirador Sur
Santo Domingo, DN
00000
+1 809 562 3332

Event Time: 20:30
Dominican Republic Jazz Nights at Acrópolis celebrates International Jazz Day 2020 with the Ernesto Nuñez Quartet

For the third consecutive time, Jazz Nights at Acropolis joins the official celebrations of “International Jazz Day”. With the endorsement of International Jazz Day, UNESCO and the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz, the venue celebrates the event with the band of Costa Rican trumpeter Ernesto Núñez, who throughout the time he has lived in the Dominican Republic has earned the love and respect of jazz lovers in our country. Today, Ernesto is -without a doubt- one of the best Jazz trumpeters we have; as bandleader he has prepared a very high level repertoire honoring jazz with famous songs of this genre, as well as his own compositions so that all attendees can not only enjoy the presentation, but also the special concert that shall celebrate this worldwide event. Núñez on trumpet and flugelhorn will be accompanied by the well-known musicians and friends, Corey Allen on piano, Pengbian Sang on bass, and Guy Frómeta on drums. One night that any renowned jazz club in the world would like to present. Undoubtedly, this will be a memorable and unique concert, that should not be missed out on!!

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Por tercera ocasión el espacio Jazz Nights at Acrópolis se une a las celebraciones oficiales del ¨Día Internacional del Jazz¨.  Con el aval de Internacional Jazz Day, la UNESCO y el Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz, el espacio festeja la efeméride con la agrupación del trompetista costarricense Ernesto Núñez, que a través de su tiempo en la República Dominicana se ha ganado el cariño y respeto del público y de los amantes del jazz en nuestro país. Hoy día, Ernesto es -sin duda alguna- uno de los mejores trompetistas de Jazz que tenemos; como líder de su agrupación ha preparado una entrega de altísimo nivel honrando al jazz con afamadas piezas del género, y composiciones propias para que el público disfrute en grande no solo de la presentación, si no del concierto especial para celebrar esta efeméride mundial. Núñez en trompeta y flugelhorn estará acompañado de los muy reconocidos músicos y amigos, Corey Allen en piano, Pengbian Sang en bajo, y Guy Frómeta en batería. Una noche que cualquier reconocido club de jazz en el mundo quisiera presentar. Sin duda, que éste será un memorable e único concierto, de primerísima, que no se deben perder!!!!

Contact: Fernando Rodriguez De Mondesert | +1 829 586 9177
Official Website: Click here

Jazz Nights at Acropolis Acropolis Center - Ave. Winston Churchill
Santo Domingo, DN
00000
+1 829 586 9177

Event Time: 18:30
Ecuador 2020 Jazz Society of Ecuador Winter Jazz Festival

Internationally renowned Jazz Musicians performing at the Jazz Society Cafe, Cuenca, Ecuador January 3rd-4th 2020
Reservations: [email protected]
5-101 Luis Cordero y Juan Jaramillo, Cuenca, Ecuador
Upstairs (2nd Floor) of La Viña Italian Restaurant

“I believe that jazz is the most personal form of musical expression, and as such expresses the full range of emotions we all experience. Jazz was born in America as an expression of the experiences and emotions blacks in the South. Because of its emotional range, authenticity, and humanity, it quickly evolved and spread throughout the US, Europe, and the rest of the world. Jazz is a language, and like literature, there is a broad range of jazz, some that’s joyful, and some that’s deep, meaningful, and emotionally nurturing. The full spectrum of jazz is what we present at the Jazz Society Café, the performance venue of The Jazz Society of Ecuador located in Cuenca, Ecuador. Presenting jazz is our effort to unite us all in our common desire for peace and humanity.

—Jim Gala, Director, The Jazz Society of Ecuador

Contact: Jazz Society Cafe James Gala | +593 0939342714
Official Website: Click here

Jazz Society Cafe Calle Presidente Cordova, Exterior:5-104, Cuenca 010101, Ecuador
+593 0939342714

Event Time: 19:30
Greece JazZoo meets IDJ 2020….4th endeavor!

JazZoo meets the IDJ 2020
This will be our 4th endeavor since 2017, The Zoo and its JazZoo Concert Series, will be hosting the International Jazz Day celebrations for 2020. Three days of concerts this time (we are going bigger and better!) on 29th, 30th April & 1st May with the utmost Jazz bands of the Greek Jazz scene but also the European one. This time around we will be interpolating a jazz photography exhibition and a jazz painting exhibition in order to cover more ground in all art. We are aiming in a high quality program in order to feature Jazz music at its best like every year. Programming will follow shortly as we get closer to the IDJ 2020. Let all the world be Jazz…everyday!

Contact: Alekos Vretos | +30 6977340340
Official Website: Click here

The Zoo 45 Zoodochou Pigis str.
Chalandri, Attika
15231
+302106545375

Event Time: 15:00
India Jazz Goa celebrates International Jazz Day

The house band Jazz Junction featuring accomplished jazz virtuosos from Goa, across India and around the world!

Contact: Colin D'Cruz | +91 9657574480
Official Website: Click here

Central Library Auditorium Patto Centre
Panjim, Goa
403001
+91 832 2404691

Event Time: 19:00
Italy FestiValle 2020 Preview

FestiValle is the first international jazz music festival at Valley of the Temples, Agrigento – Sicily.
The 4th edition will be from 6th to 9th of August 2020.

On the 30th of April a preview for the International Jazz Day UNESCO.

Contact: Fausto Savatteri | +393384370056
Official Website: Click here

Valle dei Templi Via Panoramica dei Templi

Agrigento, Italia / AG / Sicily
92100

Event Time: 19:00
Italy The Real Bossa

Francesco Petruzzelli titolare del Jazz Club Saint Patrick a Barletta Italy , ha organizzato per la sesta volta il concerto che celebra il JazzDay, la direzione artistica è del maestro Domenico Balducci .
Il Concerto ha il titolo The Real Bossa un omaggio alla musica Latinoamericana, Voce Anna Sforza , Pianoforte Domenico Balducci, Batteria Percussioni Francesco Giancaspro, Chitarra Jazz Giaci Balducci,Sax Gianni Ladisa
Saranno eseguiti brani di Jobim, Chico Bouarque, Baden Powel.

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Francesco Petruzzelli, owner of the Saint Patrick Jazz Club in Barletta Italy, is organizing his sixth annual Jazz Day concert. The artistic direction is by the master Domenico Balducci.
The Concerto has the title The Real Bossa: a tribute to Latin American music. Voice Anna Sforza, Piano Domenico Balducci, Drums/Percussion Francesco Giancaspro, Guitar Jazz Giaci Balducci, Sax Gianni Ladisa
Will include pieces by Jobim, Chico Bouarque, Baden Powel.

Contact: Domenico Balducci | +39 3486618546
Official Website: Click here

Domenico Balducci Via Cialdini
Barletta, Bt
76121

Event Time: 22:00
Italy Bergamo International Jazz Day

Bergamo International jazz Day from 3 to 30 April 2020: a month of concerts, workshops, photo exhibitions, conferences, flash mobs. More than 200 musicians and a network of associations, schools, jazz clubs and institutions come together to create a community in the name of jazz. The event is organized for the seventh year by Centro Didattico produzione Musica europe: an association committed since 1987 to music education to promote and enhance music among young people in collaboration with the municipality of Bergamo.

Contact: Claudio Angeleri | +39 3358202456
Official Website: Click here

CDpM Via De Amicis 6
Bergamo, BG
24128
+38 035235654

Event Time: 20:00
Japan International Jazz Day Tokyo 2020

Multiple bands composed of both Japanese and international musicians, together with outstanding guest performers from around the world, will take the stage at Satin Doll in Roppongi (Tokyo) for an all-day music festival, culminating in a late-night jam session.

Contact: David Russell | +81 90 5190 5674
Official Website: Click here

Roppongi Satin Doll 6 Chome-10-1 Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo 106-6108, Japan
+81 3 3401 3080

Event Time: 12:30
Kenya Malindi International jazz day

Pro Guitar Academy Malindi organize this event dedicated to jazz music. Local and international musicians will join us at the astonishing location of Conference Center Tropical Village, Malindi Kenya. The coast town it will be full of tourists in that date.

Contact: Sofia Palmitessa | +254 722670353

Tropical Village Malindi Kenya Casuarina Road Malindi
p.i.box 1413
Malindi, Kilifi
80200
+254 722670353

Event Time: 17:00
Malaysia SABAH JAZZ 2020

IN CONJUNCTION WITH INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY, THE 2ND EDITION OF SABAH JAZZ SEES A TWO-DAY EVENT FEATURING A LINE-UP OF TALENTED JAZZ MUSICIANS FROM ALL AROUND MALAYSIA AND THE REGION. ORGANISED BY THE SABAH JAZZ COMMUNITY ALONGSIDE MEGA BOOGIE, SABAH JAZZ 2020 WILL TAKE PLACE ON 30TH APRIL AND 1ST MAY 2020 AT THE OUTDOOR BASKETBALL COURT IN LIKAS SPORTS COMPLEX KOTA KINABALU, SABAH, BORNEO. THE 1ST SABAH JAZZ SAW 14 PERFORMERS FROM SABAH, SARAWAK, KUALA LUMPUR, UK AND ARGENTINA TAKING THE STAGE. THIS EDITION WILL SEE A REPEAT OF 14 PERFORMERS, ALL COMING IN FROM VARIOUS PARTS OF THE WORLD.

Contact: ARTHUR E. LEE | +60 105100216
Official Website: Click here

OUTDOOR BASKETBALL COURT, LIKAS SPORTS COMPLEX KOTA KINABALU, SABAH, BORNEO JALAN KOMPLEKS SUKAN LIKAS
KOTA KINABALU, SABAH
88450

Event Time: 19:00
New Zealand Whanganui Celebrates International Jazz Day

Championing IJD in Aotearoa New Zealand, we focus our attention on what jazz music has done and continues to do to make the world a better place. Musical Director Rodger Fox puts together an all star group of jazz musicians and educators who lead afternoon workshops with high school students, preparing them to perform on stage in the evening Gala Concert. The concert lineup will soon be confirmed, and will express the UNESCO kaupapa of the need for intercultural dialogue.

Contact: Ken Chernoff | +64 06 927 5325

Whanganui Collegiate school 128 Liverpool Street
College Estate
Whanganui,
4500
+64 06 349 0210

Event Time: 13:30
Portugal Pauta Jazz

The Pauta Jazz festival will hold its fifth edition in 2020, always in partnership with the organization of the international jazz day. In this edition we will have three days of didactic activities dedicated to jazz, concerts and jam sessions. The festival is an event created by the cutaneous association Pauta Humana in partnership with the Municipality of Águeda, in central Portugal and takes place at the Arts Center of the city.

Contact: Bruno Pinho
Official Website: Click here

Centro de Artes de Águeda R. Joaquim Valente de Almeida, 30
Águeda, Aveiro
3750-154
South Africa Avzal Ismail and Timezone

Avzal Ismail and his quartet Timezone featuring:
Merle Ally on vocals
Siphiwe Shiburi on drums
Emmanuel Paul on bass
Led by Avzal Ismail on keyboards

Contact: Avzal Ismail | +27 632137095
Official Website: Click here

Pretoria, South Africa

Event Time: 19:30
South Africa Soweto International Jazz Day 2020

At EyethuLifestyle Centre, will host two days live jazz events, local jazz legends and jazz musicians from rest of Africa. On 25-26 April 2020
Before main events will host workshops, masterclass and jazz exhibitions in Soweto

Contact: Mandla | +27 636161038
Official Website: Click here

Eyethu Lifestyle Centre 00651 Tshabalala St,
Mofolo Central
Soweto, Gauteng
1800
+27 636161038

Event Time: 19:00
Spain International Jazz Day Madrid 2020

Madrid is a city with strong historical and cultural bonds with Jazz. The International Jazz Day Madrid 2020 will be celebrated from April 24th to May 3th organized by La Noche En Vivo and will flood the streets and various spaces of the capital with concerts, jams, master classes, dance classes, conferences and exhibitions designed for the lovers of everything related to the jazz universe. In this third edition will participate:

Live music venues
Public music and dance schools.
Specialized stores
Street stages
Dance schools

Contact: International Jazz Day Madrid 2020
Official Website: Click here

Madrid, Spain
United States Jazz Day Celebration with Arts in education Spring Celebration

Come Celebrate international jazz day as you lunch at the food carts and listen to some of Central Illinois finest jazz groups! Performing will be Lewiston high school, Eureka high school and the Peoria jazz all stars and more! Special guest artist sponsored by The Jazz Education Network. This event which takes place 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Is organized by the Gerald M. Brookhart Arts in Education Spring Celebration and is one of many daily concerts on the courthouse plaza throughout April and May.

Contact: Mary Jo Papich | +1 3096431701
Official Website: Click here

Peoria County Courthouse Plaza 324 Main St.
Peoria, IL
61602
+1 3096431701

Event Time: 11:30
United States Jazz at Saint Mary's presents Master of the Slide

In anticipation of International Jazz Day, Jazz at Saint Mary’s presents “Masters of the Slide” featuring Minneapolis-based trombonist Dr. Scott Agster.

“Masters of the Slide” will explore the legacy of jazz trombonists from the early days of Kid Ory and Jack Teagarden to contemporary artists such as Wycliffe Gordon and Trombone Shorty.

The concert will feature performances by Saint Mary’s Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo 1 under the direction of A. Eric Heukeshoven.

Contact: A. Eric Heukeshoven | +1 5074577292
Official Website: Click here

Page Theatre 700 Terrace Heights

Winona, MN
55987
+1 5074571715

Event Time: 15:00