Global Celebrations 2013

Istanbul, Turkey was the 2013 International Jazz Day Global Host City

Country/Territory Event Venue
Albania International Jazz Day Albania

Boom Boom Room Jazz Club wil offer a lecture to students on the history of jazz and contextualizing of jazz music in Albania as well as host a variety of local Jazz musicians in a jam session. Boom Boom Radio will offer a whole day of programming dedicated to jazz with a special broadcast on from a music historian.

Contact: Gerta Skenderi | 355 684020010
Official Website: Click Here

Boom Boom Room Jazz Club
3rd km of highway Tirana-Durres
Tirana 1001
Event Time: 9am - 12pm
Algeria Dima Jazz Festival

A series of concerts: April 25th Soul Family ; April 26th Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions, Manou Gallo ; April 27th Keko Fornareli Feat Eric Trufaz, Jean Jack Milteau ; April 28th Andrea Pozza & Steve Grossman, Rabih Abu Khalil ; April 29th Chemirani’s Feat M’kachiche, Lobi ; April 30th Randy Brecker , Al Di Meola ; May 1st Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa, Chcho Valdes ; May 2nd Hadjer , Miguel Gomez ; May 3rd Lucky Peterson featuring Tamara Peterson.

Contact: Belkacem Mohamed Kamel
Official Website: Click Here

Théâtre Régional
Angola Bepop No.1 Jazz Bar Family & Friends Celebration

Gathering family , friends, Jazz lovers and great supporters of our establishment; Bepop will host a birthday music session on April 27th with loved ones so we travel to a world where only Jazz music can give us that indescribable amazing feeling.

Contact: Tania Simao M'Biavanga | +244 912 429 797
Official Website: Click Here

Bepop No.1 Jazz Bar/Stand Up Comedy/Restaurante
Rua Pedro Castro Van Dunem
Palanca, Luanda
+244 930 340 466
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
Antigua and Barbuda Abracadabra Bar

Abracadabra Bar, restaurant and boutique will only play Jazz music from opening time 8am to the end of dinner time 11pm. Abracadabra Club, that opens after 11:30pm and stays open till 5am will start the night with jazz but will, necessarily, move into other rhythms more appropriate for dancing/club purposes.

Contact: Abracadabra Club | +1 (268) 460 27 01
Official Website: Click Here

Abracadabra Club
Dockyard Drive
English Harbour
St. Paul
Antigua and Barbuda
+1 (268) 460 27 01
Event Time: 11:30pm - 5am
Antigua and Barbuda Sun Ra Antigua – International Jazz Day – dedicated to Tony Scott

Jazz concert and film in dedication of Tony Scott.

Contact: Sun Ra Restaurant | +12687202071
Official Website: Click Here

Sun Ra Restaurant
Dockyard drive
English Harbour
St. Paul
Antigua and Barbuda
Event Time: 6:30pm - 11pm
Argentina Cirilo Fernández, Mariano Sívori, Pipi Piazzolla, Nicolás Sorín

A concert with Quartet Cirilo Fernández, Mariano Sívori, Pipi Piazzolla, Nicolás Sorín.

Contact: Amelia Comunicación | +54 11 4777-0012
Official Website: Click Here

Boris Club
Gorriti 5568, Palermo
Buenos Aires
Argentina Jazz en Rosario

On International Jazz Day, musicians association Jazz en Rosario, based in Rosario, Argentiina, will release a Jazz magazine and Concert and Jam session.

Contact: Federico Riva | 549 3415450467
Official Website: Click Here

Bienvenida Casandra
Sarmiento 1490
Rosario, Sante Fe 2000
549 3415450467
Event Time: 9pm
Armenia International Jazz Day in Yerevan, Armenia

Introduction of jazz history and its important role as means of communication to the audience using videos, posters and other visual aids, power-point presentations by students introducing the art of jazz, live performances both by school students and Armenian jazzmen, invitation of famous Armenian jazz musicians to the schools as guest of honors and speakers, presentation of films about jazz legends.

Contact: Stella Melkonyan

At Participating Schools
Armenia An Open-air Concert at “Cascade” Complex

An open-air concert at “Cascade” complex on the occasion of the International Jazz Day. Jazz bands and individual performers from Armenia  will  participate.

Contact: Stella Melkonyan

"Cascade" Complex
Armenia International Jazz Day at Komitas Chamber Music Hall

National Center of Chamber Music of Armenia also joins the international jazz parade and invites to the concert of Yerevan State Chamber Choir. The choral arrangements of famous jazz works will be presented.

Contact: Armen Sukiasyan | +374(99)992100

Komitas Chamber Music Hall
Isahakyan 1
Yerevan 0025
Event Time: 7pm - 9pm
Australia Brisbane International Jazz Festival

Official program launch of the inaugural Brisbane International Jazz Festival, Queen Street Mall main stage at 1pm. New Orleans inspired 2nd line street parade, marching from King George Square to Queen Street Mall at 12pm. Followed by an afternoon of jazz performances by various local artists between 12pm – 4pm. Queensland Jazz Archives public display at the State Library of Queensland Southbank (all day event).

Queens Street Mall
Event Time: 12pm - 4pm
Australia Thompson’s Corner: Celebrating Australian Jazz

Four hours of quality contemporary Australian jazz, celebrating all styles including smooth, Latin, funk and groove. Learn more about Australia’s finest musicians, many of whom have played all over the world. Streaming live from Sydney Australia from 12-4pm (Australian Eastern Standard time).

Contact: Sharon Thompson & Georgina Reed | 61 2 414949593
Official Website: Click Here

Northside Radio FM99.3
112 Victoria Avenue
Chatswood NSW 2067
61 2 9419 6969
Event Time: 12pm - 4pm
Australia The Vault

To celebrate all things jazz, The Vault is inviting all jazz musicians & friends thereof to enjoy live jazz being performed in honour of international jazz day in the purposefully designed, beautiful main dining room with each & every chandelier lit table having viewable access to the stage.

Contact: Jeff | +61755912015
Official Website: Click Here

The Vault Bar and Grill
76a Scarborough Street Southport
Southport, Queensland 4215
Event Time: 6pm - 12am
Australia Celebrating International Jazz Day @ the Wharf

This concert is meant for jazz lovers and general audiences in the North West region of Tasmania (one of Australian states). Last year we celebrated the first IJD at the Shearwater Resort. Singer Mia Palencia and saxophonist Alistair Dobson from Hobart will be accompanied by Viktor Zappner Trio.

Contact: Viktor Zappner | 61-3-64317216

Ulverstone Wharf
3 Wharf Road
Ulverstone, Tasmania 7315
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10pm
Australia Jivin’ at the Archive

Renowned Jazz pianist Helen Jowsey performs to a sold out audience at the Victorian Jazz Archive, Australia’s premier Jazz History repository open to the public.

Contact: Ralph Powell | +613 9800 5535
Official Website: Click Here

Victorian Jazz Archive
“Koomba Park”
15 Mountain Highway
Wantirna, Victoria 3152
+613 9800 5535
Event Time: 1am - 2:30am
Austria Beatstein #15 Freeflea

The restart of the Beatstein concert series on International Jazz Day featuring Andreas Krennerich (saxes); Boris Kischkat (guitars); Florian King (basses); Bill Elgart (drums).

Contact: Florian King | 004 91707714378
Official Website: Click Here

Beatstein im Innauer
Marktstrasse 33
Dornbirn, Vorarlberg 6850
Event Time: 8:30pm - 11:30pm
Austria funARTmusic Series

funARTmusic series featuring performance by a jazz quartet

WIST (Wirtschaftshilfe Fur Studierende Steiermark)
Ghegagasse 9
Graz 8020
+43 316 724746
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
Austria Wildstyle Session

Wildstyle – Innsbruck’s Jam Session at “Die Wilderin”

Tonight’s opening act: Anna Widauer – vocals, Evelyne Schmutzhard – vocals, Christian, Larese – keys, Engelbert Gruber – bass, Max Plattner – drums.

Contact: Christian Larese
Official Website: Click Here

die Wilderin
Seilergasse 5
Innsbruck, Tirol 6020
Event Time: 9pm
Austria Jazzwerstatt Wien New Ensemble at “That’s Jazz”

The JAZZWERSTATT WIEN NEW ENSEMBLE represents the masterminds of an arts and social networking movement: Clemens Salesny, Daniel Riegler, Peter Rom, Bernd Satzinger and Clemens Wenger call their music “a kind of contemporary chamber music” (Supported by “LUDWIG RITTER VON KOECHELGESELLSCHAFT KREMS”)

Contact: Günter Fallmann | 00436803258318
Official Website: Click Here

That´s Jazz / Salzstadl
Gasthaus "Salzstadl"
Nr. 32, NÖ
Krems A-3500
Event Time: 8pm - 10:30pm
Austria “2nd Twentyfour Hours of Jazz – Jazz RADIO Day Liezen”

“2nd Twentyfour Hours of Jazz – Jazz RADIO Day Liezen
International Jazz Day will bring a Reprise of the First “”Twentyfour Hours of Jazz””, starting with the beginning of the Jazz Day at 0 a.m. lasting till 12.p.m..Talks with artists, promotors, chiefs of record labels and jazz writers and probably concerts, workshops, jam session & surprises.”

Contact: Thomas Hein | +43 3612-30111-30
Official Website: Click Here

Kulturhaus Liezen / Radio Studio Freequenns
Culture House Straße 9
Liezen A-8940
+43 3612-30111-30
Event Time: 12am
Austria New Momentum for Jazz in Austria

From 6:30pm to 8pm, there will be panel discussion / press conference “UNESCO International Jazz Day: Neuer Schwung für Jazz in Österreich (New momentum for Jazz in Austria). The panelists are:  Andreas Felber, Christoph Huber, Sigmar Brecher, Elke Tschaikner, Christoph “Pepe” Auer, Helge Hinteregger, Sabina Hank, Hildegard Siess, Johannes Kunz, Kathrin Zechner, moderation by Harald Huber (ÖMR – Austrian Music Council). From 8:30pm, there will be a concert with “Square” (KUG – University of Music and Performing Arts Graz), “Arnoldo Moreno & Latin Jazz” (University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna), Ensemble of JIM (Linz), Christoph Cech Ensemble der KONSuni (City of Vienna University), Ensemble of “Marianne Mendt Jazznachwuchsförderung ” (Marianne Mendt promotion of new jazz talents).

Porgy and Bess
Riemergasse 11
Vienna 1010
Event Time: 6:30pm - 10pm
Barbados Steel Pan and Ivory

“Steel Pan and Ivory” is the wonderful blend of piano and steel pan. The Barbados Jazz Society presents jazz pianist par excellence Ebe Gilkes and his trio, featuring pannist Andre Forde, for the International Jazz Day Concert. Patrons will be treated to timeless standards and Caribbean jazz in beautiful Barbados.

Contact: Cheryl Holder | 1 246 438-6623
Official Website: Click Here

Divi Southwinds Resort
St. Lawrence Main Road
Christ Church
Bridgetown, Barbados BB15014
+1 246 418 7300
Event Time: 7pm - 10pm
Belgium Fabrice Alleman’s Jazz Day Concert

Saxophonist Fabrice Alleman’s special quartet with Ivan Paduart (p), Nic Thys (b,bg), Lionel Beuvens (dr). The concert will be broadcast by RTBF Musiq3 and La Première, with hosts Philippe Baron and Laurent Graulus.

Contact: Alain Pierre | 32 2 733 13 78
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz Station
Chaussée de Louvain, 193
Brussels 1210
32 2 733 13 78
Event Time: 8pm - 12pm
Belgium Sazz’N Jazz

Quentin Liégeois Duo (guitar) & Olivier Collette (piano): The duo will interrupt mainly jazz standards, with swing and improvisations. Intimate music accessible to all.

Contact: Ali Bagseven | +32475782378
Official Website: Click Here

Sazz'N Jazz
Rue Royale 241, 1210
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
Belgium International Jazz Day by Lundis d’Hortense

Different bands playing in metro stations and open squares in Brussels!

Contact: les Lundis d'Hortense |

Parvis de Saint-Gilles
Brussels 1060
Event Time: 4pm - 6:30pm
Belgium International Jazz Day by Les Lundis d’Hortense @ Metro Botanique

Different bands playing in metro stations and open squares in Brussels featuring Daniele Martini “Page One” 5tet, “3G”, Pinto and a jam session.

Contact: Les Lundis d'Hortense asbl
Official Website: Click Here

Metro Botanique
Rue Royale 236
Brussels 1210
Event Time: 2pm - 6pm
Belgium Jazz Station Big Band directed by Michel Pare

Jazz Station Big Band: music of the 1930s, directed by Michel Pare

Contact: Michel Mainil | +32 (0)64 21 51 21
Official Website: Click Here

Centre Culturel Regional du Centre
Place Jules Mansart 17
Hainaut La Louvie 7100
+32 (0)64 21 51 21
Event Time: 8pm
Bermuda Jazz Jam at Shine’s House of Music and Entertainment

Celebrations in Bermuda for the Jazz Jam @ Shine’s House of Music and Entertainment will include a proclamation on the steps of City Hall, jazz lesson plans in all schools, as well as the official Jazz Jam.

Contact: Wendell | +1 441 703 9092

Shine's House of Music and Entertainment
91 Reid Street Extension
Old Stables Building
Hamilton HM-19
+1 441 293 9092
Event Time: 6pm - 9pm
Bhutan International Jazz Day Concert Screenings

Amankora is pleased to participate in the International Jazz Day with screenings of concert videos and any live stream concerts on 30 April. The screening will take place in the Amankora Thimphu Library. We look forward to welcoming any jazz aficionados. Interested participants should call Amankora.

Contact: John Reed | 975 2 331 333
Official Website: Click Here

Amankora Thimphu Library
Near Kuenga Choeling Palace
Upper Motithang
975 2 331 333
Event Time: 10am
Bolivia CBA Jazz Festival

Live concert at the Centro Boliviano Americano Auditorium. Three magic bands:
Bossa Trio, “D” Jazz Big Band and Carlos Zalazar Jazz Band.

Contact: Fernando Maldonado | 591-4-4251225
Official Website: Click Here

Auditorio Centro Boliviano Americano
25 de Mayo
Cochabamba 1506
Event Time: 6:30pm - 11:30pm
Bolivia Andeswing at Thelonious Club

ANDESWiNG ​​Jazz band will present several guest musicians with a wine reception to celebrate the launch of their latest record at Thelonious Jazz Club. The party will feature three instrumental sets.

Contact: Juan Carlos Carrasco | 72043109
Official Website: Click Here

Thelonious Club
Av 20 de Octubre 2172
La Paz
720 43198
Event Time: 10:30pm - 2am
Brazil Projeto Jazz All Night

PROJETO JAZZ ALL NIGHT: featuring the Frederico Heliodoro Trio.

Contact: Marcos Kern | 55 31 3451-9643

Wari Restaurante
Rua Marília de Dirceu, 226
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais 30170
55 3130244300
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
Brazil International Jazz Day – Florianópolis

Event honoring International Jazz Day. Bringing together great artists from Brazil, and videos with jazz greats worldwide.

Contact: Tamisa Eventos ( Juracy de Almeida e Silva) | 55 47 33694087
Official Website: Click Here

Teatro Pedro Ivo
Rodovia SC401 Km 5 N° 4600
Florianopolis, Santa Catarina 88032000
(48) 36651630
Event Time: 9pm
Brazil Conexão Jazz

22ª Edition of Conexão Jazz Project, in Rio Grande, RS – Brazil
Juan Prada Trio, the Cuban pianist living in Uruguay, with Diego Banega(bass) and Martin Cruz (drums), both from Uruguay. Release of album “Plegarias”. On May 1st as it’s a holiday in Brazil.

Contact: J.C.Celmer | 55 53 3231 1581

Conexão Jazz
Teatro Municipal do Rio Grande
Rua Major Carlos Pinto
Rio Grande 96202-410
Event Time: 8:30pm - 10pm
Brazil Caxias International Jazz Day – Acordes Jazz Club

International Jazz Day in Caxias do Sul- Brazil
Acordes JazzClub/ Acordes Jazz Atelier Musical
Vídeos of jazz history
Jam Session
Master Class

Contact: Fernando Aver | 054 34190601
Official Website: Click Here

Casa do Jazz- Acordes Jazz Club
13 de Maio Street - 1392
Caxias do Sul
Rio Grande 95020
054 34190601
Event Time: 7pm - 10pm
Brazil Alexandre Mihanovich Quintet at JazznosFundos

Alexandre Mihanovich is a great jazz guitarist from São Paulo. He is arranger of the main orchestras in the city and play the instrument following the artistry of Wes Montgomery and others. For this night, featuring Wilson Teixeira (ts), Daniel D’Alcântara (t), Thiago Alves (b) e Cuca Teixeira (d).

Contact: Felipe do Amaral | 55 11 99532-9530
Official Website: Click Here

Rua João Moura, 1076 - Pinheiros
Sao Paulo 05412
55 11 3083-5975
Event Time: 10pm - 1am
Burkina Faso Festival International “Jazz á Ouaga”

“Jazz and music as factors to bring people together”  The 2013 edition of Jazz á Ouaga tries to spread messages that focus on cohesion and “living together.”

Contact: Anselme Sawadogo | +226 70 26 28 03
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz á Ouaga 2013
01 BP 6625 Ouagadougou 01
Avenue du Kadiogo, Place de Nations
Burkina Faso
+226 70 26 28 03
Event Time: 8:30pm - 6:00am
Burundi Bujazz Festival

Sunday, April 28, cultural association NBN, through Bujazz Festival, will present a concert with local bands Macumba Jazz, Moutcho Trio and Tchouvo (a band with musicians from Holland and Switzerland).

Contact: Tony Nsabimana | +257 77 61 97 31
Official Website: Click Here

Buj'Art Pub
Avenue du large
Pont Muha
+257 79 75 54 88
Event Time: 3pm - 8pm
Cambodia Lady Bluesabelle and Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra: A Night of Jazz in the Name of Peace

In the name of Jazz and Peace through community and music, Lady Bluesabelle and Sofitel Phnom Penh Pokheethra are proud to be representing International Jazz Day in Cambodia.

Contact: Leisa Kirmos | +855 (0) 95969912
Official Website: Click Here

Le Bar
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra
26 Old August Site
Phnom Penh 12301
Event Time: 7pm - 11pm
Cameroon Bamenda Acoustic

Bamenda Acoustic will feature local musicians chosen from the city of Bamenda, Cameroon as well as some from other areas in Cameroon. It will feature a workshop on live performance and its importance in the development of an artist followed by a 5 hour performance by these musicians.

Contact: Bamenda Acoustic | +23779933230

Bamenda Acoustic
Fon Street
Commercial Avenue
Bamenda, North West Region 955
Event Time: 2pm - 9pm
Cameroon Keep Awake the Jazz Rhythm That Sleeps in You

We are using our orchestra and instruments as a platform for jammers to express their talents. We are also organizing seminars so that people can be enlighten about the jazz music. To make the event appealing we are publicizing it on radio and tv, we are also offering food and drinks.

Contact: Jose Abia Moukoko | 00237 96 72 26 44
Official Website: Click Here

La Chaumière Jazz Club
P.O Box 2904
00237 96 72 26 44
Event Time: 7pm - 1am
Canada International Jazz Day City-Wide Party

JazzYYC hosts a city-wide party of free events:
Noon: Beginners Guide to Loving Jazz –EPCOR CENTRE
Jazz in South Centre – Ellen Doty Trio
Jazz in the Airport – Keith Smith Trio
7-10 PM: JazzYYC, National Music Centre and CADME Jazz Concert.

All Day – website posts and feeds

Contact: Deb Rasmussen | 403-918-3354
Official Website: Click Here

National Music Centre
134 11 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0X5
(403) 543-5115
Event Time: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Canada International Jazz Day on CJSW

CJSW will be airing jazz programming for more than 8 hours. The broadcast will include features on local, Canadian and international jazz and have interviews with Debra Rasmussen from JazzYYC, Kodi Hutchinson from Chronograph Records, and jazz pianist Bernie Senensky.

Contact: Kat Dornian | 4032203085
Official Website: Click Here

CJSW 90.9 FM
Room 312 MacEwan Hall
University Of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4
Event Time: 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Canada The Story of Jazz

day to highlight jazz and it’s role of uniting people from around the globe…The Saskatchewan Jazz Festival On Tour and The Bassment Present saxophonist and TD Jazz Intensive coordinator Mark DeJong and his quartet featuring Jon McCaslin (drums) and Dean McNeill (trumpet).

Contact: Richard Haubrich | (306 )683-2277
Official Website: Click Here

The Bassment
202 4th Ave N
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0K1
(306) 683-2277
Event Time: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Canada JAZZ.FM91’s International Jazz Day Open House

JAZZ.FM91 will hold an evening Open House and welcome in our listeners and locals musicians for a night of music. At 7:00 pm in our Performance Hall we’ll invite Amy McConnell and William Sperandei’s Quintet to perform Live to Air and then at 8:00 local instrumental group Triodes. Tune in!

Contact: Dani Elwell | 416 595 0404
Official Website: Click Here

4 Pardee Avenue
Unit 100
Toronto, Ontario
416 595 0404
Event Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canada The Music Of The Poll Winners, featuring Bill Coon, Jodi Proznick, Jesse Cahill

THE MUSIC OF THE POLL WINNERS, featuring BILL COON guitar JODI PROZNICK bass JESSE CAHILL drums. All star Vancouver trio plays music from the 1957 Contemporary Records recording date “The Poll Winners”. This classic session featured guitarist Barney Kessel, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer Shelly Manne and is considered an essential guitar trio recording. Join Oliver, Jodi, and Jesse as they pay homage to three of their favourite musicians!

Contact: Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club | 604-738-1959

Cory Weeds' Cellar Jazz Club
3611 W Broadway
Vancouver, BC V6R 2B8
Event Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chile International Jazz Day at Bistrot Jazz Club Le Fournil

International Jazz Day at Bistrot Jazz Club Le Fournil welcomes the Roberto Barahona Quintet and the Music Catalog Sample Pending.

Contact: Millaray Mendoza | 998 60 677
Official Website: Click Here

Bistrot Jazz Club Le Fournil
Constitución 30 Local 102
Patio Bellavista
Santiago , Región Metropolitana 832000
56 2 22489699
Event Time: 9:30pm
Chile Jazz Day en le Fournil

Roberto Barahona Hard Bop Quintet at Le Fournil Jazz Bistrot, Patio Bellavista, Santiago CHILE

Contact: Roberto Barahona

Le Fournil Jazz Bistrot Patio Bellavista
Patio Bellavista
Santiago, RM
Event Time: 10pm - 1am
China Shanghai Celebrates the International Jazz Day – 2nd Edition

Kids workshop / Concerts by professional & amateurs local bands, Youth Jazz Band / Pan Jianglei / Hot Groove / Anne Evenou & Friends + Jam Session / Lectures by Sun Mengjin, PhD Andrew Field, Mats Holmquist + round table / Exhibition ”Jazz Ambassadors” opened by PhD C. Sandberg April 11 till May 1

Contact: Anne Evenou & Mr. Dalu | +86 135 0 175 37 35
Official Website: Click Here

Shanghai Culture Square
597 Fuxing Zhonglu
Shanghai, Luwan District 200020
+8621 6472 9000
Event Time: 1pm - 7pm
Colombia Jazz la Hora

Jazz la Hora will play five outstanding albums from the most recent decade.

Contact: Rafael Serrano | 3165000
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz la Hora
Carrera 45 No. 26 - 85
Event Time: 1pm - 2pm
Colombia Bolon de Verde

Jam Session in Bolon de Verde directed by Javier Pinto, the influential bassist in the local scene.

Contact: Manuel Andres Bernal
Official Website: Click Here

Bolon de Verde
carrera 1A # 12b 20
Callejón de las Brujas, Chorro de Quevedo.
Bogotá 011010
Event Time: 9pm - 12pm
Colombia Salsa Global

Musical information.

Contact: Fernando España | 57 1 313 368 44 15
Official Website: Click Here

Salsa Global
Carrera 55 B 183 - 73 Piso 4
Bogotá, Distrito Capital 57 1
Event Time: 1am - 12pm
Colombia Maximilian Kolbe School celebrates the International Jazz Day

This event,will be held as a resul of the intregration and participation offered by the UNESO in educative institutions, this will be realized with the material given by the organizations, activities like talks and musical demonstrations with a jazz group by the school students celebrating this day.

Contact: Nicolás E. Aguilar | +57 301 5268184
Official Website: Click Here

Maximiliano Kolbe School
Fina Versalles
Via Cota- Siberia Km 4
Cundinamarca Cota
Event Time: 7:40pm - 1am
Colombia Dia Internacional del Jazz en Medellin

“Dia Internacional del Jazz en Medellin: Concert, Jam Sessions, Film screenings”

Contact: Café Treatro Pablo Tobon Uribe
Official Website: Click Here

Café Treatro Pablo Tobon Uribe
Cra 40 No. 51-24
Event Time: 6pm - 3am
Colombia International Day Jazz Tribute 2013 Villa de Leyva

The Corporation Villa Jazz festival and the mayor of Villa de Leyva Colombia, are organizing a concert to celebrate the International Day of Jazz and sharing music with its inhabitants and visitors. Performances will include Mono Stereo, Mauricio’s Blues, Crow Fair, and 21 Degrees.

Contact: Justo Vicente Cuervo Londoño | 011 57 315 3828617
Official Website: Click Here

Plaza Principal
Villa de Leyva, Botacá 154001
011 57 321 4828089
Event Time: 3pm - 9pm
Costa Rica Jazz @ is going to celebrate broadcasting all king of Jazz Music in the streaming. is dedicated to trip hop, downtempo, longe world music.

Contact: Marko Segura
Official Website: Click Here
Costa Rica
Event Time: 12am - 12pm
Costa Rica International Jazz Day in Costa Rica

We will be hosting a party to celebrate jazz in San Jose, Costa Rica. The venue is the basement of an 85 Year old house in the country’s historic district. Felipe Fournier will lead the jam session hosting players from every corner of the country. We will broadcast the entire event on 95.5 Jazz CR.

Contact: Jose Maria Alfaro | 50683999130
Official Website: Click Here

El Sótano de Amon Solar
.Calle 3, Avenida 11.
San Jose 506
Costa Rica
Event Time: 2pm - 2am
Croatia Concert of Cuban Jazz Service

Concert of Cuban Jazz Service (Sofija Shiroka- vocal, Mario Penton Hernandez- piano and Marin Gregov- percussion) – April 26th.

Contact: Duje Oman | +385 98 322 804
Official Website: Click Here

Bacchus Jazz Bar
Trg kralja Tomislava 16
+385 98 322 804
Croatia Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra Celebrating International Jazz Day

Celebrating International Jazz Day, Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra with it’s leader Sasa Nestorovic will be joined by renowed lady jazz vocalists of the region: Zdenka Kovacicek, Valerija Nikolovska, Lela Kaplowitz, Maja Savic, Ines Trickovic, Jelena Balent, Lana Janjanin, Bobana Gjorgjevic

Contact: Saša Nestorović | +385 91 528 1581
Official Website: Click Here

Vip Club
Trg bana Jelacica 9
Event Time: 9pm - 11:30pm
Cuba IJD in Cuba

Special concert with recognized jazz musicians under the music direction of  Jorge Reyes

Contact: CNCU (Cuba National Commission of UNESCO

Teatro Mella
Línea No 657
53 7 8335651
Event Time: 9pm
Cyprus The Jazz Futures Quartet

Jam session with featuring house band : the Jazz Futures Quartet.

Contact: Kos | +357 99 605502
Official Website: Click Here

JazzyB Jazz Bar
Anexartisias & Athinon Street, 3040
Czech Republic Moffett – Štveráček – Šoltis Super Trio

This Super Trio evolved very organically when NYC bassist Charnett Moffett started working often in Prague with Young Lions, Dano Šoltis and Ondřej Štveráček. The trio has its foundations in Jazz but uses subtle electronics and mashed up breaks to defy genre.

Contact: JAZZFESTBRNO, o.s.
Official Website: Click Here

Brno 602 00
Czech Republic
Czech Republic Roman Pokorný and Blues Box Heroes

Concert of Roman Pokorný- the Award-winning Czech guitarist with the Blues trio “Blues Box Heroes”

Contact: | 420257531717
Official Website: Click Here

U Malého Glena Jazz & Blues Club
Karmelitská 23
Prague 118 00
Czech Republic
420 257 531 717
Event Time: 9:30pm
Czech Republic Miroslav Hloucal Quartet

Miroslav Hloucal Quartet (modern jazz) at 7 pm, Beata Hlavenková ft. Marcel Bárta (modern jazz) at 9 pm and Gwyn Ashton Band- acoustic set from Australia (real blues) at 11 pm

Contact: Jazz Dock
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz Dock- Jazz & Blues Bar & Café
Janacek waterfront 2
150 00 Praha 5 - Smíchov
Czech Republic
+420 774 058 838
Event Time: 7pm
Czech Republic Jazz na HAMU

Jazz concert of NEDABA featuring David Farek (saxophone), Miroslav Nosek (guitar), Tomáš Sýkora (piano), Jarek Šimíček (bass), Marek Urbánek (drums), and special guest Petr Ostrouchov.

Contact: Tomas Krejca | +420777620351
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz na HAMU
Malostranske namesti 13
Praha 1
Prague 110 00
Czech Republic
Event Time: 7:30pm - 12am
Czech Republic Jaimeo Brown’s Transcendence feat. Kelvin Sholar

Percussionist and composer Jaime Brown inherited the musical talent from both branches of his family, his career began drumming at the age of sixteen…

Jaimeo Brown – drums
J.D. Allen – sax
Chris Sholar – quitar
guest: Kelvin Sholar – piano

Contact: Fedja Nanič | +420 222 212 994
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz Time
Krakovska 19
Prague 1 11000
Czech Republic
+420 222 212 994
Event Time: 9pm - 3am
Denmark Jazz as a Verb

A celebration to demonstrate and manifest the power and will of jazz in 2013. An evening of a discussion and a Jazz Session with some of Denmark’s finest artists: Ane Trolle, Palle Mikkelborg, Nikolaj Hess, Lennart Ginman and Marilyn Mazur.

Contact: Georgina Mongaya Hogsholm | (+45) 26274690

Rundetårn (The Round Tower)
Købmagergade 52A
Copenhagen, Kbh K 1150
Event Time: 8pm - 10:30pm
Dominican Republic Jazz en Dominicana International Jam Session

Jazz en Dominicana, UNESCO in the Dominican Republic, the Ministry of Tourism, the Franklin Center of the US Embassy and Meson de la Cava will host a memorable Jam Session, with the particularity that besides locals there will be jazz players that reside in the country from abroad.

Contact: Fernando Rodriguez De Mondesert | 829-586-9177
Official Website: Click Here

The Galleries @ Las Terrazas del Mesón
Ave. Mirador Sur No.1
Santo Domingo, DN
Dominican Republic
Event Time: 8pm - 12am
Ecuador Live Jazz! at The Jazz Society Café

Renowned NY jazz pianist JIM GALA, sensational jazz vocalist VIVIAN SLADE, Cuenca Symphony Orchestra principal contrabassist CHRISTIAN TORRES, and percussionist WILSON ABAD render “emotional” versions of George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern (et al) “standards”.

Contact: Debby DeGamo | +593939342714
Official Website: Click Here

The Jazz Society Café
(2nd floor, Nectar restaurant, 10-42 Benigno Malo, Cuenca)
Between Mariscal Lamar and Gran Colombia
Cuenca, Azuay 010150
Event Time: 6pm - 10pm
Ecuador La Liebre Concert and Jam Session

Jam Session and concert hosted by: Daniel Toledo – Bass, Carlos Sanchez – Drums, Gabriel Jofre – Guitar, Mike Blanchard – Tenor Sax, Francisco Lara – Tenor Sax.

Contact: Daniel Tole

La Liebre Video Cafe
Av. Gonzalez Suarez edf. Cruz del Sur 822
Quito, Pichincha EC-1701
Event Time: 8:30pm - 11pm
Ecuador International Jazz Day: Ecuador

The Jazz Society of Ecuador is celebrating UNESCO “International Jazz Day”
Free Jazz Concert at Parque Caldero 7PM. The concert will feature pianist Jim Gala, guitarist Junapa Naula, bassist Christian Torres, percussionist Wilson Abad, vocalist Vivian Slade and surprise guest.

Contact: Debby DeGamo | +59 3939342714
Official Website: Click Here

La Glorieta, Parque Calderon Cuenca Ecuador
Luis Cordero
Simon Bolivar, Azuay 010150
Event Time: 2pm - 11pm
Egypt An Evening of Jazz ft. Cairo’s Finest

In celebration of the magnificent art of Jazz on the International Jazz Day, Cairo’s finest Jazz musicians will be sharing the stage, displaying a wide array of musical Jazz forms from timeless classics to contemporary songs.

Contact: Ahmed Alfekky | +201149392213
Official Website: Click Here

Cairo Jazz Club
197 A, 26th of July street
Sphinx square
Event Time: 10pm - 2am
El Salvador Plaza Futura

3 National Jazz Bands will be performing in one of the most pretigious places in San Salvador. Plaza Futura will host the first event in the history of El Salvador to celebrate The International Jazz Day. A mixture of Latin and melodic Jazz will take place by the hand of Outside, Nadia and Brujo.

Contact: Javier Barrios | 22449900
Official Website: Click Here

Plaza Futura
Calle el mirador
Colonia Escalón
San Salvador
El Salvador
Event Time: 6pm - 11pm
El Salvador La Casa Tomada

On behalf of Centro Cultural de España, El Salvador Jazz, and Producciones DEMO, Salvadoran bands YolotlJazz and Diatonicos Anonimos will celebrate along side Costa Rican alto sax, Lalo Rojas. It will feature a repertoire of standard tunes as well as the importance of jazz education in the region.

Contact: Audiel Avalos | 503-76486620
Official Website: Click Here

Centro Cultural de España
Calle La Reforma frente a Embajada de España
Colonia San Benito
San Salvador
El Salvador
Event Time: 2pm - 5pm
Estonia The 24th Tallinn International Festival Jazzkaar

From April 19-28, The 24th Tallinn International Festival Jazzkaar will present soul-jazz talent Zara McFarlane from the UK, Japanese charming piano virtuoso Hiromi, American new-generation star vocalist Gregory Porter and the New Quartet of the legendary composer-sax player Charles Lloyd. Moreover, on 21st April free concerts will take place in the Old Town of Tallinn.

Contact: | (+372) 6 66 00 30
Official Website: Click Here

NPO Jazzkaar Friends Society
Pärnu maantee 30-5
Tallinn 10141
Estonia Focan / Odman / Ventsel / Unt Band

Quartet of Jaanika Ventsel (vo), Onder Focan (g), Toivo Unt (b) and Ferit Odman (d). Playing a repertoire of jazz standards and arrangements from Estonian folk music. This is an international band with Toivo Unt & Jaanika Vetsel from Estonia and  Onder Focan & Ferit Odman are from Istanbul/ Turkey

Contact: Kristiina Alliksaar | 372 5221 825

Viljandi Jazz Club
Club Podagra (Turu 4)
Ulikooli 18
Tartu 50090
372 5221 825
Event Time: 9pm - 12am
Finland Mikko Innanen & Mika Kallio live in Digelius

Saxophonist Mikko Innanen and drummer Mika Kallio celebrate The International Jazz Day by performing as a duo in Digelius, one of Europe’s oldest jazz record shops still running. Kallio and Innanen started playing together in 1997 and have released two CDs, “Scratch” and “Silence” on Fiasko Records.

Contact: Mikko Innanen | +358 50 55 99 562
Official Website: Click Here

Digelius Music
Laivurinrinne 2
Helsinki, Uusimaa 00150
+358 9 66 63 75
Event Time: 5pm - 8pm
Finland YLE, Finlands National Broadcasting Company / Lapland

YLE Lapland wants to highlight The International Jazz Day. The day is relatively unknown in Finland, so we want to raise the awareness of the day here in Finland and especially in Lapland where we live. There will be music and discussions.

Contact: Hannu Raudaskoski | +358295330855
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz at the Radio House
Jorma Eton tie
Lappia talo
Event Time: 3:30pm - 4pm
France International Jazz Day @ L’Apollo

DJ’s Bruno Lormeau and Philippe Murcia will be in charge of the music at l’Apollo.

Contact: Action Jazz | +33 5 56 01 25 05
Official Website: Click Here

19 place Fernand Lafargue
Bordeaux, Gironde 33000
+33 5 56 01 25 05
Event Time: 5pm - 11:30pm
France International Jazz Day @ MollyMalone’s “Carolina Carmona Trio”

Molly Malone’s hosts Carolina Carmona Trio for an evening of Latin Jazz with Carolina Carmona (vocals), Thierry Lujan (guitar) and Jean-Marc Pierna (percussion).

Contact: Action Jazz | 05 57 87 06 72
Official Website: Click Here

Molly Malone's
83 quai des Chartrons
Bordeaux, Gironde 33000
05 57 87 06 72
Event Time: 6pm - 8:30pm
France International Jazz Day @ Chez le Pepere – Jam Session

Jam Session with Manu Milhou.

Contact: Action Jazz | +0556447179
Official Website: Click Here

Chez le Pépère
19 rue Georges Bonnac
Bordeaux, Gironde 33000
Event Time: 6:30pm - 10pm
France International Jazz Day @ Le Caillou du Jardin Botanique – Tribute to Jim Hall

Tribute to Jim Hall, avec Laurent Maur (harmonica), Ludo Guichard (guitare) et Cedric Jeaneaud (piano).

Contact: Action Jazz | 06 85 99 32 42
Official Website: Click Here

Le Caillou Du Jardin Botanique
Rue Gustave Carde
Bordeaux, Gironde 33100
06 85 99 32 42
Event Time: 8:30pm - 10:30pm
France International Jazz Day @ Le Café Des Moines – Jam Sessions

Jam session with Pierre Genin and François Mary

Contact: Action Jazz | 05 56 20 78 55

Le Café Des Moines
12 rue des Menuts
Bordeaux, Gironde 33000
05 56 20 78 55
Event Time: 9pm - 11:30pm
France Jam Session at Vins/20!

The bar 20/Vins Chalon / Saône organizes a jam session open to all!

Contact: Pierre-antoine

Le Comptoir Vins sur 20
5 Rue aux Fèvres
Chalon, Saône 71100
Event Time: 9pm - 1am
France International Jazz Day, Lyon et sa région at Fort du Bruissin

“Django Reinhardt Swing from Paris”
Exceptional opening of the exhibition “Django Reinhardt Swing from Paris” produced on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the death of the father of gypsy jazz.

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

Fort du Bruissin
Rue du Château-d'Eau
Francheville, Rhône Alpes 69340
04 72 13 71 00
Event Time: 2pm - 6pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at 101 Marches

International Jazz Day @ 101 Marches will feature the Patricia Tinoco & Allan Caesar Duo (Bossa and Samba from Brazil as well as Allison Linde (Jazz from the 50’s and 60’s).

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

101 Marches
8 rue de Nuits
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
06 88 50 44 64
Event Time: 1:30pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at Magasin Robert Martin

An afternoon exploring saxophonist Jean-Charles Richard including a presentation from the ADEJ (1pm), a tour of the Robert Martin saxophone factory (4:30pm), and a master class (5pm).

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

Magasin Robert Martin
15 Rue de Condé
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
04 72 73 77 61
Event Time: 1pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at Le Périscope

The Jazz Day for all ages! Le Périscope opens at 1pm with opportunities to explore the room and participate in presentations. Educational workshops will be held at 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. Concluding the event will be a performance from Big Band l’œuf (Jazz, Funk, Hard Bop) at 8pm.

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

Le Périscope
13 Rue Delandine
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
04 78 38 89 29
Event Time: 1pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at Le Hot Club

Le Hot Club welcomes the “Jazz Moments” Conference by Peter “Tiboum” Guignon at 3:30pm, Fine Team 6tet (Bossa & Blues) at 5:30pm, Elsi Etna Jazz Quartet (Jazz Vocals) at 7pm, and the Anne Quillier Duo (Jazz Pop) at 9:30pm.

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

Le Hot Club
26 Rue Lanterne
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
04 78 39 54 74
Event Time: 3:30pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at Le Baryton

Le Baryton invites jazz musicians to gather for an unforgettable jam session!

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

Le Baryton
30 Rue de l'Arbre Sec
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
04 78 28 34 41
Event Time: 4pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at L’Obamo Café

Djotay takes you through his repertoire of Jazz and Afro-energy rock at L’Obamo Café.

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

L'Obamo Café
124 Rue du Dauphiné
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
09 51 48 26 36
Event Time: 7pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at Cinéma Comoedia

Cinéma Comoedia welcomes a screening of the film “Sons of the Wind”, a film by Bruno Le Jean. This documentary follows the story of four traveling guitarists influenced by the music of Django Reinhardt. Following the screening will be a performance by Didier Christophe Blanc.

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

Cinéma Comoedia
13 avenue Berthelot
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
04 26 99 45 00
Event Time: 7pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at Le Sirius

Discover the students of the Ecole Nationale de Musique in Villeurbanne:

6pm: Fab & more
6:30pm: Pagado Septet
7pm: Project Philippe Demoizet
7:45pm: Paul Bern Project
8pm: Project Alice Mortagne
9pm: Jam session hosted by Emmanuel Bonhomme, Hugo Crost Zaza & Desiderio


Contact: Jazz à Vienne
Official Website: Click Here

Le Sirius
Quai Victor Augagneur
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
04 78 71 78 71
Event Time: 6pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at La Fanfaraon

La Fanfaraon invites you to treat your ears to Balkan rhythms in the streets of Lyon!

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

La Fanfaraon
Sciences-Po Lyon
14 avenue Berthelot
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
Event Time: 6pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at Lyon Music

Discover the world of pianist Mario Stantchev, who navigates between Bebop and Balkan folklore.

5pm: Master Class with Mario Stantchev
8pm: Mario Stantchev & Olivier Truchot Duo

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

Lyon Music
60 Rue Sala
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
04 72 77 67 90
Event Time: 5pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at La Clef de Voûte

4pm: Taste of the Junior Jam Session hosted by Cedric Perrot
7pm: Opening of the exhibition and presentation of Olivier Bonhomme workshops Jazz Conservatory of Lyon
7pm: Vocal & Bass
8:30pm: William Pluto 5tet
10pm: Jam Session

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

La Clef de Voûte
1 Place Chardonnet
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
04 78 28 51 95
Event Time: 4pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at Foundation Bullukian

Foundation Bullukian invites you to the Jazz Day Launch Breakfast with a public discussion to follow.

Contact: Jazz in Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

Fondation Bullukian
26 place Bellecour
Lyon, Rhône Alpes 69000
04 72 52 93 34
Event Time: 10am - 7pm
France Chromophonie Yochk’o Seffer

“Chromophonie” is a jazz-oriented exhibition of French-Hungarian jazz composer and player, painter and sculptor Yochk’o Seffer. This exhibition is a very special with children discovering an extraordinary universe, made of music, colors and shapes.

Contact: Colletto Jean-Constantin | 0033612724541
Official Website: Click Here

Médiathèque Abert Camus
24 avenue Paul Verlaine
Carneux en Provence
Paca 13470
Event Time: 3pm - 7pm
France Duo KAJ: Guillaume Armide and Mélaine Desnos

TEJO  (the youth section of UEA: World Esperanto Association) organizes the concert with Duo KAJ celebrating multiculturalism and mutual understanding inherent in Jazz and Esperanto, KAJ is pianist (Mélaine Desnos) and singer (Guillaume Armide) who will perform jazz standards and songs in Esperanto and other languages ​​of the world with lyrics adapted and original texts and in subtitles that appear in at least two languages.

Contact: KAJ

Les 3 Arts
21 rue des Rigoles
Paris 75020
Event Time: 9pm
France Lipstick Deer Cabaret

Concert of young Czech group Jelení loje- Lipstick Deer Cabaret (swing/jazz/cabaret)

Contact: Czech Center Paris | +33 1 53 73 00 22
Official Website: Click Here

Centre tchèque/ České centrum
18 rue Bonaparte
Paris 75006
+33 1 53 73 00 22
France Guinguette à L’ecluse

Guinguette à L’ecluse welcomes you to a relaxed evening of jazz.

Contact: Jo |
Official Website: Click Here

4 rue de la cerisaie
Reims 51100
Event Time: 6pm - 12am
France Jazzaudehore – Swing 4

JAZZAUDEHORE evenings hosts the great names of the Parisian jazz scene. After 10pm, the jazz session begins at Cazaudehore. We’ll also  host Swing 4 for International Jazz Day. Swing 4 recalls all the great creators of the 30’s and fellows of Django as well as the great American standards!


Official Website: Click Here

Cazaudehore La Forestiere
1 avenue du Président Kennedy
Saint Germain en Laye, Ile de France 78100
Event Time: 7:45pm - 11:30pm
France International Jazz Day at Centre penitentiaire de St Quentin

Enjoy an evening with Mohomad Abozekry, the Oud prodigy from Egypt, and his group Heejaz.

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87

Centre penitentiarie
St Quentin Fallavier, Rhône Alpes 38070
Event Time: 3pm
France International Jazz Day, Vienne at Espace Trente

“The 30 in Trento, Jazz Day”
Concert and wine tasting to share with the Jazz Department of the Conservatory of Music and Dance in Vienna
6pm: Thirty People (Vocal Jazz)
8:30pm: Robinson Khoury 4tet (Jazz groove)

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87

Espace Trente
30 Avenue Général Leclerc
Vienne, Rhône Alpes 38200
04 74 15 99 40
Event Time: 6pm
France International Jazz Day, Lyon at ENM Villeurbanne

Jazz in Villeurbanne: Come to discuss, learn, meet, and listen to those who have been and are a part of jazz in Villeurbanne on:

Contact: Jazz à Vienne | 0033 (0)4 74 78 87 87
Official Website: Click Here

ENM Villeurbanne
46 Cours de la République Villeurbanne
Villeurbanne, Rhône Alpes 69100
04 78 68 98 27
Event Time: 2pm
Gabon International Jazz Day in Libreville, Gabon

A concert and conference at Ecole Normale Supérieure

Contact: Juste Joris | 00(241)01722049
Official Website: Click Here

Ecole Normale Supérieure
Georgia International Jazz Day at Tbilisi Event Hall

All day long Jazz FM 97.5 dedicates various programs to international jazz day. At night Concert of Tbilisi Municipality Big Band. After the show live screening of gala show from Istanbul.

Contact: Michael Giorgadze | +995322990599
Official Website: Click Here

Tbilisi Event Hall
1 Meliqishvili St.
Tbilisi 0179
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
Germany Jazz in den Mai

“Jazz in May” is an occasion of the 2nd Best Jazz Day on April 30, which has set a goal to raise awareness of the many facets of the living Cologne Jazz Scene.

Contact: Stefan Zimmer | 0049176/25131534

All over Cologne
Überall in Köln
Frankstr 11
Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen 50667
Event Time: 3pm - 11:15pm
Germany Nicole Jo

Jazz concert of Nicole Jo and Band, supporting act by African musicians, information stand on jazz music underlining its multicultural approach – NICOLE JOHÄNNTGEN vocals  with STEFAN JOHÄNNTGEN piano, PHILIPP REHM bass, ELMAR FEDERKEIL drums

Contact: Edith Spanknebel

IG Jazz Arnstadt
Germany The Ebony Big Band – “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)”

The Ebony Big Band will share this rich culture called Jazz, which is the only indigiouness art form coming out of the U.S., through the performance of compositions from great African American composers and big bands from the time of the Harlem Renaissance to the 1950’s.

Contact: Fuasi Abdul-Khaliq | +491723066606
Official Website: Click Here

Werkstatt Der Kulturen
Wissmann Strasse 32
Berlin 12049
+49 30 6097700
Event Time: 8pm - 10:30pm
Germany Jazztronauts Across the Universe

The Big Band of the TU with guest soloists Andy Bermig, Britta Rex, Axel Uhde and Helge Preu0. Along with a special  film and photo installation by Stefan Lohmann  to give the evening a very special touch.

Kulturzentrum Brunsviga
Karlstraße 35
Brunsviga 38106
Event Time: 8pm
Germany 25th JazzFest Gronau

Starring: “Group’n Swing”, 10-piece Swing and Rhythm’ Blues Band from, Budapest, Hungary presenting the Music of Ray Charles, Fats Domino etc.


Official Website: Click Here

Cafè Enchilada
Mühlenplatz 1
Gronau D-48599
Event Time: 9pm
  • 11.30 — Little Martin and the Roosters — Klecks
  • 15.00 — Stefan Pentenrieder Quartett — Rathausplatz
  • 20.00 — Emil Mangelsdorff Quartett — Kornhaus
  • 20.00 — Hildegard lernt fliegen — THEaterOben
  • 20.00 — Hannah Köpf & Band — AÜW-Jazzperlen
  • 20.30 — Gismo Graf Trio — Stift
  • 22.30 — Jazz Police — Klecks-Nightclub


Official Website: Click Here

Kemptener Kleinkunstverein Klecks e.V.
Vogtstraße 8
Kempten D-87435
Event Time: 11:30am - 1am
Germany Double Concert Forian Weber – Joachim Küehn

From this year on a new series of concerts is going to be held. The City of Krefeld (Cultural Bureau) and the Jazzklub Krefeld e.V. together will celebrate the UNESCO International Jazz Day with a special high carat event on April 30th each year.

2013 : Florian Weber (p), Joachim Kühn (p)

Contact: Guenter Holthoff | 0049 2151 778463

Burg Linn, Rittersaal
Albert-Steeger-Straße 1
Krefeld NRW 47809
0049 2151 58360
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
Germany Internationaler Jazz Tag im Wilhelm13
  1. Concerts – of the students and professors of the music department of the University of Oldenburg
  2. Concerts – of the members of Jazzmusiker-Initiative Oldenburg
  3. Talks and discussions
  4. Public rehearsals


Contact: Peter Loeffler
Official Website: Click Here

Wilhelm13 - Musik- und Literaturhaus
Wilhelmstr. 13
Oldenburg, Niedersachsen 26121
Event Time: 4pm - 11pm
Germany Eberhard Budziat Bigband

Eberhard Budziat Bigband New Traditions featuring the Stuttgart Jazz Scene – Premier Concert and CD Release

Theaterhaus Stuttgart
Siemensstraße 11
Stuttgart 70469
49 711 4020720
Event Time: 8pm
Germany Launch of the Bundesbigbandarchiv (Federal Big Band Archive)

An exciting archive is being opened at containing sheet music written for youth big bands by contemporary jazz composers. This project was initiated by the Dt. Musikrat and the Bundesakademie für musikalische Jugendbildung with funding from the Stiftung Dt. Jugendmarke.

Online Only
Trossingen, Baden-Württemberg 78647
Event Time: 12am
Ghana Recog Jazz Gh

Recog Jazz Gh is promoting the art of Jazz in Ghana with a jam session of jazz artists. We want to encourage up and coming musicians to keep up the art of playing a musical instrument and see there is hope for Jazz Music.

Contact: Steve Bedi | +(233) 243 919 139
Official Website: Click Here

Groove House Studio
P.O. Box Ct 2250, Cantonments
Accra 23321
+(233) 243 919 139
Event Time: 4pm - 6pm
Greece Dimitri Vassilakis presents “Miles View”

Dimitri Vassilakis is an internationally acclaimed saxophonist, vocalist, composer, educator & recording artist for Candid Records. With “Miles View” he presents an open view of jazz, embracing many styles and genres currently @ Booze Cooperativa Athens. Special session for International Jazz Day.

Contact: Dimitri Vassilakis | +30 6944 379563
Official Website: Click Here

Booze Cooperativa
Kolokotroni 57
Athens, Attiki 10560
+30 210 3240944
Event Time: 9pm - 11:30pm
Greece The Great Jazz Flirt Jam Session

Some of the most talented musicians have participated to our weekly “Jazz Flirt” sessions, which have made “Petite Fleur” cafe (located in the suburb of Chalandri) known as probably the smallest, most intimate venue in the Athens area. To celebrate this year’s “International Jazz Day” we invite all of them, as well as anyone sharing our passion for music and communication, for a festive jam session, which will hopefully expand to the street and the piazza outside our coffeehouse.

Petite Fleur
Plateia Agiou Nikolaou 2
Chalandri, Athens 15232
Event Time: 5:30pm - 11pm
Greece Jazz Day Celebration

Our schools: the 3d primary school of Serres, municipality of Serres, Greece together with the (public) Music School of Serres are organizing a celebration of International Jazz Day. We will have small music performances from students of both schools and some performances from the music teachers.

Contact: Theofanis (Teo) Asvestas | +302321023056

Music School of Serres
1st klm Serres-Neochori Rd.
Serres 62125
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
Greece Jazz Day and Night

A jazz gig with all the guest musicians of the Jazz day Event we will ahave on the 22nd. Dimos Dimitriadis: Alsto sax; Tassos Chatzinikolaou Tenor Sax; Ntinos Manos: bass; Nick Exarhos: piano; Th. Gotzampasis: drums; Theofanis Asvestas: guitar.

Contact: Theofanis (Teo) Asvestas | 2321023056
Official Website: Click Here

Elpida - Resort - Spa Serres
Exochon Blvrd, Ag. Anargiron,
Serres 62122
23210 20000
Event Time: 9pm - 11pm
Guatemala Jazz Day Guatemala

This activity will assemble to five jazz bands: Carlos Soto trio, German Giordano trio, Staccato Band, Imox and La Tribu de Ben Levi Jazz Band. This activity be transmitted across National Radio TGW (listen in internet). Parallel, one forum will be realized it brings over of the jazz in Guatemala.

Contact: Jorge Sierra | 00 502 52916741

Teatro La Cúpula
7a. Av. 13-01, zona 9.
Guatemala City 01009
Event Time: 6pm - 9pm
Guyana The Jazz Band Project

Join us for the launching of our Jazz/Piano Bar with a concert by the Jazz Band Project featuring a group of local Guyanese musicians.

Contact: Susan Isaacs | 592 662 6902
Official Website: Click Here

Pegasus Hotel
Seawall Road
Georgetown 1234
592 225 2853
Event Time: 6pm - 9pm
Haiti Aaron Goldberg in Concert

American pianist Aaron Goldberg and Haitian artists such as Vanessa Jacquemin, Claude Carre, John Thomas Bern, Alex Jacquemin, Richard Barbot and Joel Widmaier.

Contact: Fondation Haiti Jazz | +50931010003
Official Website: Click Here

Garden Studio
101 rue Grégoire
Port-au-Prince, Ouest HT 6120
Event Time: 7:30pm - 11pm
Hungary Eastern-European Jazz meets Orient

A special jazz concert for the celebration of the International Jazz Day with the multicultural ensemble “NaNaya”.
Jazz goes across borders and cultures so uniting three German jazz musicians and a Hungarian singer. Eastern-European melodies meet Jazz and Orient in a modern and experimental setting, combining musical traditions of Hungary with the taste of Middle-East. Longing for the roots of melody and rhythm, constantly on search for the ancient energy of music.


Official Website: Click Here

Szimpla Kert
Kazinczy utca 14.
Budapest 1075
Event Time: 8:30pm - 11pm
Hungary Orsolya Burján and the Pálinkálom

Orsolya Burján represents a new wave in jazz music amoung young vocalists while connecting Hungarian folk music with jazz harmonies + photo exhibition

Official Website: Click Here

iF Jazz Café- Restaurant
Ráday utca 19
Budapest 1092
36 1 299 0694
Event Time: 7:30pm
Hungary International Jazz Day Hungary

An acclaimed place for musicians near the heart of Budapest will give place for an exclusive concert with some of the best names from the hungarian jazz music!
Join Regály György – the teacher of Liszt Academy of Music – and the “Test Jazz Group”!
Live Jam Session after the concert! Free Entry!

Contact: Tamás Mánfai
Official Website: Click Here

Backstage Pub
Városligeti fasor 44.
Budapest 1068
Event Time: 8pm
Hungary International Jazz Day at Európa Pont: Concert of Ferenc Snétberger

We will start the celebration with a roundtable discussion with experts and musicians on the situation of young jazz musicians in Hungary. After Ferenc Snétberger world famous guitar artist is performing on the stage of Európa Pont.

Contact: Réka Nagy
Official Website: Click Here

Európa Pont
Lövőház utca 35
Budapest 1022
Event Time: 6pm - 8:30pm
Hungary Eastern Boundary Quartet & Jam Session

In 2013 the Budapest Jazz Club is joining to the international celebration of the International Jazz Day with the concert of Eastern Boundary Quartet. A jam session is closing the night with the participation of Oláh Krisztián Trio, where young jazz musicians will be also introduced to the audience.

Contact: Budapest Jazz Club | +36 70 413 9837
Official Website: Click Here

Budapest Jazz Club
Hollán Ernő utca 7.
Budapest 1136
+36 70 413 9837
Event Time: 9pm
Hungary International Jazz Day: Celebration with Swing Music and Dancing at Lokál Bár

UNESCO International Jazz Day – celebrate with swing music and dance at Lokál Bár:
Free swing dance taster class with Marcell & Dóra – no previous dance knowledge needed
Laura Lackey Rhythm Revue concert

Contact: Jutasi Tamas | +36 1 786 50 51
Official Website: Click Here

Lokál Bar
Dob Utca 18
Budapest 1072
+36 1 786 50 51
Event Time: 9pm - 2am
Iceland Iceland’s Jazz Day 2013

The celebration of Jazz Day 2013 in cooperation with Icelandic jazz muscians and scholars who will discuss the important role of jazz in cultural history and education

Contact: Áslaug Dóra | +354 528 5050
Official Website: Click Here

Harpa Music Hall
Austurbakki 2
Reykjavik 101
+354 528 5050
Iceland Reykjavik Jazz Festival Celebrates International Jazz Day

Some of Iceland’s finest jazz players in celebration of International Jazz Day:
Hilmar Jensson, Haukur Gröndal, Hans Andersson, Matthías Hemstock,
Kjartan Valdemarsson, Pétur Grétarsson, Óskar Guðjónsson, Valdimar Kolbeinn Sigurjónsson.

Contact: Reykjavik Jazz Festival
Official Website: Click Here

Café Rosenberg
Klapparstígur 25-27
Reykjavik RVK 101
Event Time: 8:30pm - 11pm
India HIT 95 FM Delhi Celebrates International Jazz Day

HIT 95 FM RADIO STATION DELHI, INDIA desires on having regular announcements through various creatives and jock mentions that 30th APRIL is celebrated as the INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY..We will try and get some local Jazz Bands to perform Live in the studio to create awareness.

Contact: Sanjay Hemady | +919820524546
Official Website: Click Here

Clear media India PVT LTD
Gurgaon, Haryana 122016
Event Time: 7am - 9pm
India Adil & Vasundhara

Keeping up with its tradition of bringing the best in music and cocktails to its customers, Cocktails & Dreams, Speakeasy once again is all set for some fine Jazz as it celebrates International Jazz Day with the renowned duo, Adil and Vasundhara; unveil their first ever album, AMPERSAND!

Contact: Minakshi SIngh | 91-9810999086
Official Website: Click Here

Cocktails and Dreams, Speakeasy
SCO 23
Sector 15, part 2
Gurgaon, Haryana 122001
Event Time: 8pm
India Jazz Day with Louiz Banks at Blue Frog, Mumbai

The Blue Frog will be hosting the first International Jazz Day, curated by Louiz Banks, featuring the best jazz talents in Mumbai. Free Entry. Join in the fun, the Blue Frog way!

Contact: Srila Chatterjee | 9126600284
Official Website: Click Here

Blue Frog
Mathuradas Mills Compound
Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
Mumbai 400 013
Event Time: 10pm - 12am
India International Jazz Day in New Delhi

Delhi’s Jazz musicians come together to celebrate International Jazz Day 2013.

Contact: Mahesh Mathai | +919820020059
Official Website: Click Here

Blue Frog
The Kila, Seven Style Mile
Mehrauli, opp Qutub Minar
New Delhi 1100030
Event Time: 6pm - 12am
India Jazz Goa

A concert in the park featuring accomplished local jazz musicians in jam session with visiting virtuosos from all over the world.

Jazz Goa
Penha de França
Event Time: 6pm - 10pm
Indonesia Celebrating Day, Celebrating Life

We’ll present some talented young Indonesian jazz musicians, Shadu Rasjidi Band featuring Joey. These beautiful young cats, will present music of Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis and Jaco Pastorius in regards to celebrate Jazz.

Contact: WartaJazz | 08161364263
Official Website: Click Here

Mal Pacific Place 3rd Floor
Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav. 52-53
Jakarta, Dki Jakarta 12190
Event Time: 7pm - 9pm
Indonesia HajarBleh Big Band presents “Jazz untuk Semua”

An evening of Big Band Jazz in a park, Hajarbleh Big Band presents a mini concert to bring “Jazz untuk Semua”, Jazz for Everyone.

Contact: Widan Abdat
Official Website: Click Here

Taman Suropati
Jalan Teuku Umar
Jakarta 10350
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9pm
Indonesia RedWhite International Jazz Day

Performance by different generation of Indonesian Jazz Musicians.
Performing: LLW, Gerald S Trio, Joey Trio, Jam Session to follow.
Handprint ceremonial by Indonesian Jazz Legends.

Contact: Indra Lesmana
Official Website: Click Here

RedWhite Jazz Lounge
Kemang Raya 16B
Jakarta Selatan 12739
Event Time: 9pm
Indonesia Makassar International Jazz Day 2013

This year we will hold events in the Swiss Bell Hotel Inn. In addition to musicians from Makassar, among others, the messenger, 51st avenue, nebula, la’biri, sky project and Mangara jazz project, there were also the best jazz musicians of the ito kurdhi bali, erik soundhy, jeko, Putra Imam najib and diahgayatri.

Contact: Yosi Nahwirasul | +628164381163
Official Website: Click Here

Swiss Bel Inn Hotel
Jl Boulevard Panakukang
Makassar, South Sulawesi 90222
Event Time: 5pm - 11pm
Indonesia Jazz Tepi Sawah

JAZZ TEPI SAWAH featuring Andy Gomez, Joenathan Dengawa, Jogja Jazz Champ.

Contact: Oonz | 6287877006044
Official Website: Click Here

Bebek Plengkung Resto and Cafe
Jl.Parantritis km5 pelemsewu 364
Yogyakarta 55188
Event Time: 1pm - 11pm
Iraq International Jazz Day in Iraq

In celebration of the magnificent art of Jazz on the International Jazz Day, Erbil’s most favorites eat and drink lounge Mamounia Skybar will be sharing an amazing night with spacial jazz platter, drink and music featured by the great saxophonist player.

Contact: Sunan Al-Jabouri | +964 750 817 9111
Official Website: Click Here

Mamounia Sky Bar - ERBIL
100 meter street
Hotel Nobel
Ainkawa, Arbil
+964 750 752 5555
Event Time: 9pm - 12am
Italy Matteo Brancaleoni

Italian crooner appreciated and highly regarded by the likes of Renzo Arbore, and Michael Bublé, Matteo Brancaleoni is considered one of the leading Italian interpreters of the American ‘Songbook’. He has sold more than 25 thousand albums in Italy, USA, Japan, France, Germany, Canada.

Contact: Bravo Caffè | +39 051 266112
Official Website: Click Here

Bravo Cafè
Via Mascarella 1
Bologna 40126
+39 051 266112
Event Time: 9pm - 11:30pm
Italy Multiculturita Summer Jazz Festival & The Writer Played Celebrate International Jazz Day

Multiculturita Summer Jazz Festival & The Writer Played celebrate with the presentation of the book by Carmela Formicola “When I played the jazz” (published by Florestan), the concert bassists Pierluigi Balducci and Vincenzo Maurogiovanni and a jam session. The event will be hosted by Michele Laricc

Contact: Alceste Ayroldi | 393 392986949
Official Website: Click Here

Biblioteca Comunale
piazza Giacomo Matteotti
Capurso, Puglia 70010
393 392986949
Event Time: 8pm - 12pm
Italy Casalmaggiore Jazz Day 2013

Casalmaggiore Jazz Day 2013 is an event “self-organized” by some firends and musicians of the Cremona/Parma/Mantova area in Italy to celebrate International Jazz Day.
The concert and jam session is hosted in the public library with switches in a ‘jazz club’ for a night

Contact: Andrea Acquaroni | +393358471715
Official Website: Click Here

Bibioteca A.E.Mortara
via Marconi, 8
Casalmaggiore 26041
Event Time: 9pm - 11:30pm
Italy Walter Ricci Quartet with special guest Antonio Imparato

For this occasion, Relais Villa Buonanno will host some of the most well respected musicians in the Italian scene including: Walter Ricci (voice), Antonio Imparato (Trumpet & Flugelhorn), Michele Di Martino (Piano), Ron Grieco (Doublebass), Elio Coppola (Drums)

Contact: Antonio Imparato | +39 3397470372
Official Website: Click Here

Relais Villa Buonanno
Viale Buonanno, 10
Cercola, Napoli 80040
Event Time: 10:30 - 1am
Italy Jam Session – Massimiliano Rocchetta Trio

MAXIMILIAN ROCCHETTA, PAUL GHETTI, STEFANO PAOLINi will perform with a jam session to follow in the Grotto of the Court in Via de ‘M.L. King, in Coriano Rimini. For info and reservations 0541 658117. In case of bad weather the event will be held in the Theatre of the Court.

Contact: Simone Migani | 33 32183210
Official Website: Click Here

La Cantinetta della Corte
Via M.L. King, a Coriano di Rimini
Coriano Rimini
0541 658117
Event Time: 8pm - 11:30pm
Italy Fano Jazz Network

Fano Jazz Network will celebrate the important meaning of International Jazz Day on April 30th with a series of concerts and jam sessions involving musicians from the area’s schools and public institutions. This event will be in collaboration with the Marches Jazz Network.

Contact: Adriano Pedini | +393407867955
Official Website: Click Here

Pala J - Porto Marina dei Cesari
Lungomare Mediterraneo, 24
Fano, Pesaro Urbino 61032
0721 803043
Event Time: 11:30am
Italy International Jazz Day in Foggia

MOODY JAZZ CAFE’ & UNESCO CLUB of FOGGIA are pleased to host INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY in Foggia. From morning to night we organized some events that join various kinds of arts and subjects: Literature, Education, Cinema, Kitchen, History, Philosophy and obviously Music. All in the name of JAZZ. Peace

Contact: Nino Antonacci | +39.881.71.14.32
Official Website: Click Here

Moody Jazz Cafe
Via Nedo Nadi 5
Foggia 71122
Event Time: 10:30am - 1:15pm
Italy King Zulu: “Jazz is the Revolt of the Emotions Against Repression”

A projection of the Pasolini film “Appunti per un’Orestiade africana” followed by readings on jazz history and an evening concert by the improvisational group Gyroscope will explore the influence of AfricanJazz music in the world of pop and dance music to be followed by a DJ set.

Contact: Associazione Culturale Young Jazz | +39 3476709568
Official Website: Click Here

Libreria Carnevali and Enoteca La Lumaca Ubriaca
via Mazzini 47
Piazza del Grano
Foligno, PG 06034
Event Time: 5pm - 10pm
Italy Festival Jazz Tradizionale Lanciano

Lanciano Traditional Jazz Festival presents live CD recorded in the third edition with “Italian Hot Five” (Fabrizio Bosso-trumpet Gianluca Galvani-cornet Luca Mannutza-piano Renato Gattone-doublebass Gianluca Perasole-drums) at Teather Fedele Fenaroli in Lanciano (Italy). Main sponsor: Citra Vini

Contact: Leda D'Alonzo

via Santo Spirito
Lanciano, Chieti 66034
Event Time: 11:30am - 12am
Italy JAM Jazz Appreciation Month 2nd Edition

Several Events from April 20 to May 2 will be held in Bagni di Lucca, Pisa, Livorno by including Cd & Book Showcases, Exhibitions, Movies, Conferences, Jam Sessions!

Contact: Alessio Carnemolla | +393386346037

Teatro Nuovo Teatro Delle Commedie
Via G M Terreni 3
Livorno, Tuscany 57100
Event Time: 9:30pm
Italy Musicamdo Jazz

Musicamdo Jazz will celebrate International Jazz Day on April 30th with a tribute to pianist Mike Melillo by title “I Like Mike” a Jazz concert with readings. Mike Melillo, piano, Massimo De Nardo, narrator, Directed by Diego Dezi. This event will be in collaboration with the Marche Jazz Network.

Contact: Daniele Massimi | 00393286111678
Official Website: Click Here

Lauro Rossi Theatre
Piazza della Libertà
Macerata 62022
Event Time: 9:!5am - 11am
Italy Pippo Matino Refreshing Trio

Pippo Matino Refreshing Trio featuring Pippo Matino (Bass), Umberto Muselli (Tenor Sax), Gianluca Brugnano (Drums).

Contact: Barrio Alto Jazz Club | 081 841 07 22
Official Website: Click Here

Barrio Alto Jazz Club
Via Isonzo, 48
Marigliano, Napoli 80039
081 841 07 22
Event Time: 10pm - 1am
Italy Onyx Jazz Club Matera

All-day-long celebrations in the city of Matera, candidate European Capital of Culture in 2019, with Onyx Jazz Club in the unique venue of Casa Cava.

Contact: Antonio Nicoletti | 393471202345
Official Website: Click Here

Casa Cava
V. San Pietro Barisano
below the belltower
Matera, Basilicata 75100
Event Time: 10:30am - 12pm
Italy Count Down to Celebrations for 2nd International Jazz Day: April 29th

The association MIfaJAZZ who works estensively to promote Jazz music in Matera, part of Unesco World
heritage funds and the surrounding area. On April 29 we start our count down to celebrations with a jam session to gather musicians and people having fun and focusing attention on jazz music.

Contact: Dino Plasmati | 0039 3281680399
Official Website: Click Here

Osteria Malatesta
Via San Biagio
Matera 75100
0039 331 2887242
Event Time: 9pm - 2am
Italy Memo Restaurant Music Club

On International Jazz Day, Memo Restaurant in Milan is pleased to host a concert featuring Javier Girotto (sax) and Carlo Morena (piano), two great performers sharing the stage.

Contact: Memo Restaurant | +39 02 54019856
Official Website: Click Here

Memo Restaurant Music Club
Via Monte Ortigara, 30
Milan 20137
+39 02 54019856
Event Time: 10pm - 12am
Italy Conservatorio di Milano

Jam session with teachers and students of the Jazz Departments at the Milan Conservatory.

Contact: Attilio Zanchi | 0039 335 6773125
Official Website: Click Here

Conservatorio "Giuseppe Verdi"
Via Conservatorio, 12
Milano 20122
0039 02 76001854
Event Time: 11am - 6pm
Italy TriAd Vibration

TriAd Vibration flows together into an evocative sound that starts from a basic rhythmic pattern to encounter on its path Jazz, Electronic, World, ranging from contamination Drum’n Bass to House Music, to Dance. The main feature is the didgeridoo, the most ancient Aboriginal wind instrument.

Contact: Blue Note Milano | 003 90269016888
Official Website: Click Here

Blue Note Milano
Via Pietro Borsieri, 37
Milano 20159
026 9016888
Event Time: 9pm - 10:30pm
Italy “Jazz” Soul Expresses Itself, in the Freedom of Purity (of Sound)

Jazz is Soul which Expresses Itself in the Freedom of Purity of Sound. When the Soul speaks through Sound, and inter-act with the Total Being that Is, for his Own Good and that of the Wholeness of Being, the One, everything
Use the Heart to translate the Language of the Universe ; stay tuned!

Contact: Peppe Taglieri
Official Website: Click Here

Online Broadcast
Milano 20100
Event Time: 10am - 11am
Italy Giornata Internazionale del Jazz Arci “Makeba”

Spartà jazz trio in concert at 9pm featuring: Gaetano Spartà (Piano), Davide Pometti (Bass), Marco Santonocito (Drums). Join us after 10pm for a free jam session…all night long!

Contact: Marco Santonocito
Official Website: Click Here

Teatro Comunale
Via G.Bruno
Misterbianco, Sicily 95045
Event Time: 9pm - 12pm
Italy Ancona Jazz for International Jazz Day

Ancona Jazz will celebrate the International Jazz Day 2013 with TOM KIRKPATRICK quintet feat. Carlo Atti, sax; Nico Menci, piano; Luciano MIlanese, double bass and Adam Pache, drums. Our tribute to the great Jazz history! This event will be in collaboration with “Marche Jazz Network”

Contact: Giancarlo Di Napoli | +393276844552
Official Website: Click Here

Teatro Comunale "Vittorio Alfieri" Montemarciano (AN) Italy
Via Umberto I, 34
Montemarciano 60018
+39 071 915 8557
Event Time: 9:15pm - 11:45pm
Italy Andrea Rea New Trio with special guest Aldo Vigorito

Neapolitan pianist Andrea Rea presents his new project: New Trio. The trio will perform and preview the release of their new album, featuring compositions from Rea, ranging in different atmospheres with a unique sound.

Contact: Ornella Falco | 0393389941559
Official Website: Click Here

Live Tones
Via Rocco Galdieri, 6
Naples 80123
Event Time: 9:30pm
Italy International Jazz Day – Education as Jazz

“Education as Jazz” will be an event, a conference organized by the Department FiSPPA (Padua University), to celebrate the Jazz Day. All the jazz dimensions and features will be explored from and within the educational perspective using, as daily focuses, some jazz-key words.

Contact: Marina Santi

Cultural Centre San Gaetano
Via Altinate, 77 Padova
Padova 35100
Event Time: 9am - 11pm
Italy The Micah Gaugh Trio

Micah Gaugh Trio is composed of Micah Gaugh (John Zorn, Cecil Taylor, Arto Lindsay) on vocals, piano and sax, Kevin Shea (Talibam!, Storm and Stress) on drums and Daniel Bodwell (Sinead O’Connor) on bass.

Contact: Via Nazario Sauro | (917)361 8121
Official Website: Click Here

Via Nazario Sauro
Pescara, Abruzzo 65126
Event Time: 6pm - 8pm
Italy Pisa International Jazz Day

WORDS AND MUSIC FOR CHARLIE PARKER: curator F. Martinelli presents italian edition of “Charlie Parker, Life and Music” by Carl Woideck. Actor P. Giommarelli reads excerpts from “The Persecutor” by Julio Cortazar. Nico Gori, P.Pirro, M. Anelli and A. Melani play Parker’s tunes.

Contact: Francesco Mariotti
Official Website: Click Here

SMS Biblio
Via San Michele degli Scalzi
Pisa 56100
Event Time: 9:30pm - 12am
Italy Titta Nesti, Franco Santarnecchi, and Jacopo Martini

Titta Nesti, a popular vocalist, will perform, with Franco Santarnecchi, pianist, and Jacopo Martini, guitarist, jazz standards and “censored songs”: all those superb songs convicted in the years of fascism and now reinterpreted in jazz, for exciting moments of listening.

Contact: Enza Spadoni

Associazione culturale ARCI I Renai
Via dell'Olmo, 63
Pontedera, Pisa 56025
Event Time: 6pm - 11:30pm
Italy Presentazione: For Life – Dario Germani Trio

Tosky Records is happy to present/release the new jazz album “FOR LIFE” by Dario Germani Trio featuring Max Ionata. The legendary Giovanni Tommaso will introduce this event. This event is being hosted at the Alexander Platz Jazz Club in Rome, the most popular Italian jazz club in Europe.

Contact: Giorgio Lovecchio
Official Website: Click Here

Alexander Platz Jazz Club
Via Ostia, 9
Rome 00181
Event Time: 9:30pm - 11:45pm
Italy Giornata Internazionale del Jazz – Roma

Under the patronage of the Italian National Commission for UNESCO,
Forum Artists & Global Shapers Rome Hub presents: “International Jazz Day, Rome”
with Stefano Di Battista Jazz Quartet, Enrico Rava and Rita Marcotulli.

Charity event in support of raising funds for UNICEF aid program in Syria.

Contact: Paolo Petrocelli
Official Website: Click Here

Teatro Argentina
Largo di Torre Argentina, 52
Rome 00186
Event Time: 9pm - 11pm
Italy Hard Times Trio at 28DiVino Jazz

Toni Germani, Saxes
Stefano Marzolla, bass & d.Bass
Massimo Carrano, Drums

60 & 70s… in a original way! Sounds good

28DiVino Jazz Club in Rome… Elected first Italian Jazz Club by Jazzit Awards.

Contact: Marc Reynaud | 3408249718
Official Website: Click Here

28DiVino Jazz Club Rome
via Mirandola, 21
Rome 00182
+39 3408249718
Event Time: 10pm - 2am
Italy Leonardo Borghi Gregory’s Jazz Session

Leonardo Borghi at the piano, leads a trio in a two set live jazz show dedicated to the historical American songbooks by the arrangements of the great trio – Oscar Peterson, Ahmad Jamal, McCoy Tyner, Phineas Newborn – will be performed in the first set and a jam session in the second set.

Contact: Gregory's Jazz Club | 327 8263770
Official Website: Click Here

Gregory's Jazz Club
Via Gregoriana 54/a
Rome 00187
39 06.6796386
Event Time: 10pm - 1am
Italy International Jazz Day at Sapienza University of Rome

Sapienza University of Rome, the largest university in Europe, celebrates International Jazz Day with a free concert of its big band MuSa – Musica Sapienza directed by Silverio Cortesi, with the participation of MuSa university choir (conductor Giorgio Monari).

Contact: Donatella Carini | (+39) 0649910656
Official Website: Click Here

Square University Chapel
Sapienza University of Rome
Viale dell'Università 28/A
Rome, Lazio 00185
(+39) 0649910656
Event Time: 7pm - 8pm
Italy Vincenzo Maurogiovanni, Michele Campobasso, Alessandro Napolitano SEMINARIO + LIVE

Maurogiovanni Vincenzo and Michele Campobasso will hold a seminar entitled “The Evolution of Jazz”.

Contact: Nico Paulangelo | +393805311432
Official Website: Click Here

via Einstein 3
Santeramo, Puglia 70029
Event Time: 5pm - 11pm
Italy Paolo Tarsi

Concert by the pianist, organist and composer Paolo Tarsi which will alternate between piano and Hammond organ in a personal reading of some standard and interpretation of concert music from jazz musicians and composers such as Chick Corea, Fred Hersch, Dave Grusin and William Albright.

Contact: Paolo Tarsi

Auditorium San Rocco
Piazza Garibaldi (Piazza Duomo)
Senigallia, Marche 60019
Event Time: 9:15pm - 11pm
Italy Welcome to the Django Jazz Manouche

The concert is organized to celebrate the International Jazz Day together with the inauguration of the “House of memory” in Servigliano FM Italy. In collaboration with the Province of Fermo and TAM Tutta un’Altra Musica, I-Jazz and Marche Jazz Network

Contact: Giambattista Tofoni | +39 338 4321643
Official Website: Click Here

Presso l’ex Stazione Ferrioviaria
Stazione Ferroviaria
Servigliano, Marche 63839
+39 338 4321643
Event Time: 9pm - 11pm
Italy Giornata Internazionale del Jazz

Evening concert with Italian jazz musicians: Raffaele Genovese(pianist), Gioacchino Papa(bass & guitar), Fabrizio Brusca(guitar), Emanuele Primavera(drums), Carmelo Venuto (bass), Antonio Bonasera(sax) and others.

Contact: Jecos Jazz
Official Website: Click Here

Piazza San Giuseppe, 2
Siracusa 96100
Event Time: 6:30pm - 9pm
Italy Riccardo Morpurgo at the “Circolo del Jazz Thelonious”

For this day the Italian pianist Riccardo Morpurgo will present his last work “Dove è il nord”.

Contact: Enrico Malusà | 0039 320 0480460
Official Website: Click Here

Circolo del Jazz Thelonious c/o Knulp
Via della Madonna del Mare 7/a
Trieste 34124
0039 320 0480460
Event Time: 9pm - 11pm
Japan International Jazz Day Kanazawa Jazz Meeting

We organize a local jazz meeting, that is bringing together jazz players, jazz spot owners, production staffs and representatives of the UNESCO association in Ishikawa Prefecture, to enjoy jam sessions and to share the idea of aiming at society without discrimination through the art of jazz.

Contact: Kanazawa Jazz Community | +81 76 223 9898
Official Website: Click Here

Jo-House Ishibiki
2-7-10 ishibiki,
Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920-0935
+81 76 222 5960
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Japan Miyazaki International Jazz Day 2013

Yosuke Yamashita Special Quartet with opening act of Ohyodo Elementary School Brass Band

Contact: Miyazaki International Jazz Day Executive Committee | +81 50-3615-4468
Official Website: Click Here

Municipal Culture Hall
3-25-3 Hanayamate-Higashi
Miyazaki 880-0930
Event Time: 6pm - 9pm
Japan AFRICA: “Light and Shadow” Photographed by Jin Akutagawa

AFRICA: “Light and Shadow” Photographed by Jin Akutagawa and an LP Record Jazz Concert from April 23 – May 6th.

Contact: | +81-50-3615-4468
Official Website: Click Here

+81 50-3615-4468
Japan Yosuke Yamashita Special Quartet with Ohyodo Elementary School Brass Band

Live Concert “Yosuke Yamashita Special Quartet“ Opening act: Ohyodo elementary school brass band

Contact: | +81-50-3615-4468
Official Website: Click Here

Miyazaki Municipal Culture Hall
Japan 504 Magazine Presents Yoshio Toyama

Showing  film documentary of Louis ‘”Satchmo” Armstrong,  and others. Yoshio and Keiko Toyama, who lived in New Orleans will invite top Japanese Jazz musicians to perform with them.

Contact: William | 6025247998
Official Website: Click Here

Shibuya Cutural Center Owada, Densho Hall
23-21 Sakuragaokacho
Event Time: 6pm
Japan 504 Magazine Presents Khacha Band

Khacha Band featuring Tomomitsu Maruyama & Haruka KiKuchi playing the music of New Orleans

Contact: William | 6025247998
Official Website: Click Here

Kichijoji Day
Musashino City Gotenyama 1-5-5
Tokyo 1800005
Event Time: 7pm - 9pm
Japan Jazz Auditoria 2013, Tokyo Japan

Jazz Auditoria 2013, New Jazz Event Launching in Kanda/Awajicho, Tokyo Japan, April 28 – 30, is proud to support the “UNESCO INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY” to promote world peace and respect human rights, diversity, and dignity through the interaction by Jazz.

Contact: Blue Note Japan, inc
Official Website: Click Here

Waterras Out-door Stage & Common Hall
101, 103, 105, Kanda Awaji-cho 2 cho-me,
Tokyo 101-0063
Event Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Jordan Amman Jazz Festival / Maarten Ornstein & Musicians from Jordan

The 2nd Edition of Amman Jazz Festival
7 – 30 April 2013
Amman Jazz Festival is a regional event. It will be held between the 7th to the 30th of April 2013. The festival is coproduced by OrangeRed and Al-Balad Theater, Main sponsor Massimo Dutti – Jordan.

Contact: Amman Jazz Festival | +962795351812
Official Website: Click Here

Blue Fig
Prince Hashem bin Al Hussein Street
Amman, 962
Event Time: 9:30pm - 11:30pm
Kazakhstan Jazzystan Music Festival presents Incognito & Friends

In celebration of human spirit! INCOGNITO (UK), KHOMENKOV BAND (KZ) & DJ HARV (UK). Jazzystan concerts are the only music festivals in Central Asia to attract huge audiences with the unique sounds of their top-flight performers.

Contact: Rustam Ospanoff | 7 701 111 0413
Official Website: Click Here

Almaty Towers
Baizakova 280
Almaty 050060
7 701 111 0413
Event Time: 7:30pm - 12am
Kenya Kenya Celebrates Jazz!

Bringing together Kenyan jazz musicians, international communities and jazz enthusiasts to celebrate peace and our diverse cultures through music.

Contact: Edward Parseen | +254 723 815 813

National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi
P.O. Box 78 420-00500
Ngara Rd.
Nairobi 00500
Event Time: 6pm
Kenya Live At The Elephant

Live At The Elephant brings together Kenyan jazz pianist Aaron Rimbui and the Aaron Rimbui Quintet as well as Kenyan Musician and UNEP goodwill ambassador Eric Wainaina for an evening of jazz and fusion at the serene The Elephant (Kifaru Gardens).

Contact: Sarah Rimbui | +254724302497

The Elephant (Kifaru Gardens)
Kanjata Rd
Nairobi 00800
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
Kenya Oxygen Jazz show

We are rural based organization in Kenya and our programme includes Jazz music for the up coming young talents who loves jazz music copied from South African legend Hugh Masekel, we lack the necessary tools but we are trying our based through the locally based items available

Contact: Tom Onditi | 254731-326279
Official Website: Click Here

Manga Social Hall
Homa-Bay -Kendu road off Kisumu
Nyanza Nairobi 4063 00100
Event Time: 7pm - 11pm
Kuwait Jazz Night at Ubon

The Kuwait Jazz Trio will be presenting an Evening of Jazz, the first of a series, at the famous Ubon Restaurant in Kuwait City on Wednesday, the 10th of April from 8 pm to 11 pm.

Contact: Mike Seals | +965 2240-9111
Official Website: Click Here

Ubon Restaurant
Al Salhiya, Ali AlSalim Street, Aljawhara Tower,
Block 11,Plot No 5, Ground Floor,
Kuwait City 15254
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
Lebanon Beirut Speaks Jazz

Beirut Speaks Jazz on the International Jazz Day is a new initiative to promote & celebrate Jazz in Lebanon.

Contact: Tarek Yamani
Official Website: Click Here

DRM (Democratic Republic of Music)
Sourati Street
Beirut 2025
+961 70 030 032
Event Time: 9pm
Lebanon Beirut Street Art Performance

It’s a street art performance that will take place in the streets of Beirut City, where people will come and experience an artistic street ride choreography which include; Jazz and dancing street performance, improvisation interaction with people and with the urban fixtures ….

Contact: Eliesh
Official Website: Click Here

Organisation De Developpement Durable (ODDD)
Hamra Street
Beirut 1103
Event Time: 6pm - 10pm
Liechtenstein George Schuller’s Circle Wide Trio

The George Schuller’s Circle Wide Trio plays modern jazz.

Contact: Karl Gassner
Official Website: Click Here

Haldengasse 47
Eschen, Liechentstein 9492
+423 373 28 17
Event Time: 8:15pm - 11pm
Macedonia Live performance of “Ivan Ivanov Quartet”

UNESCO Club in Youth Cultural Center – Bitola, Macedonia will join the global celebration of the International Jazz Day, 30th of April 2013. We announce an evening concert on Tuesday 30th of April 2013 at 9 p.m., in the cafe bar “Porta Jazz” in Bitola, Macedonia, with the live performance of “Ivan Ivanov Quartet”.
With our event we will contribute in highlighting its important role of encouraging dialogue among cultures and civilizations, eradicating discrimination and promoting human dignity.


Official Website: Click Here

Porta Jazz
ul. Kiril i Metodij 12
Bitola 7000
Event Time: 9pm
Macedonia Petite Cinematique a Menada Skopje

Concert promotion of a new album release feat. INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY CELEBRATION!
Unprogrammed – program: ,”The World According to John Coltrane”

Contact: Dona Organdzieva | +38978383826
Official Website: Click Here

Menada Club Skopje
Ul. Kazandziska No. 2
Skopje 1000
Event Time: 7pm - 1am
Madagascar Musicians Jazz Club of CGM

Day organized by the Ministry of Culture and Heritage, the Regional Office of Tourism Analamanga (ORTANA) and the International Festival Madajazzcar. Partners: COEF Resources, Friends of Heritage Madagascar (APM), urban district of Antananarivo, RLI Radio 106 FM.

Contact: Désiré Razafindrazaka
Official Website: Click Here

Lycée Andohalo et Jardin d'Antaninarenina
BP 4075
Antananarivo, Analamanga 101
Event Time: 2pm
Malaysia A Celebration of Jazz 2013

The Penang Philharmonic Jazz Section celebrates the UNESCO International Jazz Day 2013 with “A Celebration of Jazz 2013,” featuring performances by five groups, each with their own unique style and brand of music at Gurney Paragon in Penang, Malaysia.

Contact: Ramesh Sharma | +604-262 2462
Official Website: Click Here

Paragon Penang
163 C & D
Persiaran Gurney
George Town, Penang 10250
+604-228 8266
Event Time: 7pm - 10:30pm
Malaysia Mango Jazz Night

Mango Jazz Night celebrates IJD with 2 days.
Day 1 – 30/Apr @Kian Kok – 7pm Music Workshop
Day 2 – 1/May @UMS Dewan Resital – 3pm Saxophone Workshop – 730pm Concert featuring
Yuichiro Tokuda(Japan), JACKFRUIT, Asif Pishori, Rene Barrow & Gavin Lawrence

Contact: Mr Kok Ann Cheong | +6016-833-6023
Official Website: Click Here

Dewan Resital, University Malysia Sabah
Dewan Resital
Jalan UMS
Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 88400
+6088-320000 ext 2238
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Day 2013

The KL International Jazz Festival is a world-class annual jazz music festival which aims to present performances by acclaimed international jazz stars, as well as the best local talents. The inaugural festival in 2012 was critically acclaimed, having won the coveted Brand Laureate Best Brands Award.

Contact: Afiq Redzuan | +6014-627 2875
Official Website: Click Here

Cultural Center
University of Malaya
Kuala Lumpur
Event Time: 6pm - 1am
Malaysia Malaysia’s Celebration Of The Second International Jazz Day

Malaysia’s Celebration Of The Second International Jazz Day at No Black Tie

8pm-9pm: Workshop on “How To Make a Good Soundcheck”

9.30pm onwards


Contact: Nik Azwaa | +60175805559
Official Website: Click Here

No Black Tie
17, Jalan Mesui
Off Jalan Nagasari
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50200
Event Time: 8pm
Malta Malta Jazz Day

On April 30th at 8pm, there will be a concert, and a photo exhibition at the Splendid in Strada Stretta; from May 1st to 3rd, Master Jazz classes are going to be held.

Splendid Strada Stretta

Event Time: 8pm
Mexico Concert and Jam Session

We are inviting all jazz musicians of Chiapas and Mexico to participate in the jame session after a one hour concert with some of the most recognized jazz musicians from Chiapas such as jose Mijangos, Julio Flores, and Abraham Lopez Calderon.

Contact: Jose Mijangos | 52 967 678 9927
Official Website: Click Here

Latinos Cafe Restaruante Club
Francisco I. Madero 23
San Cristobal De Las Casas
Chiapas 29200
967 678 9927
Event Time: 9pm - 12am
Mexico Hector Infanzon Jazz Quartet

El Convite presents the great Mexican pianist Hector Hector infanzon with Infanzon Jazz Quartet project to celebrate the International Day of jazz in Mexico.

Contact: Alberto Benjamin Aguilar Cortés | +52 55 56014052
Official Website: Click Here

El Convite
Ajusco 79 bis, Colonia Portales Sur
delegación Benito Juérez
Ciudad de Mexico, D.F. 03300
+52 55 56012260
Event Time: 3pm - 4:30pm
Mexico Jazz en la ESM

The Jazz Academy Music School has the honor to invite you to celebrate the International Day of Jazz including 12 groups and 7 hours of concerts featuring a live broadcast by Radio UNAM 96.1. Check social Network Programming.

Contact: Eduardo Piastro
Official Website: Click Here

Escuela Superior de Música
Calle Fernández Leal No. 31, Col. Barrio de la Concepción, Del. Coyoacán
Ciudad de Mexico 04020
Event Time: 12pm - 7pm
Mexico Jazz en CORE

In “Centro Revuletas CORE”, we celebrate jazz day with various events.

Contact: Francisco Castañeda Porras

Centro Revueltas CORE
Independencia 110 sur
Durango 34000
Event Time: 5pm
Mexico International Jazz Day in Ensenda

April 30 has been declared by UNESCO as International Jazz Day, and is celebrated with different events in many cities worldwide. La Covacha Foro wants you to join the celebration with their own festivities!

Contact: Ivan Trujillo | 011526461565914
Official Website: Click Here

La Covacha Foro
Calle 3RA
Entre Ruiz y Obregon, Zona Centro
Ensenada, Baja California 22800
Event Time: 7pm - 11pm
Mexico IJD in Mexico

There will be a concert of 5 hours in the kiosk of Plaza Hidalgo at the Main square of Coyoacan. With the official presentation of the big band CoJazzcan.

Plaza Hidalgo
Mexico City
Event Time: 5pm - 10pm
Mexico Famus International Jazz Day

We are excited to share this special day. At school we will share the love of jazz with various events. A master class in jazz guitar by Oscar “Zensei” Gonzalez, a panel discussion entitled: “Is there in Monterrey original jazz, or international rehash?” and of course an open jam to close the day.

Contact: Oscar Torres
Official Website: Click Here

Facultad de Música / Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León
Praga y Triestre S/N
Monterrey, Nuevo León 66440
Event Time: 1pm - 6pm
Mexico Día internacional del Jazz-Morelia, México

The Cultural Secretary of Muchoacan and Juan Alzate, as artistic director of the jazz festival here (, have invited all the professional and student groups to play in this event.

Contact: Juan Alzate | +5214434101980
Official Website: Click Here

Día internacional del Jazz
Isidro Huarte # 545-A 3ER. PIso
Morelia, Michoacan 58020
Event Time: 6pm - 10pm
Mexico Playground & Jam

We have confirmed the participation of over 30 musicians for a touch Jam Session where different style of Jazz will be played.

Contact: Rodrigo Moctezuma | +52 2224 84 04 05
Official Website: Click Here

Jazzatlan Club de Jazz
2 sur 102
San pedro cholula
Puebla 72760
+52 (222) 178 24 70
Event Time: 10:30pm - 4am
Micronesia Jazz Night at The Waterfront Inn

Enjoy an evening of Jazz at O’Keefe’s Waterfront Inn Lounge on Yap Island.

Contact: Don Evans | 691 350-6500
Official Website: Click Here

O'Keefe's Waterfront Inn
2 Yap Market Square
Yap 96943
691 350-6500
Event Time: 6:30pm - 10pm
Montenegro Jazz at Noon

“Jazz at Noon” project inaugurates International Jazz Day proclaimed at the 36th General Conference of UNESCO in Paris. “Jazz at Noon” includes 10 concerts that will be held simultaneously in the cities all over Montenegro, with around 40 jazz musicians involved.

Various Venues
Various Cities
Event Time: 12pm
Myanmar Myanmar Celebrates Intl Jazz Day

Chameleon and Gitameit Jazz Ensemble , – Kif, Etienne and Shon,  A jam session together

Contact: Shon Campbell

50th Street
Nepal KJC Celebrates International Jazz Day 2013

Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory will be hosting an event in the spirit of International Jazz Day April 30th, 2013. Whereby jazz musicians from all over the valley alongside faculty members of the school will be performing joint concerts followed by an open jam session thereafter. Any travelling or resident musicians from any part of the globe are warmly welcomed for a thrilling jam session.
The event will be broadcasted live via Revolution Radio.


Contact: Shanti
Official Website: Click Here

Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory
Event Time: 6pm - 10pm
Netherlands Wicked Jazz Sounds Queensday Blockparty @ Amsterdam

In Holland, International Jazz Day coincides with the annual Queensday, which is celebrated widely throughout the country with music and other festivities. Wicked Jazz Sounds is a Dutch collective of jazz musicians and DJ’s. We will hold an all day jamsession on one of Amsterdam’s busiest squares!

Contact: Gil B
Official Website: Click Here

Noordermarkt 1
Amsterdam 1015MV
Event Time: 2pm - 10pm
Netherlands Songs Of Aeon Quartet

Bulgarian folk songs and melodies are the main source of inspiration and therefore the fundamental material for their arrangements.Musically the project is a collision of the harmonic and rhythmic language of jazz and the spiritual site of the Bulgarian folk music.

Contact: Lilly Ilieva
Official Website: Click Here

Eetcafe De Smederij
Tuinstraat 2
Groningen, Groningen 9711 VD
Event Time: 10pm
Netherlands Small Town Big Band Koninginnedagconcert

Live bigband music in the center of Breda, Kasteelplein. The Small Town Big Band is a well-known amateur bigband from Breda (Netherlands), directed by Arno Francke. Special guest: Sanne Rambags (vocals).

Contact: Wim van Dun
Official Website: Click Here

Koninginnedagconcert The Small Town Big Band Breda
Regge 13
Kaatsheuvel, Noord Brabant 5172 DM
Event Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
New Zealand Awatea Pacific Jazz Collaboration

Our Celebration has two parts. A morning dawn blessing towards the rising morning sun from dark to light, hence the first light – Awatea.- appears in the pacific.
The lunchtime concert will feature new works reflecting Maori and Pacific indigeneity marking International Jazz Day.

Contact: | +64 27 227 4812
Official Website: Click Here

Tamaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum
Museum Circuit Parnell 1010
New Zealand
+64 9-309 0443
Event Time: 6am - 2pm
Nigeria Jazz Day Nigeria April 26 – 30th

Jazz day Nigeria starts from 26-30 April with series of events. The event is coordinated by Nigeria’s Jazz Ambassador Ben Ufeli, a jazz presenter on TV, publisher of Simply Jazz Magazine, founder of The Nigeria Jazz Club and jazz concert producer. A pioneer staff of Silverbird radio and Tv.

Contact: | +234 706 817 6454
Official Website: Click Here

Temporal Bogobiri House
9, Maitama Sule Street off
Awolowo Road, South-West
+234 706 817 6454
North Korea Swedish Hallway Jazz in Pyongyang

Swedish jazz music will be played on a stereo in the hallway of the Embassy of Sweden in Pyongyang throughout the day. A very humble contribution to International Jazz Day, but something for staff and visitors to enjoy.

Contact: John Svensson
Official Website: Click Here

Embassy of Sweden in Pyongyang
Taehak Street
North Korea
Event Time: 9am - 6pm
Norway “Hot Hat” Jam Session in Mørkerød at Rød Bare Blå

We celebrate the International Jazz Day with local musicians participating in “Hot Hat” Jam Session in Mørkerød at Rød Bare Blå in Molde, Norway.

Contact: Elisabeth Hoem | +47 40605039
Official Website: Click Here

Rød Bare Blå
Molde, Møre og Romsdal 6400
712 03000
Event Time: 10pm - 2am
Norway IJD in Norway

April 26 – April 30: Jazz activites culminating with April 30th seminar on “The Jazz Imagination and Globalization” at Nasjonal JazzScene – 10am-2pm

Concert to celebrate International Jazz Day – 7pm-midnight

Contact: Birame Diouf

Nasjonal JazzScene
Karl Johans gate 35
Oslo 0162
47 23 89 69 23
Event Time: 10am - 12am
Norway International Jazz Day in Oslo

The Celebration of the International Jazz Day 2013 in Oslo is a 5 day event with Open jam sessions starting Friday 26 April and Jazz worshops lead by Justin DiCioccio and Steve Wilson to prepare the Jazz Day Concert. Other artists: Frøy Aagre, Ivan Mazuze, Don Martin, music students from Lillestrøm VGS…

Contact: Birame Diouf
Official Website: Click Here

National Jazz Scene
Karl Johans gate 35
Oslo 0162
+47 23 89 69 23
Event Time: 6:30pm - 12am
Pakistan Legendary Musicians of Karachi Celebrates ‘Jazz’

We have organized an online event and have requested all ‘Karachi’ musicians to send in their original ‘Jazz’ tracks or standards which we will showcase on our webpage and Facebook page approaching the main event. A panel will judge these submissions and a cash prize will be awarded to the winner.

Contact: Lynette Dias Gouveia | 009 745 5680078
Official Website: Click Here

Karachi - Live on the Internet
Online Event
009 745 5680078
Event Time: 12pm - 12am
Panama Zona de Jazz International Jazz Day Free Concert in Panama

To celebrate International Jazz Day, there will be a free concert and radio broadcast organized by the only radio program in Panama, Jazz  Zone produced and hosted by Anastacio Doors-Caicedo, Guillermo Herrera Morhaim and Rainer Tuñon National FM and Radio 10 88.1FM.

Contact: Anastacio Puertas | 50767957105
Official Website: Click Here

Teatro UTP
Ave Ricardo J Alfaro Campus UTP
Betania 543366
Event Time: 7pm - 9pm
Panama Fundacion Danilo Perez

Fundacion Danilo Perez present a concert for the community to celebrate International Jazz Day. The concert will be interactive and educational with teachers and students of the foundation performing in different settings. The concert is free and open to all ages.

Contact: Patricia Zarate | 617-934-4949
Official Website: Click Here

Fundacion Danilo Perez
Calle A Edificio del Antiguo Conservatorio
Casco Antiguo
Ciudad de Panama
Event Time: 2pm - 4pm
Panama Panama National Lottery joins the international day of Jazz

On Sunday April 28 Panama National Lottery joins the international day of Jazz by issuing lottery tickets alluding to this global celebration. The art was drawn by architect Roberto Gutierrez.

Contact: Roberto F. Gutierrez H. | 6524 1868

Roberto F. Gutierrez H.
Panama National Lottery
Ciudad de Panama
6524 1868
Event Time: 1pm - 1:30pm
Philippines International Jazz Day: Manila

A stellar gathering of Manila’s jazz musicians at a free and open to the public concert at Greenbelt 3 Park

Contact: Sandra Viray

Greenbelt 3 Park
Ayala Center
Makati Avenue corner de la Rosa
Makati, Metro Manila 1200
Event Time: 7pm - 11pm
Poland Jazz Art Festival

The second edition of a festival, which aim is to present jazz in its variety and to celebrate the International Jazz Day. From 26th of April to 2nd of May more then 12 artists and bands from all over the world will perform in concert halls, music clubs and even churches in Katowice, Silesia. The invitations were accepted by, among others, Erik Truffaz, Roberto Fonseca and Manu Katche. The festival is also an opportunity to present young and promising artists from Poland.

Jazz Art Festival
Katowice, Silesia
Poland International Jazz Festival “Masters & Joungsters”

This year (18th edition), the festival will be held April 25-May 14. The full program consists of stylistically diverse projects and premiere performances of the most outstanding Polish and foreign artists. It includes concerts, workshops, meetings and events with jazz artists and musicians.

Contact: Grzegorz Motyka | +48 12 4174045
Official Website: Click Here

Lizard King Krakow Music Club
Tomasza 11a
Krakow, Malopolska 31-018
Event Time: 4pm - 12am
Poland International Jazz Festival “Masters & Joungsters”

This year (18th edition), the festival will be held April 25-May 14. The full program consists of stylistically diverse projects and premiere performances of the most outstanding Polish and foreign artists. It includes concerts, workshops, meetings and events with jazz artists and musicians.

Contact: Grzegorz Motyka | +48 12 4174045
Official Website: Click Here

International Jazz Festival “Masters & Joungsters”
Kraków, Małopolska
Event Time: 4pm - 12am
Poland Patches Stewart with Michal Czekala Trio

New Orleans native Patches Stewart plays his trumpet the way he makes a gumbo – blending myriad influences and making it his own. On International Jazz Day he is going to share stage with a trio of young Polish musicians (Michal Czekala- bass, Pawel Kukula – keyboards, Sebastian Kuchczynski – drums)

Contact: Malgorzata Zalewska | + 48 501 080 116
Official Website: Click Here

Coco de Oro
Ul. Potocka 14
Warszawa 01-652
+48 22 833 52 13
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
Poland Warsaw Improvisers Orchestra

Warsaw Improvisers Orchestra is an ensemble dedicated to freely improvised large scale spontaneous music making. The entire reason for this project is too provide a resource for musicians based in or around Warsaw to work with a large improvising ensemble.

Contact: Ray | +48 22 468 00 00
Official Website: Click Here

Szpitalna 8A
Warsaw 00-031
+48 22 468 00 00
Event Time: 8pm - 12am
Poland Presentation of the Report on Jazz and Popular Music Education in Poland

The conference “Significance of Jazz in the European Culture of the 20th Century” combined with the presentation of the “Report on Jazz and Popular Music Education in Poland”. The conference aims to underscore the role of jazz music in Europe, in the cultural, educational and social context.

Contact: Alina Święs
Official Website: Click Here

Kronenberg Foundation of Citi Handlowy
Traugutta 7/9
Warsaw, Mazovia 00-067
Event Time: 11am - 3pm
Portugal Universidade de Aveiro

A whole day of events celebrating the 2nd International Jazz Day: an exhibition, piano and voice masterclasses, a conference on a research project, an open class on jazz on film, and a concert by jazz students of the Master’s of Performance program.

Contact: Luís Figueiredo | +351916030917
Official Website: Click Here

Universidade de Aveiro
Campus Universitário de Santiago
Aveiro 3810-193
Event Time: 10am - 7pm
Portugal Children and Their Music Teachers Play Jazz

Presentations from different groups of children with their music teachers. They will perform jazz plays to the educational communities. There will be mini-workshops and pedagogical concerts with a Jazz Trio (Piano, Bass and Drums), culminating in  a concert performed by the students from the 2nd cycle.

Contact: Irmã Maria da Glória Cordeiro
Official Website: Click Here

Colégio da Rainha Santa Isabel
Rua Brasil
Coimbra 3030
351 239 793 960
Event Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Portugal Associação Grémio das Músicas Concert

Concert with several local jazz bands

Contact: Zé Eduardo

Teatro Lethes
Rua de Portugal, 58
Faro 8000-281
351 289 878 908
Event Time: 9pm
Portugal Isabel Ventura

Concert with Isabel Ventura and invited musicians.

Contact: Nuno Vidal

Rivoli City Hall
Praça do General Humberto Delgado
Puerto Rico “Joe Goes Jazz” With Charlie Sepulveda & Capt. Joe

Joe Goes Jazz is a program were we focus on hard bop jazz, latin jazz, brazilian jazz & good music…The host of the program Charlie Sepulveda is a 2 time grammy nominee for best latin jazz album. Is the coolest jazz program in Puerto Rico radio industry…

Contact: Charlie Sepulveda | 787 996-8448
Official Website: Click Here

Radio Joe FM 106.1
Luquillo Plaza Suite 14-A
Calle Fernandez Garcia #28
Luquillo 00773
Puerto Rico
787 355-0090
Event Time: 7pm
Qatar Matt Wilson Arts & Crafts

with Matt Wilson (Drums); Gary Versace (Piano); Martin Wind (Bass); and Ron Miles (Trumpet)

Contact: Jessica Moore | (974) 4446-0105
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha
The St. Regis Doha, Al Gassar Resor
Doha West Bay
Doha 14435
(974) 4446-0105
Event Time: 9pm
Republic of Korea C2J Trio and others

Various concerts by renowned musicians and faculty members (C2J Trio – Chae Hee Ho (drum), Choi Sae Yeol (bass), Jeon Ji Yeon (piano)), and jam sessions by students.

Kwang Shin University
Republic of Korea
Republic of Korea Jazz Trio in Concert

A jazz concert with three Korean jazz musicians: Youngju Song (Piano), Soonyoung Lee (Bass), and Youn Woo Park (Guitar)

Contact: Hich Kim | 82 2 941 1150

Audioguy Studio
Republic of Korea
Event Time: 8pm
Republic of Korea International Jazz Day Concert in Seoul

Hosted by the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, this evening concert celebrates International Jazz Day with Korea’s representative jazz musicians, featuring jazz vocalist Youn Sun NAH, the 1st Generation Korean Jazz Band, and YUN Seokcheol Trio. To be streamed live at

Contact: Korean National Commission for UNESCO
Official Website: Click Here

Olympus Hall
114-9 Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu
Seoul 135-090
Republic of Korea
Event Time: 8pm
Republic of Korea Lee S. Won Quartet

Lee Seung Won on A. Sax, Jun Yong Jun on Piano, Shin Dong Ha on Bass, and Shin Dong Jin on Drums.

Contact: Jazz Alley

Club Jazz Alley
#1627-12 B1
Bongcheon Dong, Kwanak Gu
Seoul 151-061
Republic of Korea
Event Time: 9pm - 11:30pm
Republic of Korea Los Trio (JTT)

A key ohhwanhui project base consisting simyoungju of the drum yigwanghyeok. Has a unique and colorful trio sound by mixing elements of Latin, funk, and swing.

Contact: Crazy Horse | 82-2-511-9436
Official Website: Click Here

Crazy Horse
546-6 B1
Shinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu,
Seoul 135-889
Republic of Korea
Event Time: 9pm - 11:30pm
Romania Art Factory Gala for Young Jazz Musicians From Romania

Florin Raducanu is piano player, composer and jazz educator from Romania. April 30 Gala Art Factory for young jazz musicians from Romania will take place in the concert hall of the National College of Music “George Enescu” from Bucharest.

Contact: Florin Raducanu | 00 40 732 269 896
Official Website: Click Here

National College of Music "George Enescu" from Bucharest
Gheorghe Manu str. nr 30, sect.1 Bucharest
Bucharest 032461
00 40 732 269 896
Event Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Romania Bucharest International JAZZ Competition

JM Events is publicly launching the 7th edition of Bucharest International Jazz Competition (18 – 25 May), ranked among the first 3 jazz contests in Europe. It is addressed to bands and vocalists. 27 bands from 22 countries will bring 8 days of intense music, 100% jazz and more.

Contact: Luigi Gageos | +40 740 759 566
Official Website: Click Here

Odeon Theatre, Arcub Hall, Academy of Arts
40-42 Calea Victoriei
Bucharest 030112
Event Time: 7pm
Romania Ziua Internationala a Jazzului

International Jazz Day in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is an all day long event that will include workshops, seminars, thematic day in clubs, restaurants and bars, concerts at various venues and jam sessions with a lot of guests. Join us to celebrate together this day in style and elegance!

Contact: Tudor Vesa | +40721323046

Hungarian Opera House
Emil Isac Street
No. 26-28
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj 400023
Event Time: 11am - 1am
Russia Old Fashioned B.P. & Elizabeth Allai

In the group of Old Fashioned Blues Project: Yuriy Хомоненко – drums,percussion, Igor Levkin – drums, Sergei Nikiforov – bass, Maxim Sobolev – keyboards, Alexander Christmas – guitar. Vocals – winner of a strong and passionate voice Elizabeth Alai.

Contact: Felix Naroditski
Official Website: Click Here

JFC Jazz Club
jfc jazz club Shpalernaiy 33
St. Petersburg 194100
+7 812 2729850
Event Time: 7pm - 11pm
Russia Francois Carrier / Michel Lambert / Alexei Lapin (Canada – Russia)

A small room in a hundred square meters, the scene on the background of the brick walls, the tables and the music…JFC jazz club is the only place in St. Petersburg, where every evening sounds of the original music performed by professional musicians.

Contact: Felix Naroditski
Official Website: Click Here

JFC Jazz Club
jfc jazz club Shpalernaiy 33
St. Petersburg 194100
+7 812 2729850
Event Time: 7pm - 11pm
Russia International Jazz Day in Berdsk

Short lecture on International Jazz Day (history, events, participants, latest info), film screening (L.Armstrong), concert of three bands comprised of teachers and students of Sviridov Berdsk Music School. The event will be hosted by the leading jazz expert Alexander G. Mezdrikov from Novosibirsk.

Contact: Nina Sobolevskaya | +7.383.41.22853

G.A.Sviridov Berdsk Music School, Concert Hall
10, Sverdlov St.
Berdsk, Novosibirsk Region 633010
Event Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Russia Acoustic Jazz: Post Jazz Duo

Post jazz duo: Natalia Skvortcova (piano) & Anatoliy Osipov (saxophone) will play the new programme based on their own jazz compositions, european academis tradition, ethno and rock elements. Small concert in a cosy caffee to celebrate a big Jazz day.

Contact: Maria Motyleva | +7 926 835 46 37
Official Website: Click Here

Yauzskaya 5 Cafe
Yauzskaya street 5
Moscow 109028
+7 (495) 917-22-59
Event Time: 8:30pm - 11:30pm
Rwanda Kigali Jazz 4 Peace

“Everybody longs for meaning. Everybody needs to love and be loved. Everybody needs to clap hands and be happy. Everybody longs for faith. In music, especially this broad category called Jazz, there is a stepping stone towards all of these.”
Dr. Martin L. King, Jr
Let’s celebrate and educate KIGALI

Contact: 360Events organization / Jazz 4 Peace Foundation Rwanda | +250(0)78 8855 828
Official Website: Click Here

Public Library Top Roof
Opposite US Embassy Kigali
Police Headquarter Road
Kigali, Gasabo
+250(0)78 8855 828
Event Time: 6:30pm - 10:30pm
Serbia Jazz With Attitude

Loud Minority Belgrade in cooperation with PTICA, the only genuine Jazz club in Belgrade are organizing concert / Misa Blam on bass, Misa Krstic on piano and Ljuba Paunic on saxophone and a DJ set by Jovan Radulovic aka DJ Machiavelli (the groove justifies the means).

Contact: Aleksandar Djelic - Aki Loud Minority Belgrade | +3816366198
Official Website: Click Here

PTICA Jazz Club
Caara Urosa 19
Belgrade 11000
381 11 3287925
Event Time: 6pm - 11pm
Serbia Cekaonica Belgrade and Trondheim Jam Session

International jam session with students and professors from TRONDHEIM JAZZ CONSERVATORY and Belgrade jazz academy. Jam session will attend more then 30 musicians.

Contact: Marko Berkes | +381641985362
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz Club Cekaonica / Jazz Club The Waiting Room
Bulevar Vojvode Misica 17/8
Belgrade 11000
Event Time: 10pm - 4am
Serbia Nisville Jazz Festival Celebrates International Jazz Day

Nisville jazz festival (Nis, Serbia, joined celebration of International jazz day from very start. Like last year, Nisville organize concert ( bands: R – Trioa and Jazz Station) and jam session in club Feedback with participation of all jazz and blues musicians in this region.

Contact: Branislav Dejanovic | + 381 18 533 022
Official Website: Click Here

Club Feedback
Balkanska street 2
Cara Dusana 19
Nisville 18000
Event Time: 9pm - 12am
Singapore The Sultan Jazz Club presents Oliver von Essen Trio

The Sultan Jazz Club is celebrating International Jazz Day by showcasing Oliver von Essen and his trio. We are, in fact, celebrating the whole of this week in honor of International Jazz Day.

Contact: Allen Meek | +65 9173 3281
Official Website: Click Here

Sultan Jazz Club
101 Jalan Sultan
Singapore 199940
+65 9173 3281
Event Time: 9:30pm - 12:30am
Solomon Islands International Jazz Day @ Tavanipupu

Tavanipupu Private Island Resort is thrilled to represent the Solomon Islands for the International Jazz Day. On April 30, Tavanipupu Island Bar will play only Jazz music for the resort’s guests and staff throughout the day and evening.

Contact: Antonella | 677 36081
Official Website: Click Here

Tavanipupu Private Island Resort
Marau Sound
Solomon Islands
677 36081
Event Time: 11am - 9pm
South Africa School Jazz Workshop in Vosloorus

5 of South Africa’s finest Jazz musicians will collaborate in taking time to give a workshop to young learners. McCoy Mrubata (Sax/flute), Sydney Mavundla (Trumpet/Flugel Horn), Mdu Mtshali (Piano), Bernice Boikanyo (Drums) & Concord Nkabinde (Bass/Vocals).

Contact: Concord Nkabinde | 27 82 444 9762

PT Xulu Secondary School
15162 Intonto Road
Boksburg, Gauteng 1459
South Africa
011 906 4236
Event Time: 2:30pm - 4pm
South Africa Sathima Bea Benjamin Quartet

The CRYPT Jazz Restaurant celebrates International Jazz Day in Cape Town, South Africa with a stellar band featuring vocalist SATHIMA BEA BENJAMIN, pianist HILTON SCHILDER, bassist WESLEY RUSTIN and drummer CARLO FABE. Ms Benjamin collaborated with Duke Ellington and her husband Abdullah Ibrahim.

Contact: Diane Rossi | 27-82-515-7051
Official Website: Click Here

The CRYPT Jazz Restaurant
St George's Cathedral
1 Wale Street
Cape Town, Western Cape 8001
South Africa
Event Time: 6pm - 9pm
South Africa Jazz from the Zambezi Restaurant

1964 bop jazz recordings from the Zambezi Restaurant, District Six, Cape Town – South Africa. Ronnie Beer, Chris Schilder, Selwyn Lissack, Basil Moses and others.

Contact: Chris Albertyn
Official Website: Click Here

Electric Jive Blogspot
24/7 This event is online
Durban KZN 4000
South Africa
Event Time: 10am - 10pm
South Africa Niki’s Oasis Celebrating International Jazz Day

It kickstarts 19 April with Aries Jazz lovers celebration & supporters of Niki’sJazz, DJ Fitzroy & Niki serenading us with good sounds of Jazz!
On the 30th April renowned Trumpeter Feya Faku with young talented local Jazz musicians Ayanda (Drums), Nduduzo (Piano) and other Jazz greats will perform.

Contact: Niki | +27 82 4486376

Niki's Oasis Jazz Restaurant
138 Bree Street
Newtown Cultural Precinct
Johannesburg, Gauteng Province 2001
South Africa
+27 11 8389733
Event Time: 7pm - 12pm
South Africa International Jazz Day Performance at Lucky Bean

In Celebration of UNESCO’s International JAZZ DAY on 30th April…enjoy a musical collaboration between five of South Africa’s finest Jazz musicians:

McCoy Mrubata (Sax/flute), Sydney Mavundla (Trumpet/Flugel Horn), Mdu Mtshali (Piano), Bernice Boikanyo (Drums) & Concord Nkabinde (Bass/Vocals).

Contact: Conway Falconer | +27 11 482 5572
Official Website: Click Here

Lucky Bean Restaurant
16, 7th Street
Johannesburg, Gauteng Province 2109
South Africa
+27 11 482 5572
Event Time: 9pm - 11pm
Spain Casa de la Cultura de Alcublas

A Concert of Big Band de las Juventudes Musicales de Lliria and the participation of Banda de la Union Musical Alcublana, society that this year celebrates its 130th anniversary. This event will be transmitted live stream in the web page.


La Casa de la Cultura de Alcublas
Alclubas, Valencia
Event Time: 11pm
Spain Jazz Project 5 and the Biggest Ever Jam

CIJA (Club Itinerant Jazz d’Alcoi) & the cafe-bars of the Plaza de ‘Dins present a concert by Alcoy’s own quintet “Jazz Project 5” plus what should be the biggest ever jam session in Spanish history. More than a hundred musicians will jam together in this historic plaza, renowned for its jazz.

Contact: Mike Summers |

Plaza de Dins
Plaza de Dins
Alcoy, Alicante 03801
Event Time: 9pm - 11pm
Spain Liz Vallet Honors Donna Hightower in IJD Celebration

Liz Vallet, American singer retired in Alicante, Spain will headline a concert/jam session with special celebration of the work of singer Donna Hightower in Spain in the years 1960 to 1990, years in which jazz was slowly being introduced into the country which had forbidden the music during the Franco dictatorship. the Liz Vallet trio of Pwepe Borney, Vicente Ruiz and Gustavo Luna as well as other invited local musicians will terminate the night in a jam session.

Cafe Concierto 16
Plaza de Luceros,16
Alicante 03016
Event Time: 10:30pm - 2:30am
Spain Marisa Monte – 24 Guitar Festival Barcelona

Marisa Monte is definitely one of the international voices of Brazilian music and his return to Barcelona is at the height of her figure. The carioca singer act nothing more and nothing less than the Gran Teatre del Liceu, a quote that has been expected since last visited in 2006.

Contact: The Project | 00 34 93 481 70 40
Official Website: Click Here

Gran Teatre Del Liceu
La Rambla, 51
Barcelona 08002
00 34 93 485 99 00
Event Time: 9pm - 10:30pm
Spain Mary’s Swing Band at Aturuxo Bar (Bueu)

Mary’s Swing Band will play in the Aturuxo Bar to celebrate de International Jazz Day, with a group of crazy lindyhoppers dancing the swing rhythms of this galician jazz band.

Contact: Lindy Hop | 986 322569
Official Website: Click Here

Aturuxo Bar
Rúa Pazos Fontenla 59
Bueu, Pontevedra 36930
986 322569
Event Time: 11pm
Spain Luis González Trio

Luis González Trio are: Luis González, piano. Joan Solà, bass. César Martínez, drums. They’ll play a selection of originals and standards.

Contact: Anna Gisbert

Sunset Jazz Club
C/ Jaume Pons i Martí, 12
Girona 17004
Event Time: 10pm - 11:30pm
Spain Jam session with the Kyrios Jazz Quartet

Every Tuesday since 2006 the Kyrios Jazz Quartet has been hosting a jazz jam session at Segundo Jazz Club (Madrid, Spain). To honor Jazz Day 2013 the band will perform special arrangements before welcoming guest musicians.

Contact: Arturo Mora
Official Website: Click Here

Segundo Jazz
Comandante Zorita 8
Madrid 28020
Event Time: 11pm - 2am
Spain Dia Internacional del Jazz de Mallorca

A variety of jazz concerts, jam sessions, video projections, and photo exhibitions on jazz are organized. April 28th-30th.

Dia Internacional del Jazz de Mallorca
Spain It’s Raining Men Charity Event

Four wonderful male singers entertaining you in San Pedro Marbella, and money raised going to charity. This is taking place at Umami restaurant, tickets €20 per person, and will be a great night of fun and dancing.

Contact: Lisa Marie | 34 722 715 527
Official Website: Click Here

San pedro del Mar Loc 7
Marbella, Malaga 29670
34 722 715 527
Event Time: 7:30pm - 12am
Spain Night Train Jazz Night

Buzzing and lively Black & White with it’s trendy urban decor, delicious, affordable cuisine and live performances, always a great venue for a quick bite or a relaxed lunch or dinner with friends. COME&GET ON THE NIGHT TRAIN JAZZ NIGHT ON 30TH APRIL! Free entrance, a lá carte service&jazzy cocktails

Contact: Silvia Korosi Feher | + 34 600 864 248
Official Website: Click Here

Black & White Shows
Muelle Benabola bajo la torre
Puerto Banus, Marbella 29600
+ 34 952 81 56 07
Event Time: 8pm - 12pm
Spain Ana Cisneros Jazz Trio Sala de Cámara Teatro de la Maestranza
Event Time: 8:30pm
Spain The Jazz Day Concert

Because Jazz is not just only music, Sonia organized a concert to celebrate International Jazz Day with Matthieu Saglio (vilonchelo) & Ricardo Esteve (Guitar) who will provide the Spanish touch at  Sala Expo.

Contact: Javier Collados | 34 628 06 01 99
Official Website: Click Here

Arquitectura Ruzafa
Calle puerto rico 28
Valencia, 46006
34 963 80 15 27
Event Time: 6:30pm - 9pm
Spain Jose Luis Granell, Tino Gil, and Jose Luis Porras

Jose Luis Granell on sax, piano Tino Gil and Jose Luis Porras on bass at the Circulo de Bellas Artes de Valencia.

Contact: Tino Gil | 34 619582231
Official Website: Click Here

Circulo de Bellas Artes de Valencia
Cadirers, 5
Valencia 46001
34 963 91 93 10
Event Time: 9:30pm - 11:30pm
Swaziland “Jazz Across Borders and Cultures”,

A music concert will be held on 30th April, Tuesday from 19h, at Convention Center in Royal Swazi Sun, with artists from South Africa, Mozambique, and Swaziland.
Workshops will be organized at the Jamming House in Manzini for 2 days prior to the concert – from 10h to 15h on Sunday and Monday, 28 & 29 April.

Convention Center
Royal Swazi Sun
Event Time: 7pm
Sweden International Jazz Day in Ystad

Events include: Lunch concerts at five restaurants from 12pm – 1pm; Clinic with Fredrik Ljungkvist at the Ystads Art museum from 3pm – 5pm; and a Concert with Frerik Ljungkvist (sax) and Mattias Hjort (bass).

Contact: Thomas Lantz | +46768870334
Official Website: Click Here

Ystad Art Museum
S:t Knuts torg 1
Ystad, Skåne SE-271 34
Event Time: 12pm - 7:30pm
Switzerland Jazz Concert in the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva

UN Jazz Ensemble with percussionist Dra Diarra (Mali): Vocalists Mimi Ameti and Nhien Truong; John Intrator, violon; Heechae Woo, guitar; Patrice Piguet , sax/flutes; Joel D’souza, drums; Nicolas Stauble, bass; Moritz Meier Evert, piano. Lunch time and after hour concert. UN MUsic Club.

Contact: Patrice Piguet | +41 22 2665177

Palais des Nations, Bar Serpent
Palais des Nations, Bar Serpent
Avenue de la Paix, Pregny gate
Geneva ONU 1211
+4122 2665177
Event Time: 12am - 8pm
Switzerland 2nd JazzDayFestival

The 2nd JazzDayFestival is under the patronage of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO, presenting Jazz concerts in cities all over Switzerland for International Jazz Day.

Further information is available from the JazzDayFestival Official Website.

Various Venues
Various Cities
Thailand Jazz Evolution

Jazz development history from early 1900s up until now. Program features roughly 10 songs from each Jazz era, listeners will experience a journey of music and how Jazz has grown through music of Jazz Pioneers.

Contact: Jazzyfrank | 66 8 0 334 9649
Official Website: Click Here

Jazzyfrank's Fanpage
397 Mittapap Rd. T.Pakchong
A.Pakchong, Nakhonratchasima 30130
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
Thailand 2nd International Jazz Day Celebration of Phuket Islan, Thailand

This is the 2nd edition of the International Jazz Day celebration Music Matter Jazz O cocktail bar in Phuket Island, Thailand. Music Matter was born and conceived by jazz musician Jeffrey Sevilla (keys) for musicians and music lovers alike, with an institutional jam session every Wednesday since 2000.

Contact: Jeffrey Sevilla | +66 089 588 23 7

Music Matter Phuket
119 Chanajaroen Rd.
Muang Phuket
Phuket City, Phuket 83000
Event Time: 8pm - 1am
Togo Mandingué Jazz Club

The Mandingué Jazz Club is one of the oldest jazz clubs in Togo. They will celebrate International Jazz Day with Teddy Best and Deep Impact. Following the concert, a jam session with many Togolese musicians will take place.

Contact: Ames Kodjo Yvan | 00228 92 32 51 53

Le Mandingué Jazz Club
8 Rue Koketi
Lomé, Maritime 14 BP 78
00228 92 03 10 74
Event Time: 10pm - 3am
Trinidad and Tobago The Jazz Alliance of Trinidad and Tobago

Free Concert, honoring local guitar icon Fitzroy Coleman on his 90th birth year 2013. Live broadcast of IJD closing performance (6pm – 8pm), Live Skype feed of Fitzroy Coleman’s speech/receiving of Award (8:30pm), followed by free concerts (8:45pm – 11pm).

The Jazz Alliance of Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago
Event Time: 6pm - 11pm
Tunisia Jazz Day Celebration by the Jazz Club de Tunis

The Jazz Club de Tunis is hosting a conference about the history of jazz by Mr. Michel Delorme, a journalist and jazz critic, entitled “Universal Coltrane, the man and his music,” followed by a concert by the Jazz Club de Tunis Collective. The event takes place at the listed Baron D’ Erlanger Palace

Contact: Khouloud Soula | +21629210685
Official Website: Click Here

Palais Ennejma Ezzahra - Centre of Arab and Mediterranean Music
8 rue du 2 mars 1934
Sidi Bou Said 2026
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9:15pm
Turkey All-Star Events In Istanbul – to be streamed live worldwide.

Celebrations in Istanbul will kick off with a special early morning performance for high school students conducted by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and others. The evening concert at Istanbul’s famed Hagia Irene will feature performances by stellar musicians from around the world, including pianists John Beasley, George Duke, Robert Glasper, Herbie Hancock, Abdullah Ibrahim, Keiko Matsui and Eddie Palmieri; vocalists Al Jarreau, Milton Nascimento and Dianne Reeves; trumpeters Hugh Masekela, Imer Demirer and Christian Scott; bassists James Genus, Marcus Miller, and Ben Williams; drummers Terri Lyne Carrington and Vinnie Colaiuta; guitarists Bilal Karaman, John McLaughlin, Lee Ritenour and Joe Louis Walker; saxophonists Dale Barlow, Igor Butman, Jimmy Heath, Wayne Shorter and Liu Yuan; clarinetists Anat Cohen and Hüsnü Şenlendirici; violinist Jean-Luc Ponty; Pedro Martinez on percussion and other special guests to be announced in the weeks ahead.  John Beasley will be the event’s musical director.

Hagia Irene
Turkey Burak Bedikyan Band

Burak Bedikyan has been part of the Nardis stage at countless prestigious concerts since the club’s inception and has also been performing at various local and overseas clubs and festivals for the past 10 years. He is keenly sought as a “sideman” by many European and American musicians for their club performances.


Contact: Zuhal Focan
Official Website: Click Here

Nardis Jazz Club
Galata Kulesi Sokak No. 8, Kuledibi
Event Time: 9:30pm - 12:30am
Turkey Jazz and Samba Jazz: Amy London, Roni Ben-Hur, Maucha Adnet and Duduka Da Fonseca

Vocalist Amy London brings a stellar New York based ensemble, featuring guitarist Roni Ben-Hur, vocalist Maucha Adnet, and drummer/percussionist, Duduka Da Fonseca for a four day seminar at Bahcesehi University, Istanbul, culminating with a concert on April 30.

Contact: Roni Ben-Hur | 917-545-0459
Official Website: Click Here

Bahcesehir University
Yıldız Mh. 34349 Beşiktaş
Istanbul 34349
90 212 381 0000
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
Turkey Nicola Conte Combo featuring Anıl Şallıel, Aycan Teztel, Ferhat Öz, Şenova Ülker

A very special event at Ghetto Istanbul, in honor of International Jazz Day.
Italian guitarist Nicola Conte will get together with the important names of Turkish jazz scene. At the end of the concert all musicians will be on stage for a jam session with the participation many more surprise names.

Contact: Seda Yıldız | +90-212 251 75 01
Official Website: Click Here

Ghetto Istanbul
Kamer Hatun Cad. No:10 - Galatasaray
Istanbul, Marmara 34440
+90-212 251 75 01
Event Time: 9:45pm - 12:30am
Turkey Kanun Solo

Improvisation in Kanun-oriental instrument.

Contact: Youssef Nassif | 531 9654095
Official Website: Click Here

Youssef Nassif
Dizdariye Cad Dizdariye cesme No 23
Sultan Ahmet Fatih
Istanbul 79830
0090 531 9654095
Event Time: 7:30pm
Ukraine Concert of Konstantin Ionenko Quintet

On the 30th of April an exquisite concert of jazz with 3D video show will take place in the building of the Kyiv Planetarium. A performance of the best Ukrainian musicians – Konstantin Ionenko Quintet is an example of the contemporary European jazz scene.

Contact: Nazar Polyvka | 38 096 708-53-91
Official Website: Click Here

Kyiv Planetarium
Velyka Vasylkivska str. 53/7
Kyiv 03150
38 044 229-01-93
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
Ukraine International Jazz Day Odessa

Celebration of the International Jazz Day 2013 on April 28.

Contact: Mikhail Freidlin | 38 067 480 78 98
Official Website: Click Here

Odessa Academical Music Comedy Theatre
38 067 480 78 98
United Arab Emirates Jazz Amalgam – Bridging Cultures & Frontiers

International Jazz Day in Dubai  featuring talented local jazz musicians organized by Glen Perry, Director of the Dubai Music School. The main objective of this concert is to bring people together to live in peace & harmony.

Contact: Glenn Perry | 9714-3964834
Official Website: Click Here

Arabian Court
Dubai 2325
United Arab Emirates
Event Time: 7pm - 10pm
United Kingdom Brighton Jazz School Concert

Brighton Jazz School students will be doing a concert at the Verdict Jazz Club in Brighton on the 1st of May in honor of international Jazz day.

Contact: Wayne McConnell | +44 7813438681
Official Website: Click Here

The Verdict
159 Edward Street
Brighton, East Sussex BN2 0JB
United Kingdom
01273 674847
Event Time: 8pm - 11:30pm
United Kingdom Kairos 4tet

MOBO award winners 2011 for ‘Best Jazz Act’, Kairos 4tet are establishing a reputation as one of the UK’s premier jazz acts bridging the elusive gap between crossover appeal and serious jazz credentials. They boast a fistful of 4-star reviews and were number two in MOJO Magazine’s 2011 Jazz Albums

Contact: David Gower | (44) 07827012875
Official Website: Click Here

Cambridge Modern Jazz at Emmanuel URC Church
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1RR
United Kingdom
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United Kingdom The Art of Communication & Innovation: Lessons From the World of Jazz

Masterclass for non-musicicians to explore new approaches for leadership, innovation, change & the art of communication, taking fascinating insights from the world of jazz & improvisation. How do jazz musicians do what they do? How can we apply similar skills & perspectives in our everyday lives?

Contact: Alex Steele | +44 7791 089778
Official Website: Click Here

University of Gloucestershire
Francis Close Hall Campus
St Pauls Road
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4AZ
United Kingdom
+44 7791 089778
Event Time: 11am
United Kingdom The J Word Presents Trilok Gurto/Paolo Fresu/Omar Sosa

“The J Word”” presents Trilo Gurtu / Paolo Fresu / Omar Sosa at the Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, Scotland

Contact: Svend Brown
Official Website: Click Here

Old Fruitmarket
Glasgow Concert Halls
2 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow G2 3NY
United Kingdom
0141 353 8000
Event Time: 8pm
United Kingdom 100 Years of Jazz with Sue Parish, Jon Moore & Frank Grime

Vocalist Sue Parish joins guitarist Jon Moore and bassist Frank Grime and working their way from New Orleans-style vintage stompers, via show standards, swing and be-bop to sixties bossa nova, and onto more recent songs by contemporary jazz vocalists. A gig with something for everyone.

Contact: Mark | 44152436092
Official Website: Click Here

The Robert Gillow
64 Market Street
Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 1HP
United Kingdom
Event Time: 9pm - 12am
United Kingdom Alan Barnes with B.B.Q. (Brownfield/Byrne Quintet)

Internationally renowned saxman, ALAN BARNES, performs with the brilliant young trumpet/sax-led jazz quintet featuring Jamie Brownfield (trumpet) and Liam Byrne (sax), Andrzej Baranek (keyboards) and Nick Blacka (double bass) plus, from Slovakia, Marek Dorcik (drums).

Official Website: Click Here

North Wales Jazz @ Royal British Legion - Llay
Royal British Legion
Watts Dyke
Llay, Wrexham LL12 0RL
United Kingdom
Event Time: 8:30pm - 11pm
United Kingdom “Ode to the Human Spirit”– Soka Gakkai International UK Celebrate UNESCO International Jazz Day

SGI-UK will present a jazz concert featuring: Pianist Marc Cary special guest with Simon Purcell/Lianne Carroll/Julian Siegel group, Christian Brewer, Carl Orr, Randolph Matthews, Sean Corby and others. All proceeds after costs will go to UNICEF.

Contact: Sanda McWilliam | +44 1628 773163
Official Website: Click Here

SGI UK South London Centre
Carlton Hall
1 Bernays Grove, Brixton
London SW9 8DF
United Kingdom
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
United Kingdom Ken Peplowski live at the Pizza Express Jazz Club

Virtuoso of all musical styles and arguably the jazz world’s best bridge between the swing era and today. As the late Mel Torme said, “the man is magic.” Ken is an outstanding clarinet and saxophone player and charismatic entertainers who delights audiences throughout the world.

Contact: Anton Mishchenko | 00447990538747
Official Website: Click Here

Pizza Express Jazz Club
10 Dean Street
London W14 9HR
United Kingdom
Event Time: 8:30pm
United Kingdom Jazzmo’thology in association with Map Music launch debut album “Soulful Spirit” by DaPaul

Jazzmo’thology, in its own distinctive style, celebrates International Jazz Day in association with Map Music, with the launch of debut album “Soulful Spirit” by DaPaul, singer, songwriter and musical visionary! This work is a labour of love by DaPaul and captures a truth in composition that resonates, entertains and moves.

Featuring: DaPaul – Lead vocals; Roland Shaw – drums; Luke Smith – keys; Clint Williams – bass; Maurice Brown – guitar; Charlene Samms, Paul Boldeau, Karine Jones – Backing vocals.

Contact: DaPaul | +44 7762 016 123
Official Website: Click Here

Map Music Cafe
46 Grafton Rd.
Kentish Town
London NW5 3DU
United Kingdom
Event Time: 8:30pm - 10:30pm
United Kingdom Los Musicos, Latin Jazz Day at The Dog House

‘Los Musicos’ trio will celebrate ‘International Jazz Day’ at The Dog House Pub in Kennington.
They will perform versions of Tropical music from Latinamerica with plenty of improvisation and dazzling percussion solos by Wilmer Sifontes.
Guitar and vocals: Guillermo Monroy and Juan Carlos Arenas

Contact: Juan Carlos Arenas | 07910 213954
Official Website: Click Here

The Dog House Pub, Kennington
293 Kennington Rd
London SE11 6BY
United Kingdom
020 7820 9310
Event Time: 8:30pm - 11pm
United Kingdom The Bohemian Cafe Nights

A night of exotic charms….The currents of the Mediterranean flow into an evening of oriental melodies, dance beats and gypsy passion with music from Paris Hot Club of Django Rheinhardt meeting North African Chaabi, Balkan grooves, sultry Middle Eastern modes, firery Argentinan tango and flamenco

Contact: Jade | +44 20 7928 9366
Official Website: Click Here

56 Stamford Street
London, Southwark SE1 9LX
United Kingdom
020 7928 9366
Event Time: 9:30pm - 11:30pm
United Kingdom Greyish Quartet @ Schmazz

Greyish Quartet play their first gig for schmazz.
David Austin Grey (piano/compositions), Chris Young (alto sax), Nick Jurd (double bass) & Jim Bashford (drum kit).

Contact: Diane Jones | +4419127271929
Official Website: Click Here

The Cluny
36 Lime St
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 2PQ
United Kingdom
+44191 230 4474
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United Kingdom Jazz at Leaside

The International Jazz Day marks the start of a new monthly jazz event in Ware, Hertfordshire. The concert tonight will feature a number of jazz musicians and groups to celebrate this important international event.

Contact: Neil Pennock

Leaside Church
High Street
Ware, Hertfordshire SG12 9BZ
United Kingdom
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9pm
United States Alaska Jazz Workshop Ice Blue Jazz Quintet

The Alaska Jazz Workshop Ice Blue Jazz Quintet will hold a workshop with Alaska Jazz Master Vibist/Educator John Damberg from 5-7 p.m. in Anchorage, AK. Please check out the AJW website at

Contact: John Damberg | 907-332-3234
Official Website: Click Here

John Damberg's Studio
1600 Wolverine St
Anchorage, AK 99504
United States
Event Time: 5pm - 7pm
United States Tennessee Valley Jazz Society: Jazz Education is Cool in the School (JECS)

JECS was introduced in 1998 as a supplemental arts program for students in area schools. This program has reached over 30,500 students, faculty and staff and is scheduled to reach many more. JECS are fun interactive concert where live jazz bands go into the schools and perform educational concerts.

Contact: Howard Bankhead | 256-886-0579
Official Website: Click Here

James Dawson Elementary School
5308 Mastin Lake Road
Huntsville, AL 35810
United States
Event Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
United States University of Alabama Jazz Symposium Final Projects, Day 1

Final projects lecturing on and performing 1) a complete transcription, 2) a paper written on a auto/biography of the person’s choice, and 3) objectives and goals for the student’s future.

Contact: Rob Alley | (205) 348-7110
Official Website: Click Here

The University of Alabama Jazz Studies - Jazz Rehearsal Room
3723 Mayfair Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL
United States
Event Time: 4pm - 5:45pm
United States Jazz Night @ Alcove International Tavern

The Alcove International Tavern in Tuscaloosa, AL hosts a jazz night every Tuesday night from 8:30 to 11:30. The group consists of a rotating array of students and faculty from the University of Alabama’s Jazz Department as well as members of the Tuscaloosa community.

Contact: Josh Kavanaugh
Official Website: Click Here

Alcove International
730 22nd Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
United States
Event Time: 8:30pm - 11:30pm
United States The Voodoo Saints @ Chloe’s Cup Coffee’s & Teas

A New Orleans style group based in Tuscaloosa, AL that plays music by Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Danny Barker, Jelly Roll Morton, Dr. John, the Neville Brothers, Professor Longhair, and more. Come feel the sprit of jazz and let the good times roll!

Contact: Nathan Holaway | (205) 239-2695
Official Website: Click Here

Chloe's Cup Coffees & Teas
2117 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
United States
(205) 764-0218
Event Time: 6pm - 8pm
United States Jam Session @ The Afterthoughtt

Tuesday Night Jam Session of Jazz and Blues

Contact: Joe | 501.663.1196
Official Website: Click Here

The Afterthought
2721 Kavanaugh Blvd
Little Rock, AR 72207
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 12pm
United States 504/602 Jazz Magazine presents Intl. Jazz Day Celebration

504 Magazine is proud to present an outdoor lunchtime concert featuring an Elementary & HS Jazz band hosted by Doc Jones and his professional Jazz band.


Official Website: Click Here

1 E Washington St.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
United States
Event Time: 11am - 1pm
United States Tributes to Jazz Giants @ The Nash

An all-star quintet of Phoenix, AZ musicians pay tribute to the jazz greats who inspired them. Broadcast of a recorded concert @ The Nash, the nonprofit education and performance center of Jazz in Arizona, will be heard on KJZZ-HD2 91.5.

Contact: Joel Goldenthal | 602-795-0464
Official Website: Click Here

The Nash
101 E Roosevelt St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
United States
Event Time: 9pm - 11pm
United States Tribute to Ella

Students will participate in a Jazz Improv Singing Class. Members will be exposed to the history of Jazz and will be encouraged to create their own jazz sounds. At the end of the workshop, members will hear a jazz piano performance.

Contact: Cesar Toledo

Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood
850 N Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
United States
Event Time: 4pm - 5pm
United States CoffeeTalk Jazz Radio Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, DC the World…

CoffeeTalk Jazz Radio has many dimensions. We are first and foremost a mission-driven, multimedia organization of Radio and Television program producer. We are a network with a strong base of member stations and supporters nationally and internationally.

Contact: Ms. Bridgette Y. Lewis | 1-562-355-0311
Official Website: Click Here

CoffeeTalk Jazz Radio
4508 Atlantic Ave., Suite 790
Long Beach, CA 90807
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 8pm
United States Kids Talk Radio Visual Jazz Opera Podcast

Kids Talk Radio Sound Effects Orchestra: We are playing jazz in the schools in an attempt to keep jazz alive in the minds of young people. We mix sound effects, jazz and storytelling. Kids Talk Radio Podcasts run 24/7 so you don’t have to worry about missing anything.

Contact: Bob Barboza | 562-221-1780
Official Website: Click Here

Kids Talk Radio
Long Beach, CA 90815
United States
Event Time: 1pm - 8pm
United States A Tribute to Freddie Hubbard, Up Jumped Spring!

A tribute to trumpet Legend Freddie Hubbard, who turned 75 on April 7. “UP JUMPED SPRING”, will be held at the Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center. Featuring Phil Ranelin Jazz Ensemble

Contact: Phil Ranelin
Official Website: Click Here

Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center
4305 Degnan Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States KTTE Radio Celebrates International Jazz Day

Hosted radio shows by The Baddest Jazz DJ’s in Los Angeles. DJ line up includes: James “Jammin Jai Rich aka Mr. Kicks” Richardson, KTTE Radio’s very own Chet Hanley, “The Jazz Cat” Himself LeRoy Downs, “The Gentleman of Jazz” James Janisse, and Myron “Mr. Jazz” Pettigrew.

Contact: Tony Lewis | 1 (323) 863-KTTE 5883
Official Website: Click Here

KTTE Radio Celebrates International Jazz Day
8939 South Sepulveda Blvd.,
Suite 308
Los Angeles, CA 90045
United States
1 (323) 863-KTTE 5883
Event Time: 12am - 12am
United States Sounds and Colors Radio

This will be a 12 hour radio broadcast specifically designed for International Jazz day. It will start at 6am and repeat itself after 12 hours for 24 hours of eclectic, progressive international jazz radio programming! The BEST!

Contact: The Jazzcat LeRoy Downs | 424-210-5299
Official Website: Click Here

Sounds and Colors Radio
3555 S. Cochran Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90016
United States
Event Time: 6am
United States The Music of Tom Hoffmann Memorial Benefit Jazz Concert presents Greg Christiansen and Mikel Soria

Music of Tom Hoffmann Memorial Benefit Jazz Concert presents Greg Christiansen on trumpet and Mikel Soria on guitar, John Ady on bass, and Sal Costilla on Drums

Contact: Sharon | (209) 380-4061

The Sandpiper
531 West Yosemite Avenue
Manteca, CA 95337
United States
(209) 380-4061
Event Time: 7pm - 9pm
United States Sonoma State University Latin Band and Contemporary Jazz Ensemble

Two very diverse groups bring international sounds to Weill Hall!

Contact: Doug Leibinger | (707)664-4149
Official Website: Click Here

Weill Hall at the Green Music Center
1801 E. Cotati Ave.
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
United States
(707) 664-4149
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
United States Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter & Ambrose Akinmusire

After opening their nationwide tour with two sold-out performances at Kuumbwa Jazz in Santa Cruz, CA this super group of jazz musicians celebrating the 55th Monterey Jazz Festival, return to close out their spectacular tour, in celebration of International Jazz Day!

Contact: Sandy Sload | 831-427-2227

Kuumbwa Jazz
320-2 Cedar Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 10:30pm
United States KCSM Radio Celebrates International Jazz Day

On April 30 KSCM radio will be putting the spotlight on International Jazz Day throughout the day plus Facebook postings. KSCM can be heard live on the internet and at 99.1FM

Contact: Melanie Berzon | 650-524-6944
Official Website: Click Here

KSCM - Jazz 91
San Mateo, CA 94402
United States
United States Renaud Garcia-Fons

From the time he began playing the double bass at age 16, Renaud Garcia-Fons saw possibilities in this instrument to explore all the styles that interested him — classical, jazz, Persian, Indian, South American.

Contact: Lisa Bautista | (415) 655-5611
Official Website: Click Here

Yoshi's San Francisco
1330 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States
(415) 655-5600
Event Time: 8pm - 9:30pm
United States PBI Celebrates International Jazz Day

Presenting live jazz music Hot Club of San Francisco, Left Bank Trio, and Berkeley Jazz School youth ensemble. Pablo Castro, President of United Nations Association San Francisco and Susan Muscarella, Founder and CEO of Jazz School Berkeley will speak briefly about Jazz, Education, and Culture.

Contact: Cheryl Jean | 415-723-9659
Official Website: Click Here

Chez Berlue
1749 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
United States
Event Time: 3pm - 8pm
United States Monte Vista Middle School Jazz Day Concert

Monte Vista Middle School Will be hosting a Jazz Day concert featuring performances by the Monte Vista Middle School Jazz Band and a band of local Professional Musicians, performing for the Students at Monte Vista Middle School. We will be performing for over 600 students.

Contact: Randy McMillan | 209-596-3865

Monte Vista Middle School
751 W. Lowell
Tracy, CA 95356
United States
Event Time: 9am - 11am
United States West Coast Traditional Jass Club

We are located off Highway 150 towards Ojai. Bring a picnic!

Contact: Rooster Siple | 805-684-3929
Official Website: Click Here

Rincon Mountain Ranch
6500 Casitas Pass Road
Ventura, CA 93001
United States
Event Time: 1pm - 5pm
United States Bill Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers

Celebrate International Jazz Day with Bill Frisell in Denver featuring: Bill Frisell – guitar, Eyvind Kang – viola, Rudy Royston – drums 2 sets at 6:30 and 8:30pm
It’s hard to find a more fruitful meditation on American music than in the compositions of guitarist Bill Frisell. Mixing rock and country with jazz and blues, he’s found what connects them.

Contact: TJ McReynolds | 303-839-5100
Official Website: Click Here

Dazzle Jazz Club
930 Lincoln St.
Denver, CO 80203
United States
Event Time: 6:30pm
United States Ultraphonic Jazz Orchestra live on KUVO

This 20-piece powerhouse jazz orchestra based in Denver, CO, is the latest extension of contemporary big bands, continuing on to the next step with new music from some of the best-known jazz composers from around the world. We’ll be performing live on KUVO radio and from 7-8p MST.

Contact: Carlos Lando | 303-446-7618
Official Website: Click Here

KUVO radio
2900 Welton Street
Suite 200
Denver, CO 80205
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 8pm
United States “I Like the Sunrize” (Early Morning Mix)

In celebration of Int’l Jazz Day, this exceptional broadcast will air Jazz Artistzz & Their Music from ‘Round The World – includin’ Colorado~based Catzz whose Jazz is internationally fused. As an alum of The United Nations Int’l School (NYNY), I am pleased to participate in this worldwide event.

Contact: Peter L. Poses | 720-585-4718
Official Website: Click Here

KRFC FM - Fort Collins
619 S. College #4
Fort Collins, CO 80524
United States
Event Time: 6am - 8am
United States The Ali Ryerson – Joe Carter Duo in concert

The Ali Ryerson (flute) – Joe Carter (guitar) Duo will perform in concert for the History of Jazz class at Sacred Heart University. They will discuss the music in terms of Jazz History and answer questions from the class. Their repertoire will include selections from both Americas.

Contact: Joe Carter | 203-371-7999
Official Website: Click Here

Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Avenue
Fairfield, CT 06825
United States
Event Time: 9:30am - 10:45am
United States The Capitol Bones in Concert at Blues Alley

The Capitol Bones will be in concert at the historic Blues Alley Jazz Club in Washington DC celebrating International Jazz Day as well as the closing concert of the Washington, DC Big Band Jam.

Contact: Matt Niess | 703-732-2639
Official Website: Click Here

Blues Alley
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States
(202) 337-4141
Event Time: 8pm - 12am
United States Elijah Jamal Balbed

Join Elijah Jamal Balbed and company for the last installment of his residency at the historic Washington club, the Bohemian Caverns. We will also be celebrating International Jazz Day, so expect a few surprises!

7:30 & 9:30 sets
$10 Adv/$15 Door

Contact: Office Manager
Official Website: Click Here

Bohemian Caverns
2001 11th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 11pm
United States Jazz: Issues & Controversies

Library of Congress Music Specialist Larry Appelbaum will present a talk on current issues and controversies in Jazz.

Contact: Larry Appelbaum
Official Website: Click Here

Library of Congress
Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building, Whittall Pavilion
101 Independence Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20540
United States
(202) 707-1848
Event Time: 12pm
United States Rainbow Records Jazz Sale

15% off all Jazz Records, CDs, Books and Posters.

Contact: Chris Avino | 302-368-7738
Official Website: Click Here

Rainbow Records
54 E Main St
Newark, DE 19711
United States
Event Time: 11am - 7pm
United States Fernando Ulibarri 4tet featuring Mark Small

Guitarist Fernando Ulibarri brings a mix of standard jazz and original music to The Local in downtown Coral Gables. The quartet features saxophonist Mark Small as well as a rotating cast of top jazz musicians in the miami area.

Contact: Fernando Ulibarri | 305-299-8225

The Local
150 Giralda Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134
United States
(305) 648-5687
Event Time: 7:30pm - 11:30pm
United States Trio Tuesdays with Justin Varnes at the Velvet Note

Trio Tuesdays at the Velvet Note in a one-of-a-kind interactive Jazz performance. Drummer Justin Varnes leads a trio with saxophonist Sam Skelton and bassist Chris Riggenbach that includes a mixture of jazz performance as well as education/discussion. Best of all,UNDER 18 get in FREE.

Contact: Justin Varnes
Official Website: Click Here

the Velvet Note
4075 Old Milton Pkwy
Alpharetta, GA 30005
United States
(855) 583-5838
Event Time: 7pm - 9pm
United States Twains Tuesday Jazz Jam with Joe Gransden and Friends

Come out to TWAINS in Decatur every Tuesday night for the best jazz jam session in town!!! This event is hosted by the illustrious and charismatic JOE GRANSDEN featuring the JOE GRANSDEN QUARTET… along with the many talented and skilled professional musicians and singers who come from all over.

Contact: Mark Twain | 404-373-0063
Official Website: Click Here

Twains Billiards and Tap
211 E Trinity Place
Decatur, GA 30030
United States
Event Time: 9pm - 11:30pm
United States Shannon McManus Jazz Quartet at House of Brutus

A gathering of great artists from Guam jamming in honor of International Jazz Day.

Contact: Shannon McManus | (671) 685-6952
Official Website: Click Here

House of Brutus
590 South Marine Drive Suite 137, Ground Floor, ITC Bldg.
Tamuning, Guam 96913
United States
(671) 647-0315
Event Time: 6pm - 8pm
United States Jazz Minds Art and Cafe presents Jazz Story

Modern swing and jazz fusion! Gilbert Batangan on guitar, Mark Tanouye on bass, Mark Lindberg on drums, Jason Gay on tenor sax, Ethan Capone on piano. Come enjoy our full bar, pupu menu, and relaxed atmosphere. Live music 6 nights a week.

Contact: Young Yi | 8085363775
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz Minds Art and Cafe
1661 Kapiolani blvd Ste. A
Honolulu, HI 96814
United States
Event Time: 9pm - 1:30am
United States Student Jazz on KCCK FM

KCCK-FM, Iowa’s Jazz Station, promotes the future of jazz in Iowa by presenting live and studio recordings made by student musicians on International Jazz Day. We’ll feature music made by students from area high schools and colleges, including KCCK’s own Corridor Jazz Project

Contact: Dennis Green | 1.319.398.5446
Official Website: Click Here

6300 Kirkwood Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
United States
Event Time: 6am - 9pm
United States Live Jazz with Frank Marra, Ben Burdick & Dan Costello

Frank Marra (solo pianist) will play from 6:30 – 8 PM on our new Yamaha AvantGrand through the dinner hour with no cover. Ben Burdick & Dan Costello round out the evening with dual guitars.

Contact: Dan Costello | (208) 383-4300
Official Website: Click Here

Chandlers Prime Steaks | Fine Seafood
981 W. Grove Street
Boise, ID 83702
United States
Event Time: 6:30pm - 11pm
United States Elmhurst College Jazzathon

Four hours of music presented by the Elmhurst College Jazz Band.

Contact: Doug Beach | 630-617-3518

Silverado Grill
447 Spring Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126
United States
Event Time: 6pm - 10pm
United States WFIU “Just You And Me” International Jazz Day Celebration

A special tribute to International Jazz Day, featuring interviews with Indiana University jazz educator David Baker and National Jazz Museum in Harlem artistic director Loren Schoenberg, plus classic jazz recordings and a live in-studio performance by area musicians.

Contact: David Brent Johnson | 8128551357
Official Website: Click Here

1229 E. 7th St.
Room 120
Bloomington, IN 47405
United States
Event Time: 3:30pm - 5pm
United States Jazz from Bloomington Presents Django Jazz Jam

These jam sessions raise the awareness of jazz in the community by involving jazz artists, educators, students, community members & business leaders to come together once a month for a “jam session” at Café d’Jango.

Contact: Fred Parker | 8122721505
Official Website: Click Here

Cafe Django
116 North Grant Street
Bloomington, IN 47480
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 10pm
United States Monika Herzig – Indianapolis Jazz Legacy Celebration

As part of the community class “An Introduction to Jazz History and the Indianapolis Jazz Scene”, instructor/ pianist Monika Herzig will feature Indiana Avenue legacy artist Lawrence Clark and friends at the historic Chatterbox Jazz Club.

Contact: Monika Herzig | 812-369-8217
Official Website: Click Here

435 Massachusetts Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204
United States
Event Time: 6pm - 11pm
United States Jazz Celebrating, Educating, and Networking at The Music Village!

Down town South Bend’s art hub will be celebrating IJD beginning with a panel discussion with local authorities, Q & A session, jazz-poem reading, youth showcase, staff concert, class demonstration, instrument try-outs, contests (with prizes) and displays. FREE engaging family event.

Contact: Matt Scutchfield | 574-936-1388
Official Website: Click Here

The Music Village
108 N. Main St
South Bend, IN 46601
United States
Event Time: 5pm - 10pm
United States Jim Mair Seminar

A discussion of Jazz history, big and small group perfromance

Contact: Bill Turney
Official Website: Click Here

Bonner Springs HS
100 McDaniel
Bonner Springs, KS 66112
United States
Event Time: 8am - 9am
United States Celebrating International Jazz Day Marathon

A 24 hr marathon of live streaming of concert and rebroadcast, poetry, sharing of the history of Jazz, trivia games & more.

Contact: Mark Tatum Jr.
Official Website: Click Here

Paltalk Jazz Celebration of International Jazz Day
Mission, KS 66202
United States
Event Time: 8am
United States Playing Jazz Vinyl

We will be playing jazz vinyl through out the day.

Contact: Ed Swarts | 316-941-5579
Official Website: Click Here

Vinyl Record Store
3008 E. Harry
Wichita, KS 67211
United States
Event Time: 10am - 6pm
United States CD Fundraiser feat. Brandon Coleman Quartet and Alim Nastaev Group

In celebration of International Jazz Day, the Brandon Coleman Quartet is hosting their debut album fundraiser at the Tim Faulkner Art Gallery in Louisville. Supporting the band is the Alim Nastaev Group.

Contact: Brandon Coleman | 6064227321
Official Website: Click Here

Tim Faulkner Gallery
942 Franklin Street
Louisville, KY 40207
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
United States 504 Magazine Celebrates International Jazz Day

1-3pm: Yisrael Trio with many guest artists  in a lunchtime International Jazz Day Concert hosted by Ms. Nayo Jones and 504 Magazine.

3-5pm:  AFRICA BRASS an inspired marriage of brass and drums

Contact: Doc Jones | 504-264-1624
Official Website: Click Here

Cafe Istanbul
2372 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
United States
(504) 975-0286
Event Time: 1pm - 5pm
United States Dr. Lonnie Smith at Blue Nile


Contact: Holly Case | (504) 948-2583
Official Website: Click Here

Blue Nile
532 Frenchmen Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
United States
(504) 948-2583
Event Time: 8:15pm - 10pm
United States “Musically Speaking” Film Series screening of ‘Chops’, featuring Wynton Marsalis

Don’t miss this free screening of ‘Chops,’ the acclaimed 2009 documentary about a “scrappy” group of high school jazz musicians that take on the best bands in the country at the prestigious Essentially Ellington Festival at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. With Wynton Marsalis and Ron Carter.

Contact: Soul Sister | 1-504-400-3262
Official Website: Click Here

Antenna Gallery (aka Press Street's Antenna Gallery)
3718 St. Claude Ave.
New Orleans, LA
United States
(504) 298-3161
Event Time: 7pm - 8:30pm
United States Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra

NEA Jazz Master and New Orleans’ premier modern jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra present a masterclass exploring “New Orleans Jazz: Old School to Modern” for students at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. Sponsored by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.

Contact: Holly Wallace | (310) 284 8200
Official Website: Click Here

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts
2800 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
United States
Event Time: 2pm - 3:15pm
United States Reception to Honor Edward “Kidd” Jordan, JJA Jazz Hero, New Orleans

In observance of International Jazz Day, the New Orleans chapter of the Jazz Journalists Association will honor Edward “Kidd” Jordan as the city’s inaugural Jazz Hero, an award which is being bestowed in conjunction with the JJA’s annual Jazz Awards. Free and open to the public.

Contact: Jennifer Odell and Melissa A. Weber
Official Website: Click Here

Cafe Istanbul inside the New Orleans Healing Center
2372 St. Claude Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70117
United States
Event Time: 5:30pm - 7pm
United States Wally’s Live Jazz 365

Historical jazz night club offering the best live jazz in the world 365 days a year.

Contact: Elynor L. Walcott | 617-424-7204
Official Website: Click Here

Wally's Cafe
427 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
United States
Event Time: 6pm - 2am
United States Berklee Global Jazz Institute Special Guest Brian Blade (APRIL 29th)

The Berklee Global Jazz Institute (BGJI) directed by Unesco Artist for Peace Danilo Perez presents its third annual BGJI Summit, featuring master drummer Brian Blade with BGJI all-stars Joe Lovano, John Patitucci and Danilo Pérez. It is scheduled on April 29th to celebrate International Jazz Day

Contact: Patricia Zarate | 617-934-4949
Official Website: Click Here

Berklee Performance Center
136 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
United States
Event Time: 8:15pm - 10:15pm
United States 2nd Annual International Jazz Day Listening Party and JazzBird Global Launch

JazzBoston will bring members of Boston’s jazz community together for our 2nd Annual IJD Listening Party and the global launch of JazzBird, the only music app just for jazz.
We’ll watch the Istanbul concert via YouTube and listen in on events streaming live all over the world via JazzBird.

Contact: Pauline Bilsky | +1 617-369-1913
Official Website: Click Here

Darryl's Corner Bar & Kitchen
604 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
United States
(617) 536-1100
Event Time: 6pm - 9pm
United States The New Edge – International Jazz Day Edition – WMBR Radio 88.1FM

The New Edge is a weekly radio program focusing on creative instrumental music, and curated by saxophonist & composer Ken Field. For International Jazz Day, The New Edge will present a special program of improvised music from a variety of cultures and countries.

Contact: Ken Field | 617-253-8810
Official Website: Click Here

WMBR Radio 88.1FM
3 Ames Street
Cambridge, MA 01242
United States
Event Time: 2pm - 4pm
United States Jazz An American Art Form

Jazz An American Art Form: This will be a special master class within the course I teach which is Beginning Drums. Jazz was born in America but is now an international language. Special guest: saxman Bobby Tynes.

Contact: Guillermo Nojechowicz
Official Website: Click Here

Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
469 Broadway
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States
Event Time: 1:15pm - 2:30pm
United States The Daniel Rotem Trio at The Regattabar

Berklee student and jazz saxophonist Daniel Rotem has performed with the Rainbow Big band led by Phil Wilson, with the Concert Jazz Band led by Greg Hopkins, and as a featured guest at a joint performance of India Arie and Israeli composer-singer Idan Raichel.

Contact: Ariana Ducas | 617.795.3357
Official Website: Click Here

The Regattabar Jazz Club
1 Bennett Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9pm
United States Desert Island Jazz with Dave May, WHFC-FM 91.1

A special program of influential classic jazz recordings from the late 40s through the late 60s.

Contact: David May | 1.410.836.7961
Official Website: Click Here

401 Thomas Run Road
Bel Air, MD 21015
United States
Event Time: 5pm - 9pm
United States Hybrid Jazz From Trish Hennessey

On April 30th, my online show will consist of those who are performing on International Jazz Day – many have been on the show.

Contact: Trish Hennessey | 410-686-4424
Official Website: Click Here

Hybrid Jazz From Trish Hennessey
8829 Pennsbury Place
Rosedale, MD 21237
United States
Event Time: 1pm - 4pm
United States Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal and Clinic

My ensemble UMA Jazz On Tour will be in an open rehearsal on Apr 30 from 1-4 PM, with invitations to local schools and th general public to attend.

Contact: Steve Grover | 207 621 3000
Official Website: Click Here

Jewett Hall, University of Maine at Augusta
University Heights
Augusta, ME 04344
United States
207 621 3000
Event Time: 1pm - 4pm
United States Celebrating International Jazz Day with Vincent York’s Jazzistry

As International Jazz Day is celebrated around the world you are invited to join in the celebrations with Vincent York’s Jazzistry. Come and explore the history, meaning, impact and legacy of American jazz while enjoying selections from some of America’s greatest jazz musicians.

Contact: Vincent York | 734-761-6024
Official Website: Click Here

Kerrytown Concert House
415 North Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
United States Baker’s Keyboard lounge Celebrates International Jazz Day with a Tribute to Donald Byrd

Baker’s Keyboard Lounge is proud to present, A Tribute to the Life of Dr.Donald Byrd.This one-night-only concert will be nothing short of phenomenal with performances by local Detroit legends,Allen Barnes,Rayse Biggs & Marcus Belgrave. And special Blackbird guest; Winston Byrd.

Contact: Karen Fox | 313-460-3611
Official Website: Click Here

Baker's Keyboard Lounge
20510 Livernoise
Detroit, MI 48221
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 12am
United States Jazz Alliance of Mid-Michigan Jazz Day Party

The Jazz Alliance of Mid-Michigan invites all players and jazz fans to our first annual Jazz Day Party! Visit our Facebook link for more details.

Contact: Candice | 517-332-5523
Official Website: Click Here

The Avenue Cafe
2021 E. Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 11pm
United States Jazz@37North Presents Deon Yates

37 North Church and their Jazz@37North Concert Series is pleased to host Detroit saxophonist Deon Yates as we participate in the world-wide International Jazz Day.

Contact: Mark Clark | 734-497-3829
Official Website: Click Here

37 North Church
14250 Reeck Rd.
Southgate, MI 48195
United States
Event Time: 6pm - 8pm
United States Jazz Guitar Night: Cory Wong Quartet and Dean Magraw w/ Friends

Jazz Guitar Night opens with the Cory Wong Quartet featuring Zachary Schmidt on drums, Cory J. Wong on guitar, Andy Schuster on bass and Dan M. Musselman or Kevin Gastonguay on piano at 7PM.
At 9PM jazz guitar virtuoso Dean Magraw performs with his band.

Contact: Don Berryman | 612 251-8631
Official Website: Click Here

The Artists' Quarter
408 St Peter Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 12am
United States American Jazz Museum – Permanent Exhibit Display

Located in the Historic 18th & Vine Jazz District in Kansas City, MO, the American Jazz Museum showcases the sights and sounds of jazz through interactive exhibits and films, the Changing Gallery exhibit space, Horace M. Peterson III Visitors Center, Blue Room jazz club and Gem Theater.

Contact: Chris Burnett | 816.474.8463
Official Website: Click Here

American Jazz Museum
1616 E. 18th Street
Kansas City, MO
United States
Event Time: 9am - 6pm
United States Jazz at the Bistro – International Jazz Day Jam Session

Jazz St. Louis presents “International Jazz Day Jam Session” on Tuesday, April 30 from 7:30–10:30 pm at Jazz at the Bistro. Admission is free – seating is limited. Full bar and food service available. Hosted by Adaron “Pops” Jackson’s trio. Participating musicians should sign up beginning at 7 pm.

Contact: Devin Rodino | 314-289-4030
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz at the Bistro
3536 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
United States N.I.U. Rosebud Foundation Jazztet Concert

Jazz Music event students welcome (7 get in for discount rate)

Contact: Dorothy Edwards | 314-968-5556
Official Website: Click Here

Robbies House of Jazz
20 Allen Avenue
Suite 150
Webster Groves, MO 63119
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States International Jazz Day at Morningbell

To celebrate International Jazz Day, we’ll have 25% off our Used Jazz Vinyl and 10% off all New Jazz & Blues vinyl! We carry a wide range of Jazz from early swing to be-bop to fusion, including Miles, Coltrane, Rollins, Armstrong as well as a mix of Blues from Bukka White to RL Burnside.

Contact: Drew McKercher | 769.233.7468
Official Website: Click Here

Morningbell Records & Studios
622 Duling Ave
Ste 205A
Jackson, MS 39216
United States
Event Time: 12pm - 7pm
United States Jam Session with The Mississippians Jazz Ensemble

The jazz ensemble will host a jam session featuring accessible tunes that are representative of the major style periods of jazz. All are welcome!

Contact: Michael Worthy | 662-915-7268

Nutt Auditorium
Music Building
University Ave
Oxford, MS 38655
United States
Event Time: 12:15pm - 1pm
United States UM Jazz Band II Performance at CS Porter Middle School

The University of Montana Jazz Band II will perform a concert of big band music for the CS Porter MIddle School under the direction of Corinne Smith. Music arranged by Dan Gailey (Widow’s Walk), Mike Tomaro (Gingerbread Boy and Manteca) and a version of ‘Everyday I have the Blues’ will be performed.

Contact: Robert Tapper | 406-243-5071
Official Website: Click Here

CS Porter Middle School
2510 W. Central Ave
Missoula, MT 59812
United States
Event Time: 1pm - 1:45pm
United States Mahalo Jazz

Mahalo Jazz 2 (Alison Weiner, piano/vocals and Robbie Link, bass) offers up a wonderful variety of jazz music, from Gershwin and Porter to Parker, Davis and Monk. We do this weekly at this jewel of a community venue in a reinvigorated very small town outside of Chapel Hill, NC.

Contact: Alison Weiner | 919-928-6886
Official Website: Click Here

The Eddy Pub
1715 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road
Saxapahaw, NC 27340
United States
(336) 525-2010
Event Time: 7pm - 9:30pm
United States Rowan Blues and Jazz Society

Sending out jazz information. We will upload video clips from JAM and share them on Facebook.

Contact: Eleanor Qadirah | 704-636-2811
Official Website: Click Here

Black Box Theater
405 N. Lee Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
United States
Event Time: 12am - 12pm
United States Frog Holler String Band Live at Laughing Sun Brewing Company

Frog Holler String Band plays Western Swing music in the tradition of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys and contemporary acts such as Elena Fremerman and The Hot Club of Cowtown. This music originated in the 1920s and has all of the required elements of jazz and superb solo improvisation.

Contact: Todd Sattler | 7013912849
Official Website: Click Here

Laughing Sun Brewing Co.
107 North 5th St.
Bismarck, ND 58501
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States Jazz Only

Guests are encouraged to bring in their favorite jazz album to be played in the record store on April 30th. People participating will introduce their selection, and receive a discount on store purchase. Floor will be open for discussion. Hoping to expand with a live performance in the evening.

Contact: Richard Loewen | 701-226-1501
Official Website: Click Here

Rhythm Records
212 E Main Ave
Bismarck, ND 58501
United States
Event Time: 12pm - 8pm
United States Omaha Performing Arts Presents Diana Krall

Hear the swinging and seductive sounds of Grammy®-winning jazz vocalist Diana Krall at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha.

Contact: Kim Reiner | 402-661-8442
Official Website: Click Here

Orpheum Theater
409 S. 16th St.
Omaha, NE 68102
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
United States UNH Jazz Piano Potpourri Concert

JAZZ PIANO STUDENTS of Mark Shilansky in the UNH music department present a concert in trio format, and in small groups with guitarists.

Max Logue, Seamus Kirwan, Jared Rocco, and Garret Healy are featured, with music by Fred Hersch, Frank Zappa, Elliott Smith, Hampton Hawes, and Bill Evans.

Contact: Susan Adams

Bratton Recital Hall, Paul Creative Arts Center
30 Academic Way
Durham, NH 03820
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 9:30pm
United States Columbia High School

Maplewood, S Orange & W Orange, NJ draw from their rich roster of jazz musicians & educators to present a Jazz Awareness concert at Columbia HS in celebration of IJD. Holli Ross, Ben Williams, Glenn Franke, Frank Figuera, Courtney Sapperton, Mark Peterson, Greg Bufford, MSU jazz vocal ensemble.

Contact: Holli Ross | 9733789560
Official Website: Click Here

Columbia High School
Valley Street and Parker Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
United States
(973) 762-5600
Event Time: 12pm - 1:15pm
United States WBGO – The Jazz Source

WBGO broadcasts jazz 24 hours a day from Newark to the world via On April 30, WBGO’s Josh Jackson will be in Istanbul sending reports back to our News Department. In the evening (local time), Josh Jackson weekly program, The Checkout, will air locally at 6:30pm, and Awilda Rivera’s Latin Jazz Cruise airs at 8pm.

Contact: Brandy Wood
Official Website: Click Here

54 Park Place
Newark, NJ 07102
United States
United States Jazz & Poetry Night

New Mexico Jazz Workshop, in partnership with locally-owned, locally-operated, independent bookstore Bookworks, offer an evening of spoken word and jazz on April 30 at 7:00 pm. Poet Barbara Rockman and trumpeter Ryan Montano, along with his trio, will join forces for this unique event.

Contact: Maud Beenhouwer
Official Website: Click Here

4022 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 8pm
United States UNLV Spring Jazz Festival feat. Trumpeter Carl Sanders

The UNLV Spring Jazz Festival features all three UNLV Jazz Ensembles as well as the Guitar Ensemble, Latin Jazz Ensemble, and the Contemporary Jazz Ensemble. Guest Artist-In-Residence, Carl Saunders will perform selections with ensembles.

Contact: David Loeb | 702.895.ARTS (2787)
Official Website: Click Here

UNLV Black Box Theatre
Ham Fine Arts Center
Las Vegas, NV 89119
United States
702.895.ARTS (2787)
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10pm
United States Bronx Jazz

Jazz Greats Larry Ridley, Lou Volpe, Valerie Capers, Pacheco Festival Jazz Ensemble and Ray Mantilla will perform in the Bronx at BronxNet Television studios, April 30 from 3:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Come be a part of the live studio audience, watch the live broadcast on BronxNet on Cablevision 67 or Verizon FiOS 33 in the Bronx, or catch the live webstream at Also, we invite all to answer the question: What is jazz? Tweet your answer between now and the time of the event, to #bronxjazz

Contact: Audrey Duncan | 718-960-1181
Official Website: Click Here

Lehman College
Carman Hall, Rm. C4
Bronx, NY 10468
United States
Event Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
United States Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a Listening Session & Lecture

A fanfare by NYC trumpet stars, a premiere of newly discovered recordings by Louis Armstrong, discussion by dean of jazz critics Dan Morgenstern (who was there) and Armstrong House Museum Archivist Ricky Riccardi, a proclamation from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and soul food reception. Free Event!

Contact: Jennifer Walden | 718-909-5271
Official Website: Click Here

Langston Hughes Library & Cultural Center
10001 Northern Blvd.
Corona, NY 11368
United States
(718) 478-8297
Event Time: 2pm - 5pm
United States JazzTV

JazzTV is a hour long cablecast program that features talented up and coming jazz musicians as well as the current and legendary greats of jazz. The program celebrates the legacy of jazz music.

Contact: Alexian Gardner | 3478241007
Official Website: Click Here

Queens Public Television
41-61 Kissena Boulevard
Suite 2077
Flushing, NY 11355
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 9pm
United States Desert Island Jazz with Dave May on Pure Jazz Radio

A special program of influential classic jazz recordings from the late 40s through the late 60s.

Contact: David May | 1.410.836.7961
Official Website: Click Here

Pure Jazz Radio
4 Norwood Lane
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
United States
Event Time: 11am - 3pm
United States Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

Music of the 1920s and ’30s for your dining and dancing pleasure – Sofia’s Restaurant (Downstairs) adjacent to the Edison Hotel, 221 W. 46th St., NYC. $15. cash cover charge at the door + $15. food/drink minimum – Reservations call: 212.719.5799 – doors open 7:00pm

Contact: Vince Giordano | 718-376-3489
Official Website: Click Here

Sofia's Restaurant (downstairs)
221 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States Edward Simon Trio featuring Scott Colley & Brian Blade

Jazz Standard is celebrating International Jazz Day with the Edward Simon Trio. Pianist Edward Simon with be joined by Scott Colley on bass and Brian Blade on drums.

Contact: Chris Mees | 212-253-2263
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz Standard
116 E. 27th Street (b/w Park and Lex)
New York, NY 10016
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
United States The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Presents: International Jazz Day Jam Session Ft. Jonathan Batiste and Global Jazz Artists!

In honor of International Jazz Day, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem will illuminate the global roots of jazz with an international jam session led by Jonathan Batiste, who will engage with musicians from all over the world to demonstrate the universal language of jazz. Featuring artists from 6 different countries including: Mali, India Japan, Brazil, Bolivia and the UK

Contact: Meera Dugal
Official Website: Click Here

MIST Harlem
46 W 116th Street
New York, NY 10026
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 10pm
United States Ginetta’s Vendetta “Unplugged!”

This triple threat female trumpeter/vocalist & bandleader swings at Vic & Anthonys! She has a guitar player & an acoustic bass…. Singing & blowin thru the classic American songbook!

Contact: Ginetta Silvi | 646.345.0456
Official Website: Click Here

Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse
233 Park Avenue South
Corner of 19th & Park
New York, NY 10011
United States
Event Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
United States Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band

ScoBar Entertainment presents: Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band

“The wild party continues!” ~ The New York Times

The multi-award-winning, multi-talented vocalist, bandleader, and comedian Terese Genecco (pronounced Teh-REECE Jeh-NECK-oh) is currently the longest-running nightclub act on Broadway,

Contact: Grace Blake | 212-582-2121
Official Website: Click Here

Iridium NYC
1650 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States Jazz at Lincoln Center presents Black Art Jazz Collective

With Jeremy Pelt, trumpet; Wayne Escoffery, tenor saxophone; James Burton, trombone; Xavier Davis, piano; Dwayne Burno, bass; and Johnathan Blake, drums. Black Art Jazz Collective is a collaborative ensemble comprised of jazz’s finest rising stars.

Contact: Jessica Moore
Official Website: Click Here

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at W. 60th St.
New York, NY 10019
United States
Event Time: 10pm
United States Barbara Cook at 54 Below

One of the all time great voices comes to our stage for two very special weeks this April and May, debuting a brand new evening of music! Her pure soprano, haunting tone, and warm onstage presence make any evening with Barbara Cook an unforgettable nightlife experience.

Contact: Logan | (646) 476-3551
Official Website: Click Here

54 Below
254 W 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
United States
Event Time: 7pm
United States Jazz Improvisation Workshop

In observation of International Jazz Day, The New York Jazz Worship is offering the ability to participate to one free improvisation class. The goal is to provide musicians with the vocabulary and understanding of jazz music theory needed to begin improvising with conviction. All instrumentalists and vocalists are welcome.

Contact: Marco Chelo | (917) 340-0270
Official Website: Click Here

New York Jazz Workshop
853 Rehearsal Studios
New York, NY 10036
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 9pm
United States Antonio Ciacca Sextet

The Antonio Ciacca Sextet featuring Bruce Harris, trumpet, Jerry Weldon tenor, Andy Farber alto, Paul Gill on bass and Peter Van Nostrand on drums will perform music from the classic Hard Bop Jazz repertoire and music penned by the leader pianist and composer Antonio Ciacca. Jam Session will follow.

Contact: Josephine Magri | (914) 740-7338
Official Website: Click Here

Measure Jazz Club
The Setai Hotel
400 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
United States
(212) 695 4005
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States George Gee Swingin’ Big Band Dance Party

The 10-piece George Gee Swing Orchestra featuring vocalists Hilary Gardner and John Dokes play Savoy Ballroom dance hits for swing dancers and music lovers. Also Big band Floor Show featuring lindy hop dance team Swing FX.

Contact: George Gee | 718-779-7865
Official Website: Click Here

SWING46 Jazz & Supper Club
349 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036
United States
Event Time: 8:30pm - 11:30pm
United States Lyric Fury Celebrates International Jazz Day

Lyric Fury celebrates International Jazz Day with YOU, the enchanted listener. Featuring the beautiful new and haunting “Floodtide’s Gone” , a reflection on the world after Hurricane Sandy. And more of the great swinging, provoking, sometimes hilarious repertoire performed by master musicians.

Contact: Cynthia Hilts | (212) 371-7657
Official Website: Click Here

Somethin' Jazz Club
212 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022
United States
(212) 371-7657
Event Time: 7pm - 8:45pm
United States Jazz Vocalist Michelle Zangara

Live Jazz Series.

Contact: Michelle Zangara | 6462714754
Official Website: Click Here

Flute Bar
40 east 20 street
Street Level , off Park Avenue
New York, NY 10003
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 10pm
United States Sharel Cassity & NY Gypsy All-Stars at DROM

Celebrate International Jazz Day with Sharel Cassity & The New York Gypsy All-Stars. Sharel Cassity will ignite the DROM stage starting at 8pm and then catch the best of World Music with the NY Gypsy All-Stars sharing their passionate music rooted in Macedonian, Greek, Turkish, and American jazz.

Contact: Natasha S. | (212) 777-1157
Official Website: Click Here

85 Avenue A
New York, NY 10009
United States
212) 777-1157
Event Time: 8pm - 12am
United States UNSRC Jazz Society Celebration Party

The United Nations Staff Recreation Council (UNSRC) Jazz Society Celebration Party will include a performance by the Jazz Society workshop band featuring Ambassador Simona Miculescu of Romania followed by a jam session. Event is open to all members of the United Nations community or by invitation.

Contact: Lala Moore

United Nations
New York, NY
United States
Event Time: 5:30pm - 8pm
United States Cobi Narita International Jazz Day Celebration at Zeb’s

Singers and musicians from across the New York area will celebrate International Jazz Day together and videotape performances.

Contact: Cobi Narita | 01-516-922-2010

228 West 28th Street, 2nd floor orange building
New York, NY 10016
United States
(516) 922-2010
Event Time: 6pm - 10pm
United States JAZZSTOCK and SUNY New Paltz present International Jazz Day

5 pm: Roundtable discussion on the Business of Jazz with the Jazz Faculty
6 pm: A talk by acclaimed jazz author and journalist MARC MYERS
7 pm: Performances by the SUNY New Paltz Jazz Faculty Band + Jazz Students + 2013 JJA Jazz Heroes Karl Berger & Ingrid Sertso will also make a guest appearance

Contact: Teri Roiger | 845-901-8846
Official Website: Click Here

Shepard Recital Hall
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561
United States
Event Time: 5pm - 8pm
United States Akshara

Akshara, the exciting NYC band that is inspired by Indian classical music and western Jazz will be performing at the Cornelia Street Cafe. The group will be performing original compositions by Bala Skandan, a multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger.

Contact: Bala Skandan | 917-208-2424
Official Website: Click Here

Cornelia Street Cafe
29 Cornelia Street
New York, NY 10014
United States
Event Time: 8:30pm - 10:30pm
United States Jazz Day in America

Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium culminates its month long celebration of jazz, 14th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival: March 29-April 30, with Kenyatta Beasley Trio performance.This music series is New York City’s longest continuously running grassroots festival dedicated to ‘The Music’.

Contact: Bob Myers | 718.467.1527
Official Website: Click Here

Rustik Neighborhood Tavern
471 DeKalb Avenue
New York, NY 11205
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10pm
United States Jazz Literature

One of the best places to learn about jazz is at your public library. Derrick Lucas from WGMC JAZZ 90.1 in Rochester, NY will be uncovering the treasures of books and music that libraries have to offer about jazz .

Contact: Derrick Lucas | 585-966-2404
Official Website: Click Here

Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County
115 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604
United States
Event Time: 12pm - 2pm
United States MJ Territo Quartet Celebrates International Jazz Day

What a wonderful jazzy world! The MJ Territo Quartet is proud to be part of this worldwide celebration of jazz. With MJ Territo, vocals; Victor LaGamma, piano; Lee Marvin, bass; Terry Silverlight, drums.

Contact: MJ Territo | 914-318-6667
Official Website: Click Here

An American Bistro
296 Columbus Avenue
Tuckahoe, NY 10707
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 10pm
United States Ralph Lalama & Nicole Pasternak Quartet

Tenor sax jazz giant joins his wife, vocalist Nicole Pasternak, along with two great jazz players: Jay Azzolina (guitar) and Frank Tate (bass).

Contact: Nicole Pasternak | 914-536-2122
Official Website: Click Here

Elements Restaurant & Bar
161 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
United States
Event Time: 6:30pm - 9pm
United States JazzTV Celebrates International Jazz Day In Queens, New York

Live Jazz Performance and Dance

Contact: Alexian Gardner | (347) 824-1007
Official Website: Click Here

Perlas Restaurant
69-09 Roosevelt Avenue
Woodside, NY 11377
United States
(718) 685-2302
Event Time: 8pm - 2am
United States Jazz Session With Jazz Cab

The weekly Quintet (Jazz Cab) will have special guests, free appetizers and NO COVER to celebrate International Jazz Day!

Contact: Mark Yates | (513) 221-1151

The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45206
United States
(513) 221-1151
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
United States All Day All Jazz

Special Jazz Day All Jazz All Day; History, Interviews, music all day long!

Contact: Clunie Damus | 614-893-8607
Official Website: Click Here

Star 107FM
5843 Forest Hills Blvd
Columbus, OH 43231
United States
Event Time: 12am - 12pm
United States 12 Tone Music Publishing Promotes Jazz Day

12 Tone Music Publishing, LLC will promote International Jazz Day by featuring posters in the teaching studio April 22nd – 30th. We will feature the International Jazz Day logo, information, and link to your website in the “TV Screen Window” on our homepage for one week prior.

Contact: Mike Overly | 937-256-9344
Official Website: Click Here

12 Tone Music
P.O. Box 20564
Dayton, OH 45420
United States
Event Time: 1pm - 12am
United States University of Central Oklahoma International Jazz Day Graduate Jazz Recital

The University of Central Oklahoma offers the only Master of Music in Jazz Studies Degree in the state of Oklahoma. Our unique facility called the “UCO Jazz Lab” is home to our celebrated jazz program and also a full fledged jazz club that seats 220 patrons. Join us for a timely grad jazz recital.

Contact: Brian Gorrell | (405) 359-7989 x 278
Official Website: Click Here

University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab
100 East 5th Street
(physical address only, not mailing address)
Edmond, OK 73034
United States
(405) 359-7989
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10pm
United States University of Oklahoma Jazz Jam

Students from the OU Jazz Program will get together for one last performance, before the academic year’s end, to celebrate another wonderful year. Special guests, Ivan Pena and Claire Mckenna, will join them. It will be a fun night of bop, Latin, blues, and big band. Open to all.

Contact: Jay Wilkinson | (405) 627 9914
Official Website: Click Here

Brother's Pub
563 Buchanan Ave
Norman, OK 73071
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States KMHD presents Tim Wilcox’s “SuperJazzers”

KMHD Jazz Radio presents saxophonist Tim Wilcox, leading his quartet of Jazz super-heros through a set of original compositions. Special guests to appear.

Contact: Matt Fleeger | 503-445-1899
Official Website: Click Here

Shaker and Vine
2929 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97202
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States Claudio Roditi at James Street Gastropub

Jazz Day in Pittsburgh at the James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy is a celebration of International Jazz Day and a tribute to our musical heritage in the city of Pittsburgh! Claudio Roditi will perform featuring Marty Ashby, Roger Humphries, and Tony DePaolis with special guests Kenia (Vocals) and Jay Ashby (Trombone)

Contact: | 412.904.3335
Official Website: Click Here

James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy
422 Foreland Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 11pm
United States Jazz Meets Funk Vol. II, featuring Sean Jones & Dwayne Dolphin

Straight-ahead jazz trumpeter Sean Jones and funk bassist Dwayne Dolphin have a musical meeting of the minds with their second “Jazz Meets Funk” project. Special guest drummer Poogie Bell and more. Presented by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust JazzLive.

Contact: Janis Burley Wilson | 412-471-6078
Official Website: Click Here

Cabaret at Theater Square
655 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States Main Line Jazz Fest Pop-Up Preview

The Main Line Jazz & Festival previews its 2013 lineup and kicks off a series of events celebrating our 10th anniversary year with a pop-up jazz party on International Jazz Day.

Contact: Laura Munich | 484-416-0473
Official Website: Click Here

Classic Coachwork Group
228 East Lancaster Avenue
Wayne, PA 19087
United States
Event Time: 6pm - 9pm
United States Ponce International Jazz Festival 2013

Puerto Rico will be celebrating International Jazz Day at the 2nd edition of the Ponce International Jazz Fest. This festival, organized by Wanda Borrero and sponsored by the city of Ponce, features some of the best jazz musicians from Puerto Rico.

Contact: Wilbert Sostre | 787-942-9772
Official Website: Click Here

Concha Acustica de Ponce
Concha Acustica de Ponce
Ponce, PR 00631
United States
(787) 284-4141
Event Time: 8pm - 12am
United States Jazz and Bossa Radio Celebrates International Jazz Day

Jazz and Bossa Radio broadcasts jazz 24 hours a day from Puerto Rico to the world. Special programming for April 30th will include some of the best albums in Jazz history.

Contact: Wilbert Sostre | 787-942-9772
Official Website: Click Here

Jazz and Bossa Radio
PO Box 51062
Toa Baja, Puerto Rico 00950
United States
(787) 942 - 9772
Event Time: 12am - 12am
United States Panoramic View Jazz Workshop

Steel Pannist Aaron Abrahamson Cote recently wrote a collection of 30+ tunes for an upcoming book published by Hillbridge Music. With his new band, he aims to bring his process and drive to the students by sharing what the Realbook, travel and education did to influence this new turn in his career.

Contact: Aaron Abrahamson Cote | (401) 662-2174
Official Website: Click Here

Cranston High School East
899 Park Ave.
Cranston, RI 02910
United States
(401) 270-8126
Event Time: 12pm - 1pm
United States Francisco Pais @ Wheeler School

Celebration of Jazz day with pubic figures and performances by jazz musicians in Rhode Island.

Contact: Francisco Pais | (617) 372-1297
Official Website: Click Here

Wheeler Hall
216 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02116
United States
Event Time: 4pm - 6pm
United States Community College Of Rhode Island Jazz Ensemble Concert

WIll be hosting a concert that hosts two combo groups of CCRI’s Jazz Ensemble.

Contact: Steven Lajoie
Official Website: Click Here

CCRI Band Room
300 East Avenue
Warwick, RI 02886
United States
Event Time: 7pm - 9pm
United States Bob Masteller’s All-Star Quintet featuring Soulful Vocalist Gina Rene’

Celebrating the Golden Age of Swing with Bob Masteller’s All-Star Quintet featuring Soulful Vocalist Gina Rene’

Contact: Kelli Lesch | 843-842-8620
Official Website: Click Here

The Jazz Corner
1000 William Hilton Parkway
The Village at Wexford C-1
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 11pm
United States Hilton Head Jazz Camp Junior Combo Jam

Six eighth grade jazz students are going to jam on several jazz standards during the lunch period at Hilton Head Christian Academy. Several of these students were alumni of the Hilton Head Jazz Camp in 2012, held every July. Visit us online @ to find out information about 2013!

Contact: James Berry | 843-290-7916
Official Website: Click Here

Hilton Head Christian Academy
55 Gardner Drive
Hilton Head, SC 29926
United States
Event Time: 11:45am - 12:15pm
United States Lee Ritenour: Live at the Orpheum (Re-Broadcast)

Jim Clark’s “Jazz Nightly” features guitarist Lee Ritenour’s April 5th live performance at the historic Sioux Falls Orpheum to specifically air during International Jazz Day. Ritenour is a featured artist performing at the global concert taking place at the Hagia Irene in Istanbul, Turkey.

Contact: Susan Hanson
Official Website: Click Here

South Dakota Public Broadcasting (SDPB) Radio
555 N. Dakota St.
Vermillion, SD 57069
United States
Event Time: 9:30pm - 9:50pm
United States IJD in Knoxville

On Tuesday, April 30th, Knoxville will join cities all across the world in celebrating International Jazz Day. From 12:00 pm-1:00 pm, there will be a live concert at the City- County Building and reading of the proclamation.

Contact: Kelle Jolly | (865) 622-7174
Official Website: Click Here

City of Knoxville City County Building
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
United States
Event Time: 12pm - 1pm
United States Combo Jazz Coffee Corner

Performance/Clinic with saxophonist Greg Tardy, Associate Professor of Music, University of Tennessee.

Contact: Jeff Huddleston | 901 416 2046
Official Website: Click Here

Overton High School Jazz Ensemble Room
1770 Lanier Lane
Room 310
Memphis, TN 38060
United States
Event Time: 12:30pm - 1:20pm
United States Stax Music Academy Celebrates 3rd Annual International Jazz Day Honoring Osaka, Japan

The jam session will feature the music of Herbie Hancock, Grover Washington, Stanley Turrentine, Cannoball Adderley, and other soul jazz masters.

Contact: Paul McKinney | 901-246-4648
Official Website: Click Here

Stax Music Academy
910 E. Mclemore Avenue
Memphis, TN 38106
United States
Event Time: 5pm - 7pm
United States A Salute to the Modern Jazz Quartet

The Jazz Education Network and the Herb Albert Foundation presents A Salute to the Modern Jazz Quartet. Dr. Sean Daniels Trio with Victor Davis, Piano will pay tribute to MJQ by performing many the groups classic tunes: Bags Groove, Jasmine Tree and Afternoon in Paris to name few.

Contact: Dr. Sean Daniels | 615-963-2107

Gower Elementary
Old Hickory Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37209
United States
Event Time: 10am - 11:30am
United States Spring Membership Jazz In All Its Colors

Radio Broadcast to close out our month long celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month during our Annual Spring Membership Campaign. We will take a Fantastic Voyage Back Down Memory Lane with Jazz and all its Colors on KTSU 90.9 FM. The Colors of Jazz include all aspects of Jazz.

Contact: Donna Franklin | (713) 313-7596
Official Website: Click Here

KTSU Radio
3100 Cleburne Street
Houston, TX 77004
United States
Event Time: 6am - 6pm
United States Wasatch Jazz Project Big Band

The Wasatch Jazz Project 19 member Big Band will hold it’s regular Tuesday night rehearsal in preparation for it’s summer long concert series beginning every Tuesday evening May 21st at the Gallivan Center, our magnificent outdoor amphitheater in beautiful downtown Salt Lake City.

Contact: Carol Steffens | 801-971-4511
Official Website: Click Here

Gallivan Center
239 south main street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm
United States Melanie Fiona at The Birchmere

Melanie Fiona live in concert at The Birchmere!

Contact: Michael Jaworek | (703) 549-7500
Official Website: Click Here

The Birchmere
3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA
United States
(703) 549-7500
Event Time: 7:30pm - 10pm
United States Virginia Tech Jazz Ensembles Concert

Virginia Tech Jazz Ensembles, live in concert

Contact: Jason Crafton

Squires Haymarket Theatre
Squires Haymarket Theatre, Squires Student Center
Virginia Tech 290 College Ave
Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
United States Mason Jazz

Join MASON JAZZ at they celebrate International Jazz Day 2013! This concert will include Instrumental Combos, Vocal Combos, the Mason Traditional Jazz Ensemble and Mason Jazz Faculty!

Contact: Darden Purcell | (703) 993-1377
Official Website: Click Here

Laski Performing Arts Building, 3001
George Mason University
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States
(703) 993-1377
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
United States International Jazz Special on No Boundaries Radio

VJC director Eugene Uman and percussionist/musicologist Julian Gerstin will present a two hour broadcast illuminating jazz from Africa, India, Martinique, Cuba, South and Central America and Europe. They will discuss unique characteristics and present pertinent examples. Streamed on

Contact: Eugene Uman | 802 254 9088
Official Website: Click Here

Vermont Jazz Center
72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222
Brattleboro, VT 05301
United States
(802) 254-9088
Event Time: 10pm - 12am
United States Jam Session at the Vermont Jazz Center

The VJC will recognize International Jazz Day at our regularly scheduled, weekly jam session on May 1. At 8:00 PM horn, string players and vocalists are invited to join our professional house rhythm section. At 9:00 PM other rhythm section players will be invited to the stage.

Contact: Eugene Uman | (802) 254-9088
Official Website: Click Here

Vermont Jazz Center
72 Cotton Mill Hill, #222
Brattleboro, VT 05301
United States
(802) 254-9088
Event Time: 8pm - 10pm
United States The Legacy of Jazz Around the World

Christopher Bakriges/pianist and ethnomusicologist will celebrate International Jazz Day at Woodstock Center For the Arts, w/ Ellen Powlel/bassist and Mark van Gulden/vibraphonist. The program is entitled Jazz Around the World.

Contact: Christopher Bakriges | 802-368-7217
Official Website: Click Here

Woodstock Center for the Arts
1206 Rte 12
Old Mount Tom Building
Woodstock, VT 05091
United States
Event Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
United States Pony Boy Records presents the Katy Bourne-Tim Kennedy Quartet

Pony Boy Records presents the Katy-Bourne-Tim Kennedy Quartet for a special performance in celebration of International Jazz Day. The show which is supported by the Boxley’s Music Fund, will also feature Ian Sheridan on bass and Greg Williamson on drums.

Contact: Katy Bourne | 206-718-5675
Official Website: Click Here

101 West North Bend Way
North Bend, WA 98045
United States
Event Time: 7pm
United States Brad Mehldau Trio

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley welcomes Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Brad Mehldau with Larry Grenadier and Jeff Ballard. Cerebral, complex and exploratory jazz piano trio!

Contact: Jazz Alley
Official Website: Click Here

Dimitriou's Jazz Alley
2033 6th Ave. and Lenora
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9pm
United States Ted Nash Residency

Saxophonist/Composer Ted Nash will be in residence at UW Stevens Point all day for rehearsals, masterclasses, and lessons.

Contact: Mathew Buchman | 715.346.4054
Official Website: Click Here

UW Stevens Point
1800 Portage Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481
United States
Event Time: 9am - 6pm
United States Jazz Vinyl Sale

Fox Music Company has the largest selcetion of Jazz Vinyl in Southwestern Wisconsin and we will be having a “Jazz Record Sale” Save 25% on All Jazz Vinyl Purchases – Your favorite local radio jocks will be spinnin’ jazz all day, stop by add to the fun !!

Contact: Scott | 920-262-2007
Official Website: Click Here

Fox Music Company / Clara's Antiques
100 E. Main Street
Watertown, WI 53094
United States
Event Time: 10am - 6pm
United States Wisconsin Association for Jazz Education, Inc. Launches New Website

The Wisconsin Association for Jazz Education, Inc. (WI-AJE) launches its new website, which coincides with the publication of its first newsletter.

Contact: Mathew Buchman | 715.346.4054
Official Website: Click Here

Online Only
305 High Street
Waupaca, WI 54981
United States
Event Time: 9am
United States Spring Jazz Concert

The Potomac State College/Community Jazz Ensemble will present its Spring Jazz Concert directed by Mr. Fred Kesner. It will feature guest artist Jimmy Lay, former member of the Airmen of Note, the premier jazz ensemble of the U.S. Air Force. Free and open to the public.

Contact: Fred Kesner | 304-788-6912
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Church-McKee Arts Center at Potomac State College (of WVU)
90 Arnold Street
Keyser, WV 26726
United States
Event Time: 7:30pm - 9pm
United States Cris’ International Jazz Day Wine and Cheese Party

Jazz poetry reading and wine and cheese served to jazz music.

Contact: Cris Barrett | 571-228-3374

The Shepherdstown Jazz Corner-House
214 Washington Street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
United States
Event Time: 6pm - 9pm
United States Jazz Foundation of Jackson Hole

Small group featuring a semi-acoustic jam in celebration of international Jazz Day. Vocal and instrumental.

Contact: Mark Memmer | 307-733-4596
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Jackson Center for The Arts
265 Cache St.
Jackson, WY 83001
United States
Event Time: 4pm - 7pm
Uruguay Jazz a la Calle

The City of Mercedes celebrates the International Day dell Jazz at the Municipal Theatre, there will be a great show with 50 artists from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Organize Jazz Street, UNESCO Auspica

Contact: Ines Rosales | 005 984539589
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Teatro 28 de Febrero
28 de Febrero esquina Ferreira Aldunate
Ferreira Aldunate
Mercedes 75000
00598 45320605
Event Time: 8pm - 11:30pm
Uruguay Montevideo International Jazz Day

Montevideo International Jazz Day will be a large jam coordinated by Federico Britos with support from José Reinoso and musicians of the Hot Club of Montevideo. Participating in this jam will be Uruguayan musicians who will be playing Swing, Bop, Latin Jazz, and Jazz Rock over the course of four sets.

Contact: Tato Moreno
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Teatro Solis
Reconquista s/n esq. Bartolomé Mitre
Montevideo, Montevideo 11000
(05982) 1950.3323
Event Time: 7pm - 11pm
Uruguay Hotel Casa Grande Music Project

The Mercedes Youth Jazz Orchestra will perform in Paysandù, Uruguay, with street concerts, master classes and jam sessions. On April 30th at 5pm, there will be Jazz Master Classes. At 7pm, there will also be Street concerts “La Silenciosa Jazz Quintet” and Jam Sessions. At 9pm, the concert of the “Jazz a la Calle Youth Orchestra” is going to be held.

Hotel Casa Grande Music Project
Uzbekistan Republican Musical and Circus College Recital

Recital of students of Republican Musical and Circus College

Pop and Circus College
Tashkent 100100
371 2537352; 2534742
Venezuela International Jazz Day Venezuela

Biotel Suites and Hidden Music Radio Program: 94.1FM. Celebration of International Jazz Day in Venezuela including Session Jazz Trio and their Special guests Claudia Saer (voice) and Juan Carlos Tortoza (drums).

Contact: Omar Aguirre | 0416.2515832
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Lobby Bar de Biotel Suites
Av Libertador Av Antonio Benitez
Mendez, Industria Area
Barquisimeto, Lara
Event Time: 7:30pm - 11pm
Venezuela Dia Internacional del Jazz en Barquisimeto Venezuela

A tribute to our dear Maestro Silvio Arocha, with Pandijazz, Fly Band Jazz, Fernado Freitez, Juan Carlos Tortoza, Jaime Bosch, Blanca Pulido, Manuel y Jose Reyes.

Contact: Zuly Perdomo | 0058 251-254 1609
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Sala Alternativa El Impulso
Diario el Impulso
Av. Los Leones con av. Madrid
Barquisimeto, Lara 3001
Event Time: 11am - 1pm
Venezuela Día Internacional del Jazz en Ciudad Guayana

Celebrate the International Jazz Day from the right border of the Orinoco river.

Official Website: Click Here

Sala de Arte Sidor
Calle Nekuima, Puerto Ordaz
Ciudad Guayana, Bolívar 8050
Event Time: 6pm - 9pm
Venezuela International Day Jazz Concert

International Day Concert 2013 Jazz in Valencia, Venezuela includes: UC Jazz, 8 Son Suficiente, Clave de FA Ensamble, Itha Di Marco, Makeizo Méndez y su banda de Jazz.

Contact: Fósforo Sequera | 58-414-1248974

Centro Comercial Omnicentro
Av. Universidad, Urb. La Granja
Valencia, Carabobo 2001
Event Time: 4:30pm - 10pm
Vietnam Jazz Diva Diane Witherspoon Serenades Le Club of Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Popular Hanoi night spot Le Club, the very best destination for late night jazz events, is honoured to introduce the inimitable vocals of Jazz diva Diane Witherspoon. Diane’s performances promise to be moving and unmissable. Visit Le Club to treat your ears to the soulful sound of a talented singer.

Contact: Ha Dieu Huyen | 844 3826 6919 extension 8521
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Le Club - Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
15 Ngo Quyen street
Hanoi 10000
844 3826 6919
Event Time: 8:45pm - 11pm
Zambia Jazz Sessions

This is a radio jazz session that profiles and plays strictly jazz music coupled with live phone-in and requests.

Contact: Elias Limwanya | +260966321148
Official Website: Click Here

Zambezi FM Radio
Musi oa Tunya house 6th floor new wing
Livingstone, Southern Province 10101
Event Time: 9am - 2pm
Zambia Zamtel Jazz Special

Zambezi FM Radio 107.7 Livingstone, ZAMBIA

Contact: Swithin Haangala | +260971003818
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Mosi O Tunya House
Lusaka Road, 6th Floor
Event Time: 2pm - 3pm
Zambia Jazz & Blues by Yvonne Mwale

To celebrate International Jazz Day Yvonne Mwale will perform with her international Ensemble Afro-Jazz and Blues in her homtown Lusaka.

Contact: Matthias Krämer
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Alliance Française
Alick Nkhata Avenue
Lusaka, LSK 30948
Event Time: 7:30pm - 11pm
Zimbabwe Harare International Festival of the Arts

Performance of the Saskia Laroo 8-piece band at the opening of the Harare International Festival of Arts on April 30, which takes place at the same day as the second International Jazz Day and the last Dutch Queen’s Day celebration.

Contact: Saskia Laroo | +186099531
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City Gardens
City Gardens
Harare Central 1000
Event Time: 7pm - 9pm