2013 Global Celebrations

Albania

International Jazz Day Albania

City: Tirana

04/30
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.

Algeria

Dima Jazz Festival

City: Constantine

04/30
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.

Angola

Bepop No.1 Jazz Bar Family & Friends Celebration

City: Palanca

04/30
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.

Antigua and Barbuda

Abracadabra Bar

City: St. Paul

04/30
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.

Sun Ra Antigua – International Jazz Day – dedicated to Tony Scott

City: St. Paul

04/30
Jazz concert and film in dedication of Tony Scott.

Argentina

Cirilo Fernández, Mariano Sívori, Pipi Piazzolla, Nicolás Sorín

City: Buenos Aires

04/30
A concert with Quartet Cirilo Fernández, Mariano Sívori, Pipi Piazzolla, Nicolás Sorín.

Jazz en Rosario

City: Rosario

04/30
On International Jazz Day, musicians association Jazz en Rosario, based in Rosario, Argentiina, will release a Jazz magazine and Concert and Jam session.

Armenia

An Open-air Concert at “Cascade” Complex

City: Yerevan

04/30
An open-air concert at “Cascade” complex on the occasion of the International Jazz Day. Jazz bands and individual performers from Armenia  will  participate.

International Jazz Day at Komitas Chamber Music Hall

City: Yerevan

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day in Yerevan, Armenia

City: Yerevan

04/30
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.

Australia

Brisbane International Jazz Festival

City: Brisbane

04/30
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).

Celebrating International Jazz Day @ the Wharf

City: Ulverstone

04/30
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.

Jivin’ at the Archive

City: Wantirna

04/30
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.

The Vault

City: Southport

04/30
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.

Thompson’s Corner: Celebrating Australian Jazz

City: Chatswood

04/30
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).

Austria

“2nd Twentyfour Hours of Jazz – Jazz RADIO Day Liezen”

City: Liezen

04/30
"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."

Beatstein #15 Freeflea

City: Dornbirn

04/30
The restart of the Beatstein concert series on International Jazz Day featuring Andreas Krennerich (saxes); Boris Kischkat (guitars); Florian King (basses); Bill Elgart (drums).

funARTmusic Series

City: Graz

04/30
funARTmusic series featuring performance by a jazz quartet

Jazzwerstatt Wien New Ensemble at “That’s Jazz”

City: Krems

04/30
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")

New Momentum for Jazz in Austria

City: Vienna

04/30
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).

Wildstyle Session

City: Innsbruck

04/30
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.

Barbados

Steel Pan and Ivory

City: Bridgetown

04/30
"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.

Belgium

Fabrice Alleman’s Jazz Day Concert

City: Brussels

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day by Les Lundis d’Hortense @ Metro Botanique

City: Brussels

04/30
Different bands playing in metro stations and open squares in Brussels featuring Daniele Martini "Page One" 5tet, "3G", Pinto and a jam session.

International Jazz Day by Lundis d’Hortense

City: Brussels

04/30
Different bands playing in metro stations and open squares in Brussels!

Jazz Station Big Band directed by Michel Pare

City: Hainaut La Louvie

04/30
Jazz Station Big Band: music of the 1930s, directed by Michel Pare

Sazz’N Jazz

City: Brussels

04/30
Quentin Liégeois Duo (guitar) & Olivier Collette (piano): The duo will interrupt mainly jazz standards, with swing and improvisations. Intimate music accessible to all.

Bermuda

Jazz Jam at Shine’s House of Music and Entertainment

City: Hamilton

04/30
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.

Bhutan

International Jazz Day Concert Screenings

City: Thimphu

04/30
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.

Bolivia

Andeswing at Thelonious Club

City: La Paz

04/30
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.

CBA Jazz Festival

City: Cochabamba

04/30
Live concert at the Centro Boliviano Americano Auditorium. Three magic bands: Bossa Trio, "D" Jazz Big Band and Carlos Zalazar Jazz Band.

Brazil

Alexandre Mihanovich Quintet at JazznosFundos

City: Sao Paulo

04/30
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).

Caxias International Jazz Day – Acordes Jazz Club

City: Rio Grande

04/30
International Jazz Day in Caxias do Sul- Brazil Acordes JazzClub/ Acordes Jazz Atelier Musical Vídeos of jazz history Jam Session Master Class

Conexão Jazz

City: Rio Grande

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day – Florianópolis

City: Florianopólis

04/30
Event honoring International Jazz Day. Bringing together great artists from Brazil, and videos with jazz greats worldwide.

Projeto Jazz All Night

City: Belo Horizonte

04/30
PROJETO JAZZ ALL NIGHT: featuring the Frederico Heliodoro Trio.

Burkina Faso

Festival International “Jazz á Ouaga”

City: Ouagadiygou

04/30
"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."

Burundi

Bujazz Festival

City: Bujumbura

04/30
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).

Cambodia

Lady Bluesabelle and Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra: A Night of Jazz in the Name of Peace

City: Phnom Penh

04/30
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.

Cameroon

Bamenda Acoustic

City: Bamenda, North West Region

04/30
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.

Keep Awake the Jazz Rhythm That Sleeps in You

City: Douala

04/30
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.

Canada

International Jazz Day City-Wide Party

City: Calgary

04/30
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

International Jazz Day on CJSW

City: Calgary

04/30
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.

JAZZ.FM91’s International Jazz Day Open House

City: Toronto

04/30
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 jazz.fm!

The Music Of The Poll Winners, featuring Bill Coon, Jodi Proznick, Jesse Cahill

City: Vancouver

04/30
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!

The Story of Jazz

City: Saskatoon

04/30
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).

Chile

International Jazz Day at Bistrot Jazz Club Le Fournil

City: Santiago

04/30
International Jazz Day at Bistrot Jazz Club Le Fournil welcomes the Roberto Barahona Quintet and the Music Catalog Sample Pending.

Jazz Day en le Fournil

City: Santiago

04/30
Roberto Barahona Hard Bop Quintet at Le Fournil Jazz Bistrot, Patio Bellavista, Santiago CHILE

China

Shanghai Celebrates the International Jazz Day – 2nd Edition

City: Shanghai

04/30
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

Colombia

Bolon de Verde

City: Bogotá

04/30
Jam Session in Bolon de Verde directed by Javier Pinto, the influential bassist in the local scene.

Dia Internacional del Jazz en Medellin

City: Medellin

04/30
"Dia Internacional del Jazz en Medellin: Concert, Jam Sessions, Film screenings"

International Day Jazz Tribute 2013 Villa de Leyva

City: Villa de Leyva

04/30
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.

Jazz la Hora

City: Bogotá

04/30
Jazz la Hora will play five outstanding albums from the most recent decade.

Maximilian Kolbe School celebrates the International Jazz Day

City: Cundinamarca Cota

04/30
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.

Salsa Global

City: Bogotá

04/30
Musical information.

Costa Rica

International Jazz Day in Costa Rica

City: San Jose

04/30
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.

Jazz @ Triptica.com

City: Alajuela

04/30
Triptica.com is going to celebrate broadcasting all king of Jazz Music in the streaming. Tritpica.com is dedicated to trip hop, downtempo, longe world music.

Croatia

Concert of Cuban Jazz Service

City: Zagreb

04/30
Concert of Cuban Jazz Service (Sofija Shiroka- vocal, Mario Penton Hernandez- piano and Marin Gregov- percussion) - April 26th.

Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra Celebrating International Jazz Day

City: Zagreb

04/30
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

Cuba

IJD in Cuba

City: Havana

04/30
Special concert with recognized jazz musicians under the music direction of  Jorge Reyes

Cyprus

The Jazz Futures Quartet

City: Nicosia

04/30
Jam session with featuring house band : the Jazz Futures Quartet.

Czech Republic

Jaimeo Brown’s Transcendence feat. Kelvin Sholar

City: Prague 1

04/30
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

Jazz na HAMU

City: Prague

04/30
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.

Miroslav Hloucal Quartet

City: Prague

04/30
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

Moffett – Štveráček – Šoltis Super Trio

City: Brno

04/30
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.

Roman Pokorný and Blues Box Heroes

City: Prague

04/30
Concert of Roman Pokorný- the Award-winning Czech guitarist with the Blues trio "Blues Box Heroes"

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Swedish Hallway Jazz in Pyongyang

City: Pyongyang

04/30
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.

Denmark

Jazz as a Verb

City: Copenhagen,

04/30
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.

Dominican Republic

Jazz en Dominicana International Jam Session

City: Santo Domingo

04/30
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.

Ecuador

International Jazz Day: Ecuador

City: Simon Bolivar

04/30
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.

La Liebre Concert and Jam Session

City: Quito

04/30
Jam Session and concert hosted by: Daniel Toledo - Bass, Carlos Sanchez - Drums, Gabriel Jofre - Guitar, Mike Blanchard - Tenor Sax, Francisco Lara - Tenor Sax.

Live Jazz! at The Jazz Society Café

City: Cuenca

04/30
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”.

Egypt

An Evening of Jazz ft. Cairo’s Finest

City: Cairo

04/30
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.

El Salvador

La Casa Tomada

City: San Salvador

04/30
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.

Plaza Futura

City: San Salvador

04/30
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.

Estonia

Focan / Odman / Ventsel / Unt Band

City: Tartu

04/30
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

The 24th Tallinn International Festival Jazzkaar

City: Tallinn

04/30
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.

Finland

Mikko Innanen & Mika Kallio live in Digelius

City: Helsinki

04/30
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.

YLE, Finlands National Broadcasting Company / Lapland

City: Rovaniemi

04/30
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.

France

Chromophonie Yochk’o Seffer

City: Paca

04/30
"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.

Duo KAJ: Guillaume Armide and Mélaine Desnos

City: Paris

04/30
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.

Guinguette à L’ecluse

City: Reims

04/30
Guinguette à L'ecluse welcomes you to a relaxed evening of jazz.

International Jazz Day @ Chez le Pepere – Jam Session

City: Bordeaux

04/30
Jam Session with Manu Milhou.

International Jazz Day @ L’Apollo

City: Bordeaux

04/30
DJ's Bruno Lormeau and Philippe Murcia will be in charge of the music at l'Apollo.

International Jazz Day @ Le Café Des Moines – Jam Sessions

City: Bordeaux

04/30
Jam session with Pierre Genin and François Mary

International Jazz Day @ Le Caillou du Jardin Botanique – Tribute to Jim Hall

City: Bordeaux

04/30
Tribute to Jim Hall, avec Laurent Maur (harmonica), Ludo Guichard (guitare) et Cedric Jeaneaud (piano).

International Jazz Day @ MollyMalone’s “Carolina Carmona Trio”

City: Bordeaux

04/30
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).

International Jazz Day at Centre penitentiaire de St Quentin

City: St Quentin Fallavier

04/30
Enjoy an evening with Mohomad Abozekry, the Oud prodigy from Egypt, and his group Heejaz.

International Jazz Day, Lyon at 101 Marches

City: Lyon

04/30
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).

International Jazz Day, Lyon at Cinéma Comoedia

City: Lyon

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day, Lyon at ENM Villeurbanne

City: Villeurbanne

04/30
Jazz in Villeurbanne: Come to discuss, learn, meet, and listen to those who have been and are a part of jazz in Villeurbanne on: http://forum.jazzavilleurbanne.xooit.fr/f25-Jazz-day.htm http://www.youtube.com/user/jazzavilleurbanne

International Jazz Day, Lyon at Foundation Bullukian

City: Lyon

04/30
Foundation Bullukian invites you to the Jazz Day Launch Breakfast with a public discussion to follow.

International Jazz Day, Lyon at L’Obamo Café

City: Lyon

04/30
Djotay takes you through his repertoire of Jazz and Afro-energy rock at L'Obamo Café.

International Jazz Day, Lyon at La Clef de Voûte

City: Lyon

04/30
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

International Jazz Day, Lyon at La Fanfaraon

City: Lyon

04/30
La Fanfaraon invites you to treat your ears to Balkan rhythms in the streets of Lyon!

International Jazz Day, Lyon at Le Baryton

City: Lyon

04/30
Le Baryton invites jazz musicians to gather for an unforgettable jam session!

International Jazz Day, Lyon at Le Hot Club

City: Lyon

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day, Lyon at Le Périscope

City: Lyon

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day, Lyon at Le Sirius

City: Lyon

04/30
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  

International Jazz Day, Lyon at Lyon Music

City: Lyon

04/30
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

International Jazz Day, Lyon at Magasin Robert Martin

City: Lyon

04/30
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).

International Jazz Day, Lyon et sa région at Fort du Bruissin

City: Francheville

04/30
"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.

International Jazz Day, Vienne at Espace Trente

City: Vienne

04/30
"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)

Jam Session at Vins/20!

City: Chalon

04/30
The bar 20/Vins Chalon / Saône organizes a jam session open to all!

Jazzaudehore – Swing 4

City: Saint Germain en Laye

04/30
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!  

Lipstick Deer Cabaret

City: Paris

04/30
Concert of young Czech group Jelení loje- Lipstick Deer Cabaret (swing/jazz/cabaret)

Gabon

International Jazz Day in Libreville, Gabon

City: Libreville

04/30
A concert and conference at Ecole Normale Supérieure

Georgia

International Jazz Day at Tbilisi Event Hall

City: Tbilisi

04/30
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.

Germany

25th JazzFest Gronau

City: Gronau

04/30
Starring: "Group'n Swing", 10-piece Swing and Rhythm' Blues Band from, Budapest, Hungary presenting the Music of Ray Charles, Fats Domino etc.  

29. KEMPTENER JAZZFRÜHLING

City: Kempten

04/30
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  

Double Concert Forian Weber – Joachim Küehn

City: Krefeld

04/30
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)

Eberhard Budziat Bigband

City: Stuttgart

04/30
Eberhard Budziat Bigband New Traditions featuring the Stuttgart Jazz Scene - Premier Concert and CD Release

Internationaler Jazz Tag im Wilhelm13

City: Oldenburg

04/30
Concerts – of the students and professors of the music department of the University of Oldenburg Concerts – of the members of Jazzmusiker-Initiative Oldenburg Talks and discussions Public rehearsals  

Jazz in den Mai

City: Köln

04/30
"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.

Jazztronauts Across the Universe

City: Brunsviga

04/30
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.

Launch of the Bundesbigbandarchiv (Federal Big Band Archive)

City: Trossingen

04/30
An exciting archive is being opened at www.bundesbigbandarchiv.de 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.

Nicole Jo

City: Arnstadt

04/30
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

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

City: Berlin

04/30
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.

Ghana

Recog Jazz Gh

City: Accra

04/30
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.

Greece

Dimitri Vassilakis presents “Miles View”

City: Athens

04/30
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.

Jazz Day and Night

City: Serres

04/30
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.

Jazz Day Celebration

City: Serres

04/30
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.

The Great Jazz Flirt Jam Session

City: Chalandri, Athens

04/30
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.

Guatemala

Jazz Day Guatemala

City: Guatemala City

04/30
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.

Guyana

The Jazz Band Project

City: Georgetown

04/30
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.

Haiti

Aaron Goldberg in Concert

City: Port-au-Prince

04/30
American pianist Aaron Goldberg and Haitian artists such as Vanessa Jacquemin, Claude Carre, John Thomas Bern, Alex Jacquemin, Richard Barbot and Joel Widmaier.

Hungary

Eastern Boundary Quartet & Jam Session

City: Budapest

04/30
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.

Eastern-European Jazz meets Orient

City: Budapest

04/30
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.  

International Jazz Day at Európa Pont: Concert of Ferenc Snétberger

City: Budapest

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day Hungary

City: Budapest

04/30
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!

International Jazz Day: Celebration with Swing Music and Dancing at Lokál Bár

City: Budapest

04/30
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

Orsolya Burján and the Pálinkálom

City: Budapest

04/30
Orsolya Burján represents a new wave in jazz music amoung young vocalists while connecting Hungarian folk music with jazz harmonies + photo exhibition

Iceland

Iceland’s Jazz Day 2013

City: Reykjavik

04/30
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

Reykjavik Jazz Festival Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Reykjavik

04/30
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.

India

Adil & Vasundhara

City: Gurgaon

04/30
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!

HIT 95 FM Delhi Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Gurgaon

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day in New Delhi

City: New Delhi

04/30
Delhi's Jazz musicians come together to celebrate International Jazz Day 2013.

Jazz Day with Louiz Banks at Blue Frog, Mumbai

City: Mumbai

04/30
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!

Jazz Goa

City: Penha de França

04/30
A concert in the park featuring accomplished local jazz musicians in jam session with visiting virtuosos from all over the world.

Indonesia

Celebrating Day, Celebrating Life

City: Jakarta

04/30
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.

HajarBleh Big Band presents “Jazz untuk Semua”

City: Jakarta

04/30
An evening of Big Band Jazz in a park, Hajarbleh Big Band presents a mini concert to bring "Jazz untuk Semua", Jazz for Everyone.

Jazz Tepi Sawah

City: Yogyakarta

04/30
JAZZ TEPI SAWAH featuring Andy Gomez, Joenathan Dengawa, Jogja Jazz Champ.

Makassar International Jazz Day 2013

City: Makassar

04/30
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.

RedWhite International Jazz Day

City: Jakarta Selatan

04/30
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.

Iraq

International Jazz Day in Iraq

City: Ainkawa

04/30
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.

Italy

“Jazz” Soul Expresses Itself, in the Freedom of Purity (of Sound)

City: Milano

04/30
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!

Ancona Jazz for International Jazz Day

City: Montemarciano

04/30
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"

Andrea Rea New Trio with special guest Aldo Vigorito

City: Naples

04/30
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.

Casalmaggiore Jazz Day 2013

City: Casalmaggiore

04/30
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

Conservatorio di Milano

City: Milano

04/30
Jam session with teachers and students of the Jazz Departments at the Milan Conservatory.

Count Down to Celebrations for 2nd International Jazz Day: April 29th

City: Matera

04/30
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.

Fano Jazz Network

City: Fano

04/30
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.

Festival Jazz Tradizionale Lanciano

City: Lanciano

04/30
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

Giornata Internazionale del Jazz

City: Siracusa

04/30
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.

Giornata Internazionale del Jazz – Roma

City: Rome

04/30
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.

Giornata Internazionale del Jazz Arci “Makeba”

City: Misterbianco

04/30
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!

Hard Times Trio at 28DiVino Jazz

City: Rome

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day – Education as Jazz

City: Padova

04/30
"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.

International Jazz Day at Sapienza University of Rome

City: Rome

04/30
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).

International Jazz Day in Foggia

City: Foggia

04/30
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

JAM Jazz Appreciation Month 2nd Edition

City: Livorno

04/30
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!

Jam Session – Massimiliano Rocchetta Trio

City: Coriano Rimini

04/30
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.

King Zulu: “Jazz is the Revolt of the Emotions Against Repression”

City: Foligno

04/30
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.

Leonardo Borghi Gregory’s Jazz Session

City: Rome

04/30
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.

Matteo Brancaleoni

City: Bologna

04/30
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.

Memo Restaurant Music Club

City: Milan

04/30
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.

Multiculturita Summer Jazz Festival & The Writer Played Celebrate International Jazz Day

City: Capurso

04/30
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

Musicamdo Jazz

City: Macerata

04/30
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.

Onyx Jazz Club Matera

City: Matera

04/30
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.

Paolo Tarsi

City: Senigallia

04/30
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.

Pippo Matino Refreshing Trio

City: Marigliano

04/30
Pippo Matino Refreshing Trio featuring Pippo Matino (Bass), Umberto Muselli (Tenor Sax), Gianluca Brugnano (Drums).

Pisa International Jazz Day

City: Pisa

04/30
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.

Presentazione: For Life – Dario Germani Trio

City: Rome

04/30
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.

Riccardo Morpurgo at the “Circolo del Jazz Thelonious”

City: Trieste

04/30
For this day the Italian pianist Riccardo Morpurgo will present his last work "Dove è il nord".

The Micah Gaugh Trio

City: Pescara

04/30
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.

Titta Nesti, Franco Santarnecchi, and Jacopo Martini

City: Pontedera

04/30
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.

TriAd Vibration

City: Milano

04/30
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.

Vincenzo Maurogiovanni, Michele Campobasso, Alessandro Napolitano SEMINARIO + LIVE

City: Santeramo

04/30
Maurogiovanni Vincenzo and Michele Campobasso will hold a seminar entitled "The Evolution of Jazz".

Walter Ricci Quartet with special guest Antonio Imparato

City: Cercola

04/30
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)

Welcome to the Django Jazz Manouche

City: Servigliano

04/30
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

Japan

504 Magazine Presents Khacha Band

City: Tokyo

04/30
Khacha Band featuring Tomomitsu Maruyama & Haruka KiKuchi playing the music of New Orleans

504 Magazine Presents Yoshio Toyama

City: Tokyo

04/30
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.

AFRICA: “Light and Shadow” Photographed by Jin Akutagawa

City: Miyazaki

04/30
AFRICA: "Light and Shadow" Photographed by Jin Akutagawa and an LP Record Jazz Concert from April 23 - May 6th.

International Jazz Day Kanazawa Jazz Meeting

City: Kanazawa

04/30
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.

Jazz Auditoria 2013, Tokyo Japan

City: Tokyo

04/30
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.

Miyazaki International Jazz Day 2013

City: Miyazaki

04/30
Yosuke Yamashita Special Quartet with opening act of Ohyodo Elementary School Brass Band

Yosuke Yamashita Special Quartet with Ohyodo Elementary School Brass Band

City: Miyazaki

04/30
Live Concert “Yosuke Yamashita Special Quartet“ Opening act: Ohyodo elementary school brass band

Jordan

Amman Jazz Festival / Maarten Ornstein & Musicians from Jordan

City: Amman

04/30
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.

Kazakhstan

Jazzystan Music Festival presents Incognito & Friends

City: Almaty

04/30
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.

Kenya

Kenya Celebrates Jazz!

City: Nairobi

04/30
Bringing together Kenyan jazz musicians, international communities and jazz enthusiasts to celebrate peace and our diverse cultures through music.

Live At The Elephant

City: Nairobi

04/30
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).

Oxygen Jazz show

City: Nyanza Nairobi

04/30
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

Kuwait

Jazz Night at Ubon

City: Kuwait City

04/30
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.

Lebanon

Beirut Speaks Jazz

City: Beirut

04/30
Beirut Speaks Jazz on the International Jazz Day is a new initiative to promote & celebrate Jazz in Lebanon.

Beirut Street Art Performance

City: Beirut

04/30
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 ....

Liechtenstein

George Schuller’s Circle Wide Trio

City: Eschen

04/30
The George Schuller's Circle Wide Trio plays modern jazz.

Macedonia

Live performance of “Ivan Ivanov Quartet”

City: Bitola

04/30
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.  

Petite Cinematique a Menada Skopje

City: Skopje

04/30
Concert promotion of a new album release feat. INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY CELEBRATION! Unprogrammed – program: ,"The World According to John Coltrane"

Madagascar

Musicians Jazz Club of CGM

City: Antananarivo

04/30
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.

Malaysia

A Celebration of Jazz 2013

City: George Town

04/30
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.

Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Day 2013

City: Kuala Lumpur

04/30
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.

Malaysia’s Celebration Of The Second International Jazz Day

City: Kuala Lumpur

04/30
Malaysia's Celebration Of The Second International Jazz Day at No Black Tie 8pm-9pm: Workshop on "How To Make a Good Soundcheck" JAM SESSION hosted by MICHAEL VEERAPEN TRIO 9.30pm onwards NO COVER

Mango Jazz Night

City: Kota Kinabalu

04/30
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

Malta

Malta Jazz Day

04/30
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.

Mexico

Concert and Jam Session

City: Chiapas

04/30
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.

Día internacional del Jazz-Morelia, México

City: Morelia

04/30
The Cultural Secretary of Muchoacan and Juan Alzate, as artistic director of the jazz festival here (www.jazztival.org), have invited all the professional and student groups to play in this event.

Famus International Jazz Day

City: Monterrey

04/30
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.

Hector Infanzon Jazz Quartet

City: Ciudad de Mexico

04/30
El Convite presents the great Mexican pianist Hector Hector infanzon with Infanzon Jazz Quartet project to celebrate the International Day of jazz in Mexico.

IJD in Mexico

City: Mexico City

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day in Ensenda

City: Ensenada

04/30
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!

Jazz en CORE

City: Durango

04/30
In "Centro Revuletas CORE", we celebrate jazz day with various events.

Jazz en la ESM

City: Ciudad de Mexico

04/30
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.

Playground & Jam

City: Puebla

04/30
We have confirmed the participation of over 30 musicians for a touch Jam Session where different style of Jazz will be played.

Micronesia

Jazz Night at The Waterfront Inn

City: Yap

04/30
Enjoy an evening of Jazz at O'Keefe's Waterfront Inn Lounge on Yap Island.

Montenegro

Jazz at Noon

City: Various Cities

04/30
“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.

Myanmar

Myanmar Celebrates Intl Jazz Day

City: Naypyidaw

04/30
Chameleon and Gitameit Jazz Ensemble , - Kif, Etienne and Shon,  A jam session together

Nepal

KJC Celebrates International Jazz Day 2013

City: Kathmandu

04/30
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.  

Netherlands

Small Town Big Band Koninginnedagconcert

City: Kaatsheuvel

04/30
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).

Songs Of Aeon Quartet

City: Groningen

04/30
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.

Wicked Jazz Sounds Queensday Blockparty @ Amsterdam

City: Amsterdam

04/30
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!

New Zealand

Awatea Pacific Jazz Collaboration

City: Auckland

04/30
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.

Nigeria

Jazz Day Nigeria April 26 – 30th

City: Lagos

04/30
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.

Norway

“Hot Hat” Jam Session in Mørkerød at Rød Bare Blå

City: Molde

04/30
We celebrate the International Jazz Day with local musicians participating in "Hot Hat" Jam Session in Mørkerød at Rød Bare Blå in Molde, Norway.

IJD in Norway

City: Oslo

04/30
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

International Jazz Day in Oslo

City: Oslo

04/30
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...

Pakistan

Legendary Musicians of Karachi Celebrates ‘Jazz’

City: Karachi

04/30
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.

Panama

Fundacion Danilo Perez

City: Ciudad de Panama

04/30
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.

Panama National Lottery joins the international day of Jazz

City: Ciudad de Panama

04/30
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.

Zona de Jazz International Jazz Day Free Concert in Panama

City: Betania

04/30
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.

Philippines

International Jazz Day: Manila

City: Makati

04/30
A stellar gathering of Manila's jazz musicians at a free and open to the public concert at Greenbelt 3 Park

Poland

International Jazz Festival “Masters & Joungsters”

City: Krakow

04/30
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.

International Jazz Festival “Masters & Joungsters”

City: Kraków

04/30
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.

Jazz Art Festival

City: Katowice

04/30
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.

Patches Stewart with Michal Czekala Trio

City: Warszawa

04/30
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)

Presentation of the Report on Jazz and Popular Music Education in Poland

City: Warsaw

04/30
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.

Warsaw Improvisers Orchestra

City: Warsaw

04/30
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.

Portugal

Associação Grémio das Músicas Concert

City: Faro

04/30
Concert with several local jazz bands

Children and Their Music Teachers Play Jazz

City: Coimbra

04/30
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.

Isabel Ventura

City: Porto

04/30
Concert with Isabel Ventura and invited musicians.

Universidade de Aveiro

City: Aveiro

04/30
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.

Puerto Rico

“Joe Goes Jazz” With Charlie Sepulveda & Capt. Joe

City: Luquillo

04/30
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...

Qatar

Matt Wilson Arts & Crafts

City: Doha

04/30
with Matt Wilson (Drums); Gary Versace (Piano); Martin Wind (Bass); and Ron Miles (Trumpet)

Republic of Korea

C2J Trio and others

City: Gwangju

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day Concert in Seoul

City: Seoul

04/30
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 www.ustream.tv/jazzdaykr.

Jazz Trio in Concert

City: Seoul

04/30
A jazz concert with three Korean jazz musicians: Youngju Song (Piano), Soonyoung Lee (Bass), and Youn Woo Park (Guitar)

Lee S. Won Quartet

City: Seoul

04/30
Lee Seung Won on A. Sax, Jun Yong Jun on Piano, Shin Dong Ha on Bass, and Shin Dong Jin on Drums.

Los Trio (JTT)

City: Seoul

04/30
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.

Romania

Art Factory Gala for Young Jazz Musicians From Romania

City: Bucharest

04/30
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.

Bucharest International JAZZ Competition

City: Bucharest

04/30
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.

Ziua Internationala a Jazzului

City: Cluj-Napoca

04/30
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!

Russia

Acoustic Jazz: Post Jazz Duo

City: Moscow

04/30
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.

Francois Carrier / Michel Lambert / Alexei Lapin (Canada – Russia)

City: St. Petersburg

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day in Berdsk

City: Berdsk

04/30
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.

Old Fashioned B.P. & Elizabeth Allai

City: St. Petersburg

04/30
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.

Rwanda

Kigali Jazz 4 Peace

City: Kigali

04/30
"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

Serbia

Cekaonica Belgrade and Trondheim Jam Session

City: Belgrade

04/30
International jam session with students and professors from TRONDHEIM JAZZ CONSERVATORY and Belgrade jazz academy. Jam session will attend more then 30 musicians.

Jazz With Attitude

City: Belgrade

04/30
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).

Nisville Jazz Festival Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Nisville

04/30
Nisville jazz festival (Nis, Serbia, www.nisville.com) 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.

Singapore

The Sultan Jazz Club presents Oliver von Essen Trio

City: Singapore

04/30
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.

Solomon Islands

International Jazz Day @ Tavanipupu

City: Marau Sound

04/30
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.

South Africa

International Jazz Day Performance at Lucky Bean

City: Johannesburg

04/30
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).

Jazz from the Zambezi Restaurant

City: Durban

04/30
1964 bop jazz recordings from the Zambezi Restaurant, District Six, Cape Town - South Africa. Ronnie Beer, Chris Schilder, Selwyn Lissack, Basil Moses and others.

Niki’s Oasis Celebrating International Jazz Day

City: Johannesburg

04/30
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.

Sathima Bea Benjamin Quartet

City: Cape Town

04/30
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.

School Jazz Workshop in Vosloorus

City: Boksburg

04/30
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).

Spain

Ana Cisneros Jazz Trio

City: Sevilla

04/30

Casa de la Cultura de Alcublas

City: Alclubas

04/30
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.  

Dia Internacional del Jazz de Mallorca

City: Mallorca

04/30
A variety of jazz concerts, jam sessions, video projections, and photo exhibitions on jazz are organized. April 28th-30th.

It’s Raining Men Charity Event

City: Marbella

04/30
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.

Jam session with the Kyrios Jazz Quartet

City: Madrid

04/30
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.

Jazz Project 5 and the Biggest Ever Jam

City: Alcoy

04/30
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.

Jose Luis Granell, Tino Gil, and Jose Luis Porras

City: Valencia

04/30
Jose Luis Granell on sax, piano Tino Gil and Jose Luis Porras on bass at the Circulo de Bellas Artes de Valencia.

Liz Vallet Honors Donna Hightower in IJD Celebration

City: Alicante

04/30
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.

Luis González Trio

City: Girona

04/30
Luis González Trio are: Luis González, piano. Joan Solà, bass. César Martínez, drums. They'll play a selection of originals and standards.

Marisa Monte – 24 Guitar Festival Barcelona

City: Barcelona

04/30
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.

Mary’s Swing Band at Aturuxo Bar (Bueu)

City: Bueu

04/30
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.

Night Train Jazz Night

City: Puerto Banus

04/30
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

The Jazz Day Concert

City: Valencia

04/30
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.

Swaziland

“Jazz Across Borders and Cultures”,

City: Royal Swazi Sun

04/30
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.

Sweden

International Jazz Day in Ystad

City: Ystad

04/30
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).

Switzerland

2nd JazzDayFestival

City: Various Cities

04/30
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.

Jazz Concert in the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva

City: Geneva

04/30
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.

Thailand

2nd International Jazz Day Celebration of Phuket Islan, Thailand

City: Phuket City

04/30
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.

Jazz Evolution

City: A.Pakchong

04/30
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.

Togo

Mandingué Jazz Club

City: Lomé

04/30
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.

Trinidad and Tobago

The Jazz Alliance of Trinidad and Tobago

04/30
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).

Tunisia

Jazz Day Celebration by the Jazz Club de Tunis

City: Sidi Bou Said

04/30
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

Turkey

All-Star Events In Istanbul – to be streamed live worldwide.

City: Istanbul

04/30
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.

Burak Bedikyan Band

City: Istanbul

04/30
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.  

Jazz and Samba Jazz: Amy London, Roni Ben-Hur, Maucha Adnet and Duduka Da Fonseca

City: Istanbul

04/30
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.

Kanun Solo

City: Istanbul

04/30
Improvisation in Kanun-oriental instrument.

Nicola Conte Combo featuring Anıl Şallıel, Aycan Teztel, Ferhat Öz, Şenova Ülker

City: Istanbul

04/30
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.

Ukraine

Concert of Konstantin Ionenko Quintet

City: Kyiv

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day Odessa

City: Odessa

04/30
Celebration of the International Jazz Day 2013 on April 28.

United Arab Emirates

Jazz Amalgam – Bridging Cultures & Frontiers

City: Dubai

04/30
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.

United Kingdom

“Ode to the Human Spirit”– Soka Gakkai International UK Celebrate UNESCO International Jazz Day

City: London

04/30
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.

100 Years of Jazz with Sue Parish, Jon Moore & Frank Grime

City: Lancaster

04/30
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.

Alan Barnes with B.B.Q. (Brownfield/Byrne Quintet)

City: Llay

04/30
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).

Brighton Jazz School Concert

City: Brighton

04/30
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.

Greyish Quartet @ Schmazz

City: Newcastle upon Tyne

04/30
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).

Jazz at Leaside

City: Ware

04/30
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.

Jazzmo’thology in association with Map Music launch debut album “Soulful Spirit” by DaPaul

City: London

04/30
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.

Kairos 4tet

City: Cambridge

04/30
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

Ken Peplowski live at the Pizza Express Jazz Club

City: London

04/30
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.

Los Musicos, Latin Jazz Day at The Dog House

City: London

04/30
'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

The Art of Communication & Innovation: Lessons From the World of Jazz

City: Cheltenham

04/30
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?

The Bohemian Cafe Nights

City: London

04/30
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

The J Word Presents Trilok Gurto/Paolo Fresu/Omar Sosa

City: Glasgow

04/30
"The J Word"" presents Trilo Gurtu / Paolo Fresu / Omar Sosa at the Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, Scotland

United States

“I Like the Sunrize” (Early Morning Mix)

City: Fort Collins ,

04/30
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.

“Musically Speaking” Film Series screening of ‘Chops’, featuring Wynton Marsalis

City: New Orleans ,

04/30
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.

12 Tone Music Publishing Promotes Jazz Day

City: Dayton ,

04/30
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.

2nd Annual International Jazz Day Listening Party and JazzBird Global Launch

City: Boston ,

04/30
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.

504 Magazine Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: New Orleans ,

04/30
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

504/602 Jazz Magazine presents Intl. Jazz Day Celebration

City: Phoenix ,

04/30
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.  

A Salute to the Modern Jazz Quartet

City: Nashville ,

04/30
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.

A Tribute to Freddie Hubbard, Up Jumped Spring!

City: Los Angeles ,

04/30
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

Akshara

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Alaska Jazz Workshop Ice Blue Jazz Quintet

City: Anchorage ,

04/30
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 www.akjazzworkshop.org.

All Day All Jazz

City: Columbus ,

04/30
Special Jazz Day All Jazz All Day; History, Interviews, music all day long!

American Jazz Museum – Permanent Exhibit Display

City: Kansas City ,

04/30
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.

Antonio Ciacca Sextet

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Baker’s Keyboard lounge Celebrates International Jazz Day with a Tribute to Donald Byrd

City: Detroit ,

04/30
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.

Barbara Cook at 54 Below

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Berklee Global Jazz Institute Special Guest Brian Blade (APRIL 29th)

City: Boston ,

04/30
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

Bill Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers

City: Denver ,

04/30
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.

Bob Masteller’s All-Star Quintet featuring Soulful Vocalist Gina Rene’

City: Hilton Head Island ,

04/30
Celebrating the Golden Age of Swing with Bob Masteller's All-Star Quintet featuring Soulful Vocalist Gina Rene'

Brad Mehldau Trio

City: Seattle ,

04/30
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!

Bronx Jazz

City: Bronx ,

04/30
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 www.bronxnet.org/bronxjazz. Also, we invite all to answer the question: What is jazz? Tweet your answer between now and the time of the event, to #bronxjazz

CD Fundraiser feat. Brandon Coleman Quartet and Alim Nastaev Group

City: Louisville ,

04/30
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.

Celebrating International Jazz Day Marathon

City: Mission ,

04/30
A 24 hr marathon of live streaming of concert and rebroadcast, poetry, sharing of the history of Jazz, trivia games & more.

Celebrating International Jazz Day with Vincent York’s Jazzistry

City: Ann Arbor ,

04/30
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.

Claudio Roditi at James Street Gastropub

City: Pittsburgh ,

04/30
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)

Cobi Narita International Jazz Day Celebration at Zeb’s

City: New York ,

04/30
Singers and musicians from across the New York area will celebrate International Jazz Day together and videotape performances.

CoffeeTalk Jazz Radio Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, DC the World…

City: Long Beach ,

04/30
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.

Columbia High School

City: Maplewood ,

04/30
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.

Combo Jazz Coffee Corner

City: Memphis ,

04/30
Performance/Clinic with saxophonist Greg Tardy, Associate Professor of Music, University of Tennessee.

Community College Of Rhode Island Jazz Ensemble Concert

City: Warwick ,

04/30
WIll be hosting a concert that hosts two combo groups of CCRI's Jazz Ensemble.

Cris’ International Jazz Day Wine and Cheese Party

City: Shepherdstown ,

04/30
Jazz poetry reading and wine and cheese served to jazz music.

Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra

City: New Orleans ,

04/30
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.

Desert Island Jazz with Dave May on Pure Jazz Radio

City: Lake Ronkonkoma ,

04/30
A special program of influential classic jazz recordings from the late 40s through the late 60s.

Desert Island Jazz with Dave May, WHFC-FM 91.1

City: Bel Air ,

04/30
A special program of influential classic jazz recordings from the late 40s through the late 60s.

Dr. Lonnie Smith at Blue Nile

City: New Orleans ,

04/30
Featuring: Dr. LONNIE SMITH HERLIN RILEY DONALD HARRISON WILL BERNARD WIL BLADES

Edward Simon Trio featuring Scott Colley & Brian Blade

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Elijah Jamal Balbed

City: Washington ,

04/30
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

Elmhurst College Jazzathon

City: Elmhurst ,

04/30
Four hours of music presented by the Elmhurst College Jazz Band.

Fernando Ulibarri 4tet featuring Mark Small

City: Coral Gables ,

04/30
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.

Francisco Pais @ Wheeler School

City: Providence ,

04/30
Celebration of Jazz day with pubic figures and performances by jazz musicians in Rhode Island.

Frog Holler String Band Live at Laughing Sun Brewing Company

City: Bismarck ,

04/30
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.

George Gee Swingin’ Big Band Dance Party

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Ginetta’s Vendetta “Unplugged!”

City: New York ,

04/30
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!

Hilton Head Jazz Camp Junior Combo Jam

City: Hilton Head ,

04/30
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 @ hhjazzcamp.com to find out information about 2013!

Hybrid Jazz From Trish Hennessey

City: Rosedale ,

04/30
On April 30th, my online show will consist of those who are performing on International Jazz Day - many have been on the show.

IJD in Knoxville

City: Knoxville ,

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day at Morningbell

City: Jackson ,

04/30
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.

International Jazz Special on No Boundaries Radio

City: Brattleboro ,

04/30
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 www.wvew.org.

Jam Session @ The Afterthoughtt

City: Little Rock ,

04/30
Tuesday Night Jam Session of Jazz and Blues

Jam Session at the Vermont Jazz Center

City: Brattleboro ,

04/30
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.

Jam Session with The Mississippians Jazz Ensemble

City: Oxford ,

04/30
The jazz ensemble will host a jam session featuring accessible tunes that are representative of the major style periods of jazz. All are welcome!

Jazz & Poetry Night

City: Albuquerque ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Alliance of Mid-Michigan Jazz Day Party

City: Lansing ,

04/30
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.

Jazz An American Art Form

City: Cambridge ,

04/30
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.

Jazz and Bossa Radio Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Toa Baja ,

04/30
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.

Jazz at Lincoln Center presents Black Art Jazz Collective

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Jazz at the Bistro – International Jazz Day Jam Session

City: St. Louis ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Celebrating, Educating, and Networking at The Music Village!

City: South Bend ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Day in America

City: New York ,

04/30
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'.

Jazz Ensemble Rehearsal and Clinic

City: Augusta ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Foundation of Jackson Hole

City: Jackson ,

04/30
Small group featuring a semi-acoustic jam in celebration of international Jazz Day. Vocal and instrumental.

Jazz from Bloomington Presents Django Jazz Jam

City: Bloomington ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Guitar Night: Cory Wong Quartet and Dean Magraw w/ Friends

City: Saint Paul ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Improvisation Workshop

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Literature

City: Rochester ,

04/30
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 .

Jazz Meets Funk Vol. II, featuring Sean Jones & Dwayne Dolphin

City: Pittsburgh ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Minds Art and Cafe presents Jazz Story

City: Honolulu ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Night @ Alcove International Tavern

City: Tuscaloosa ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Only

City: Bismarck ,

04/30
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.

Jazz Session With Jazz Cab

City: Cincinnati ,

04/30
The weekly Quintet (Jazz Cab) will have special guests, free appetizers and NO COVER to celebrate International Jazz Day!

Jazz Vinyl Sale

City: Watertown ,

04/30
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 !!

Jazz Vocalist Michelle Zangara

City: New York ,

04/30
Live Jazz Series.

Jazz: Issues & Controversies

City: Washington ,

04/30
Library of Congress Music Specialist Larry Appelbaum will present a talk on current issues and controversies in Jazz.

[email protected] Presents Deon Yates

City: Southgate ,

04/30
37 North Church and their [email protected] Concert Series is pleased to host Detroit saxophonist Deon Yates as we participate in the world-wide International Jazz Day.

JAZZSTOCK and SUNY New Paltz present International Jazz Day

City: New Paltz ,

04/30
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

JazzTV

City: Flushing ,

04/30
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.

JazzTV Celebrates International Jazz Day In Queens, New York

City: Woodside ,

04/30
Live Jazz Performance and Dance

Jim Mair Seminar

City: Bonner Springs ,

04/30
A discussion of Jazz history, big and small group perfromance

KCSM Radio Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: San Mateo ,

04/30
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

Kids Talk Radio Visual Jazz Opera Podcast

City: Long Beach ,

04/30
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.

KMHD presents Tim Wilcox’s “SuperJazzers”

City: Portland ,

04/30
KMHD Jazz Radio presents saxophonist Tim Wilcox, leading his quartet of Jazz super-heros through a set of original compositions. Special guests to appear.

KTTE Radio Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Los Angeles ,

04/30
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.

Lee Ritenour: Live at the Orpheum (Re-Broadcast)

City: Vermillion ,

04/30
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.

Live Jazz with Frank Marra, Ben Burdick & Dan Costello

City: Boise ,

04/30
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.

Louis Armstrong at Freedomland: Never Before Heard Recordings of an American Icon, a Listening Session & Lecture

City: Corona ,

04/30
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!

Lyric Fury Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Mahalo Jazz

City: Saxapahaw ,

04/30
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.

Main Line Jazz Fest Pop-Up Preview

City: Wayne ,

04/30
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.

Mason Jazz

City: Fairfax ,

04/30
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!

Melanie Fiona at The Birchmere

City: Alexandria ,

04/30
Melanie Fiona live in concert at The Birchmere!

MJ Territo Quartet Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Tuckahoe ,

04/30
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.

Monika Herzig – Indianapolis Jazz Legacy Celebration

City: Indianapolis ,

04/30
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.

Monte Vista Middle School Jazz Day Concert

City: Tracy ,

04/30
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.

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Christian McBride, Benny Green, Lewis Nash, Chris Potter & Ambrose Akinmusire

City: Santa Cruz ,

04/30
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!

N.I.U. Rosebud Foundation Jazztet Concert

City: Webster Groves ,

04/30
Jazz Music event students welcome (7 get in for discount rate)

Omaha Performing Arts Presents Diana Krall

City: Omaha ,

04/30
Hear the swinging and seductive sounds of Grammy®-winning jazz vocalist Diana Krall at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha.

Panoramic View Jazz Workshop

City: Cranston ,

04/30
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.

PBI Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: San Francisco ,

04/30
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.

Playing Jazz Vinyl

City: Wichita ,

04/30
We will be playing jazz vinyl through out the day.

Ponce International Jazz Festival 2013

City: Ponce ,

04/30
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.

Pony Boy Records presents the Katy Bourne-Tim Kennedy Quartet

City: North Bend ,

04/30
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.

Rainbow Records Jazz Sale

City: Newark ,

04/30
15% off all Jazz Records, CDs, Books and Posters.

Ralph Lalama & Nicole Pasternak Quartet

City: White Plains ,

04/30
Tenor sax jazz giant joins his wife, vocalist Nicole Pasternak, along with two great jazz players: Jay Azzolina (guitar) and Frank Tate (bass).

Reception to Honor Edward “Kidd” Jordan, JJA Jazz Hero, New Orleans

City: New Orleans ,

04/30
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.

Renaud Garcia-Fons

City: San Francisco ,

04/30
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.

Rowan Blues and Jazz Society

City: Salisbury ,

04/30
Sending out jazz information. We will upload video clips from JAM and share them on Facebook.

Shannon McManus Jazz Quartet at House of Brutus

City: Tamuning ,

04/30
A gathering of great artists from Guam jamming in honor of International Jazz Day.

Sharel Cassity & NY Gypsy All-Stars at DROM

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Sonoma State University Latin Band and Contemporary Jazz Ensemble

City: Rohnert Park ,

04/30
Two very diverse groups bring international sounds to Weill Hall!

Sounds and Colors Radio

City: Los Angeles ,

04/30
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!

Spring Jazz Concert

City: Keyser ,

04/30
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.

Spring Membership Jazz In All Its Colors

City: Houston ,

04/30
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.

Stax Music Academy Celebrates 3rd Annual International Jazz Day Honoring Osaka, Japan

City: Memphis ,

04/30
The jam session will feature the music of Herbie Hancock, Grover Washington, Stanley Turrentine, Cannoball Adderley, and other soul jazz masters.

Student Jazz on KCCK FM

City: Cedar Rapids ,

04/30
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

Ted Nash Residency

City: Stevens Point ,

04/30
Saxophonist/Composer Ted Nash will be in residence at UW Stevens Point all day for rehearsals, masterclasses, and lessons.

Tennessee Valley Jazz Society: Jazz Education is Cool in the School (JECS)

City: Huntsville ,

04/30
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.

Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band

City: New York ,

04/30
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,

The Ali Ryerson – Joe Carter Duo in concert

City: Fairfield ,

04/30
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.

The Capitol Bones in Concert at Blues Alley

City: Washington ,

04/30
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.

The Daniel Rotem Trio at The Regattabar

City: Cambridge ,

04/30
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.

The Legacy of Jazz Around the World

City: Woodstock ,

04/30
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.

The Music of Tom Hoffmann Memorial Benefit Jazz Concert presents Greg Christiansen and Mikel Soria

City: Manteca ,

04/30
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

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem Presents: International Jazz Day Jam Session Ft. Jonathan Batiste and Global Jazz Artists!

City: New York ,

04/30
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

The New Edge – International Jazz Day Edition – WMBR Radio 88.1FM

City: Cambridge ,

04/30
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.

The Voodoo Saints @ Chloe’s Cup Coffee’s & Teas

City: Tuscaloosa ,

04/30
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!

Tribute to Ella

City: Los Angeles ,

04/30
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.

Tributes to Jazz Giants @ The Nash

City: Phoenix ,

04/30
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.

Trio Tuesdays with Justin Varnes at the Velvet Note

City: Alpharetta ,

04/30
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.

Twains Tuesday Jazz Jam with Joe Gransden and Friends

City: Decatur ,

04/30
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.

Ultraphonic Jazz Orchestra live on KUVO

City: Denver ,

04/30
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 KUVO.com from 7-8p MST.

UM Jazz Band II Performance at CS Porter Middle School

City: Missoula ,

04/30
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.

UNH Jazz Piano Potpourri Concert

City: Durham ,

04/30
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.

University of Alabama Jazz Symposium Final Projects, Day 1

City: Tuscaloosa ,

04/30
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.

University of Central Oklahoma International Jazz Day Graduate Jazz Recital

City: Edmond ,

04/30
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.

University of Oklahoma Jazz Jam

City: Norman ,

04/30
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.

UNLV Spring Jazz Festival feat. Trumpeter Carl Sanders

City: Las Vegas ,

04/30
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.

UNSRC Jazz Society Celebration Party

City: New York ,

04/30
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.

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

City: New York ,

04/30
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

Virginia Tech Jazz Ensembles Concert

City: Blacksburg ,

04/30
Virginia Tech Jazz Ensembles, live in concert

Wally’s Live Jazz 365

City: Boston ,

04/30
Historical jazz night club offering the best live jazz in the world 365 days a year.

Wasatch Jazz Project Big Band

City: Salt Lake City ,

04/30
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.

WBGO – The Jazz Source

City: Newark ,

04/30
WBGO broadcasts jazz 24 hours a day from Newark to the world via WBGO.org. 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.

West Coast Traditional Jass Club

City: Ventura ,

04/30
We are located off Highway 150 towards Ojai. Bring a picnic!

WFIU “Just You And Me” International Jazz Day Celebration

City: Bloomington ,

04/30
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.

Wisconsin Association for Jazz Education, Inc. Launches New Website

City: Waupaca ,

04/30
The Wisconsin Association for Jazz Education, Inc. (WI-AJE) launches its new website, which coincides with the publication of its first newsletter.

Uruguay

Hotel Casa Grande Music Project

City: Paysandù

04/30
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.

Jazz a la Calle

City: Mercedes

04/30
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

Montevideo International Jazz Day

City: Montevideo

04/30
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.

Uzbekistan

Republican Musical and Circus College Recital

City: Tashkent

04/30
Recital of students of Republican Musical and Circus College

Venezuela

Dia Internacional del Jazz en Barquisimeto Venezuela

City: Barquisimeto

04/30
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.

Día Internacional del Jazz en Ciudad Guayana

City: Ciudad Guayana

04/30
Celebrate the International Jazz Day from the right border of the Orinoco river.

International Day Jazz Concert

City: Valencia

04/30
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.

International Jazz Day Venezuela

City: Barquisimeto

04/30
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).

Vietnam

Jazz Diva Diane Witherspoon Serenades Le Club of Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

City: Hanoi

04/30
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.

Zambia

Jazz & Blues by Yvonne Mwale

City: Lusaka

04/30
To celebrate International Jazz Day Yvonne Mwale will perform with her international Ensemble Afro-Jazz and Blues in her homtown Lusaka.

Jazz Sessions

City: Livingstone

04/30
This is a radio jazz session that profiles and plays strictly jazz music coupled with live phone-in and requests.

Zamtel Jazz Special

City: Livingstone

04/30
Zambezi FM Radio 107.7 Livingstone, ZAMBIA

Zimbabwe

Harare International Festival of the Arts

City: Harare

04/30
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.