2015 Global Celebrations

Afghanistan

Festival de l’émoi du jazz

City: Abidjan

04/30
L'Emoi du Jazz is a jazz festival that has been held since 2009. This year's celebration was a special edition in memory of founder and jazz musician Dez Gad, who passed away on April 30th. The festival lasted three weeks.

Albania

International Jazz Day Tirana

City: Tirane,

04/30
Hemingway Tirana presents with modesty, love and passion The First Celebration of the International Jazz Day in Albania, and welcomes all the Jazz fans for a fiery night with the best artists in the country.

Algeria

Ray LEMA VSNP

City: Algiers

04/30
À l’occasion de la « Journée Internationale du Jazz », décrétée par l’Unesco en 2011, l’Agence Algérienne pour le Rayonnement Culturel présente le Jazzman et artiste de la World Music, Ray Lema, le jeudi 30 avril 2015, à 19h00 - Salle Ibn Zeydoun – Riadh El Feth.

Argentina

BBQ JAZZ PROJECT

City: Posadas

04/30
Jazz Concert with BBQ Jazz Project in Posadas,Misiones ;argentina,in a brand new venue a few hours earlier to the actual intl. jazz day ,free entrance

Body & Soul Musica De Jazz Celebra El Dia internacional Del Jazz

City: Buenos Aires

04/30
Festejamos el Día Internacional Del Jazz con Músicos Argentinos que tocan en el exterior,los que hoy tocan en Buenos Aires y los que nos han dejado físicamente pero todavía siguen tocando en nuestros corazones.Body & Soul musica de jazz se emite de lunes a viernes a las 20.00hs y los domingos 22.00h

Día Internacional del Jazz 2015: Rosario

City: Rosario

04/30
Jazz En Rosario celebrated Jazz Day, for the 3rd year in a row, with different concerts featuring local musicians, swing and jazz dancers and a closing jam session open to all musicians.

Día Internacional del Jazz Buenos Aires 2015: Swing Timers en Bebop Club

City: Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

04/30
The Bebop Club celebrated International Jazz Day with the longest-running working band in Argentine jazz, the Swing Timers, celebrating 60 years since their formation in 1955 and presenting their new album "Recreando a Benny Goodman." "Bebop Club recibe al Día Internacional del Jazz con la banda en actividad más antigua del Jazz argentino, los SWING TIMERS! cumpliendo 60 años desde su primera actuación en 1955, presentando su nuevo disco, 'Recreando a Benny Goodman.'"

Día Internacional del Jazz en La Escuelita

City: Cordoba

04/30
El evento contará con la actuación de la Cordoba Jazz Orchestra, la Collegium Big Band y los músicos invitados Julio Gonzalez Goytia, Lucas Acuña, Germán Siman, Cristian Andrada y Eduardo A. Elia y la artísta plástica Adriana Faraón; finalizando la jornada con una Jam Session abierta al público.

Mangrullo Jazz Day

City: San Isidro

04/30
Concert & Jam Sessions Open Band: Dan Pocettii: Guita Manuel Felix de Barrio: Drums Tomas Uriburu: Bas Pocho Sabogal: Piano Noel Morroni: Piano Rhodes

Armenia

Jazz Days at RADIO VAN FM-103.0

City: Yerevan

04/30
Radio Van FM-103.0 presented a program related to JAM and International Jazz Day that included live concerts, master classes and seminars for young journalists covering music, a radio jazz-festival, a 12-hour, non-stop jazz program, and a special radio show by Armen Manukyan.

Aruba

Carlos Bislip Jazz Expo & Renaissance Marketplace Aruba Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Oranjestad

04/30
Organizers produced a multi-group concert featuring special international guest artist Lenora Zenzalai Helm. Also performing were the Student Caribbean Jazz Combo, The Kross / Hart Project, The Lionel Scholten and Eduardo Maya Tropical Jazz, The Aruba Vocal Jazz Ensemble and North Carolina Central University Jazz Studies guest students. Program concluded with a jam session.

Australia

504 Jazz Magazine New Orleans/ Federation University Ballarat

City: Ballarat

04/30
Organizers presented a three-day International Jazz Day celebration featuring multiple local groups. Event was live-streamed for all to enjoy. Thursday April 30th Ballarat Grammar Stage Band Whizz Bang. Ballarat High School. Music Students. The Van Go Go’s Friday May 1st The Sausage Rolls. Mt Clear College. Music Students. B3 Breakout. Hammond B3 Trio. The Ruby Rogers Experience. Saturday May 2nd. Love Junkyard. Tim Nelson Trio Plus more.

Andrew Kimber Quartet at the Paris Cat Jazz Club

City: Melbourne

04/30
Kimber developed his own voice as a composer with guidance from Jacam Manricks. Kimber draws inspiration from country and rock and roll that he was exposed to during his upbringing in rural NSW. Kimber infuses these styles into the language of the modern Jazz musician and tells stories of his life.

Australian Jazz Bell Awards

City: Melbourne

04/30
Awards ceremony recognizing and encouraging excellence in the performance, creativity, recording and presentation of jazz in Australia. In honour of one of the greats of Australian jazz - Graeme Bell, MBE, AO - the Australian Jazz Awards are informally known as "the Bell Awards."

Brisbane Street Parade @ King George Square

City: Brisbane

04/30
The Jazz Music Institute in Brisbane organized their annual International Jazz Day street parade through the city.

Burnie celebrates International Jazz Day 2015

City: Burnie

04/30
Singer Amelia Johnson and saxophonist Alistair Dobson from Hobart joined the Viktor Zappner Trio for a performance at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery. This was the fourth year Northwest Tasmania has participated in International Jazz Day.

Celebrate International Jazz Day @ Kimono

City: Sawtell

04/30
Celebrate International jazz day with the Speak-Eazy Trio and invited guests. Sarong has just changed its name to Kimono and links a brand new menu/name, its regular Thursday night Jazz night on International Jazz Day. Speak-Eazy Trio invite local musicians to sit in.

Eastside Radio “Arts” Celebrating International Jazz

City: Sydney

04/30
Eastside Radio presents a daily 90 minute Arts programs of news about the arts happening in Sydney - theatre, dance, literature, classical music and jazz, visual arts etc. The programme on April 30 will focus on the globalisation of jazz music with tracks from artists from around the world.

International Day of Jazz: Tony Gould

City: MELBOURNE

04/30
Tony Gould AO is arguably Australia's most gifted musician in all it meaning: he inspires and is inspired, creative and created, challenging and challenged. He is a performer, educator, mentor & composer & is the embodiment of the metaphor of jazz: a form that is a prism of a creative life.

International Jazz Day – Brisbane Jam

City: Brisbane

04/30
Brisbane will be hosting a jam session in the middle of the CBD! Let's celebrate this fantastic and important day by bringing the Brisbane community together with the jovial sounds of New Orleans. Everyone welcome to join in with their horns!

International Jazz Day Jam

City: Ballarat

04/30
Some of Ballarat’s best Jazz musicians join forces in the name of exploration in celebration of International Jazz Day. Expect spontaneity, some old classics and at least 15 world class musicians in varying combinations.

KCAC and Australian Jazz Museum present Fiona Burnett

City: Bayswater

04/30
The Knox Community Arts Centre and the Australian Jazz Museum presented a concert featuring saxophonist Fiona Burnett and drummer David Jones performing music with an eclectic assortment of influences.

Kingston/Boden/Haywood/Jackson

City: Hobart

04/30
The University of Tasmania Conservatorium of Music hosted guitarist and composer Damien Kingston, pianist Matt Boden, bassist Nick Haywood and drummer Alf Jackson in performance.

Melbourne Improvisers Collective at Uptown

City: Fitzroy

04/30
The Melbourne Improvisers Collective (MIC) is an organisation that presents regular performances throughout Melbourne displaying local, interstate and international creative musicians. This week features performances from Us Four and SHOL

Rathdowne Records presents Adam Rudegeair and Friends

City: Northcote

04/30
Adam Rudegeair Trio and special guests celebrate UNESCO International Jazz day with a highly energetic and dynamic instore performance at Rathdowne Records, featuring original tunes as well as compositions by the likes of Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock and David Bowie!

Austria

2. Josefstaedter Jazztag am International Jazzday

City: Vienna

04/30
The Michaela Rabitsch & Robert Pawlik Quartet invited legendary Austrian harp player Richard Oesterreicher to celebrate Jazz Day with a concert, presenting their original works plus some jazz standards arranged by Oesterreicher.

Jazswiming in the Library

City: innsbruck,

04/30
We, http://pesciolino.jazsoup.net, will be trying to make the good feel in the bookstore's music department even better, by going freestyle through new and old tunes.

Jazz Chateau Oasis honoring the 4th International Jazz Day

City: Vienna

04/30
Video, Voice & Text Chat Group Jazz Chateau Oasis screened the All-Star Global Concert and post documentaries, interviews and a special tribute to jazz legends Clark Terry & Billie Holiday.

Jazz Day 2015: Sankt Peter am Kammersberg

City: Sankt Peter am Kammersberg

04/30
#LatinGRAMMY Artist and Musical Ambassador Juan Garcia-Herreros celebrated the first Jazz Day in the Austrian alps with his 4tet. The evening also featured young artists & members of Garcia-Herreros' non-profit Integration-through-Arts association known as "Snow Owl."

PAUL ZAUNER’S BLUE BRASS presents THE CENTENNIAL OF BILLY STRAYHORN

City: Diersbach

04/30
Celebrating one of the greatest jazz composers and arrangers of the 20th century In cooperation with the 504 Magazine and the Billy Strayhorn Foundation on International Jazz Day 2015, Blue Brass is celebrating the music of Billy Strayhorn . Rom-tp, Salesny-as, Pliem-ts, Zauner-tb, Kent-p, Derschmidt

Porgy & Bess celebrate Jazz Day 2015 with The Dorf

City: Wien

04/30
The Dorf, a 25-piece sound collective from Germany (www.thedorf.net), performed a set featuring their signature sound: "utopian beats & krautrock/ jazz/ trance/ noise."

Radio Jazz Day Liezen 2015

City: Liezen

04/30
Organizers coordinated 24 hours of jazz programming in Liezen, including radio broadcasts, concerts and more. Participating acts included Camerounian singer Gino Sitson, Italians Pino Minafra (trumpet) and Livio Minafra (piano), Austrian vibist Roland Neffe and bass legend Ewald Oberleitner.

Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz & Abraxas play the music of John Zorn

City: Kufstein

04/30
KlangFarben presents: Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz & Abraxas play the music of John Zorn.

Azerbaijan

International Jazz Day 2015 : Azerbaijan

City: Baku

04/30
International Jazz Day celebrated in Azerbaijan on the 30th of April. National Commission for UNESCO of the Republic of Azerbaijan supported a concert of Azerbaijani jazzman Rain Sultanov on the occasion of his 50 years anniversary, as well as a presentation of his book ”Jazz history in Azerbaijan”.

Bangladesh

What’s All That Jazz About?

City: Dhaka

04/30
The concert was planned and organized by the some young talented musicians who are actively doing jazz music for the love of it. Performers were: Imran Ahmed quartet, Nishit Dey and Dipankar Aich, Kaarthik's trio with Towfiq Arifin Turjo and Kirtana Krishna, "42" , The Tango Trio.

Barbados

Barbados Jazz Society International Jazz Day Big Band Ball 2015

City: Bridgetown

04/30
The Barbados Jazz Society's week of IJD 2015 activities began with a Jazzy Church Service and ended with an elegant evening of dance featuring the music of the "1688 Big Band" under the leadership of Dr. Stefan Walcott. Live jazz performances were available at various venues during the week.

Belgium

Arne Van Coillie Trio with Richard Rousselet

City: Diepenbeek

04/30
Ensemble comprised of three generations of Belgian jazz musicians gave a concert featuring jazz standards. Featuring Richard Rousselet (trumpet), Arne Van Coillie (piano), Flor Van Leugenhaeghe (double bass) and Raf Vertessen (drums).

Deccaphonic Quartet

City: Saint Gilles

04/30
Local group the Deccaphonic Quartet performed selections ranging from Django Reinhardt to bebop to hard bop and more. The group featured Ciro Martin Hernandez (drums), Raphael Hallez (trumpet), Romain Verwilghen (guitar) and Jean-Baptiste Guerrier (double bass).

Igor Gehenot Trio

City: Bruxelles

04/30
Young Belgian pianist Igor Gehenot performed with his trio at Music Village.

Jazz Day 2015 at the U.S. Chief of Mission’s Residence

City: Brussels

04/30
A local jazz band performed at the U.S. Chief of Mission's Residence in Brussels.

Jazz4You Celebrate International Jazz Day 2015

City: Brussels

04/30
Organizer and Belgian jazz association Jazz4You presented several programs throughout Brussels on April 30 in honor of Jazz Day: - Fabrice Alleman, internationally renowned saxophonist, clarinetist and professor, led a group of students from the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles. They offered an exiting concert in the historic Place St. Job, rendering the classic “big band sound.” - Local quintet “Groova5″ presented their repertoire of jazz/hip-hop/soul covers and original compositions. Featuring J. Dumont (keyboards), E. Labat (vocals), L. Melnyk (guitar), V. Cuper (electric bass) and F. Zamagni (drums). - Brussels sextet "God Save the Swing" gave a public performance on the Place St. Job featuring classic repertoire from the Swing era. - Le 6.6.6. pub and restaurant hosted a jam session to close the day's festivities.

Jazzday at ULB: Joachim Caffonnette Trio & Guests

City: Bruxelles

04/30
Organizers presented a debate, concert and jam session featuring the Joachim Caffonnette Trio and special guests at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in honor of Jazz Day 2015.

Les Lundis d’Hortense celebrate International Jazz Day 2015

City: Multiple Cities

04/30
Organizer and Belgian jazz association Les Lundis d'Hortense presented numerous events in multiple cities in Belgium on April 30 in commemoration of International Jazz Day 2015. In Brussels: 15h00 Jazz à tous les étages: Jazz parade through Brussels city centre, with instruments emerging from surprising places 18h30 Conférence "Jazz et engagement" @ Salle Delvaux - ULB 20h00 Les Chroniques De l'Inutile @ Epaulé Jeté 20h30 Sortie du Real Book Belgium : Thomas Mayade Sextet + Jam-session @ Jazz Station Jeff Herr Corporation @ Bravo Poppen Trio @ Le Cercle des voyageurs 22h00 Lorenzo Agnifili quartet @ Sounds Jazz Club 22h30 Jam-session @ Jazz Station 23h00 Jam-session @ Herman In Borgerhout: 20h30 Yves Peeters Gumbo–The Big Easy Revisited @ Rataplan In Brugges: 20h30 Howard Peach @ De Werf In Gand: 21h00 Elias, Nils & Cyriel feat. De Craene @ Hot Club de Gand In Lasne: 21h00 Green Moon @ Le Rideau Rouge In Liege: 12h30 Ivan Paduart trio @ Salle académique de l’UL

Lionel Beuvens Quartet

City: Silly

04/30
Drummer Lionel Beuvens presented his first personal project with musicians from the four corners of Europe, performing music with influences as varied as Bach, Radiohead, Steve Coleman, Count Basie and John Coltrane.

Tunes, a jazz night

City: Ghent

04/30
The School of Arts / Royal Conservatory of Jazz presented students, professors and former students / musicians on the 4th edition of "Tunes, a jazz night." The event was a free jazz festival in the Ghent city center: Tineke Postma, De Beren Gieren, Stadt, Keenroh, John Ghost, Bop Gun, Okkupeerder, Steiger and many more.

Yves Peeters Gumbo “The Big Easy Revisited”

City: Borgerhout

04/30
Venue Rataplan presented drummer Yves Peeters and his project "The Big Easy Revisited," in which the musicians make an imaginary trip to New Orleans, LA, USA and perform music from a range of influences and styles. Featuring François Vaiana (vocals), Nicolas Kummert (tenor saxophone), Dree Peremans (trombone), Bruce James (piano) and Nicolas Thys (bass).

Bermuda

International Jazz Day Bermystyle

City: Hamilton

04/30
A proclamation will be announced on the steps of a City Hall by the Minister of Culture, Sports and Family, Patricia Gordon Pamplin with music by the Tony Bari Trio and saxophonist Desmond Smith, followed by a tribute at the Spinning Wheel Complex Honoring Clarence Tootsie Bean. A Danji Production.

Bolivia

9 X9 JAZZ

City: La Paz,

04/30
We are proud to present a 12 hours schedule devoted to Jazz made made in olivia broadcasted by Radio Culturas  and its nationwide network Tv Cultures.

Kimza Bop Concert

City: La Paz

04/30
Kimza Bop, bolivian jazz band will have a public concert at the "Patio Cultural" Minstry of Cultures and Tourism, this event will be live transmited by our public Cultural TV Channel "TV Culturas" (http://tvculturas.tv/)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Monument’s Jazz Day Celebration

City: Sarajevo

04/30
Jazz Club Monument celebrated International Jazz Day with a special event featuring performances by artists including Sarajevo Jazz Guerrilla & Friends.

Botswana

Salif Keita to perform @ UNESCO International Jazz Day

City: Gaborone

04/30
Orange & Botswanacraft are honoured to be hosting Salif Keita for the UNESCO International Jazz Day on Thursday 30th April @ 8.00pm This event is brought to you with support from Botswana National Commission for UNESCO and the Ministry of Sports Youth & Culture. Tickets will be available @ P300.

Brazil

Andrea Dutra – show/ jam no Dia internacional do jazz

City: Rio de Janeiro

04/30
Andrea Dutra, brasiliana jazz singer from Rio invites musicians for her jazz show followed by a jam session.

Ararajazz 2015 – Comemoração do Dia Internacional do Jazz

City: Araraquara

04/30
Jazz day 2015 in Araraquara city - São Paulo State - Brazil

Caxias do Sul International Jazz Day

City: Caxias do Sul

04/30
Acordes School of Music / House of Jazz presented the singer Mirta Gomez and guitarist Fernando Aver with Pat Metheny Project, in a concert honoring the legendary guitarist and a master class in which participants will analyze their compositions and improvisations.

DIA INTERNACIONAL E MUNICIPAL DO JAZZ – SANTOS/SP – BRAZIL

City: Santos, Sao Paulo

04/30
The city celebrated an "International and Municipal Jazz Day" with four free performances in the historic town center. "Pela primeira vez, será comemorado em Santos, o DIA INTERNACIONAL E MUNICIPAL DO JAZZ, no dia 30/04/15 - 19 horas, no Teatro Guarany, 300 lugares, localizado na Praça dos Andradas, 100, Centro Histórico de Santos, com a realização de 4 shows. Entrada gratuita."

International Jazz Day Celebration – Babi Mendes and special guest

City: São Paulo

04/30
For the second consecutive year, Babi Mendes (jazz singer/songwriter) and her trio invited special guests in the city of Sao Paulo to join them in celebration of the International Jazz Day. Concert and jam session.

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY ITAJAÍ – 2015

City: Itajaí

04/30
The second edition of International Jazz Day in Itajaí featured a concert of jazz musicians at the Municipal Theater, promoting jazz as a force for positive social change. "Celebração do DIA MUNDIAL DO JAZZ em sua segunda edição em Itajaí estado de Santa Catarina, Brasil. Será um encontro de artistas com ênfase no Jazz que se apresentarão no Teatro Municipal de Itajaí, acreditando no "Jazz" como força para transformação social positiva."

International Jazz Day Natal | Brazil

City: NATAL

04/30
Organizers produced a free 2-hour concert featuring the Sesi Big Band along with the strings of UFRN's Symphonic Orchestra and the Brazilian jazz diva Taryn Szpilman.

International Jazz Day Pelotas-Brasil

City: PELOTAS

04/30
Organizers presented a musical encounter featuring workshops, performances, a jam session and a parade in the historic section of the city featuring the jazz themes "Cantaloupe Island," "Aquarela do Brasil" and "When the Saints Go Marching In."

JAZz Nights Sampa Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: São Paulo

04/30
JAZz Nights Sampa is a community project that celebrates promotes Jazz Concerts weekly in São Paulo. In the International Day of Jazz we'll have a Tribute to Cole Porter with Daniel D'Alcantara (trumpet), Luiz Mello (piano), Paulinho Alves (drums) and Thiago Alves (bass).

Lages International Jazz Day

City: Lages

04/30
Lages is joining in the International Jazz Day celebrations by integrating regional culture music to show the freedom and creativity of jazz. On stage, more than ten local artists will present originals and classics. Lages estará integrada a este evento global. A ideia é mostrar a riqueza da cultura regional e sua perfeita integração com a liberdade e criatividade características do jazz. No palco, mais de dez artistas locais apresentarão releituras de clássicos do estilo e belas composições autorais.

London Pub Jazz Week

City: Porto Alegre

04/30
Hello! I'm writing from Porto Alegre-Brazil. I would like to have your support in our London Pub Jazz Week. Starting on April 21 to April 26 our best jazz musicians will be performing here to celebrate the International Jazz Day.

Marmota Jazz @ London Pub

City: Porto Alegre

04/30
Marmota Jazz @ London Pub & Bistrô - Porto Alegre Marmota Jazz will be playing at London Pub Porto Alegre. After an amazing Jazz Week, the group returns to the pub for a concert especially focused on the International Day of Jazz. You can't miss it. Breath JAZZ in!

Mauro Albert – Jazz Manouche Brasil – Jurerê Jazz Festival

City: Florianópolis

04/30
Na programação do Jurerê Jazz Festival em comemoração ao International Jazz Day. Mauro Albert apresenta repertorio autoral de seus albuns "Jazz Manouche Brasil","Droms Manouche", além de temas inéditos dedicados ao gênero Gypsy Jazz / Jazz Manouche.

Sessão Jazz RBC FM Goiânia-Goiás

City: Goiânia

04/30
The best jazz radio program of the Brazilian Midwest, Sessão Jazz of Goiânia’s RBC FM, welcomes the world-renowned bassist Felipe Bororó to celebrate the International Jazz Day.

Bulgaria

International Jazz Day Live Concert in “В Jazz-a” Bar

City: Stara Zagora

04/30
We will broadcast the concert on a large screen for all jazz fans in our bar in the middle of Bulgaria (Stara Zagora)

International jazz day with Vassil Petrov & Angel Zaberski Jr

City: Plovdiv

04/30
The famouse Bulgarian jazz vocalist,Vassil Petrov celebrate the International jazz day and his birthday in Plovdiv. He and Angel Zaberski Jr(piano) will presents a boutique jazz and swing project plays which will reveal the wealth of jazz, with its characteristic depth and impact live.

Jazz FM International Jazz Day celebration programme

City: Sofia

04/30
Hilda Kazasyan presents her new single, Vassil Petrov - his special holiday concert, Miroslava Katsarova - her passion for jazz. We fondly listen to Dee Dee Bridgewater's new album. One special day in the heart-touching company of the greatest jazz recordings!

Jazz in the Yard

City: Stara Zagora

04/30
Event included a 2-hour "Family Jazz" workshop in the afternoon, themed around how the entire family can practice and enjoy jazz, followed by an open-air concert and a late-night jam session. The final day of a 3-day event.

Burkina Faso

Festival International de Musique “Jazz a Ouaga”

City: Ouagadougou

04/30
Organizers presented an international music festival including performances of jazz as well as related styles of music.

Cameroon

FEELYXNGZ JAZZ FESTIVAL

City: Buea

04/30
An event Organised by UB Orchestra & Feelyxngz Band, Celebrating International jazz day in Buea. Featuring performances from Feelyxngz Band, UB Orchestra, Voice of Power Band, Davo Drumz(Cameroon Award winning Drummer), Percy(Acoustic Guitarist), Dong Blaise(Pianist), David Abanda(Bassist), Others

Canada

APRIL 30 INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY: MONTREAL CELEBRATES

City: Montreal

04/30
First Celebration of the International Day of Jazz in Montreal April 30, 2015, with: Sonia Johnson, Joel Miller, Rachel Therrien, Damian Nisenson, Parc-X Trio, Beth McKenna, Mireille Boily, Malika Tirolien, and more. RS: Kevin Warren (Dr), Sébastien Pellerin (Db), Gabriel Vinela-Pelletier (Keys)

International Jazz Day Peterborough

City: Peterborough

04/30
Organized produced small music performances around the downtown core of Peterborough. Afterwards, four restaurants in town hosted live jazz from 6 - 8 p.m, followed by a concert from 9 - 10:15 at The Junction. The night concluded with a jam session.

Jazz Lives

City: Toronto

04/30
JAZZ.FM91 presented the 11th annual JAZZ LIVES event. This year’s line-up focused on artists that have redefined and continue to be innovators in Jazz. Pat Metheny, Benny Golson, Kat Edmonson and more took to the Koerner Hall stage to celebrate.

Jazz Night At The Pearl Theatre

City: Lunenburg

04/30
Nova Scotia bands Full House and the Clas Larsson Quartet presented a concert of classic and contemporary jazz at the Pearl Theatre on April 11 in honor of International Jazz Day.

Jean-Pierre Zanella Quartet

City: Montreal

04/30
Saxophonist, composer and arranger, Jean-Pierre Zanella is very much in demand on Québec’s music scene. Featured as the artist of the month of April at The Diese Onze Jazz Bar and Resto, the 30th will see Jean-Pierre play with Raphael Zaldivar, Remi-Jean Leblanc and Rich Irwin. Not to be missed!!!!

Lancement d’album du groupe Masson Stomp

City: Montréal

04/30
Venez assister au concert de lancement du nouveau disque de Masson Stomp. Ce lancement sera une occasion pour le groupe de partager live ses compositions qui ont été enregistrées à New Orleans en janvier 2015 tout comme son répertoire dixieland et swing des années 20 à 40.

Live Dinner Jazz

City: Mahone Bay

04/30
Rebecca's Restaurant presented a performance for diners by the Clas Larsson Quartet, featuring Clas Larsson (piano), Jordi Comstock (percussion), Tim Worthington (guitar) and Robert Clark (bass).

Mary-Catherine McNinch Pazzano Trio

City: Guelph

04/30
Venue presented Canadian vocalist Mary-Catherine McNinch Pazzano in performance with pianist John McLelland and bassist Mike Grace.

Mike Bjella Quartet and Chronicle Infinitas in concert in Montreal

City: Montreal

04/30
Experimental improvisation group Chronicle Infinitas will be joined by the more jazz focused Mike Bjella quartet for an evening of exploration.

Rebecca Enkin Trio celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Toronto

04/30
The Rebecca Enkin Trio, featuring Rebecca Enkin (vocals), Mark Kieswetter (piano) and Pat Collins (bass) performed a set in honor of International Jazz Day at The Home Smith Bar at the Old Mill Toronto.

UN International Jazz Day and Celebration of Youth in Jazz

City: Calgary

04/30
JazzYYC and partners presented 43 events from April 29 to May 5 in celebration of International Jazz Day, featuring 25 programs including concerts, dance exhibitions, radio broadcasts, discussions and more on April 30. Ms. Danika Billie Littlechild of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO delivered opening remarks at the official Jazz Day concert in the evening.

West Coast Jazz Festival

City: Nanaimo

04/30
This two-day student jazz festival featured clinician performers: Kelly Jefferson (sax), Lauren Falls (bass), Matt Holman (trumpet), Nick LaRiviere (trombone),Vickie Yang (piano) and Kelby McNayr (drums) and Bryan Stovell. NMA BIG BAND concert Apr 30 @ 7:00pm. Also included daytime performances by student groups from Vancouver Island.

Chile

Concierto Celebración del Día Internacional del Jazz

City: Santiago

04/30
The Projazz Professional Institute's Projazz Ensemble and Big Band Projazz performed a concert at the Teatro Oriente.

Dia del Jazz Internacional Antofagasta 2015

City: Antofagasta

04/30
Con motivo de celebrar un año más del día Internacional del Jazz, el Club de Jazz de Antofagasta, invita a toda la comunidad a celebrar juntos, en "Rumba Mía" (Ex Tquila) ubicado en Avenida José Miguel Carrera 1601, Antofagasta. Entrada: $3.000 General / $2.000 Estudiantes

Día Internacional del Jazz 2015: Hualpén Big Band, Chile

City: Concepcion/Bio Bio

04/30
The Jazz Orchestra Hualpén Big Band, Chile organized their 3rd celebration in a row, with a great concert featuring local musicians and jazz groups, and a closing jam session open to all musicians. The event opened with a master class and workshop.

Día Internacional del Jazz Arica 2015

City: Arica

04/30
El Festival Arica Parinacota Jazz junto a la Asociación Cultural NORJAZZ, el American Corner de la Universidad de Tarapacá y la Embajada de EEUU invitan a la mayor fiesta de integración cultural, música e innovación en plaza Grecia. Evento gratuito, familiar y abierto a toda la comunidad de Arica.

Día Internacional del Jazz Arica 2015

City: Arica

04/30
El Festival Arica Parinacota Jazz junto a la Asociación Cultural NORJAZZ, el American Corner de la Universidad de Tarapacá y la Embajada de EEUU invitan a la mayor fiesta de integración cultural, música e innovación en plaza Grecia. Evento gratuito, familiar y abierto a toda la comunidad de Arica.

Jazz Day Unesco Chile

City: Santiago

04/30
Guest artists: Orion Lion, Ensamble Lautarinos, La Moderna Orquesta de Jazz. Activity performed in Escuela Moderna de Musica-Chile. Participation of the national authorities and UNESCO-Santiago office, in the activity, in order to promote peace and integration of cultures. Free entrance.

Thelonious presenta: Dia del Jazz

City: Santiago

04/30
Thelonious Jazz Club presents guitarist Nicolás Vera Quartet & Jam Session featuring Sebastián Jordán, Agustín Moya, Raimundo Santander, among others.

China

[email protected]-International Jazz Day Celebration-Sheryl Bailey 3 (USA)

City: Hong Kong

04/30
[email protected] is a programme emphasising community engagement, cultural exchange and diversity, offering an alternative way of art appreciation to the hustling Wanchai neighborhood as well as those who live and work in nearby district areas during lunchtime. To celebrate International Jazz Day, [email protected] present the Sheryl Bailey 3 (USA)

Jazz in Shanghai

City: Shanghai

04/30
Radio program told the story of jazz in Shanghai from the 1930s to the present.

Jazz Nights with Ralston van der Schyff

City: Nanjing,

04/30
Solo jazz piano and vocals from one of South Africa's finest jazz artists...

JZ SPRING FESTIVAL SHANGHAI 2015 OPENING CEREMONY

City: Shanghai

04/30
JZ Spring Festival presented a concert by pianist Jeremy Monteiro, Singapore's "King of Swing."

Shanghai 4th celebration of the International Jazz Day

City: Shanghai

04/30
Shanghai celebrates the International Jazz Day - Songstress Anne Evenou (France) & singer Jade Lee (China) together on stage for very first time. Featuring Heyday Trio Oleg Roschin, Danny Zanker, Ronnie Williams and special guests. Join us at Heyday for what is sure to be a memorable night.

Colombia

“Seneca Estereo” celebrates the International Jazz Day

City: Bogotá

04/30
The Seneca Estereo radio program dedicated their program to jazz in celebration of International Jazz Day.

All that Jazz: International Jazz day at Superestacion.fm

City: Bogota

04/30
Celebration of the Jazz day and live transmition of the event with simultaneus translation to spanish, video streaming of 1 hour and 45 minutes in one of the most influential radio stations in Colombia, with selected music according with the programation of the Jazz Day celebration event.

Balandra en concierto

City: Bogotá

04/30
Local theater Teatro Libélula Dorada organized a concert featuring the Balandra quintet, led by pianist, vocalist and composer Andrea Hoyos Aguirre.

Barranquilla Día Internacional del Jazz

City: Barranquilla

04/30
Barranquilla celebrates "International Jazz Day" with the screening and commentary of various videos covering the uprising of the newcomers in Cuban Jazz scene, and the concert of "Israel Charris Group", local jazz quintet who will be performing a tribute to McCoy Tyner, his music and legacy. "La Fundación Nueva Música realizará la conferencia video/audición 'Nuevas generaciones del jazz cubano' seguido por la presentación de Israel Charris Group" Nueva Musica Foundation commemorates International Jazz Day with a Video–conference followed by a live performance by Israel Charris Group

Concierto CAMINO AL AJAZZGO 2015

City: Cali

04/30
El Teatro Salamandra en el marco del programa Camino al Ajazzgo 2015, presentando en concierto a los jóvenes y virtuosos músicos caleños Daniel Gutiérrez en el piano, Felipe Medina en el bajo, Diego Giraldo en la trompeta y Julián Carvajal en en la batería.

Conferencia Video/Audición “Jazz para Todos”

City: Medellín

04/30
The Teatro Pablo Tobón Uribe in Medellín presented a free concert and education program centered around jazz and its history. "Este maravilloso género musical tiene muchos estilos y es más cercano a nuestra vida cotidiana de lo que pensamos, si quieres aprender más sobre el Jazz, sus sonoridades, sus personajes, sus historias, te invitamos a que participes en este evento! Entrada Libre."

Día Internacional del Jazz – Universidad El Bosque – Colombia

City: Bogotá

04/30
La Universidad El Bosque, ubicada en Bogotá - Colombia participará activamente con un concierto de Profesores y estudiantes del programa, entre otros estarán: Agrupación Penta Iris, Jorge Currea Band, Juan David Mujica Cuartet, Big Band UEB, Profesores Programa de Formación Musical en Jam Session.

Día Internacional del Jazz Bogotá

City: Bogotá

04/30
Bogotá venue produced a suite of public performances and education programs - including classes, concerts and jam sessions. "Jornadas de difusión y enseñanza del jazz. Clases, conciertos, audiciones y jam sessions - un día para que Bogotá escuche jazz."

Día Internacional del Jazz en Medellín featuring: Teo Grajales Hip Bop Crew

City: Medellin

04/30
The Teo Grajales Hip Bob Crew, also known as "El Combo de Rap Jazz de Teo Grajales," celebrated with a concert at the Café Teatro Pablo Tobón in Medellín. "Nuevamente, Teo Grajales Hip Bop Crew, también conocido como El Combo de Rap Jazz de Teo Grajales, celebra esta fecha tan importante para los amantes del Jazz con un concierto en el Café Teatro Pablo Tobón de la ciudad de Medellín, Colombia."

El Club del Jazz en Medellín celebra el Día internacional del Jazz

City: Medellín

04/30
El Club del Jazz presented a concert featuring multiple area groups. "Celebra con nosotros esta importante fecha, Big Band Eafit, Siguarajazz Cuarteto, Byron Sanchez Cuarteto, Weimar Escobar Quinteto, Claudia Gomez Cuarteto, Santiago Restrepo Trío. Te esperamos!"

Homenaje a Freddie Hubbard

City: Medellín

04/30
The Teatro Pablo Tobón Uribe presented an homage to the late trumpeter Freddie Hubbard performed by the Casey Dickey Jazz Quintet. "Homenaje a este trompetista norteamericano de increíble talento, a cargo de Casey Dickey Jazz Quintet."

International Jazz Day with Corredor 4teto & Urpi Barco

City: Bogotá

04/30
Double concert, featuring the new sounds from Latinoamerica's folk fusion with jazz, in a beautiful place full of culture, delicious food and familiar ambience. Musicians lineup on the poster for the event. More info and music on www.andrescorredor.com - www.urpibarco.com.

Jam Session en la Nacho

City: Bogotá

04/30
Evento organizado por el área de jazz de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia que tiene como fin convocar a la comunidad universitaria en pro de aportar soluciones a la crisis de la institución y de crear espacios de práctica musical que involucren el jazz.

JAZZ AL NOGAL

City: Bogota

04/30
The Faculty of Arts of the National Pedagogical Public University of Colombia held on Thursday April 30 the #jazzday a free concert Walnut Jazz Big Band, a tribute to Duke Ellington and Thad Jones, Colombian jazz groups, Blues combo and a jam session

La Onda Sonora

City: Bogota

04/30
La Onda Sonora dedicará enteramente sus dos horas al género en donde contaremos con un invitado especial para celebrar El Día Internacional del Jazz.

NOCHE DE JAZZ NEW ORLEANS

City: Bogota

04/30
Bourbon Bistro restaurant in Bogotá, Colombia, celebrates International Jazz Day, whit a concert and album release BOGOTA DIXIELAND JAZZ BAND "Jazz at Bourbon Bistro" Thursday April 30. $40.000 admission and dinner.

PASTOJAZZ 2015

City: Pasto

04/30
Especial de radio en línea donde haremos un resumen de nuestro festival desde sus inicios en 2011. Adicionalmente contaremos todos los proyectos involucrados actualmente en cuanto al componente académico y los invitados internacionales y nacionales.

Uninorte FM Estéreo celebra el Día Internacional del Jazz

City: Barranquilla

04/30
Uninorte FM Estéreo, reconocida como la emisora del Jazz en la Región Caribe, celebrará este jueves 30 de abril el ‘Día Internacional del Jazz' con un especial radiofónico en vivo. y un concierto con el departamento de música de la Univerisdad del Norte.

Congo (Brazzaville)

Lancement de l’album des artistes musiciens non-voyants « Les trois leaders », sous le label « Brazzaville, ville de la musique », avec le soutien du Bureau de l’UNESCO de Brazzaville

City: Brazzaville

04/30
Brazzaville, le 30 avril 2015. Le Maire de Brazzaville, procédera à la présentation officielle du 1e album des artistes musiciens non-voyants appelés « les Trois leaders » à l’hôtel Saphir de Brazzaville, avec le soutien de l'UNESCO (Bureau de Brazzaville).

Costa Rica

3ra Celebración anual del Día Internacional del Jazz en El Sótano

City: San Jose

04/30
For the third consecutive year, El Sótano & Amon Solar celebrated International Jazz Day in Costa Rica with concerts, projections and art expositions in an historic house in the center of San José.

Black Beat en El Sótano :: Sesión de Vinilos con Robert Aguilar y ALBERTO ZÚÑIGA * Celebrando el Día Internacional del Jazz

City: Barrio Amón

04/30
Vinyl Session. Exploring the sounds and colors of Jazz Music. 100% vinyl.   Black Beat is a community of artists, record junkies, vinyl nerds and music lovers in general. It is a weekly reunion where artists and fans become one in a memorable vinyl session. This week we will have a jazz session to celebrate the International Jazz Day

Día Internacional del Jazz en San José

City: San José

04/30
The UNESCO Office in San José, along with the National Theatre and the Ministry of Culture and Youth, offered a jazz concert on the occasion of International Jazz Day 2015. Several national artists performed on April 30 and the concert was later transmitted on TV. Artists included "New Jazz Project," "Big Band de Costa," "Tico Jazz Band," Túpac Amarulloa and Luis Monge.

Cote d'Ivoire

Journée Internationale du Jazz Abidjan

City: Abidjan

04/30
ABIJAZZ and INSAAC, along with all affiliated jazz groups, musicians and jazz fans, celebrated International Jazz Day 2015 in two sessions: Session A - 2PM to 5PM at INSAAC : Conference, Workshops, Master Class Session B - 7PM to 23:59PM at MENEKRE CAFE : Film Screening, Live Concert, Jam Session etc.

Croatia

Croatian RTV Jazz Orchestra for International Jazz Day

City: Zagreb

04/30
Croatian Radiotelevision Jazz Orchestra with its conductor Sasha Nestorovic is joining the world's jazz celebration performing the selection of their best repertoire at the exclusive open air stage - plateau of Museum of Contemporary Art in Zagreb (Avenue Dubrovnik 17, Zagreb).

Darko Jurković Charlie

City: Koprivnica

04/30
Darko Jurković dobitnik je sedam Nagrada Status za najboljeg hrvatskog jazz gitarista,zajedno sa grupom «Kvartet Sensitive», nosi četiri nominacije za «Porin» i dobitnik je te Porin za najbolju instrumentalnu izvedbu.Trenutno predstavlja novi projekt na kojem svira na dvije gitare istodobno.

Matija Dedić & Black Coffee

City: Zadar

04/30
Pianist and composer Matija Dedić gave a performance with well-known Dalmatian jazz band "Black Coffee."

NoJazzBand / International Jazz Day concert in Osijek

City: Osijek

04/30
NoJazzBand will play jazz standards and originals in one of city parks to promote Int. Jazz Day, and jazz culture.

Curacao

Cedric Dandare Quartet @ Miles Jazz Cafe

City: Willemstad

04/30
To celebrate International Jazz Day in Curacao Cedric Dandare and his quartet will be playing the finest tunes at Miles Jazz Cafe! Personnel is: Eric Calmes on bass, Ralph Durgaram on drums and Elbert Jozefa on keys. Lets celebrate jazz!

Cyprus

Jazz-Arts

City: Pafos

04/30
The European Capital of Culutre - Pafos2017 invites you to a meeting between Jazz and Arts with Maestro Yiannis Hadjiloizou at the Piano, Star Singers Aliki Chrysochou and Yiannis Ioannou with works by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, John Kander, Scott Joplin and other Jazz Masters

Saxomania Syndicate jazz ensemble

City: Limassol

04/30
a line up of four saxes (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone) and rhythm section.

Czech Republic

ELECTRIC JAZZ JAM – International Jazz Day

City: Olomouc

04/30
Special electric jam session jazz musicians from Olomouc city and their guests led by bassist Lukas Marecek as a celebration of International Jazz day. You'll hear songs by Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Roy Hargrove, John Scofield and others.

International Jazz Day in Jazz Time

City: Prague 1

04/30
Štepan Markovič and the Jazz Time Band gave a performance in honor of International Jazz Day.

Jazz World Photo 2015

City: Trutnov

04/30
Organizers held their annual worldwide competition featuring works by jazz, blues, funk, world and other music photographers. As part of an April 30 event, the jury selected the 30 best pictures to be shown in a touring exhibition.

SISA zpívá/sings BILLIE

City: Radhostem

04/30
In celebration of International Jazz Day and legendary vocalist Billy Holiday's 100th birthday, an international trio - Sisa Feherova (Slovakia), Jedrzej Laciak (Poland), Rosta Hus (Czech Republic) - played and sang in accompaniment to organizer Marian Friedl's (Czech Republic) narration of Holiday's life story.

Denmark

IMPROVISATION – in music, at work and in life

City: Copenhagen,

04/30
An inspirational lecture/seminar by Niels Lan Doky based on his new book "IMPROVISATION" about the broader application of jazz principles, techniques and philosophies. In addition to lecturing on his own, Niels will be joined by several musicians to perform and demonstrate improvisation techniques.

Dominican Republic

Isaac Hernandez 5tet

City: Santiago, Cibao

04/30
Venue hosted the Isaac Hernandez Quintet performing music from their debut album of NuJazz and contemporary Afro-Dominican music, PERSPECTIVA.

Jazz Day in DREAM Center

City: Cabarete

04/30
The DREAM Project youth music program in Cabarete held its third consecutive celebration of International Jazz Day, featuring the DREAM jazz ensembles and special guests. Directed by Juan Guivin.

Jazz en Dominicana Celebrates International Jazz Day 2015

City: Santo Domingo

04/30
Organizer Jazz en Dominicana celebrated International Jazz Day 2015 with a week of concerts and educational events. Friday 24 April: Isaac Hernandez Quintet @ Centro Leon (Santiago, Dominican Republic) - 8:30PM Monday 27 April: Jordi Masalles & Tiempo Libre @ Lulu Live Sessions - 9:00PM Wednesday 29 April: Master Class with Ramon Vazquez Trío @ National Conservatory of Music - 3:00PM Thursday 30 April - International Jazz Day in Santo Domingo 7:00PM - Award & Recognitions @ Fiesta Sunset Jazz 9:00PM - Jazz Day Concert @ Fiesta Sunset Jazz From Puerto Rico: Ramón Vázquez Trío Ramón Vázquez (bajo); Yan Carlo Artime (piano); Guy Frómeta (batería) For more information, please visit http://jazzendominicana.blogspot.com

Jazz por la Paz

City: Sosua

04/30
The Dominican Republic Jazz Festival produced mini-concerts in three poor areas in Sosua and Cabarete, along with a petition to declare Cabarete "zona de jazz" in the Dominican Republic. Organizers held a dinner accompanied by the presentation of certificates to the students of the free music education program FEDUJAZZ.

Jazzomania Jazz Festival

City: Santo Domingo, DN

04/30
Festival presented Irish jazz vocalist Emilie Conway in concert with pianist Johnny Taylor and bassist Damian Evans.

SANDY GABRIEL & POP JAZZ ENSEMBLE

City: Santo Domingo

04/30
Como cada año estaremos celebrando el dia internacional del jazz junto a nuestra banda POP JAZZ ENSEMBLE, compuesta por Sandy Gabriel Lead Sax's, Jairo Milanes Keyboards, Daniel Alvarez Bass , Ezequiel Francisco Drums y Como Invitado especial estara con nosotros el Cantautor Pavel Nuñez, !!!

Ecuador

International Jazz Day Cuenca-Ecuador 2015

City: Cuenca

04/30
The Jazz Society of Ecuador is joining the International Jazz Day‬ celebration once again this year by presenting a free concert in Cuenca at the Jazz Society Café, featuring the Jazz Society's band and special guests musicians!

JAZZ IN ECUADOR WITH U.S.A. AMBASSADOR ADAM NAMM AND USFQ ENSEMBLE

City: Quito

04/30
The U.S.A. Ambassador in Ecuador, Mr. Adam Namm, joins musical forces with Universidad San Francisco de Quito Ensamble, which includes, 16 y.o. pianist Georgie Herrera, who played with the legendary Herbie Hancock. It will take place in Quito at Universidad San Francisco, April 29, 6:00PM.

Jazz Society of Ecuador Jazz Festival

City: Cuenca

04/30
The Jazz Society of Ecuador held a concert at The Jazz Society Cafe in Cuenca featuring musicians Jim Gala (piano), Jonn Arevalo (bass), Manuel Quesada (flute), Reinaldo Arce (drums), Cris Navas & Alfonso Moreno (vocals).

Egypt

International Jazz Day at Cairo Jazz Club

City: Giza

04/30
Join us in celebrating the art of Jazz on a universal scale. Marking the International Jazz Day, Cairo's finest Jazz musicians share the stage with renowned international visitors for a luxurious night of timeless classics and contemporary renditions.

El Salvador

Día del Jazz & El Arte

City: Santa Tecla

04/30
Una celebración de casi 2 días cargados de mucho arte y música por segundo año consecutivo en la ciudad de Santa Tecla, Paseo el Carmen. Artistas: Brujo, Alonso Mojica & Amigos, Hot Rod Blues, Unisono´s, Quantum y Roberto Vargas (Sax). Con el apoyo de la Alcaldia de Santa Tecla.

International Jazz Celebration at Centro Cultural Salvadoreño Americano

City: San Salvador

04/30
Seciones with youth and adults with history, artists , videos and music. presentation and execution of musical instruments used mostly in jazz. total is 4 activities attended by more or less 150 people per event.

Ethiopia

jazz . ethio . jazz : Ethiopia Celebrates Jazz Day!

City: Addis Abeba

04/30
In celebration of Jazz Day, some of the most talented jazz musicians in Ethiopia will showcase our Ethio-Jazz tradition & celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary Lady Day! With Munit Mesfin (voice), Abegazu K. Shiota (keys), Girum Mezmur (guitar), Henock Temesgen (bass), Nathnael Tessema (drums)!

Jazz night with DW13 band

City: Addis Ababa

04/30
Jazz night with DW13 band From 21H30 to Midnight. Jazz Standards & Ethio Jazz

Finland

Lasten Vappu – Muumilauluja

City: Helsinki

04/30
Kids Jazz Concert - Fun Walpurgis Night starts at the open air stage Estradi with some Muumilauluja - Moomin Voices! Gigs start at 3 and 5 PM. Mirja Mäkelä - voice Eeppi Ursin - voice Mika Pohjola - piano & composer

Second Hand Jazz at the Arctic Circle

City: Rovaniemi

04/30
Venue Korundi hosted afternoon concerts by several local session bands and an evening show featuring jazz standards and original material.

France

“Histoires de jazz”

City: Reims

04/30
Francis Le Bras, pianist and art director of the Reims Jazz Festival, and saxophonist Daniel Erdman celebrated International Jazz Day performing their works in the Mediateque Jean Falala in Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, France.

A Musical Celebration of Dr Martin Luther King & Malcom X

City: Bordeaux

04/30
Musicians Olivier Gatto & Shekinah Rodz celebrated the memory of world icons and freedom fighters Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcom X with performances featuring French musicians and music by John Coltrane, Miles Davis, & Donny Hathaway.

Alzy Trio au Jazz Club de Grenoble

City: Grenoble

04/30
A French songbook: it’s with a wink and a nod that we included an English-language title in this very Frenchy concert (and CD) of the Alzy Trio. A hat tip to the Great American Songbook. A tribute from the grand repertoire of French songs that have also been adopted by jazz musicians worldwide.

BAKER STREET JAZZ BAND (New Orleans jazz)

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented an evening concert and jam session featuring the Baker Street Jazz Band: 19h & 21h : BAKER STREET JAZZ BAND (New Orleans jazz) 23h : Jam session "Le Pré-Soir vous convie à une soirée sous le signe du Jazz New Orléans en présence du Baker Street Jazz Band, sextet joyeux et chaleureux. La nuit sera clôturée par une jam session."

Bennetti’s Jazz n Blues Club

City: Verneuil

04/30
All players welcome! Come and 'sit in' with the house band while we run through an eclectic mix of standards and favourites.......the place will be packed.....the joint will be jumping. For details of this session's 'hit list' and keys, please get in touch.

Brasscassjazz à la Résidence de Claix (38) France

City: Claix

04/30
Our group of seven musicians and singer named "Brasscassjazz" offer a concert of jazz standars pieces in a residence for the elderly located in a small town near Grenoble in France. The villagers are all invited to the concert

BREAKING JAZZ

City: Vienne

04/30
As part of the impressive Jazz à Vienne contribution to International Jazz Day 2015, Le Laboratoire de la Locomysic in Lyon presented three programs including two evening performances and a jam session.

BRIC À JAZZ, AVEC LE RHINO JAZZ(S) FESTIVAL

City: Saint-Chamond

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a jazz quartet in concert at the Château du Jarez venue.   "Un quartet de musiciens stéphanois amateurs de belles mélodies vous propose une promenade à travers quelques chefs-d’œuvre intemporels du jazz et de la chanson française jazzy. Avec Philippe et Yves à la guitare, Jean-Claude à la basse, Roland au saxophone alto et au chant."

C3 ORGANIC TRIO

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert of soul, jazz and funk featuring the C3 Organic Trio. "De la Soul, du Jazz et du Funk dans des morceaux joués par des fans de Hip-Hop. Un son sobre, puissant et chaud, celui du trio orgue-guitare-batterie qui articule des thèmes venus du Blues et du Jazz avec des harmonies riches et colorées. Attention, ça peut même faire bouger !"

Chut ! + Daniel Zimmermann 7tet

City: Fontaine

04/30
Chut ! petite forme de l’ONJ, révèle en quintet les multiples talents de son fondateur Fabrice Martinez. Virtuose de son instrument, sollicité par les plus grands par delà les frontières du jazz, le tromboniste Daniel Zimmermann n’a de cesse de s’impliquer dans des projets offensifs voire déjantés.

CONCERT DESSINÉ (accès limité)

City: Corbas

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert featuring guitarist Fred Meyer & visual artist aNa.

CONTE SONORE POUR PETITES OREILLES PAR ADRIEN SPIRLI & DAMIEN SABATIER

City: Pont-Évêque

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert at the Crèche venue featuring tubist Adrien Spirli and reedist Damien Sabatier.

Dhafer Youssef Guest of Herbie Hancock along with Wayne Shorter and more

City: Paris

04/30
Dhafer Youssef is an acclaimed Oud player and vocalist whose music connects jazz with the traditional sounds of the Mediterranean and his North African home.

DIE POD DIE: MOONDOG, LE VIKING DE LA 6ème AVENUE

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented listening session and conference on the avant-garde jazz composer Louis Thomas Hardin, also known as Moondog. 19h : Session d'écoute « Die Pod Die » de la discographie de Moondog 20h30 : Conférence d'Amaury Cornu, biographe de Moondog

DJOUKIL & THE GREAT SWING DANCE CABARET

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert and swing dance workshop at the jazz club La Clef de Voûte: 19h : Quand les lycéens jazzent ! (en partenariat avec le Lycée Auguste et Louis Lumière) 20h-23h : Atelier danse swing – Initiation au lindy hop, balboa et rock'n 'roll avec Djoukil

DRAWIN’MUZIK

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented an exhibition and mixed-media show by visual artist aNa, who created graphical representations accompanied by live music. "La plasticienne aNa créé une représentation graphique de la musique en live. Elle a déjà collaboré avec de nombreux musiciens dans les coulisses du Jazz à Vienne ou de l’Auditorium de Lyon. Une sélection de ses dessins sous forme d’originaux et de reproductions sera exposée."

DRAWIN’MUZIK

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne organized an evening program including an exhibition and mixed-media show by visual artist aNa, who created graphical representations accompanied by live music by guitarist Fred Meyer.

ENSEMBLE D’ÉLÈVES DU DÉPARTEMENT JAZZ DU CONSERVATOIRE HECTOR BERLIOZ

City: Bourgoin-Jallieu

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented 5 concerts throughout the day organized by the Conservatory "Hector Berlioz" featuring the school's jazz performance students.

Free funk form For International Jazz Day

City: Saint samson de bonfosse

04/30
Jazz musician Jayce Allisson Karl presented a live performance via webcast from his home studio, featuring the artist on multiple instruments.

FUNKY BRASS BAND AVEC L’ATELIER DE MUSIQUE & ENVIE DE VIENNE

City: Vienne

04/30
L'Atelier de Musique et Envie de Vienne vous invitent à participer au Jazz Day en fanfare dans le quartier du Temple en présence du Funky Brass Band : sextet spécialiste de reprises funk.

HORS LES MURS ET SOUS LA VOÛTE

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a multi-concert program at (and around) the Jazz Club Lyon St Georges: 16h45 : Gumbo Swing 6tet (brass band déambulatoire) - départ de la Place de la Trinité, Lyon 5e 18h45 : St Georges 4tet (jazz standards) 20h15 : Claude Eugénie 5tet (jazz vocal) 21h30 : Swing Manouche 4tet

HUGO ROUX QUARTET

City: Bron

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert and discussion led by the Hugo Roux Quartet, comprised of students from the Regional Conservatory of Lyon, for children and parents assembled by the Departmental Institute of Childhood and Family of Bron. "Le Hugo Roux Quartet, ce sont quatre musiciens étudiants du Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Lyon. La formation proposera aux public de l'Institut Départemental de l'Enfance et de la Famille de Bron un concert jazz actuel suivi d'une rencontre, discussion avec les enfants présents."

IN JAZZ WE TRUST

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert program featuring acoustic blues duo Fred Hannequin & Cyril Keller with DJ Mistafly, Doogy Yotin and Sylvain Montessit.

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY AU 101 MARCHES

City: Vienne

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a three-concert mini-series at the 101 Marches venue: 14h: Artet (jazz vocal) 16h: Sparring Partner "tribute to Paolo Conte" 18h: All Mice (jazz-pop) Q&A (jazz / funk / soul) entre chaque concert

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY with DOLI @ Hôtel Ellington, Nice

City: Nice,

04/30
The Hotel Ellington Nice offers its sunny patio for the INTERNATIONAL DAY OF JAZZ during a live aperitif on the terrace. Free access • All the best Jazz & Soul tubes by DOLI • Glass of wine, soft 5 € • Bottle of wine 20 € • Plates Charcuterie & Cheese 8 € Jazzy & friendly atmosphere!

Jam Session – Latin Jazz & World Music

City: Paris

04/30
Venue hosted a free concert of Latin Jazz & World Music featuring Abraham Cohen as Master of Ceremonies. The concert was followed by a jam session open to all musicians. "Avec Abraham Cohen en maître de cérémonie. 1ère partie : Latin Jazz & World Music 2ème partie : Scène ouverte aux musiciens Entrée libre!"

JAM SESSION spéciale JAZZ DAY

City: Paris

04/30
Venue held a special jam session in honor of Jazz Day 2015, featuring the all-acoustic "Boeuf sauce Bio" and a special surprise guest. "JAM SESSION spéciale JAZZ DAY Boeuf sauce Bio (totalement acoustique) Depuis 7 ans maintenant, la Cave du 38 Riv' vous accueille tous les lundis et tous les jeudis soir pour ses traditionnelles JAM SESSION A l'occasion du Jazz Day, nous convions un "invité surprise" à rejoindre notre équipe!"

JAZZ & WINE

City: Lyon

04/30
The Obamo Café presented two concerts featuring local musicians: 19h30 : Denis Cassiaux (perles de vinyls jazz & blues) 21h : Pierrot Brondel Quartet (hard bop)

Jazz and Wine au Caveau Rontaunay

City: SAINT-DENIS

04/30
Concert suivi d'une jam session, avec entre autre Patt Burter au piano (1ère partie de Yuri Buenaventura, Jazz au Barachois...), Julien Weisse batteur confirmé et bien d'autres musiciens ; le tout autour d'un bon verre de vin

Jazz aux Vents #4 “Jacques Doudelle Jazz Orchestra”

City: Avignon

04/30
Quatrième soirée du tout nouveau jazz club "Jazz Aux Vents". Jacques Doudelle : clarinette, saxophones soprano et ténor Jacques Sallent : cornet, trombone, clarinette Dominique Denize : piano Norbert Ogez : batterie Concert suivi du pot de l'amitié et d'un bœuf!

JAZZ CLUB, AVEC L’ÉCOLE DE MUSIQUE DE St DIDIER ET LE CONSEVATOIRE DE LIMONEST

City: Saint-Didier-au-Mont-d\\\'Or

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a workshop and two concerts featuring student and professional musicians: 20h-21h : Atelier Jazz de St Didier par Whilhelm Coppey & Atelier Jazz de Limonest par Cedric Migazzi 21h30 : Big Band Junior de Limonest, dir. Alexis Requet 22h30 : Ensemble Guitares Manouche de Limonest, dir. Laurent Vincenza (avec le concours des élèves du Centre Léo Lagrange de Villeurbanne)

JAZZ DAY AT THE CSI

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert featuring a student vocalist and quartet at the Cité Scolaire Internationale de Lyon. "Jazz vocal par les élèves de seconde LV1 anglais accompagnés part le MOKA 4tet et des élèves musiciens."

JAZZ DAY AU COMOEDIA

City: Lyon

04/30
The venue Le Comoedia presented a performance by the Sangoma Everett Trio, followed by a screening of the new film "Whiplash." "Projection du film WHIPLASH (VOST) de Damien Chazelle précédée d'une première partie musicale par le Sangoma Everett Trio."

JAZZ DAY AU TOBOGGAN

City: Décines

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne hosted a film screening and performance by the young musicians of L'Affect at the Médiathèque & Cinéma Le Toboggan: 20h : Projection du film SHADOWS (VOST) de John Cassavetes 21h30 : L'Affect (électro jam)

JAZZ DAY AUX MUSÉE DES CONFLUENCES

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a performance program at a local museum featuring Indian-inspired music and dance: 18h : Prabhu Edouard / Sharmila Sharma / Chiranjib Chakraborty (musique & danse indienne) 20h30 | 12€ / 15€  : Nguyên Lê présente Saiyuki India (jazz, musique & danse indienne)

Jazz day in Colombier

City: Marigot

04/30
Jazz concert. Standards revisited.

JAZZ ET POÉSIE

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented multi-concert program at the Hot Club de Lyon: 14h-16h : Improvisation piano par Olivier Truchot sur lecture de poèmes 16h30-17h45 : Boris Vian et le jazz – conférence de Pierre Sigaud 18h-19h30 : Sonia Viel's Band et Thierry Renard présentent « Couleur Tabou » 21h-23h : Jazz-Slam

Jazz manouche aux Halles Ste-Claire

City: Grenoble

04/30
concert impromptu avec le duo Tchirclo - Jazz manouche

JOACHIM EXPERT INVITE ILLYA AMAR (duo piano – vibraphone)

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert at venue Le Second Souffle featuring piano/vibraphone duo Joachim Expert & Illya Amar.

JULIEN LEBRUN & HAKIM SULAIMAN (soul-jazz & afro-funk)

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert with DJ-saxophone duo Julien Lebrun & Hakim Sulaiman at venue Mama Shelter Lyon.

L’INSTITUT CULTUREL ITALIEN DE LYON INVITE LE KEKKO FORNARELLI TRIO

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne and the Italian Cultural Institute of Lyon presented a concert by the Kekko Fornarelli Trio at local venue Le Périscope.

La Médiathèque Caraïbe célèbre la Journée internationale du jazz

City: Basse-Terre

04/30
The Médiathèque Caraïbe produced a jazz record discussion, film screening and jam session/performance featuring 10 musicians of Caribbean origin. "10 musiciens d'origine caribéenne, 10 approches singulières du jazz aujourd'hui. Un focus en son et image de 30 mn par musicien. Ciné-club spécial latin-jazz Recontre avec des musiciens jazzophiles de Guadeloupe autour de leurs coups de coeur jazz discographiques."

LE BLUES ET LA SENSATION DU SWING, AVEC LE STÉPHANE VINCENZA TRIO

City: Lyon

04/30
The Auditorium of Lyon hosted a series of workshops on the blues and swing led by the Stéphane Vincenza Trio. "L'Auditorium de Lyon vous convie à une série d'ateliers sur le blues et la sensation du swing animée par le Stéphane Vincenza trio. Au programme, jeux sur les temps forts et les temps faibles, chants par équipe, improvisations piano et drum battle pour terminer tous ensemble sur un final Blues."

LE CINTRA PRÉSENTE TVZ TRIO

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert program at Le Cintra restaurant featuring local musicians and professor Pierre "Tiboum" Guignon from the Regional Conservatory of Lyon: 19h30-20h30 : Lucas Verrière & John Zidi (bebop) 21h30-23h : TVZ trio (jazz standards) "En première partie, les résidents du lieu : Lucas Verrière (p) et John Zidi (cb). Ces deux musiciens seront ensuite rejoints par Pierre "Tiboum" Guignon (dms), professeur au CRR de Lyon pour former le TVZ trio."

LE JAZZ À TRAVERS LES LANGUES, EN PARTENARIAT AVEC LE CRR DE LYON

City: Lyon

04/30
Organizers presented a photography exhibit and concert in partnership with the Alliance Française de Lyon and the Regional Conservatory: 19h30 : Vernissage de l'exposition « Où est le Jazz ? » de Christophe Charpennel. Photographies réalisées à l'occasion du Festival de Jazz de Shangai. 20h : Marie Almosnino Quartet (bossa nova)

Let’s celebrate jazz!

City: Les Sables

04/30
As friends, let's celebrate jazz and its creativity! We will meet to play and enjoy standards together with great food and great wines!

LO RADZOUKA (jazz manouche)

City: Saint-Étienne

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a gypsy jazz concert at venue Le Pax featuring French group Lo Radzouka.

MARIO STANTCHEV (jazz européen)

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert by pianist Mario Stantchev at Lyon Music.

MÚSICA CUBANA & MÚSICA DO BRASIL AVEC LE TRENTE, CONSERVATOIRE MUSIQUE ET DANSE DE VIENNE CRC

City: Vienne

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert of Cuban and Brazilian jazz at the Salle des Fêtes de Vienne venue, featuring two groups: 20h : Combo cubain du CMDV (latin jazz) 21h : Collectif Trente (jazz brésilien)

Nicolas Fourgeux Sextet

City: Saint Germain en Laye

04/30
Venue Cazaudehore La Forestière presented dinner and a concert featuring saxophonist Nicolas Fourgeux and his sextet. "C'’est la passion pour Coleman Hawkins qui ’a guidé Nicolas Fourgeux pour créer ce sextet en hommage à celui qui est considéré comme l’inventeur du saxophone dans le jazz. Saxophoniste hors-normes, merveilleux soliste ébouriffant de puissance et de swing et sans cesse à la recherche de nouveauté."

PTI’BIG BAND ET COMBO (bebop hardbop)

City: Saint-Étienne

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a series of bebop and hard bop concerts at the local Conservatoire Massenet featuring jazz performance students. "Les élèves de la classe Jazz du Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Saint-Étienne et leurs professeurs vous invitent à une série de concerts be-bop et hard bop dans l'Auditorium Cochereau avec plusieurs formations « pti'big band et combos »."

REGARD SWING (jazz manouche)

City: Saint-Étienne

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert of classic gypsy jazz by manouche group Regard Swing at the Médiathèque de Tarentaize. "Regard Swing offre un voyage dans l'univers du jazz swing manouche. Vifs et généreux, les deux guitaristes, le contrebassiste, et le saxophoniste investissent et revisitent le répertoire de Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappeli en passant par Biréli Lagrène et bien d'autres encore."

RÉMI TCHANGODEÏ – ALEX LEFKO DUO

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented performances by the Rémi Tchangodeï & Alex Lefko Duo at a local senior care center for residents, staff and families. "Plusieurs établissements pour personnes âgées dépendantes accueilleront le duo Rémi Tchangodeï & Alex Lefko. Concerts à destinations de leurs résidents, de leurs proches et du personnel."

SABINE KOULI & PASCAL HORECKA (duo gospel)

City: Saint-Quentin-Fallavier

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented performances by gospel duo Sabine Kouli & Pascal Horecka at a local penitentiary.

TATIANA ALAMARTINE QUARTET (jazz actuel)

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert by piano prodigy Tatiana Alamartine and her quartet. "Tatiana Alamartine, débute l'apprentissage du piano à l'âge de 5 ans. Artiste complète, elle compose depuis l'âge de 14 ans et enseigne la musique depuis maintenant 8 ans. Elle présentera son quartet, et ses trois musiciens expérimentés, pour une envolée musicale fraîche et instantanée."

THE GYPSY DYNAMITE en concert @ La Bellevilloise

City: Paris

04/30
Venue La Bellevilloise presented a performance by Manouche group "The Gypsy Dynamite," featuring Giulio Romano Malaisi (acoustic guitar) and Filippo Dall'Asta (gypsy guitar). "The Gypsy Dynamite joue un large répertoire de jazz, tzigane et de la musique italienne, le tout réarrangé dans un style frais et unique. Un ensemble de jazz manouche formé par Giulio Romano Malaisi (guitare acoustique) et Filippo Dall'Asta (guitare manouche) à Londres en 2012."

THREE TIMES

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert program and late-night jam session at the venue Le Baryton: 19h : Maxime Attias (piano bar) 22h : MBOKA trio 00h : Jam Session "Le Baryton vous convie à une soirée en trois temps. Le pianiste Maxime Attias s'installera au piano et sera suivi par le trio international MBOKA. Le Jazz Day se poursuivra dans la nuit avec une Jam Session."

UN AIR DE CINÉ, AVEC LE COLLECTIF DÉMON D’OR

City: Neuville-sur-Saône

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a performance and film screening at local venue Le Rex: 20h : Chapeau fait son jazz (trio ragtime) 21h : Projection du film WHIPLASH (VOST) de Damien Chazelle

Undergroove + Kopernik

City: Rennes

04/30

UPTAKE – Lauréat 2014 RéZZo FOCAL Jazz à Vienne (jazz-groove)

City: Lyon

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented the young cross-genre group UPTAKE in concert at the Amphi-Opéra de Lyon. "UPTAKE rassemble quatre jeunes jazzmen de la scène rhodanienne. L’interplay, le sens mélodique et l’énergie caractérisent leur jazz électrique qui, marqué par le rock, la pop et le hip-hop, avance résolument vers la modernité."

VOYAGES EXTRAORDINAIRES

City: Villefranche-sur-Saône

04/30
Lyonnaise festival Jazz à Vienne presented a concert featuring pianist Mario Stantchev and saxophonist Lionel Martin in a duo tribute to American virtuoso pianist Louis Moreau Gottschalk. "Un 
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Georgia

International Jazz Day in Tbilisi, Georgia

City: Tbilisi

04/30
All day long Jazz FM 97.5 dedicated various programs to International Jazz Day, including a master class by legendary bassist Ron Carter at Tbilisi State Conservatoire and a gala show at Rustaveli Theatre, featuring the Ron Carter "Golden Striker Trio" with Russell Malone & Donald Vega (USA).

Germany

Double Concert: Erika Stucky “Spider Girl” / Uri Gincel Trio

City: Krefeld,

04/30
Jazzklub Krefeld and the town of Krefeld are again celebrating International Jazz Day with a double concert at the historical knight's hall at Castle Linn. Uri Gincel Trio: Uri Gincel, Andreas lang, Moritz Baumgärtner Erika Stucky "Spider Girl": Erika Stucky, Terry Edwards, Lucas Niggli.

Enjoy Jazz Festival Press Conference

City: Heidelberg,

04/30
Enjoy Jazz, the biggest Jazz Festival in Germany, is giving its opening press conference, to announce the first concerts for 2015. As part of the UNESCO Music City Mannheim, Enjoy Jazz is proud to give a stage to big world stars, exciting newcomers and wiked vanguards. Stay tuned for latest the new!

JAM:M Jazz Masters München – Concert

City: München

04/30
Munich cultural center hosted a concert by the Tia Fuller Quintet with Sean Jones and the U.M.P.A. Jazz Orchestra. Musical direction was provided by Claus Reichstaller.

KUBIQUE Festival

City: Leipzig

04/30
Three German musician collectives - The Jazzkollektiv Leipzig, KLAENG from Cologne and the KIM from Berlin - organized a contemporary jazz festival featuring performances by all three ensembles.

Mainz Jazz Talks: … with Monk, Coltrane and Dolphy in the depths of the archive

City: Mainz

04/30
Larry Appelbaum (Library of Congress), Wolfram Knauer (Jazzinstitut Darmstadt) will discuss some of the treasures hidden in archives of the Library of Congress and and students of the Music University Mainz will play music by Thelonious Monk and Eric Dolphy

Paris Songbook

City: Munich

04/30
Jazzbar Vogler hosted a concert by Munich-based saxophonist and vocalist Stephanie Lottermoser, featuring guest French pianist François Faure.

Youngstar Double zum Jazzy Day in Arnstadt

City: Arnstadt

04/30
IG JAZZ presented "Youngstar-Double" in the ruins of Neideck Castle. The performers were graduates of the Musihochschule Weimar. Formation Nachtfarben started at 20:00 with the Eric Leuthäuser Trio at around 21:30. Zum Welttag des Jazz veranstaltet die IG JAZZ ein “Youngstar-Double” im Keller der Ruine Neideck. Die Künstler sind Absolventen der Musihochschule Weimar. 20.00 Uhr beginnt die Formation Nachtfarben (Foto) und ca. 21.30 Uhr spielt das Eric Leuthäuser Trio.

Ghana

Colter Harper & Guests – Live in Accra Jazz Festival 2015

City: Accra,

04/30
American guitarist joins long-time collaborators from Ghana and Benin to explore bridges between jazz and West African music. Guests include pianist Victor Dey, vocalist Sandra Huson, bassist Manu Falla, saxophonist Bernard Ayisa, and drummer Frank Kissi.

Mevicon International Jazz Festival Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month & The UNESCO Jazz Day 2015

City: Accra

04/30
Performances and education programs featuring Greg Osby, James Weidman, Calvin Jones, Jerome Jennings and local jazz artists including Constant Boty participated.

Okera Ruzika – Live in Accra Jazz Festival 2015

City: Accra

04/30
For that special day we have prepared a special event for you: a lunchtime concert. Rukiza Okera, his electric guitar and his jazzy vibe will entertain the audience and surely offer the best lunch break you ever had.

Greece

12 Hours Radio Broadcast

City: Serres

04/30
Praxis volunteers will organize a 12 hours radio broadcast to celebrate the International Jazz Day. We are going to invite another volunteers from Thessaloniki and we are going to make interviews, discussions, and of course jazz music.

3d Primary School of Serres Jazz Day celebration

City: Serres

04/30
The 3d primary school of Serres will celebrate the International Jazz day for the 3d time in a row! Our students will perform a few jazz standards and will also demonstrate some cool jazz dance moves. A Jazz gig with local musicians - music teachers will follow.

International Jazz Day – Thessaloniki

City: Thessalonik

04/30
A three-concert event specially designed for the celebration of the International Jazz Day in Thessaloniki by the Association of Jazz and Creative Music hosted in the concert room of the Vafopoulio Cultural Centre of Thessaloniki, Greece.

International Jazz Day @ Botilia Art Cafe Preveza

City: Preveza

04/30
Botilia Art Cafe and Preveza Jazz Festival is celebrating International Jazz Day with a live performance of Liza Spiczak-Brzezinska Pianist and Vocalist and a dj set Spyros Siskas. You are welcome. Theofanous 8, Preveza Greece

International Jazz Day 2015 – Hermoupolis – Island of Syros – Greece

City: Hermoupolis

04/30
The International Jazz Day will be celebrated in Greece with the dominant event taking place in Hermoupolis of Syros, under the auspices of the Municipality of Syros and the Cyclades Region.

Jazz by Lizz

City: Preveza

04/30
Botilia Art Cafe and Preveza Jazz Festival is celebrating International Jazz Day with a live performance of JAZZ by LIZZ - Liza Spiczak-Brzezinska Vocalist & Pianist and a dj set Spyros Siskas. You are welcome. Theofanous 8, Preveza Greece

Guatemala

Guatemalan Musicians Salute The Jazz Masters

City: Zona 4

04/30
Inspired by The Carnegie Hall Salutes The Jazz Master's Concert, this event brings together onstage, several of nowadays young and vibrant jazz musicians of Guatemala, paying tribute to all-time Jazz figures, their compositions and their legacy. Imox Jazz hosts the concert, featuring special guests!

International Jazz Day – Guatemala

City: La Antigua

04/30
The Solfa Music Academy hosted two concerts, one at the Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española en La Antigua Guatemala and one at the Centro Comercial Pradera in Chimaltenango, promoting the values of peace, culture and more inclusive societies.

International Jazz Day – Hard Rock Cafe – Guatemala

City: Zona Viva Guatemala

04/30
Concierto organizado por Solfa Academia de Música, que tiene como objetivo celebrar y aprender sobre el jazz, promover la paz, cultura y valores en nuestro país; contribuyendo así a la construcción de sociedades más inclusivas

Jazz Day 2015 at Teatro Don Juan

04/30
Organizer GT Jazz presented a jazz concert with acts including "Equinoxio," "Sara Juana Blues Band," "Trio Petronio Nájera" and "Quintet Astton."

Guinea

Guinee Jazz Festival Association celebrates International Jazz Day 2015

City: Conakry

04/30
The 8th edition of the "Festival Jazz and Co" in Guinea was coupled with the celebration of International Jazz Day 2015. The program took place from April 28-30 2015 at the Franco-Guinean Cultural Center in Conakry, with artists, festival directors and thought-leaders from the cultural and media communities and the public in attendance. "La 8ème édition du Festival Jazz and Co de Guinée, est couplée à la Journée Internationale du Jazz 2015. Elle est prévue du 28 au 30 avril 2015 au Centre Culturel Franco-Guinée à Conakry. Elle recevra des artistes, des acteurs culturels, des directeur de festivals, les médias, les décideurs publics."

Jazz – Caribbean Style

City: Conakry

04/30
U.S. Embassy Guinea's Consular Chief Philip Richards presents the evolution of jazz from its blues and gospel roots to the Caribbean-jazz fusion of today. Phil will be discussing the democracy of jazz – combining individually improvised strains to enrich the same melodic theme. E Pluribus Unum.

Haiti

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY WITH FRENCH GUITARIST ALEX JACQUEMIN

City: Petion-Ville

04/30
The Haiti Jazz Foundation organized a concert featuring performances by French guitarist Alex Jacquemin, vocalist Vanessa Jacquemin and local groups Mushy Widmaier, Trio Bemol and Alfo Jazz Band. The evening concluded with a jam session.

JACQUES SCHWARZ-BART – JAZZ RACINE HAITI PROJECT

City: Cap-Haïtien

04/30
Organizers Haiti Jazz Foundation and Minustah celebrated International Jazz Day at the Centre Culturel Jacques Stephen Alexis with a free concert of the saxophonist Jacques Schwarz-Bart and his Jazz Racine Haiti project. The preceding day, Schwarz-Bart presented his researches surrounding jazz and traditional Haitian music at the Feu Vert venue.

Hungary

Boyzless / Jazzation / Silence Fiction

City: Budapest

04/30
Like in all the participating clubs in Hungary and the Hungarian speaking parts of neighbouring countries, admission will be free at all events to all comers on International Jazz Day.

Eastwing Group

City: Budapest

04/30
Like in all the participating clubs in Hungary and the Hungarian speaking parts of neighbouring countries, admission will be free at all events to all comers on International Jazz Day.

Global Event

City: Budapest

04/30
The Global Event concert will be screened live in the restaurant and the coffee bar of the Budapest Jazz Club.

Grencsó Kollektíva

City: Komárom

04/30
This concert is part of the Mediawave Festival. Like in all the participating clubs in Hungary and the Hungarian speaking parts of neighbouring countries, admission will be free at all events to all comers on International Jazz Day.

Gyula Babos – Kornél Kurina Guitar Duo

City: Békéscsaba

04/30
Like in all the participating clubs in Hungary and the Hungarian speaking parts of neighbouring countries, admission will be free at all events to all comers on International Jazz Day.

Hajdú Klára Quartet / Káel Norbert Jazzical Trio

City: Budapest

04/30
Like in all the participating clubs in Hungary and the Hungarian speaking parts of neighbouring countries, admission will be free at all events to all comers on International Jazz Day.

Halper Hendrix Experiment

City: Budapest

04/30
Like in all the participating clubs in Hungary and the Hungarian speaking parts of neighbouring countries, admission will be free at all events to all comers on International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day Hungary

City: Budapest

04/30
Backstage Pub presented a concert and jam session featuring talents from the Hungarian jazz scene including "Test Jazz Band."

Jazz At The Station – Cegléd

City: Cegléd

04/30
Our local jazz community decided to celebrate International Jazz Day with a free afternoon jam session at this commuters' hub.

Kálmán Balogh-Ferenc Kovács-Csaba Novák Trio

City: Budapest

04/30
Like in all the participating clubs in Hungary and the Hungarian speaking parts of neighbouring countries, admission will be free at all events to all comers on International Jazz Day.

Mátyás Gayer – Kristina Trezune

City: Nagykanizsa

04/30
Duo with the phenomenal young Hungarian pianist, Mátyás Gayer and the Latvian singer Kristina Trezune. Like in all the participating clubs in Hungary and the Hungarian speaking parts of neighbouring countries, admission will be free at all events to all comers on International Jazz Day.

Song premiere – Aron Koos-Hutas – E.T. Project

City: Budapest

04/30
The young jazz trumpet player comes out with his brand new project's album, called E.T. Project. The International Jazz Day is the online international debut of his first song, called Moog Morning. Song premiere  - 30th April - 7 PM! Don't miss it!!

Szőke Nikoletta – “B” verzió

City: Budapest

04/30
21:00 - Songstress Niki Szõke is the brightest singing star on the Hungarian jazz scene. She is one of the very few who is not only adored by the audience but by her rivals too 20:00 - Koszika and the Hotshots  

Young Jazz Musicians’ Club Night

City: Budapest

04/30
2 bands and 10 singers from the Béla Bartók Conservatory showing off their talent followed by jam session

Iceland

Mulinn Jazz club, Reykjavik

City: Reykjavik, Reykjavik 105

04/30
The Mulinn Jazz Club celebrates Intenational Jazz day in Harpa. 12-13: Reykjavík Swing Syndicate. 14-15: Ólafur Jónsson trio w/Richard Anderson and Erik Qvick. 16-17: Snorri Sigurðarson trio w/Ásgeir Ásgeirsson and Gunnar Hrafnsson 21-23 Mú[email protected]úlinn. Eyþór Gunnars and Óskar Guðjóns. Björtuloft.

India

International Jazz Day 2015 in Hyderabad, India

City: Hyderabad

04/30
In collaboration with Moksh Interactive Events and other local partners, The Hard Rock Café Hyderabad hosted a concert featuring jazz fusion artist Moon Arra.

International Jazz Day at Speaks !

City: Gurgaon

04/30
Like every year we are proud to be associated with International jazz day, and bring to you some great new and old artistes! This year we bring 4 bands, followed by a Jam session !

International Jazz day Curated by Louiz Banks

City: Mumbai

04/30
Blue Frog in Mumbai, India is celebrating International ‪#‎JazzDay‬ on 30 April when jazz pianist and composer Louiz Banks curates many of the top jazz musicians in the Mumbai area. International Jazz day at India's finest live music club blueFROG. It doesn't get better than that. 30th April will see the entire Jazz and music fraternity of Mumbai descend on the blueFROG stage for a night of celebration put together by the India Jazz legend Louiz Banks.

Jazz Goa Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Calangute

04/30
Jazz Goa has been hosting the International Jazz day concert every year since its inception. This year the event took place at the Park Hotel in Calangute Goa, featuring the group "Jazz Junction" with guest artists from all over the world.

Mr. Manual Manuel/Adil Manuel Live at High Spirits

City: Pune

04/30
Mr. Manual Manuel/Adil Manuel with Friends Live at The High Spirits, Pune, India

Indonesia

All About That Jazz ; Experiencing Improvisation with Jay & Gatra Wardaya

City: Yogyakarta

04/30
Indonesian artists' collective organized an event inviting improvisational participation by audience members as well as performers.

From Batam with Jazz

City: Batam

04/30
The bands of the Batam Jazz Society performed a concert and hosted a jam session in commemoration of International Jazz Day 2015.

International Jazz Day 2015 “Tulungagung Jazz Forum”

City: Tulungagung

04/30
Organizers produced a concert, jam session and radio broadcast intended to increase public appreciation of jazz music in Tulungagung.

International Jazz Day with Lantun Orchestra: When Betawi Meets Jazz

City: Jakarta

04/30
Celebrate the iconic American genre embraced by the world and Indonesians. Enjoy this particular blend of jazz in betawi style.

SAMARINDA INDONESIA: International Jazz Day 2015

City: SAMARINDA,

04/30
Various artists young student, perform with local artisys, special Etnic fusion jazz, YK SAMARINDA,..

Seminar on The International Jazz Day 2015

City: Bantul

04/30
American Corner Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta for the second time celebrating the International Jazz Day. This year we create a seminar and collaborate with Jay Afrisando (Komposer & Multi Instrumentalist), Drs. R. Agoeng Prasetyo, M.Sn (Institut Seni Indonesia) and Aji Wartono (WartaJazz).

Iran

Hermes Records Celebrates International Jazz Day 2015

City: Tehran

04/30
Tehran-based record company presented a concert series in collaboration with the UNESCO Office in Tehran.

Ireland

Ben Cooper Quartet + special guests

City: Cork City

04/30
The Cork School of Music will celebrate International Jazz Day with a concert featuring the Ben Cooper Quartet. With Ben Cooper (vibraphone) David O'Connor (Guitar) Niall McGuinness (Bass) and Dan Walsh (drums), with Stephen Parker (piano) & vocalists Briony O'Toole & Nikki Griffin

Sligo Jazz Marathon

City: Sligo

04/30
Organizers hosted a gypsy jazz pub/café crawl through various venues in the town of Sligo, featuring local jazz players Frank Kilkelly (guitar), Eddie Lee (bass), Oleg Ponomarev (violin) and others.

The Art Crimes Band celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Cork City

04/30
The Art Crimes Band celebrated the Day with a performance at The Crane Lane Theatre in Cork City, featuring diverse musical styles such as blues, funk, jazz, soul and R&B.

Israel

Avichai Ornoy / Hagai Amir Quintet

City: Jerusalem

04/30
Original tunes and some standards performed by Israel's leading jazz artists.

Dou Raz Sekeles and Chen Levi

City: Tel Aviv

04/30
Raz Sekeles - Guitar Chen Levi - Vocals we'll be performing straight ahead jazz with lots of spontaneous versions :-) Jazz Standards (Swing and Latin) and of course some blues y stuff :-)

Ellen Lefrak portrait exhibition & Deborah Benasouli concert

City: Jerusalem

04/30
In honor of Jazz Apprciation Month and International Jazz Day, PD Tel Aviv's American Center Jerusalem held an exhibition of jazz protraits by local artist Ellen Lefrak. The 3-week-long exhibition opened on April 19 and included a jazz recital by acclaimed singer Deborah Benasouli.

Gilad Chatsav Trio

City: Tel Aviv

04/30
In Tel Aviv, Gilad Chatsav Trio will hold a concert at Meshek Barzilay performing original music from "Jazz from the Middle to East" and more! Gilad Chatsav - Piano Yogev Shitrit - Drums Meni welt - Contrabass

Yair Amster Quartet

City: Tel Aviv

04/30
Yair Amster Quartet - Jazz at "Anastasia" Ofer Ganor - Guitar Yonatan Voltzok - Trombone Simon Star - Bass Yair Amster - Drums

Italy

“OFF in JAZZ” Messina for International Jazz Day 2015

City: MESSINA

04/30
"OFF in JAZZ” Messina celebrated with a special night of jazz at the Centro Multiculturale Officina, starting at 18:00. This free event consisted in a musical marathon with many participants, including Sicilian jazz musicians, jazz bands and students, concluding with a final jam until 2 am.

“Song Improvisations” Concert & Jam

City: Ferrara

04/30
With "Song Improvisations" clinics, solidarity and music in abundance for the last round signed in Ferrara Jazz 2014-2015 with Marta Raviglia, Silvia Donati, Piero Bittolo Bon, Alfonso Santimone, Danilo Gallo and Zeno De Rossi

A SPASSO NEL JAZZ

City: Bassano

04/30
Words and sounds of afro-american music with Danilo MEMOLI, piano and Alessandro ALBA, alto saxophone

AH-UM MILANO JAZZ FESTIVAL / ANTEPRIMA IJD 2015

City: Milano

04/30
Festival produced three sets featuring international jazz artists at the Auditorium di Settimo Milanese: 21.00 - GUIDO BOMBARDIERI & FAUSTO BECCALOSSI 22.00 - MARCO MASSA & TIZIANA GHIGLIONI con SIMONE MASSARON 23.00 - GREG LAMY & GAUTIER LAURENT

Alice Ricciardi OPTICS live @ La Tenda, Modena IT

City: Modena

04/30
Jazz singer and composer Alice Ricciardi presented her new album OPTICS, her first on the American label Inner Circle Music (led by Greg Osby). Line up: Alice Ricciardi (vocals), Pietro Lussu (piano/fender rhodes), Enrico Bracco (guitar), Luca Fattorini (bass), Marco Valeri (drums).

ANCONA JAZZ for International Jazz Day 2015

City: Ancona

04/30
H 11.00 AULA MAGNA LICEO “RINALDINI” MONK’S DREAM : piano-trio studies H 19.00 SEEPORT HOTEL TO BE JAZZ AT SEEPORT H 21.15 TEATRO SPERIMENTALE CHIARA PANCALDI FEAT. KIRK LIGTHSEY TRIO H 23.00 STRABACCO After HOURS with the ARTISTS

Andria in Jazz

City: Andria

04/30
Andria in Jazz second edition, tribute to International Jazz Day for Unesco, offers a great concert in Andria, already Unesco site: Stefano Di Battista feat. BBB Trio (Flavio Boltro, Mauro Battisti and Mattia Barbieri). The event will be in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II (Piazza Catuma) in Andria.

Bergamo for International Jazz Day 2015

City: Bergamo

04/30
The Centro Didattico produzione Musica Europe produced a concert featuring numerous musicians from Bergamo and the neighboring cities: Gianluigi Trovesi, Claudio Angeleri, Gabriele Comeglio, Dario Faiella, Sergio Orlandi, Guilio Visibelli, Gianni Bergamelli, Andrea Andreoli, Marco Esposito, Michele Gentilini and many more.

CALLAS IN JAZZ

City: Foggia

04/30
Anche FOGGIA partecipa alla IV ed. dell’International Jazz Day promossa dall’UNESCO. "Callas in Jazz" è uno spettacolo che omaggia la "divina" e si caratterizza per l’interessante contaminazione del linguaggio lirico con quello jazz, grazie agli originali arrangiamenti di Silvano Mastromatteo.

Casalmaggiore Jazz Day 2015

City: Casalmaggiore

04/30
Organizers presented the fourth edition of the Casalmaggiore Jazz Day, featuring performances by area professionals and amateurs. Following last year's sold-out success, in 2015 the event expanded to include collateral events targeting young people.

Concerto a Calamoresca per la giornata internazionale del Jazz 2015

City: Piombino

04/30
Venue held a sunset concert in honor of International Jazz Day. "Gran concerto al tramonto di Calamoresca per la giornata mondiale del Jazz, Piombino 2015."

CONFLUENZE (Club UNESCO Bisceglie – Rotaract Club Bari Alto Casamassima)

City: Turi

04/30
Concerto di beneficenza per le Filippine, colpite dall'uragano Hayan. Un viaggio a ritroso nel tempo per riscoprire le atmosfere del jazz, attraverso le emozioni dei suoi protagonisti. Piano:Nicola Pannarale Voce: Valentina Battista Voce narrante :Simona Ferrante

Connected at Loco’s International Jazz Day

City: Rovereto

04/30
Loco's bar hosted a performance by the group "Connected," featuring Stefano and Matteo Giordani and Juan Manuel Moretti.

DADO MORONI & MAX IONATA “TWO FOR STEVIE”

City: Perugia

04/30
Jazz Club Perugia presents DADO MORONI & MAX IONATA "TWO FOR STEVIE" Max Ionata - sax and Dado Moroni - piano, double bass Dado and Max embark on an explorative quest of Stevie Wonder, playing his best-loved, international hit songs in an innovative and distinctive style.

Dave Weckl Acoustic Band – Concerts & Masterclass

City: Milano

04/30
Blue Note Milano presented a master class and double concert with the Dave Weckl Acoustic Band, featuring Gary Meek (saxophone), Makoto Ozone (piano) and Tom Kennedy (bass).

Della Porta/Manco/Battaglia/Tomassetti

City: Rome

04/30
Sara della Porta – voce, Silvia Manco – pianoforte, Stefano Battaglia – contrabbasso & Pierluigi Tomassetti - batteria Italian jazz concert & dinner.  Direction by J Music www.jmusicweb.com free entrance. Rsv for table

DIANE SHUUR

City: Massa

04/30
Diane Shuur (voice and piano), Ben Wolfe (bass), Adam Pache (drum), Julian Siegel (sax)

Ducale Jazz

City: Genova

04/30
For the first time, the “G. Dagnino” Jazz Museum, the Louisiana Jazz Club, the Borgo Club and the Count Basie Jazz Club of Genoa united for a whole day of jazz music, shows, videos and jazz workshops. Location: Palazzo Ducale. After-hours celebration at the Count Basie Jazz Club.

Fano Jazz Network celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Fano

04/30
Organizers presented a program of education and performance events in different venues around town: 11:00 Jazz History Seminar 18:00 Workshop with Luca Conti, Director of "Musica Jazz" at the Mediateca Montanari 21:15 Concert featuring Antonio Sanchez and Migration at the Teatro della Fortuna 23:00 Jam session at Jazz Club Osteria il Caicco

Fondazione The Brass Group: Jazz in Time

City: Palermo

04/30
The Brass Group foundation presented its forty-year-old story featuring performances by great jazz musicians. The group presented interactive activities in two treasured historical sites: S. Maria dello Spasimo (XVI c.) and Regio Teatro S. Cecilia (XVII c.).

Giornata Internazionale del Jazz – Orizzonte Donna

City: Lucca

04/30
Free event in Lucca, by Circolo Lucca Jazz, with CasaBlanca jazz quintet: Vittorio Alinari - sax, Alessio Bianchi - trumpet, Andrea Garibaldi - piano, Nino Pellegrini - contrabbasso, Vladimiro Carboni - drums, feat. Michela Lombardi

Giornata Internazionale del Jazz a Pozzuoli Jazz Festival

City: napoli

04/30
The "Jazz and Conversation" association, Pozzuoli Jazz Festival and the Grancafè Cannavacciuolo organized a concert, a photographic exhibition and other musical selections in honor of International Jazz Day. "L'associazione 'Jazz and Conversation' con Pozzuoli Jazz Festival e il Grancafè Cannavacciuolo celebreranno la 'Giornata mondiale del Jazz UNESCO 2015' con concerto, mostra fotografica e selezione musicale per l'intera giornata del 30 aprile a Pozzuoli presso Il Grancafè Cannavacciuolo."

Great Jazz from Bologna & Free Jam Session!

City: 36 Piove di Sacco

04/30
To celebrate the World Jazz Day "Runway coffee & lounge bar" organises a night with great jazz. From 9.30 PM to 10.30 PM the band of Bologna "Bag's conspiracy" creates the perfect atmosphere with his jazz. After that, there will be a free jam session with guitar, bass guitar, drums and piano.

Il jazz. Da New Orleans a Monte Sant’Angelo

City: Monte Sant'Angelo

04/30
Il Comitato Promotore Club UNESCO di Monte Sant'Angelo vuole commemorare grandi figure del Jazz locale ed internazionale quali sono i fratelli ORTUSO e PRENCIPE, pionieri del jazz in Italia. Pregevoli i loro accordi e vivaci “solo”: Mike Ortuso col banjo e Peppino "Principe" con la fisarmonica.

In Sicilia una Suite – Lo Spettacolo del Jazz

City: Scicli

04/30
Giovanni Mazzarino (piano) & Daniela Spalletta (voice), play "In Sicilia una suite" with Alberto Fidone (contrabbass) and Peppe Tringali (drums), in Scicli (UNESCO) for "Lo Spettacolo del Jazz 2015". Reservation at 0932 931154

International Jazz Day

City: Padova

04/30
University of Padova celebrate the International Jazz Day promoted by UNESCO with concerts, clinics, workshops, art exhibitions. In the afternoon the "Big Band Unipd", the 18 piece jazz orchestra of the University of Padua directed by Alessandro Fedrigo, performs original arrangements.

International Jazz Day – Matera. Trent’anni di Onyx Jazz Club

City: Matera

04/30
Organizers celebrated the fourth annual International Jazz Day in Matera in conjunction with the 30th anniversary of the Onyx Jazz Club. Festivities featured a photo exhibition, testimonials and live music. "Il IV International Jazz Day a Matera è anche il primo dopo la nomina a Capitale Europea della Cultura 2019. Soprattutto, è quello dei trent'anni dell'Onyx Jazz Club. Verrà celebrato il jazz e il suo legame con il patrimonio storico-artistico del materano, mediante immagini, testimonianze, musica."

International Jazz Day 2015 in Clusone

City: Clusone (BG)

04/30
Organizer presented a performance by the Continental Quartet, featuring musicians from Africa, Asia, America and Europe: Dudù Kouate, percussion (Senegal); Fakhraddin Gafarov, oud/tar/saz (Azerbaijan); Humberto Amesquita, trombone (Perú); Gabriele Lattuada, percussion (Italy).

International Jazz Day 2015: Siracusa

City: Siracusa

04/30
The Associazione Rinascimento Culturale Archimedeo hosted a multi-day celebration featuring concerts, jam session, education programs, film screenings and a photographic exposition. Locations for the festivities included the historic Antico Mercato of Ortigia in the Siracusa city center.

International Jazz Day at Sapienza University of Rome

City: Rome

04/30
Sapienza celebrates International Jazz Day with a free concert of its big band MuSa – Musica Sapienza directed by Silverio Cortesi, with the participation of MuSa choir (conductor Giorgio Monari). Under the patronage of Roma Capitale Culture and Tourism Department and with the support of Tim Music

International Jazz Day Marzamemi 2015

City: Pachino

04/30
Giovedì, giorno 30 Aprile, in Piazza Regina Margherita dalle 18.30 fino a tarda sera (con una pausa cena) si alterneranno sul palco diversi musicisti sia professionisti che appassionati di Jazz che, tra una jam session e l'altra, celebreranno questo giorno come solo degli amanti del Jazz sanno fare.

International Jazz day with Maze Jazz Combo

City: Pescara,

04/30
Thursday 30 April, celebrating the International Jazz Day 2015 - 7.30pm a delicious aperitif made by Rossella & Lucia, - 9.00pm MAZE JAZZ COMBO LIVE Mattia Feliciani: T Sax Cristian Caprarese: Piano Antonio Marrone: Bass Daniele Di Pentima: Drum - 11pm (to end) Jazz at Cinecittà! DjSet by Omicron

Internazional Jazz Day al Summarte

City: Somma Vesuviana

04/30
" Walter Ricci Hammond Group feat Godwin Louis"... "FOTOSUMMARTEINJAZZ. L'occhio attento di I.Donati, L.Coppola, L.Maffettone, P.Previti, Spectra Foto" ... "Original Jam Session"   Con il Patrocinio della Commissione Nazionale Unesco e la direzione artistica di A. Bruno e M.Seraponte, il Teatro Summarte e il Live Tones presentano, dalle 18.00, oltre all'Original Jam Session una mostra "FOTOSUMMARTEINJAZZ". Alle 21.30 il concerto "Walter Ricci Hammond group feat Godwin Louis".

Jazz & Libri – Una celebrazione collettiva

City: Pisa

04/30
The municipal library in Pisa hosted a celebration involving collective reading and music. Attendees were asked to read their favorite quotation from their preferred book on jazz, with an ensemble of selected jazz musicians from Tuscany performing a representative tune for each reading.

Jazz at Conservatory

City: Milan

04/30
The Milan Conservatory celebrated Jazz Day with performances by students and faculty, including  T. Tracanna, R. Luppi, A. Zanchi, A. Mandarini, T.Ghiglioni, O. Del Barba, P. Iodice, S. Bagnoli, P. Dalla Porta, A. Zambrini, L. Tessarollo and G. Liguori.

Jazz at the Carpenter’s Shop

City: Milan

04/30
an inspired concert and jam session held by Michele Bozza 4tet is being taken shape in one of the most interesting and alternative place in Milan. Bioforme is an association whose main purpose is to promote the survival of manual arts and traditional woodworking craftsmanship developing new shapes.

Jazz Day Capitolino

City: ROME

04/30
Organizers presented live music, film screenings and a seminar titled "Jazz in the Dolce Vita" in the Roman archeological area of Piazza Navona to celebrate International Jazz Day.

Jazz Day with the students of Conservatory G. B. Martini – Bologna

City: Bologna

04/30
The Conservatory participates in a special way to the UNESCO International Jazz Day. The best groups of the class jazz at the Conservatory of Bologna will perform with the masters Tomaso Lama, Diana Torto, Stefano Zenni and Paolo Silvestri. The concert is dedicated to the talented Enrico Landi.

Jazz: Linguaggio Universale

City: San Benedetto del tronto

04/30
The faculty from the Over Jazz School, in collaboration with the Municipality of San Benedetto del Tronto, performed a concert at the Municipal Auditorium featuring standards from various periods of jazz. The concert concluded with a final jam session. "I docenti della Over Jazz School, in collaborazione con il Comune di San Benedetto del Tronto (AP) si esibiranno presso l'Auditorium comunale, raccontando e suonando standard delle varie età del jazz. Il concerto si concluderà con una jam session finale."

Jazz&Co: Cosentino-Marcelli-Zambrini trio

City: Alba, Cuneo

04/30
The church of San Giuseppe hosted a concert featuring Antonio Zambrini and Andrea Marcelli with rising star guitarist Filippo Cosentino.

JAZZdayJAM

City: Treviso,

04/30
We celebrate together the INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY! We organized an open space where sound a bit 'of jazz all together on this special day and offer it to the citizens. We wait (musicians and otherwise) in Piazzetta dei Lombardi, in the center of Treviso (ITALY)

JOHN SCOFIELD & PABLO HELD TRIO @CremonaJazz2015

City: Cremona

04/30
Guitarist John Scofield performed with the Pablo Held Trio at the Giovanni Arvedi Auditorium at the Violin Museum in Cremona.

John Taylor piano solo

City: Brescia

04/30
To those who deeply love the piano. A concert that reveals the magic and astonishing rhythm of the music.

Livorno – International Jazz Day

City: Livorno

04/30
The Nuovo Teatre delle Commedie hosted a jam session featuring over 25 local and international jazz artists in association with the local UNESCO Club and the Italian National Commission for UNESCO, among others.

Locomotive Jazz Festival for International Jazz Day

City: Sogliano Cavour

04/30
The Festival Jazz del Salento dedicated an entire day to jazz music, with musical "incursions" in schools as well as events geared specifically towards youth, concluding with a magical evening party. "Torna il giorno della celebrazione a Lecce, torna l'International Jazz Day. Anche nel 2015, il Festival Jazz del Salento dedica un'intera giornata alla Jazz Music, con incontri ed "incursioni" musicali nelle scuole, tanti eventi pensati per i giovani e una magica serata in festa."

Lucera Giornata Internazionale del Jazz 2015 : Lucio Ferrara New Quartet in concerto

City: Lucera

04/30
Lucera. Domenica 26-4-2015 Teatro dell'Opera: concerto del 'LUCIO FERRARA NEW QUARTET” (Lucio Ferrara chitarra,Andrea Dulbecco vibrafono, Aldo Vigorito basso, Nicola Angelucci batteria) organizzato dal Club UNESCO 'Federico II' di Lucera, in collaborazione con 'Strumenti e Figure' e Opera S.Giuseppe

Majani Trio for [email protected] Makeba

City: Misterbianco

04/30
The "Mama" cultural center and Arci "Makeba" hosted the debut gig of the Majani Jazz Trio: Aldo Majani (piano), Claudio Pirrone (doublebass), Marco Santonocito (drums).

MC UNITY 5tet – International Jazz Day Rome – 28Divino Jazz

City: Rome

04/30
Venue 28Divino Jazz hosted the Marco Colonna Unity group for a concert celebrating International Jazz Day. Featuring Marco Colonna (clarinets, baritone sax), Danielle Di Majo (alto sax), Claudio Martini (bassoon), Fabio Sartori (piano) and Stefano Cupellini (drums).

Monte Sant’Angelo celebra l’International Jazz Day dell’Unesco

City: Monte Sant'Angelo

04/30
Monte Sant’Angelo celebra l’International Jazz Day dell’Unesco: giovedì 30 aprile anteprima nazionale di “Parientes”, il nuovo album del trio Peppe Servillo-Girotto-Mangalavite.

Musicamdo Club Camerino International Jazz Day

City: Camerino

04/30
Racconti di Jazz Paolo Piangiarelli "L'ultimo concerto di Charlie Parker / 5 marzo 1955" Raymond Quintet Leonardo Francesconi, piano Riccardo Paggi, contrabbasso Roberto Bisello, batteria Simone Pontani, chitarra Matteo Parri, trombone Jam Sesssion

OJP – ORCHESTRA JAZZ PARTHENOPEA – “PROGETTO MEAGARIDE”

City: Pozzuoli

04/30
Presentazione e concerto della OJP - ORCHESTRA JAZZ PARTHENOPEA di Pino Jodice e Giuliana Soscia Nasce la OJP - ORCHESTRA JAZZ PARTHENOPEA / progetto Megaride" di Pino Jodice e Giuliana Soscia nel cuore flegreo della Napoli creativa e "vulcanica". 21 musicisti al servizio della grande Musica.

PADOVA JAZZ – INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY – TRIO BOBO

City: Padova

04/30
In occasione dell' International Jazz Day la città di Padova è lieta di partecipare all'evento con il concerto TRIO BOBO (Alessio Menconi, Christian Meyer, Faso) organizzato dall' Hotel Plaza Padova in collaborazione con Associazione Miles . Un evento per celebrare il JAZZ patrimonio dell'Unesco.

Screening of the film “Round Midnight”

City: Thiene

04/30
Screening of the film "Round Midnight", in Room 111 of the Istituto Musicale Veneto "Città di Thiene", Introduction by Riccardo Brazzale. Prologue by Riccardo Pettinà (piano). -Free entry-

TEE TIME JAZZ

City: Parma

04/30
International Jazz Day celebration at Parmagolf & Country Club.  Golf and Music: Who Could Ask for Anything More?  Join Golf Club President Raimondo Meli Lupi and Friends in a Swinging Jazz Evening.

Teverolaccio Jazz Night

City: Succivo

04/30
In the 16th-century courtyard of the Teverolaccio hamlet, the best expression of Neapolitan jazz joins the voice of Dean Bowman, great NY gospel voice. On the stage, Gio Cristiano & Vodoo miles trio, Daniele Sepe, Luigi Di Nunzio. Organic food, beers and wines selection.

The Fabulous Twin Pianos Jazz Night

City: Livorno

04/30
The European Music School Union and the International Music Council presented a concert featuring pianists Matteo Fusaro and Marco Susini with vocalist Iaria Belluci.

The MANHATTAN TRANSFER celebrates JAZZDAY TREVISO

City: Treviso, TV

04/30
The Teatro Comunale Del Monaco in Treviso hosted a performance by world famous vocal group "The Manhattan Transfer."

The Story of Jazz in the Story of my life by Riccardo Di Filippo

City: Foggia

04/30
Moody jazz cafè presents Riccardo Di Filippo. He's 85 and he's one of the best jazz music expert in Italy. He wrote a jazz encyclopedia composed of 12.000 pages. He will narrate the story of jazz connected to his life with some video.

Timbuctù Orkestra + John de Leo

City: Coriano (Rn)

04/30
Jazz Around Rimini in association with Cantinetta della Corte, Ama Mapu and Enoteca Burioli Pepe Medri: Bandoneon Giancarlo Bianchetti: Guitar and Percussions Gianluca Ravaglia: Doublebass Dimitri Sillato: Piano, Violin Valeria Sturba: Vocals, Theremin John de Leo: Vocals

Triton Jazz Trio

City: Catania

04/30
The municipal library presented a jazz trio performance featuring Antonio Petralia (Drums), Salvo Beffumo (Bass) and Gaetano Spartà (Piano).

UNESCO In Jazz Festival Alberobello 2015 2^ Edizione

City: Alberobello

04/30
La città di Alberobello, patrimonio mondiale dell'UNESCO, in occasione dell' International Jazz Day, ospita 2 concerti presso Largo Martellotta, il primo con il noto trombettista Fabrizio Bosso, Spritual Trio il 30 aprile 2015, il secondo con Donatello D'Attoma Quartet "Watchdog" il 3 maggio 2015.

University Jazz Day

City: Padova

04/30
The “University Jazz Day” is organized with the aim of enlarging the educational, social, political and intercultural directions toward a Jazz contamination of the whole academic life and experience. The program proposes a flow of experiences: workshops, discourses, videos, jam sessions.

WELL IN JAZZ

City: Trento

04/30
Organizers presented an evening program consisting of: 6 pm: Several gigs played by students of the Jazz Conservatory Bonporti and a Dixieland parade around town 7 pm: "Cocktail & Jam" in the Garden of Trento Auditorium 9 pm: Performance at WellCafè by "Sandro Gibellini Organ Trio," featuring S. Gibellini (guitar), R. Gorgazzini (organ) and E. Tommasini (drums)

Young Jazz 2015 Connection

City: Florence

04/30
A musical marathon dedicated to the jazz of the future. 15 young musicians will be combined in 6 different line up A gathering of young talents with their latest musical productions in the scenario of one of the most beautiful squares in Florence

Jamaica

EMCVPA celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Kingston,

04/30
The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts celebrated International Jazz Day 2015 with a series of events on April 30, including a media campaign, a jazz talk, a jazz-themed painting event and a jazz concert on the lawns of Devon House featuring American bassist Wayne Batchelor, among numerous popular Jamaican acts.

Japan

A Tribute to Duke Ellington

City: Tokyo

04/30
Live jazz venue TokyoTUC hosted pianist Yutaka Shiina for a concert tribute to famed pianist and composer Duke Ellington. "このライブはTokyoTUCと椎名 豊が行うプログラムとして参加いたします。当日は椎名 豊がDuke Ellingtonをトリビュートし名曲の数々を演奏いたします。ジャズ・ファンの皆様、ご来店をお待ち申し上げます。"

BLUE NOTE TOKYO Celebrate International Jazz Day

City: Minato-Ku, Tokyo

04/30
The Blue Note Tokyo hosted its All-Star Jazz Orchestra, directed by Eric Miyashiro, for a concert celebrating International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day 2015 at Shimoarata, Kagoshima-shi

City: Kagoshima-shi

04/30
Faculty and students at Kagoshima University, including students from abroad, gathered to listen to and discuss jazz standards.

International Jazz Day at Tazawa Lake Brewery Restaurant

City: Senboku City

04/30
Tazawa Lake Brewery Restaurant features Carl & Alan Maguire’s ‘Hamabe no Uta’ from their CD. It’s a Japanese classic tune by Tamezo Narita, arranged into jazz by Donald Brown to promote Japanese-American culture. Warabiza Theater’s musical, ‘Tamezo-san’ will run for 9 months until January 2016.

IWAKUNI Jazz Street 2015

City: Iwakuni City,

04/30
The IWAKUNI Jazz street was held at six performance stages - "live spots" - located close together. Over 25 jazz bands performed, including the local high school wind ensemble group.

Jazz Auditoria 2015 in WATERRAS

City: Tokyo

04/30
Annual music festival Jazz Auditoria took place in honor of International Jazz Day.

Jazz Unites Japan & America Concert at Juon

City: Kitaakita

04/30
Juon presents Jazz unites Japan & America Concert by Michiko Sugibuchi, a local pianist. She will play various Japanese music arranged into jazz including ‘Hamabe no Uta’ composed by the renown composer, Tamezo Narita from Kitaakita City. The audience is welcome to sing along to enjoy the evening

Kenya

Kenya Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Nairobi

04/30
International Jazz Day celebrated on May 1 at the Elephant with Eric Wainaina, The Aaron Rimbui Collective, Ricky na Marafiki Tickets : Kshs 1500 Advance | Gate Kshs 2000

Live At Ventana

City: Nairobi,

04/30
A performance by a quartet presenting music from jazz greats as well as original performances from Aaron Rimbui and Eddy Grey

Kosovo

Multiethnic band from Kosovo about mixing jazz and Balkan music

City: Pristina

04/30
Radio Ophelia speaks to a multiethnic band from Kosovo about mixing jazz and Balkan music.

Prishtina Jazz day

City: Prishtinë

04/30
Fatlind Ferati-bass guitar Driton Bejtullahu-guitar Tomor Shkoza-drums

Laos

JAZZALAO

City: Vientiane

04/30
A small Vientiane restaurant hosted 3 local bands and a special guest performing short sets of 30-40 minutes. During the interludes, a "jazz-juggler-scatter" performed. The event concluded with a jam session.

Latvia

International Jazz Day Latvia

04/30
The Wise Music Society organized the 2015 celebration to build on the previous year's success (17 events and 142 musician participants), with 28 events in Riga and elsewhere in Latvia, as well as a special event at the Latvian Embassy in London, UK.

Lesotho

IJD Lesotho 2015

City: Maseru

04/30
Jazz Musicians’ Workshop (by Registration) 30 April 2014 Facilitators: Bhudaza, Stimela Venue: Durham Link Time: 09:00 to 18:00 VIP Jazz Lecture 30 April 2015 DJ: Bhudaza Venue: Lehakoe Guest Speaker: TBA Performances: TBA MC: Kelly Lerotholi Time: 18:30

Liechtenstein

Joe Haider Jazz Quartet

City: Eschen

04/30
Quartet performed improvisations over original compositions by Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wayne Shorter and more. The band consists of Domenic Landolf (tenor sax/soprano sax), Joe Haider (piano), Thomas Dürst (bass) and Daniel Aebi (drums).

Lithuania

Concert for International Jazz Day

City: Vilnius

04/30
Participants: Big Band of National Defence Volunteer Force (Leader - Ričardas Čiupkovas), Combo Group of Klaipėda Jazz Orchestra, D'pendent ensemble (Leonardas Pilkauskas, Paulius Volkovas, Vygintas Kisevičius, T. B. A., Domantas Razmus), Sheep Got Waxed

International Jazz Day in Klaipeda

City: Klaipeda

04/30
The Klaipeda Castle Jazz Festival hosted multiple concerts and a jam session featuring a range of student and professional performers, including Girmante Vaitkute and the Old City Band.

International Jazz Day in Trakai

City: Trakai

04/30
Galve jazz fiesta invites you to International Jazz Day in the old capital of Lithuania – Trakai. At the health and leisure resort "Slenis" which is located right in a beautiful park, 30th April will perform young artists and well known lithuanian jazz celebrities.

Jazz Day in Vilnius

City: Vilnius

04/30
8.00 pm "All Star Global Concert" - direct transmission from Jazz Day 2015 Paris. 10.00 pm Concert of Liudas Mockūnas and students. 10:40 pm Jam Session. This event is organized by Lithuanian Jazz Federation. Free entrance.

Jazz Lunch with Giedre Kilciauskiene and Andrei Polevikov

City: Vilnius,

04/30
An improvisation concert "Jazz miniatures" with vocalist Giedre Kilciauskiene and piano player Andrei Polevikov for a wide audience during the office lunch hour at the courtyard of the Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO office.

Juozo Milašiaus solo Tarptautinės džiazo dienos proga

City: Vilnius

04/30
One of the most popular Lithuanian jazz guitarist Juozas Milašius is playing solo for the International jazz day! Juozas Milašius is known as the avant-garde, free-jazz musician. 'He is the enfant terrible of Lithuanian jazz scene!', - critics say.

Kastonas Jazz Session

City: Klaipeda

04/30
The Kastonas/Chestnut venue hosted The Yrinauders Trio, featuring musicians Dovydas Stalmokas, Dominykas Vyšniauskas and Paulius Volkovas, in concert, followed by a jam session.

Klausom Jazz’ą – valgom Jazz’ą

City: Šiauliai

04/30
Pus antros - dviejų valandų vakaras su Jazz'o muzika. Atlikėjai: Gediminas Kalinas (klavišiniai) Gediminas Brūzga (saksafonas) Arūnas Banys (mušamieji) DJ Senis-Valodka (vardo ir pavardės neatsimenu) suka plokšteles... Klausomės Jazz'o, maistas Jazz'o... Tykus vakars su Jazz'u!

Piano Jazz Evening

City: Vilnius

04/30
This concert is dedicated to International Jazz Day.  Participants: Artūras Anusauskas, Richardas Banys, Edgar Sabilo, Andrej Polevikov, Oleg Molokojedov, Egidijus Buožis. This event is organized by Lithuanian Jazz Federation and Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre Jazz Cathedral.

UNESCO International Jazz Day in Kėdainiai

City: Kėdainiai

04/30
The city celebrated International Jazz Day for the third year in a row, presenting a lecture titled "Emergency exit to the jazz history" by jazz enthusiast Julijus Grickevičius and two concerts by the Kėdainiai Music School Big Band and the "Broma Jazz Orchestra." The events were presented free and open to the public.

Macedonia

Concert of The Flying Pekingese – International Jazz Day

City: Veles

04/30
Honoring jazz, we announce that we celebrate the International Jazz Day in Veles, Macedonia. This year the event will be a concert of one of the best jazz bands in the country - The Flying Pekingese (Letecki Pekinezeri)

International Jazz Day / Светски ден на Џез Музиката

City: Stip

04/30
We are happy to announce that we are hosting the international jazz day in Stip, Macedonia. As every year, we gather a large group of quality performers. Everybody is welcome!

International Jazz Day Skopje

City: Skopje

04/30
For the third year in a row, Bagi Communications joined the global celebration of International Jazz Day. This year the celebration event was a concert of three Macedonian bands: o Bass & Glas o David Neskoski Trio o Adi & Dino & DjoleTrio supported by the best known Macedonian Smooth Jazz radio DJ – Marti Ivanovski. The event was free of charge for the audience. This year's celebration design was created by Marko Mandicevski.

Micanov, Popovski, Josifovski, Stevkovski Quartet concert

City: Bitola

04/30
Youth Cultural Center - Bitola UNESCO youth club in partnership with Porta Jazz - Jazz Club will organize the live concert of Micanov, Popovski, Josifovski, Stevkovski Quartet. Thursday 30 April, 2015 start at 09.30 pm in Bitola, Macedonia

Next to Silence

City: Прилеп

04/30
Трета година Џез клубот Тејк фајв ќе го одбележи меѓународниот ден на џезот 30-ти Април и тоа во еден продолжен викенд. Ќе настапи џез составот од Скопје кој им е добро познат на прилепската публика. Александар Николовски Филип Димишковски Драган Стојковски Гоце Наумов

Malaysia

Celebrating Jazz with Wilson Quah

City: Georgetown

04/30
Berklee jazz graduate Wilson Quah conducted a talk and performance workshop on jazz appreciation for connoisseurs and casual listeners. The main event was followed by a jam session involving local musicians.

International Jazz [email protected]

City: Penang

04/30
USM Jazz Band presented a mini concert in conjunction with International Jazz Day. Songs in different genres were played and performed by students from USM Jazz Band, USM Art School Professors and students as well as invited jazz bands.

Kuala Lumpur International Jazz Day

City: Kuala Lumpur

04/30
The Kuala Lumpur International Jazz & Arts Festival and KL Jazz Club at the University Malaya celebrated Jazz Day with a jazz forum, a jazz workshop and a jazz concert to celebrate this event.

Mezze Lounge presents International Jazz Day 2015

City: Medan Damansara

04/30
Mezze Lounge will be celebrating the International Jazz Day with the who's who of the Malaysian Jazz Scene! Organized by Malaysian piano jazz giant MICHAEL VEERAPEN and hosted by Malaysia's first lady of jazz, JUNJI DELFINO. Performers include David Gomes, WVC, Doo Doo Rascals & more!

No Black Tie Presents: Hady Afro Trio, Eizaz Azhar Afterburner Project, Matthew Sayersz feat. JU/NY

City: Kuala Lumpur

04/30
A free concert at No Black Tie featuring Hady Afro Trio, Eizaz Azhar Afterburner Project, Matthew Sayersz feat. JU/NY. It's going to be the start to a great jazzy weekend, as the World Youth Jazz Festivals follow from 1 - 3 May on the streets outside the club

Penang Philharmonic celebrates International Jazz Day ’15

City: Georgetown

04/30
The Penang Philharmonic celebrated Jazz Day 2015 with a concert featuring The Penang Philharmonic Big Band and other local musicians. The concert sought to promote jazz music in the community of Penang.

Malta

Carlo Muscat Trio – Live at Bongo Nyah

City: Marsascala

04/30
Venue presented a concert and jam session featuring Carlo Muscat (saxophone), Joe Debono (piano) and Joseph Camilleri (drums).

Marshall Islands

Introduction to Jazz

City: Majuro Atoll

04/30
This introduction to jazz exposes Marshallese students to jazz fundamentals, including its history and some of its different streams of blues, bebop, cool, and modal. Live performances of each style will be part of this introduction.

Introduction to Jazz

City: Majuro Atoll,

04/30
This introduction to jazz exposes Marshallese students to jazz fundamentals, including its history and some of its different streams of blues, bebop, cool, and modal. Live performances of each style will be part of this introduction.

Jazz-A Swingin’ Celebration

City: APO

04/30
Jazz-A Swingin' Celebration by Plank Road . Songs include; Jazz, The Blues, Jazz Is On Its Way, To Swing or Not to Swing and Ode to Jazzers. Dialogue covers the beginning and evolution of Jazz. Presented by 5th and 6th grade students of Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall

Mauritania

Sahel Jazz Music Festival

City: Nouakchott

04/30
The program included: - Televised conference on the role of the urban environment in the development of traditional music - Masterclass on the history of jazz - Jam session between jazz and traditional musicians - Public concert in the memory of Dimi mint Abba - Photo and musical exposition on jazz

Mauritius

Jazz Day (UNESCO) – Mauritius

City: Quatre-Bornes

04/30
This year marks the 4th Annual Jazz Day, declared by UNESCO since 2011. To celebrate this day dedicated to jazz, the National Conservatory of Music François Mitterrand invited jazz musicians to participate in the concert organized in Auditorium Francis Thomé.

Mexico

Celebra el día del jazz con nosotros

City: Pachuca

04/30
Invitamos a cinco de los mejores músicos de jazz mexicanos: Diego Maroto, Luri Molina, Gerry Lopez, Gabriel Puentes y Francisco Lelo Larrea.

Chamacos JazzFest

City: Jalisco

04/30
Venue Cuates and Cuetes presented their fourth annual Jazz Festival dedicated to children, with workshops and a concert on the beach to synchronize Mexico's celebration of Children's Day with International Jazz Day.

Concert – Jazz Appreciation Month

City: Mexico City

04/30
The Music Committe of the American Embassy in Mexico City and the Benjamin Franklin Library organizes a concert for patrons and general public. "Marco Duran Trio" will play for and hour.

Conciertos por el Día Internacional del Jazz en Radio Educación

City: Mexico City

04/30
Radio Educación, la emisora de la Secretaría de Educación Pública que coordina el Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, se suma a la celebración del Día Internacional del Jazz con tres conciertos: De 6:00 a 7:00 PM Blue Kat De 7:10 a 8:00 PM Alex Mercado De 8:00 a 9:00 PM 5o Elemento   24 Horas de Jazz en Radio Educación Retransmisión de una entrevista vía telefónica con Charlie Haden (2004); jazz desde Holanda con los grupos Mazzeltov, Nueva Manteca y Rik Mol; desde Noruega, Helge Lien Trio, Isglem, Karin Krog-John Surman, Jon Larsen Quintet, entre otros.      

dia internacional de jazz en La Covacha foro

City: Ensenada

04/30
Concierto con ensenada jazz, la covacha big band, y jamm sesion

Día internacional de jazz JAZZUV

City: Xalapa

04/30
El Centro de Estudios de Jazz de la Universidad Veracruzana se une a los festejos del día Internacional del Jazz con un ensamble de alumnos de nuestra escuela, otro de la Escuela Superior de Música del INBA y para cerrar el guitarrista Cris Lobo acompañado por nuestros profesores.

Día Internacional del Jazz con Pablo Prieto Quartet

City: México City

04/30
Mexican drummer Pablo Prieto, invites us to celebrate the freedom of jazz, in the venue that has been the main engine of the genre in México.

DÍA INTERNACIONAL DEL JAZZ EN ENSENADA

City: Ensenada, Baja California

04/30
Por 3er año consecutivo La Covacha Foro será parte de la celebración en Ensenada. Acompáñanos el jueves 30 de abril para disfrutar juntos de los siguientes eventos: 7:00 pm - Proyección del documental "The Zen Of Bennett" 9:00 pm - Ensenada Jazz 10:15 pm La Covacha Big Band 11:00pm Jam Session

Día Internacional del Jazz en Hobos

City: México

04/30
Hobos se une a la celebración del Día Internacional del Jazz, y ¿qué mejor forma de celebrar que con Jesús Ibañez Trío?

El Jazz una buena causa

City: Colima

04/30
Como radio universitaria queremos sensibilizar al público en general sobre las virtudes del jazz de acuerdo a la UNESCO como herramienta educativa porque creemos que el Jazz contribuye a la construcción de sociedades más inclusivas.

Festival Internacional Jazzatlan 2015

City: San Pedro Cholula

04/30
The Jazzatlan jazz club celebrated throughout the month of April with 5 days of concerts, featuring the participation of more than 40 bands, in addition to a number of extraordinary musicians including John Medeski+A Love Electric, the Cyro Baptista Quartet, Todd Clouser, Daniel Jodocy, Iraida Noriega, Diego Maroto and more. "Este año vamos a celebrar todo el mes con 5 dias de conciertos,donde participan mas de 40 bandas entre estos extrodinarios musicos contaremos con la participacion de John Medeski+A Love Electric, Cyro Baptista Quartet,Todd Clouser,Daniel Jodocy,Iraida Noriega,Diego Maroto y Mas..."

Jam Session en Radio UNAM

City: Benito Juárez,

04/30
Jam session en la Sala Julián Carrillo. Entrada libre.

Jazz a las tres

City: Delegación Benito Juárez,

04/30
Cinco días de programación especial para festejar el Día Internacional del Jazz, con una barra conducida en vivo que abordará ejes temáticos como el centenario del natalicio de Billie Holiday, jazz mexicano de producción nueva y homenaje a los músicos fallecidos recientemente.

Jazz en Tabasco : International Jazz Day

City: Villahermosa

04/30
Para conmemorar el Día Internacional del Jazz, y en el marco de nuestra magna fiesta "La Feria Tabasco 2015". Este 30 de abril, inaugurando "El Foro Musical", invitamos a nuestros mejores exponentes del Jazz en Tabasco, para compartir con todos: Tinitus, Cha/Co Projet y Virgio Calvo & Friends.

La JazzESM y RadioUNAM festejan el Día Internacional del Jazz

City: Benito Juárez

04/30
La JazzESM y RadioUNAM realizarán 5 días de programación en vivo para hablar del panorama del jazz mexicano. Del 29 de abril al 3 de mayo, 15 a 17hrs. Conducen Eduardo Piastro y Oscar Adad. El 30 de abril habrá una jam session en las instalaciones de RadioUNAM. 18hrs.

Latin Jazz in Las Casas

City: San Cristobal de las Casas

04/30
Organizers presented performances by pianist Jose Mijango's Quintet and many special guests.

Los Alebrijes Radio en el Día Internacional del Jazz

City: Tlalnepantla de Baz

04/30
Los Alebrijes Radio presented an internet radio program commemorating International Jazz Day, featuring children's music, funny information, interviews and special guests.

Mark Aanderud en El Convite

City: México

04/30
For their third annual International Jazz Day event, jazz club El Convite hosted a performance by pianist Mark Aanderud.   "Dentro de las actividades para celebrar el Día Internacional del Jazz (International Jazzday) en México El Convite presenta por tercer año consecutivo un concierto especial el día 30 de abril de 2015."

NEO JAZZ ENSAMBLE

City: Buenavista

04/30
A concert with my band Neo Jazz ensamble and jam session with others musicians and guests. a party

Patricia Carrion celebrates Jazz Day

City: Mexico City

04/30
Mexican jazz vocalist Patricia Carrión gave a concert at local venue The Jazz Place.

To-local Jazz

City: Toluca

04/30
Un evento que presentará las mejores propuestas del jazz local, duelo de bateristas y jam session; celebrando no sólo la escena del jazz local, nacional e internacional, sino la solidaridad y participación de músicos y gestores en la escena. Una fiesta para todos los amantes del jazz.

Monaco

Academie Rainier III presents International Jazz Day

04/30
The Orchestra of The Monaco Academy of Music (Academie Rainier III) performed a morning concert for passersby on the rue Princesse Caroline.

Mongolia

America’s music jazz

City: ulaanbaatar,

04/30
In the frames of the Jazz Appreciation Month, the American Cultural and Information Center in Ulaanbaatari s presenting you the “America’s Music - Jazz” concert. At the concert, Mr. Naranbaatar N., a Leading Cultural Worker and singer at the Mongolian State Philharmonic Theater, and Ms. Khulan Ts.,

Montenegro

All That Jazz – Novi Sad Big Band

City: Cetinje

04/30
This concert in Montenegro was the crown of a month-long series of events and featured the Novi Sad Big Band performing in Old Royal Square. Made possible through cooperation of the Jazz Art Association and National Commission of UNESCO for Montenegro.

Morocco

La magie de l’évidence

City: Salé

04/30
Lutist Alaa Zouiten and bassist Didier Del Aguila presented a concert accompanied by percussionist Jean Luc Di Fraya. "Telle était l’impression qu’a laissée la rencontre entre Alaa Zouiten et Didier Del Aguila à Rabat  lors d’une Jam Session dans le cadre de la dernière édition du Festival Chellah. Dès lors Alaa décide de s’unir avec Didier Del Aguila sur un projet musical commun : celui de la transculturalité musicale qui tend à mettre l’essence en éveil. Etant conscient de la force que peut générer leur différences culturelles et musicales, ils ne cessent de mélanger les styles sur des compositions originales, allant du Jazz passant par le Flamenco jusqu’aux sonorités orientales et africaines. Alaa est accompagné sur scène  par un autre musicien talentueux : Jean Luc Di Fraya à la batterie/percussions. Actuellement Alaa Zouiten travaille sur la sortie d’un nouvel album « Talking Oud » 2015 avec notamment Didier Del Aguila en « special guest ». Le luthiste marocain vous invite et vous propose un tissage de couleurs et de sensations qui ouvrent en grand une fenêtre à l’imaginaire."

Mozambique

Dia Internacional do Jazz – Moçambique

City: Maputo

04/30
It is the celebration of Jazz appreciation day (April 30th) and month, through not only music concerts and free street music performances, by exposing marginalized children to Jazz and supporting music learning.

Myanmar

International Jazz Day Myanmar

City: Yangon

04/30
The French Institute in Myanmar is proud to host this year again the International Jazz Day! Let's celebrate Jazz music in Yangon with local and international musicians in an outdoor ambiance... Free entry

Nepal

KJC Celebrates International Jazz Day 2015

City: Kathmandu

04/30
After postponing their April 30 event due to the devastating earthquake five days earlier, the Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory (KJC) celebrated Jazz Day on July 30 with a free event at the Moksh Auditorium, featuring performances by teachers and students as well as local Nepali and international musicians, including American trumpeter and educator Billy Buss. The event was supported by the UNESCO Office in Kathmandu, the US Embassy and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.

Netherlands

Amsterdam World Jazz City

City: Amsterdam,

04/30
Organizers hosted jam sessions in various locations throughout Amsterdam city center, with a final evening concert featuring altoist Benjamin Herman, the Jazz Focus Big Band and the Play It Cool Big Band; and a screening of the film "Amsterdam: World Jazz City 2014."

Global Week for Syria, Jazz for Syria

City: The Hague

04/30
Jazz for Syria was this year’s closing event for the Global Week for Syria. The concert featured solo and collaborative performances by international artists, including special guests from Syria. Jazz For Syria aims to raise awareness and support for Syrian refugees in Northern Iraq and Syria.

Prism featuring Dave Holland, Kevin Eubanks, Craig Taborn and Eric Harland

City: Amsterdam

04/30
On April 30, International Jazz Day, in the Bimhuis: Sensational electric band with four jazz maestros brought together by eminent double bassist Dave Holland, who made name collaborating with Miles Davis.

Tania Maria Quartet – Viva Brasil!

City: The Hague

04/30
Pianist and singer Tania Maria presented an exclusive concert in honor of International Jazz Day.

Thaïsa Olivia Quartet. What A Difference A Day Makes!

City: Amsterdam

04/30
Come celebrate this special day around the world and this great tribute to Jazz with us. With a mix of arranged jazz standards, originals and a special jam session. Share your talent, spirit and songs, or just come by and support Jazz with your presence and join us! Concert 6pm & Jam 7.30pm.

New Zealand

2015 Le VA Collaborations

City: Auckland

04/30
The Le VA collaborations - Maori/Pacific musicians in Aotearoa New Zealand celebrating UNESCO International Jazz Day with performances featuring Anahera Higgins, Ernest Semu, James Gaylyn, Karena Hunter, King Homeboy, Lou'ana Pereira-Dinnan, Miguel Fuentes, TJ Taotua, Whirimako Black and Lance Sua

Auckland Museum Presents the Le VA Collaborations

City: Auckland

04/30
Celebrate UNESCO International Jazz Day with a selection of fabulous jazz performances from local Pacific and Māori musicians.

Nicaragua

Jazz Heritage in the English Classroom

City: Managua

04/30
Embassy Managua celebrates the International Jazz Day with lectures for College TESOL students and Teachers from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua en Managua, the largest public university of Nicaragua . Students will learn on the history, impacts and the diplomatic role of Jazz.

Nigeria

Satchmo’s JazzFest 2015 / UNESCO Int’l Jazz Day

City: Lagos

04/30
Satchmo’s JazzFest 2015 took place in Lagos, Nigeria from April 30 to May 3, 2015. The festival presented more than 50 different concert performances from renowned international jazz and top Nigerian artists, as well as master classes, film screenings, seminars, jam sessions and workshops.

Norway

International Jazz Day (29/4-2/5) – Norway

City: Oslo

04/30
Jazz travels worldwide, it borrows the best from different countries and cultures and enriches itself as a genre. In Oslo, Norway we will celebrate jazz for four days with an open xpressions show (29/4), a jazz slam (30/4), children's jazz house (2/5) and an international jazz concert (2/5)!

International Jazz Day in the National Library of Norway

City: Oslo

04/30
The National Library of Norway celebrated International Jazz Day 2015 with a guided tour of its jazz exhibition, the screening of two jazz films and a jazz concert. Free and open to the public.

Oman

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

City: Muscat

04/30
The Royal Opera House Muscat presented a concert by the renowned Preservation Hall Jazz Band. More details at rohmuscat.org.om.

Palestinian Territories

Al-Quds University College of Music Celebrates UNESCO International Jazz Day

City: Jerusalem

04/30
Our event will start with an overture on the roof of the historic building situated on the Via Dolorosa, with a spectacular view on the Old City of Jerusalem. We are proud to present the following performing artists: Oud and double bass player Bakr Khleifi from Ramallah, percusionist Raed Said from Jerusalem and Austrian jazz accordionist Sefan Heckel who was the winner of the first Al Quds Composition Award. We are grateful for the support of the Austrian Hospice, the Austrian Cultural Forum and the cooperation of the UNESCO Office in Ramallah.

Panama

International Jazz Day Celebration at Danilo’s Jazz Club

City: Panama City

04/30
Danilo's Jazz Club presented 2 concert sets focusing on Afro-Antillean musical heritage.

Papua New Guinea

University of Papua New Guinea, Music Department Jazz Nait

City: port moresby

04/30
We the students and staff of the music department of the university of papua new guinea are blessed with your jazz scores and music that we practise in our instrumental studies. we are very happy to be part of this great day and celebrate on this very special occasion.

Paraguay

CCPA Jazz Quintet Celebra el Día Internacional del Jazz en Paraguay

City: Asunción

04/30
The Centro Cultural Paraguayo Americano presented the CCPA Jazz Quintet in concert, followed by a jam session with the Quintet and guest musicians.

Festival Dia internacional del jazz Asuncion 2015

City: Asuncion

04/30
Organizers coordinated a music festival featuring Paraguayan musicians and groups, including "Ensamble Tributo a Palito Miranda," the Rodrigo Quintas quinteto, the Pedro Martinez trio and the Riolo Alvarenga y Asuncion jazz quintet.

Peru

Celebremos el Día Internacional del Jazz

City: Arequipa

04/30
Radio JR and the Peruvian-American Cultural Center presented a concert and jam session featuring local musicians.

Encuentro con expertos por el Día Internacional del Jazz y el Festival internacional del Cajón Peruano

City: Lima

04/30
The Peruvian National Commission for UNESCO and the Lima Jazz Association organized a presentation on the fusion of jazz and the Peruvian box drum tradition for 45 students and teachers from local primary schools, featuring a jazz quartet. The educational presentation preceded a performance by the student participants at the Ministry of Education in Lima.

Trujillo Internacional Jazz Day

City: Trujillo, La Libertad

04/30
The Alliance Francaise in Trujillo hosted a jazz concert and jam session in their auditorium featuring local jazz trio RendezVous, with Cristian Castañeda (percussion), Lucho Saenz (bass) and Iván Ordoñez (guitar). "La alianza Francesa ofrece su auditorio este 30 de abril para festejar el día internacional del Jazz. - Concierto de Jazz Trio RendezVous : Cristian Castañeda (percusión), Lucho Saenz (bajo), Iván Ordoñez (guitarra) - cierre de noche con JamSession"

Trujillo International Jazz Day

City: Trujillo

04/30
Concierto realizado gracias a la Alianza Francesa de Trujillo, con músicos de la ciudad. El #JazzTrioRendezvous y la #TrujilloJazzOrchestra estarán a cargo de conmemorar por segunda vez en la ciudad de Trujillo el Día Internacional del Jazz.

Philippines

4th International Jazz Day @ Tago

City: Quezon City

04/30
The Tago Jazz Café hosted live performances across several venues in honor of the day, receiving special recognition from CNN Philippines.

International Jazz Day at the Jazz Grill, Angeles City

City: Angeles City

04/30
Please join us in celebrating the UNESCO deignated International Jazz Day at The Jazz Grill on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:30 pm with Titus del Rosario - Sax and Keys Burn On (Vernon Nuguid) - Guitar Venzon Go - Bass August John Cabrera Rodriguez - Drums and eventually jamming friends!

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY PHILIPPINES

City: Makati

04/30
Murphy's Music Room in cooperation with The Philippine International Jazz and Arts Festival and JFK Music presents INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY PHILIPPINES featuring the best, as well as paving the way for bright upcoming jazz discoveries! Non-stop from 9pm until the wee hours. Admission is free

Tiendesitas Celebrates International Jazz Day 2015

City: Brgy. Ugong Pasig City

04/30
Tiendesitas (described in national media as "a showcase of Philippine's best") features the best of Philippine Jazz on International Jazz Day 2015. Tiendesitas is a mixed-use mall development of Ortigas & Company, offering shopping, entertainment and dining.

Poland

“Masters and Youngsters, Jazz in Krakow” International Jazz Festival

City: Krakow

04/30
In April 30th, at 2:15pm the last event of the Jazz Festival 'Masters and Youngsters' will start in Krakow, Poland, as a part of International Jazz Day celebration featuring i.e. anthem of a medieval origin in jazz version and concerts (Piotr Orzechowski 'Pianohooligan', Joachim Mencel 'Artisena').

International Jazz Day – JAZZstrzebie 2015

City: Jastrzębie-Zdrój

04/30
JAZZstrzębie 2015 was organized in Jastrzębie-Zdrój (South of Poland). Organizers presented a seminar with jazz musicians and writers, two concerts and a jam session in honor of International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day w Harendzie

City: Warszawa

04/30
Setting up the International Jazz Day had as goal the raise of international social awareness on jazz as artform, its roots, styles, interactions as well as stressing the significance of this music genre as an important medium of social communication.

Katowice JazzArt Festival

City: Katowice

04/30
The Katowice JazzArt Festival celebrated International Jazz Day with two concerts: Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba from Mali, who promoted their new album, as well as the young band Moon Hoax. The National Jazz Museum in Harlem organized a seminar in addition.

Światowy Dzień Jazzu ROBERT CHYŁA TRIO

City: Zielona Góra

04/30
Ten wyjątkowy dzień uczcimy w towarzystwie ROBERT CHYŁA TRIO w składzie: Robert Chyła - sax Arek Skolik - perkusja Wojtek Pruszyński - piano Zapraszamy do wspólnej celebracji! :)

Veno’s Studio presents “My Favorite Things”

City: Zabrze

04/30
Private music school Veno's Studio presented an evening event featuring workshops and a jam session led by teachers and other local professional musicians - an intergenerational exchange between students and professionals, the audience and musicians.

Portugal

«Jazz a Dois» Radio Show (RDP Antena 2) – Special episode for International Jazz Day

City: Lisbon

04/30
«Jazz a Dois», a radio program broadcast by RDP Antena 2 (Portuguese National Radio), featured a special issue on the beginnings of Jazz in Portugal in the 1920s. Authored by Moreira dos Santos, the show presented unheard records by Portuguese musicians.

Concerto Orquestra de Jazz do Algarve

City: Lagoa, Lagoa

04/30
The Orquestra de Jazz do Algarve celebrated Jazz Day with a concert. "A Orquestra de Jazz do Algarve celebra dia 30 de Abril o Dia Mundial do Jazz. Não falte! A Cultura, a Música e o Jazz precisam de todos nós!"

Dia Internacional do Jazz

City: Caniço

04/30
Organized by EB 2/3 do Caniço School’s UNESCO project, this year’s event consisted in a daylong special broadcast by the school’s radio, “[email protected] FM,” and a choreographed dance with jazz music performed by the students.

Estoril Jazz/2015

City: Estoril

04/30
Organizers presented performances by Roseanna Vitro/Kenny Werner Duo, Sean Jones Quartet, Opus 5 and the young Portuguese talent Ricardo Toscano Quartet!

International Jazz Day celebrations at Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

City: Aveiro

04/30
Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal), through its Centro de Estudos de Jazz, joins the international jazz community for the 2015 International Jazz Day celebrations. From April 27 to 30, a number of events will be held: concerts, jam sessions, conferences, workshops, classes, etc. Free admission!

Mário Laginha + Big Band Estarrejazz

City: Estarreja

04/30
The Cine-Theatre of Estarreja presented a concert with pianist Mário Laginha and the Big Band Estarrejazz.

Os Sabores do Jazz + Saltos Altos celebram o Dia Internacional do Jazz

City: Ponta Delgada

04/30
Both Radio Broadcast Programs "Os Sabores do Jazz" and "Saltos Altos" join to celebrate the International Jazz Day on the Public Radio Broadcast sevice in Azores, Portugal, in a program conducted by Elsa Soares and José Ribeiro Pinto.

PAUTA JAZZ

City: Águeda

04/30
The Pauta Humana Cultural Association and the City Council of Agueda, Portugal, join to celebrate the International Jazz Day, which aims to remember the importance of this genre and its contribution in the promotion of different cultures and peoples throughout the history.

Quarteto Hugo Alves

City: Lagoa, Lagoa

04/30
The Quarteto Hugo Alves celebrated Jazz Day with a concert. "O Quarteto Hugo Alves celebra o dia 30 de Abril, o Dia Internacional do Jazz. Junte-se a nós! A Cultura, a Música Jazz é de todos nós!"

Re.Act Art Gallery’s “late jazz sessions” on April 30th’s weekend

City: Praia da Vitória

04/30
Re.Act Art Gallery in the city Praia da Vitoria, in the Azores, will celebrate April 30th's - Internacional Jazz Day weekend, with the "late jazz sessions" with local jazz projects, Wave Jazz Ensemble, Sara Miguel quartet and Sónia Pereira quintet.

Wave Jazz Ensemble´s International Jazz Day celebration

City: Santa Cruz Praia da Vitória

04/30
Wave Jazz Ensemble quintet will celebrate the International Jazz Day, at the city of Praia da Vitória, The Azores, with a concert named "jazz na filamónica" with projection of a slide show at Filarmónica Uniao Praiense, and afterwards in a jam with guests at the Re.Act art gallery.

Wave Jazz Ensemble’s International Jazz Day celebration

City: Praia da Vitória

04/30
Wave Jazz Ensemble quintet will celebrate the International Jazz Day, at the city of Praia da Vitória, The Azores, with a concert named "jazz na filamónica" with projection of a slide show at Filarmónica Uniao Praiense, and afterwards in a jam with guests at the Re.Act art gallery.

Puerto Rico

Jam Session en celebración del Día Internacional del Jazz

City: San Juan

04/30
Jam Session in celebration of International Jazz Day, on April 30th, leading by Cuban master drummer Fidel Morales, Puerto Rican bassist Bryan Pérez and Dominican pianist Bienvenido Dinzey, with Roberto Carcassés (pianist), direct from Cuba, as special guest.

Jazz and Bossa Radio Classic Jazz

City: Toa Baja

04/30
24 hours of the best Classic Jazz. @ 7pm Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology

Qatar

Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha – International Jazz Day Dinner Show

04/30
Jazz at Lincoln Center Doha brings a truly international line up to the stage with very special guest, Italian Pianist, Stefano Bollani will perform for the first time in Qatar. JALC Global Ambassador, Dominick Farinacci will be performing with the JALC band and jamming with other guest musicians.

Republic of Korea

International Jazz Day Celebration at Once In A Blue Moon, Seoul

City: Seoul

04/30
One of the best jazz clubs is Korea, Once In A Blue Moon celebrates International Jazz Day with a performance featuring Song JunSeo Group and Min Trio.

Jam Session: 43 musicians, 430 minutes

City: Seoul

04/30
Seoul venues "Jazz Alley" and "Mo' Better Blues" held a marathon 7-hour jam session featuring 43 musicians performing through the night.

Jazz Day at Crazy Horse Jazz Club

City: Seoul

04/30
Venue hosted two sets and a jam session featuring the Kwanghyuk-Lee quartet & vo.Hyunmi, with Kwanghyuk-Lee (drums), Kyunghoon-Jung (bass), Hyunwoo-choi (piano), Hojung-Ko (saxophone) and Hyunmi-Kim (vocals).

Jazz Renaissance

City: Seoul

04/30
In Korea, 21 teams & 78 jazz musicians will perform in 4 different places but located just one minute from each other in one area, Hapjeong, such as Jazzda, channel 1969, Cafe Stay In and c cloud in Seoul from 6pm to midnight and jam session after midnight!

KIM Sung-su band

City: Seoul

04/30
#JAZZDAY Celebration concert "KIM Sung-su band" guitar : KIM Sung-su drums : Lim Young-hoon piano : Lee Gun-min bass : Lee Sung-chan

Lee Kwanghyuk quartet

City: Seoul

04/30
For 2015 International Jazz Day celebration concert on 30th April in jazz club Crazyhorse. "Lee Kwanghyuk quartet" and guest vocal Hyunmi hold concert and after concert, Jam session is go on.

LOS TRIO

City: Seoul

04/30
celebration concert for Jazzday and UNESCO 70th anniversary at jazz club Crazyhorse in South KOREA. piano : Hwan-hi OH, bass : Young-ju SHIM drums : Kwang-hyuk LEE

Ok Ji-hyuk trio

City: Seoul

04/30
Concert for celebrate International JAZZ DAY guitar : Kwang-hyun CHO bass : Ji-hyuk OK drums: Jin-woo YEO

Song Jun Seo Group

City: Seoul

04/30
One of the best jazz pianist in Korea, Song Jun Seo will perform live at the Jazz Club Once In A Blue Moon in celebration of International Jazz Day. Featuring: Song Jun Seo (Piano) Jeon, KyungMi (Violin) Lee, Byoung Hun (Bass) Kim, Jung Hoon (Drums)

Yangzi band

City: Seoul

04/30
18th April, 2015. for celebrate Jazz Day at Crazy Horse in Seoul, Republic KOREA. vocal : Yangzi piano : Jae-hyung KIM guitar : Gi-Jung KIM bass : JC Curve drums : Sung-jae Jung

Romania

#jazzday Arad with Zolbert – Peet Project – Claudia Iuga and After-Party Jam Session with TrupaReChords

City: Arad

04/30
The second edition of International Jazz Day Arad will take place this year at the "Arta" cinema. The performers will be Zolbert - Saxophonist, composer, producer - Peet Project - pop-funk-jazz band - Claudia Iuga - semifinalist of "The Voice" Romania 2013.After-Party Jam Session with Trupa ReChords

Borbély Műhely

City: Tirgu Secuiesc/Kézdivásárhely,

04/30
A Hungarian ethno-jazz group playing in an overwhelmingly Hungarian-speaking town in Romania Like in all the participating clubs in Hungary and the Hungarian speaking parts of neighbouring countries, admission will be free at all events to all comers on International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day Cluj // Jazz Factory

City: Cluj-Napoca,

04/30
On the occasion of the International Jazz Day, we are launching JAZZ FACTORY, a new Cluj-Napoca based platform meant to promote the local and the international jazz scene.

International Jazz Day Romania

City: Cluj-Napoca

04/30
Performing at Jazz Day Romania Gala Concert: Ola Onabule (UK), Joe Stoddart (UK), Guillermo Hill (UK), Guido May (DE), Nick Flade (DE), Keisha White (UK), Jason Hunter (USA), Rychus Ryter (UK), Sofia Rubina (EST), Villu Veski (EST), Corneliu Stroe & Balkanamera Band (RO), GAIO BIG BAND (RO)

IOANID International Jazz Day

City: Bucharest

04/30
The second edition of IOANID International Jazz Day took place this year at the Elvire Popesco cinema. The performers were the children from the kindergarten's choir, together with guests Nadine, Anastasia and Ian. Songs included "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Agua de Beber," "Mas Que Nada."

Russia

All Colors of Moscow Jazz Scene

City: Moscow

04/30
Producer/composer/bandleader Anatoly Kroll led the "All Colors of Moscow Jazz Scene," a one-day festival dedicated to International Jazz Day. Presented in cooperation with the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO.

Concert Vocalist Karl Frierson in Krasnodar

City: Krasnodar

04/30
World J.A.M. in Krasnodar celebrated International Jazz Day 2015 with a concert by famous jazz singer Karl Frierson, vocalist of the "De Phazz" German jazz lounge group, as well as an exhibition of the work of Ukrainian jazz photographer Igor Snisarenko.

Day&Night Jazz Marathon

City: Moscow

04/30
The Esse Jazz Club hosted a multi-group concert featuring prominent Moscow bands and a broadcast of other Russian Jazz Day events.

International Jazz Day celebrations in Tyumen

City: Tymen

04/30
Business Hotel Eurasia will be show a concert & Jam "Travel in style JAZZ" with the participation of well-known jazz singer Inga Ludareva tells about jazz and perform in the company of representatives of creative youth.

International Jazz Day in Berdsk

City: Berdsk

04/30
Short lecture on International Jazz Day (history, events, participants, latest info), film screening (B.Strayhorn, P.Heath), bands concert comprised of students and teachers from Sviridov Berdsk Music School feat. guest artists. Hosted by leading jazz expert Alexander G. Mezdrikov from Novosibirsk

Jazz in Krasnodar, Making History

City: Krasnodar,

04/30
An open seminar/discussion on the history of jazz movement in Krasnodar, starting from mid 1990s to present days. Soloists and bands' contribution. Outstanding figures. Krasnodar Jazz Festival origins; its background and current status; the way to go.

Jazz in Motion – International Jazz Day with Vanisha Gould (USA)

City: Moscow

04/30
The Moscow popular club project “Jazz in Motion” invites Russian and international jazz stars and new musicians in one of the best Moscow club Durov every week from 2007. This day we celebrate with our american guest - vocalist and composer Vanisha Gould and Alex Podymkin band.

Swing Couture & Natalia Rodina

City: St. Petersburg

04/30
The first and currently the only group in Russia, performing Gypsy jazz! The city of bridges, filigree railings and white nights. St. Petersburg.. here began our story of how a talented person can gather a passionate and burning soul of like-minded people.

Я буду помнить апрель.

City: Ульяновск

04/30
Линия Джаза "Верь сердцу своему" посвящена Уиллису Кларку Коноверу и периодически готовит Джаз -- мероприятия (с 2000г.) К Международному Дню Джаза Студия"Караван" представляет: Арт-Встречу "Как мы слушаем и играем Джаз"; Мастер-класс "Maj #3"; Концерт "Я буду помнить апрель"; Джем-Сейшн.

Rwanda

RWANDA JAZZ FOR PEACE

City: Kigali

04/30
Organizers presented a program including: – Master class on the history of jazz – Jam session with jazz and traditional musicians – Public concert featuring views of Kigali to promote Rwanda as peaceful place – Photo and musical exposition on jazz across Rwanda

Samoa

Samoana Jazz & Arts Festival (2Samoas)

City: Apia

04/30
Activities in 2Samoas: Seminar on Samoa's untold Jazz History at National University of Samoa and a workshop for teachers of music & arts on Jazz music and the art of jazz - Dept Education/Community College of American Samoa. Jazz Concert in Samoa and Musicians Jazz Jam in Pago Pago American Samoa

Serbia

International Jazz Day – Nisville – South Serbia

City: Nis

04/30
Nisville Jazz Festival will organize two gigs for Jazz Day: Nis, club Feedback, April 30, 9:00 PM - Vojislav ilic Jazz Quintet & Jam Session with many jazz & blues musicions from City of Nis. Vranje, City Gallery, April 30, 6:PM - Youth Jazz Band - young musicions from Vranje, Leskovac & Bujanovac

Jazz day at “Jazz Basta”

City: Belgrade

04/30
Local venue Jazz Basta hosted its second annual International Jazz Day celebration, featuring live music performed by Serbian groups.

Jazz Day in Užice

City: Užice

04/30
Organizers screened the 2014 Global Concert from Osaka as a preparation for the main event - the live webcast of the 2015 Global Concert from Paris.

OFFICIAL CITY CELEBRATION OF JAZZ DAY

City: Belgrade

04/30
Open air jazz festival in the city center organized by the City of Belgrade’s Secretary of Culture and Belgrade Jazz Festival. Performers include Jazz Section of Music School “Stankovic,” Ana Lovernjak and Aleksandar Grujic Trio, Brazilian Jazz Collective feat.Sunya and Vasil Hadzimanov Band.

Singapore

Singjazz International Jazz Day Jamboree

City: The Sultan Hotel Singapore

04/30
The organizers of the Singjazz festival will be bringing together some of Singapore's most renowned musicians for an international Jazz Day celebration Jamboree at the festival's year round venue, the Singjazz Club.

Slovakia

ESPRIT: Award for The Best Slovak Jazz Album of the Year 2014

City: Bratislava

04/30
Jazz.sk produced the third annual awards for The Best Slovak Jazz Album of the Year – Esprit 2014. The winner was chosen by public poll and international professional jury. The awards ceremony was accompanied by an exclusive concert featuring the three finalists, broadcast live via radio.

Slovenia

1st International Jazz Day Krško

City: Krško

04/30
Organizers produced several morning jazz listening sessions in local kindergartens, in conjunction with jazz flashmobs throughout the city. Starting at 4pm, concerts took place at 4 different locations with the main concert featuring Big band Krško and guests.

2. International Jazz Day Preparty

City: Tolmin

04/30
Local groups Jazz Punt Big Band and Markt(I)Xperiment performed a concert in the Tolmin city center.

South Africa

International Jazz Day at The Rendezvous, State Theatre

City: Tshwane

04/30
The wRite associates and the State Theatre presented a program featuring discussions, poetry readings, jazz performances & a lecture featuring Johnny Mekoa, "Ladies In Jazz," "Solace," Sindiswa Seakhoa, Menyatso Mathole, Keorapetse Kgositsile, Lefifi Tladi & Bongani Madondo.

Jazz on West Side FM

City: Kagiso

04/30
On IJD, Every show on West Side FM (98.9Mhz) will be dedicating 15 minutes of their segments to Educate and Raise awareness about the rich diversity of South African and International Jazz with the aim to grow Jazz throughout the West Rand and the development of this prolific genre.

Johannesburg International Jazz Day

City: Johannesburg

04/30
Celebrating the roots and routes of South African jazz, organizers presented a daylong program of performances, workshops, seminars and other educational activities like "Developing Jazz Short Stories," "Jazz Poetry At Play" and "Changing South African Educational Outcomes Through Jazz Education." We opened the celebrations with a conversation on ways to position South African Jazz to prepare for the hosting of the International Jazz Day. We closed off the day with a free concert featuring McCoy Mrubata and Friends from 8pm.

The DELFT BIG BAND

City: Cape Town

04/30
The CRYPT Jazz Restaurant hosted the internationally acclaimed Delft Big Band, led by trumpeter Ian Smith, for a concert. Started in 2008, the group is part of a music development programme that targets vulnerable high school youths in the gang-infested Delft area of Cape Town.

Spain

“International Jazz Day en el Instituto de Jazz y MM de Extremadura” (Almendralejo).

City: Almendralejo

04/30
From INJEX, the only one jazz school in Extremadura (Spain), celebrated the International Jazz Day throughout the week (27-30 April) from Monday to Thursday, (our "I jazz week") with concerts, master classes, jam sessions, radio and visiting great jazzist as Arturo Serra, etc..

#NaturaJazz 2015

City: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

04/30
Free jazz session, nature photography projection and gastronomy in a unique venue: an outdoor courtyard surrounded by palm trees in one of the most emblematic museums regarding Guanche culture (Museum of Nature and Man).

25 años de Cuadernos de Jazz – En recuerdo de Raúl Mao

City: Madrid

04/30
The magazine "Cuadernos de Jazz" held two concerts in memory of publisher Raúl Mao (1944-2013), celebrating both International Jazz Day and the magazine's 25th anniversary. The concerts featured the Agustí Fernández - Lucía Martínez Duo and the Joachim Kühn, Ramón López, Ernesto Aurignac Trio.

Ahora Jazz – Canal Extremadura Radio. International Jazz Day.

City: Merida

04/30
Ahora Jazz is the jazz radio show of the public radio of Extremadura (region from teh Southwest of Spain) by Javier del Barco. We celebrate this IV edition with a new special edition from Almendralejo - Instituto Jazz Extremadura (live radio) with his pupils on concerts, etc..

Bernat Font Trio – Dia Internacional del Jazz a Girona

City: Girona

04/30
Venue presented a concert by the Bernat Font Trio, featuring Joan Motera (bass) and Martí Elias (drums), in honor of International Jazz Day.

Día del Vinil

City: Barcelona

04/30
Local venue JazzMan hosted a vinyl-only evening, playing jazz records brought in by patrons throughout the night.

Dia Internacional del Jazz presented by Sedajazz

City: Valencia

04/30
Organizer Sedajazz presented a concert and jam session. "Sedajazz has 20 years of experience in the world of jazz music. Sedajazz is fundamentally a way of living but it is also a complex system of human relationships, cooperation and harmony around which at least one hundred musicians evolve and grow together. Sedajazz is diversity and eclecticism."

Essential Jazz Quintet featuring Maite Cobos

04/30
The Itinerant Jazz Club in Alcoi, in association with the town hall, organized a concert in homage to Ella Fitzgerald, Ellis Larkins and other great masters of swing. "El Club Itinerant Jazz d'Alcoi (colaborando con el Ayuntamiento de Alcoy) organiza un gran concierto de homenaje a Ella Fitzgerald, Ellis Larkins, y los otros gran maestros del swing."

Gustavo Diaz Jam

City: Madrid

04/30
Clásica formación de jazz que dará cabida a todos los estilos y géneros dentro del jazz. Liderada por el joven saxofonista Gustavo Díaz, gran promesa de la escena española. Gustavo Diaz, saxo Chema Saiz, guitarra Alberto Brenes, bateria y David Ruiz, contrabajo.

Hailey Tuck

City: Ceuta

04/30
The Ministry of Education, Culture and Women of the Autonomous City of Ceuta marked the International Jazz Day with a performance by the young American vocalist Hailey Tuck.

International Jazz Day 2015 JAZZALICANTE Homenaje a Elizabeth Vallet

City: Alicante

04/30
The International Jazz Day 2015 will be celebrated in Alicante in honour of its founder in this city, Elizabeth Young-Vallet. This will be a Benefit Concert, free for audiences, but with the intention of donations being made for the benefit of the Josep Carreras Foundation against leucemia.

International Jazz Day in Murcia, Spain

City: Murcia

04/30
IJD 2015 was celebrated by a concert in the famous venue La Puerta Falsa in Murcia with the internationally acclaimed singer Janice Harrington (USA). She was accompanied by renowned Norwegian saxophonist Brinck Johnsen as well as Tote Cànovas (drums) Eo Simon (piano) and Antonio Peñalver (bass).

Jam Sala Babel – International Jazz Day 2015

City: Alicante

04/30
INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY: JAM BABEL - SPAIN For the second consecutive year, Jam Sala Babel will celebrate #JazzDay in Alicante - Spain A encounter point of people like good music, different ages and many musicians who want playing together in different styles of music and improvisation.

Jam Sesion En Jazz Cultural Theatre of Bilbao

City: Bilbao,

04/30
Jam session en Jazz Cultural Theatre of Bilbao, espacio para la enseñanza, investigación y difusión del jazz, dirigida por Joshua Edelman. Entrada libre hasta completar aforo.

KYRIOS Jam Session

City: Madrid

04/30
Opening celebration of the new KYRIOS Jazz Quartet jam session at JazzVille (Madrid, Spain). Alex Cid - tenor saxophone Carlos Heras - electric guitar Arturo Mora - acoustic bass Carlos Rodríguez - drums

Louis Sclavis / Benjamin Moussay

City: Madrid

04/30
The Institut Français in Madrid hosted a duo concert featuring French artists Louis Sclavis and Benjamin Moussay. "Concert du duo français Louis Sclavis / Benjamin Moussay à l'Institut français de Madrid"

Majorca IJD, 4th Edition: “Literature and Jazz” in honor of Billie Holiday

City: Palma de Mallorca

04/30
Organizers celebrated International Jazz Day by curating several exhibitions showcasing cinema, graphic art, literature and music by advanced students from the Superior Schools of Art, Drama and Music. The event was themed around famed vocalist Billie Holiday's 100th birthday. 

Pep Rius Grup + Convidats

City: Terrassa

04/30
Jam Sessions every thursadys at Nova Jazz Cava, Terrassa City!

Salamanca Jazz Day, Part 1

City: Salamanca

04/30
The Last Quarter (the house band of La Espannola) performed a concert accompanied by dozens of musicians for a big jazz party. Víctor Moreno: Guitarra y voz. César Tocino: Guitarra. Chema Corvo: Acordeón/piano. Pupi Dominguez: Contrabajo. Pedro Quirico: Violín.

Salamanca Jazz Day, Part 2

City: Salamanca

04/30
The group "Jazz Station" performed a concert of music with neither prejudices nor pretensions.

Suriname

Yo..let’s improvise

City: Paramaribo

04/30
Andrea Dutra and trio start the celebration with a jazz standards show, followed by a jam session with lots of Brazilian jazz, samba jazz and the best musicians in townYoung musicians led by vocalist Dominique Ravenberg will start the session. The public is asked to bring their instruments and their voices to join the jam. We'll serve a special JazzDay cocktail.

Swaziland

Youth Jazz Sessions

City: Mbabane

04/30
Students from 4 schools played jazz standards alongside seasoned musicians. The focus this year was on encouraging young Swazi musicians to play instruments. Organizers screened a short segment of the 10 part DVD series "Jazz - a history of America's music" by Ken Burns.

Sweden

Dimitri Vassilakis Stockholm Quartet “Jazz Democracy” & Jam Session

City: Stockholm

04/30
Dimitri Vassilakis saxes/vocals, Tassos Spiliotopoulos guitar, Laurie Antila bass, Ali Djeridi drums.  

Switzerland

Gregor Loepfe Trio feat. Katja Baumann, Mezzosopran

City: Winterthur

04/30
Im aktuellen Programm werden ausserdem eigene Arrangements über Themen aus der klassischen Musik (Händel, Bizet, Dvorak u.a.) präsentiert. Darunter sind auch Opernarien, die von der Mezzosopranistin Katja Baumann und dem Trio “neu” interpretiert werden. Klassik und Jazz treffen aufeinander!

International Jazz Day

City: Montreux

04/30
2nd installment of International Jazz Day in Montreux. Matt Ramagli will present a musical trip from trio-swing to electric fusion with 3 special groups. Discourse in between sets. Education materials everywhere. Plenty of vivations. ALL around good VIBES for ALL!

Le CHAT NOIR (Genève | Carouge) présente MONCEF GENOUD TRIO invite ERNIE ODOOM

City: Carouge

04/30
Venue hosted a quartet, including Moncef Genoud (piano), Ernie Odoom (saxophone, vocals), Valentin Liechti (drums) and Gabriel Scotti (bass), performing jazz adaptations of songs by Jimi Hendrix, The Police, The Doors and Nirvana.

Peter Schärli Trio featuring Glenn Ferris

City: Luzern

04/30
The Jazzkantine Luzern hosted a concert with Peter Schärli (tp), Glenn Ferris (tb), Hans-Peter Pfammatter (p) and Hämi Hämmerli (b).

REMEMBERING GEORGE GRUNTZ

City: Uster

04/30
Big Band Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts Conductor: Ed Partyka Guest: Franco Ambrosetti 7 pm: Apéro and Exhibition ‹25 years Swiss Jazz Archive› 8.30 pm: Concert Under the patronage of the Swiss Commission for UNESCO

STEVE KUHN TRIO

City: Baden

04/30
Venue presented a concert by the Steve Kuhn Trio featuring Buster Williams (bass) and Billy Drummond (drums), part of the group's 2015 European Spring tour.

Tanzania

International Jazz Day 2015: Zanzibar, Tanzania

City: Stone Town

04/30
Organizers presented concerts, workshops and outreach to schools featuring traditional jazz instruments brought back by soldiers of the Korean war, finishing with a free outdoor concert at a public garden at the waterfront in Stone Town.

Thailand

4th Annual Phuket UNESCO International Jazz Day, Sponsored by the City of Phuket

City: Muang Phuket

04/30
Phuket music venue presented a jazz workshop, a concert and open jam session for patrons.

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY 2015 dedicated to Clark Terry

City: Bangkok

04/30
BADMOTEL and Sweets Records presented a multi-group concert and jam session tribute to the late Clark Terry. Featuring the Kengchakaj Kengkarnka Trio, the Laura Brunner Quartet, Destination Unknown and Space Trio+1.5.

Jazz you Up at MSU!!

City: Maha Sarakham

04/30
Jazz you up at College of Music, Mahasarakham University, April 30, 2015 1:00 PM. - 2:30 PM. Jazz workshop by Channarong Vongviwat & Sittipong Yodnon 2:30 PM. - 4:00 PM. Concert & Jam Session - MSU Jazz Student Ensemble - MSU Jazz Vocal - JNAT Quartet - Jay Free Admission!!!

Trinidad and Tobago

Green Market Santa Cruz Jazz Day

City: Santa Cruz

04/30
Organizers of the Green Market Santa Cruz held a special Jazz Day edition, featuring concerts and other festivities to raise funds for their Children's Eco-Education Programme.

Tunisia

Abderraouf Ouertani Quartet

City: Tunis

04/30
The Abderraouf Ouertani Quartet gave a performance in honor of International Jazz Day. The Quartet features Abderraouf Ouertani (Oud / Composition), Aymen Ben Youssef (Piano), Skander Ben Abid (Clarinet) and Nasreddine Chebli (Percussions).

The Jazz Club de Tunis Orchestra

City: Tunis

04/30
The association Jazz Club de Tunis celebrates Jazz Day with a concert by the Jazz Club de Tunis Orchestra, a big band constituted of 20 young Tunisian musicians and 5 New York musicians. The Orchestra is the product of the association's educational project "The JCT Orchestra" started in 2014.

Turkey

Garanti Caz Yeşili: Bugge Wesseltoft & Christian Prommer

City: Istanbul

04/30
Norwegian jazz musician Bugge Wesseltoft and German producer Christian Prommer will take stage at Roxy Istanbul, within the scope of Garanti Jazz Green concert series.

Garanti Caz Yeşili: Caz Ağacı, John Coltrane

City: İstanbul

04/30
John Coltrane will be memorialized with his song performing by Turkish musicians at Salon IKSV, within the scope of Garanti Jazz Green concert series.

Garanti Caz Yeşili: Hayati Kafe & Carl Orrje Quartet

City: Istanbul

04/30
Hayati Kafe & Carl Orrje Quartet will take stage at Nardis Jazz Club, within the scope of Garanti Jazz Green concert series.

Garanti Caz Yeşili: Mopo

City: Istanbul

04/30
Mopo, Jazz trio from Finland, will take stage at Babylon Istanbul within the scope of Garanti Jazz Green concert series.

Garanti Caz Yeşili: The Fresh Dixie Project

City: Istanbul,

04/30
The Fresh Dixie Project will take stage at Nublu Istanbul, within the scope of Garanti Jazz Green concert series.

Radio Show by Dolunay Obruk (exclusive)

City: Istanbul

04/30
Turkish singer & songwriter DOLUNAY OBRUK has her own online radio show; "Caz Kafasi (Jazz Mood)" every Thursday, on Joy Jazz Radio (www.karnaval.com) She is on air with her own international concerts and recordings to share on International Jazz Day at 11.00 pm (Istanbul), 10.00 pm (Paris)

Turkish National Commission for UNESCO organizes the International Jazz Day celebration: “Women Voice from Turkey”

City: Bursa

04/30
The concept of the programme is prepared by composer, pianist and singer Selen Gülün. It will be held with the valuable contributions of female jazz artists including also Ceyda Köybaşıoğlu, Monika Bulanda,Ece Göksu and Elif Çağlar. The concert is open to public participation and is free of charge.

Ukraine

The ‘Master-Jam Fest’ celebrates International Jazz Day 2015

City: Odessa

04/30
Ukranian jazz competition and festival held its annual marathon event featuring numerous musicians from France, Armenia, Indonesia, Russia, Moldova and Ukraine. The event emphasized jazz as a tool for peace building.

United Kingdom

‘In A Different Mood: Billie Holiday at 100!’ Happy Birthday Lady Day!

City: Oxford,

04/30
Organizers presented their 3rd annual International Jazz Day celebration, recognizing the 100th birthday of legendary jazz vocalist Billy Holiday. Performers included Carroll Thompson (vocals), Jean Toussaint (sax), Kate Williams (piano), Neville Malcolm (double bass), Winston Clifford (drums) and the Liberty Gospel Ensemble.

After Dark Fonksters Celebrate International Jazz Day

City: Stone

04/30
To celebrate International Jazz Day 2015, the Hammond Organ-led trio "After Dark Fonksters" performed a free concert live at Granvilles Brasserie.

Ambient Forces – Free Jazz

City: Derry, C0.

04/30
Trio presented a free jazz performance: Alan Niblock - double bass Rachel Musson - saxophone Roger Turner - drums/percussion.

BRITISH/AFRICAN COMPOSER SERIES 3: SAMY BISHAI

City: London

04/30
Egyptian violinist and composer Samy Bishai built his reputation as an outstanding musician through his work with Natacha Atlas, Seckou Keita, Celloman, Digitonal, Zoe Rahman, Arun Ghosh to name just a few. His work fuses Egyptian and Western music forms.

Celebrate!

City: Newcastle

04/30
Tomorrow is International Jazz Day and the anniversary of buying The Globe. Help us CELEBRATE with Customs House Big Band with Ruth Lambert, jam session led by Alan Law trio and DJs Vicky Vegas and Kerry James.

Christine Tobin ‘I Love Elis’, a celebration of Brazilian Jazz

City: Hull

04/30
The Hull Truck Theatre welcomed vocalist Christine Tobin for a concert tribute to Brazilian jazz, including selections from famed vocalist Elis Regina's classic albums.

City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival

City: Co. Derry

04/30
Thursday, 30th April was the launch of the 14th annual City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival 2015.

Eleven Flames – Nick Weldon Sextet

City: London

04/30
With Art Themen Andra Sparks Laura Jurd Nikki Iles Nick Weldon and Trevor Tomkins. The improvising, from some of the UK’s finest and most inspiring players, is thrilling. Eleven shades of passion, explored by six superb musicians.

Gilmore n’ Jaz at the The Weighbridge Brewhouse

City: Swindon

04/30
Gilmore n' Jaz are giving a live performance at their favourite venue for Jazz. Book a table and enjoy the food or just chill out at the bar or grab a table near the musicians.

International Jazz Day – Streaming

City: London

04/30
Live Streaming of the Event

International Jazz Day Concert

City: Glasgow

04/30
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall presented a special concert to celebrate UNESCO's International Jazz Day, featuring Brass Jaw, Fraser Fifield & Graeme Stephen and the Ken Matheson Classic Jazz Orchestra.

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY CONCERT LIVE ‘N’ DIRECT FROM PARIS!

City: London

04/30
CARIBCITY is a superb CARIBBEAN RESTAURANT in LIMEHOUSE, DOCKLANDS, LONDON, which offers live Jazz. We proudly present the INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY CONCERT LIVE from Paris to join the global community of musicians and music lovers in celebration of UNESCO'S 70th Birthday! BONNE ANNIVÉRSAIRE UNESCO!

Interplay Jazz Group plus special guest Claude Deppa

City: Leamington Spa

04/30
South African trumpet star Claude Deppa joined Midlands jazz group "Interplay" for a special concert to mark International Jazz Day 2015. The show also included the group "Three Way Split."

J-Night presents Christine Tobin – I Love Elis

City: Hull

04/30
Organizer J-Night hosted a concert performance dedicated to Brazilian vocal icon Elís Regina featuring award-winning vocalist Christine Tobin. Supported by Lyn Acton Bossa Revista.

Jazz Day Family Music Workshop and The Mike Brown Trio

City: Birmingham

04/30
Family Music Workshop: 'On The Edge' Fusion Youth Orchestra provide a team of musicians for 1 hour of musical fun Try a new instrument, play a new tune, have fun making music. (Suitable for school age children) The Mike Brown Trio: Saxophonist Mike Brown leads a jazz trio to celebrate jazz day

Jazz Jam

City: Truro

04/30
A showcase of local Cornish talent here in the UK. From saxophones to vocal work there will be lots of improvisation and musicians meeting for the first time for an exciting evening celebrating everything jazz!

Ode to The Human Spirit 2015

City: London

04/30
The UK branch of the global Buddhist lay network, Soka Gakkai International, celebrated jazz day with their stellar UK big band - The Human Revolution Orchestra - and special guest & renowned jazz trombonist Robin Eubanks. The program was titled "Ode to the Human Spirit 2015."

One Day Concert Ticket Flash Sale

City: London

04/30
Venue held a 1-day flash sale of tickets for their May 9th concert featuring the music of Ray Charles and Nina Simone.

Ronnie Scott’s International Jazz Day Screening & Jam

City: London

04/30
Ronnie Scott's proudly presents a screening of the International Jazz Day Gala Concert live from Paris. The screening will be followed by a one-off International Jazz Day Jam led by Andy Davies & featuring Benet McLean (piano), Lorenzo Bassignani (bass) & Saleem Raman (drums). From 5.30 pm GMT

Sam Healey Quartet

City: Altrincham

04/30
Venue presented a concert featuring saxophonist Sam Healey and his group.

Shez Raja ft Arun Ghosh & Monika Lidke

City: London

04/30
The 606 Jazz Club presented a concert by electric bassist Shez Raja and others.

Steve Fishwick Sextet

City: Dorking

04/30
Steve Fishwick's Sextet play from their newly released album, 'Outer Periphery'. Featuring Alex Garnett on tenor sax.

Welcome to Ribble Valley Jazz Festival 30th April to 4th May 2015

City: Nr. Clitheroe

04/30
The 2015 Ribble Valley Jazz Festival kicked off with a concert featuring UK jazz guitarists Mike Walker and Stuart McCallum.

United States

“International Jazz Day” Appreciation Fundraiser in Cincinnati, OH

City: Cincinnati ,

04/30
Enjoy a lively International Jazz Day celebrating our local jazz talent here at home!! This fundraiser benefits the 30th anniversary of Cincinnati's "It's Commonly Jazz" series. Features popular vocalist Lavieena Campbell & pianist Clifford Adams. Showtime 7:30. $30 admission includes buffet!

“Jazz Nightly” Public Radio Jazz Show–South Dakota Public Broadcasting Radio Network

City: Vermillion ,

04/30
Tune into "Jazz Nightly with Jim Clark" 8 to 11pm CT Mon-Fri. On April 30, Jim will feature seminal artists in jazz history —Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, in addition to recorded selections from South Dakota jazz artists.

“JUST JAZZ” Celebrating the Life of Jazz Master Malachi Thompson

City: Chicago ,

04/30
Cafe Yeye "Just Jaaz" is a Chicago State University radio show produced and host by alumnae, Marian Hayes (Yeye Lynvonne). In conjunction with Tuley Park Cultural Center, IJD will be an informal array of activities from making Jazz Fans to celebrating the music of the late trumpeter Malachi Thompson

“Let Freedom Swing” at SCPA

City: Cincinnati ,

04/30
The Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra of the College-Conservatory of Music and the Jazz Ensemble of the School for Creative and Performing Arts presented the performative program "Let Freedom Swing" - the story of American democracy, civil rights and the Harlem Renaissance as told through jazz.

“We Always Swing”® Jazz Series International Jazz Day Open House

City: Columbia ,

04/30
Local jazz appreciation organization presented an open house featuring live music, tours of its newly-created, 7,000-CD lending library and more.

21CCLC International Jazz Day Celebration

City: Kissimme ,

04/30
Students will showcase the impact of Jazz globally. Starting the the rich history and culture of jazz, a study of jazz through the decades, constructing of jazz instruments, the study of sound and jazz tastings

3rd Annual JAMM International Jazz Day Party and Jam

City: Jackson ,

04/30
International Jazz Day celebration with JAMM and Libby's Jazz Club featuring Grammy nominated singer Betty Joplin with drummer Jeff Shoup, Hammond B-3 organist Jim Alfredson and guitarist Benny Napoleon. Tickets are $15 via www.jazzjamm.com and include appetizers.

504 Magazine presents “The Official 4th Int’l Jazz Day AZ” @ CityScape Phoeniz

City: Phoenix ,

04/30
Phoenix joined cities around the world to celebrate the 4th Annual International Jazz Day on Thursday, April 30. 504/602 magazines hosted the "Real Jazz" outdoor concert from 4 to 9 p.m. The event featured Azar Lawrence, Doc & Nayo, Carlos Rivas & Kerry Campbell.

504 Magazine Presents Int’l Jazz Day With Azar Lawrence & Nicholas Payton

City: Scottsdale ,

04/30
504 Mag kicked off the official 4th International Jazz Day AZ 2015 Weekend on April 29th with a Tribute to the 100th Anniversary of Billy Strayhorn. 504Jazz Mag, a New Orleans-based publication, joined forces with ASU Kerr Cultural Center to produce a one of kind “Real New Orleans Jazz" concert.

504/310 Jazz Magazine Presents The 4th Annual International Jazz Day At SeaBird Jazz Lounge

City: Long Beach ,

04/30
The Sea Bird Jazz Lounge hosted a concert featuring multiple Southern California groups.

504Magazine & Neo Jazz School of Music Presents the 4th Annual Int’l Jazz Day

City: New Orleans ,

04/30
Concert featuring "The Yistael Trio" Yirmeyahu, Yah’El & Yehosheba. This fascinatingly talented family led an all-star line up with special guest stars. The Neo Jazz School of Music was founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, with a curriculum distinctly contemporary in its approach.

A Blues & Jazz Excursion Through Time

City: Ruleville ,

04/30
Ruleville Central High School organized a fun-filled day of discussions, workshops, videos and a trip to Dockery Farms. Students learned about the musicians who lived on and around the area in the late 19th and 20th centuries.

Al Di Meola Elegant Gypsy & More Electric Tour

City: Seattle ,

04/30
Performance featuring Al Di Meola and band members: Philippe Saisse, Gumbi Ortiz, Joel Taylor & Armand Sabel Lecco.

All Day Jazz Day On Air at KCSM

City: San Mateo ,

04/30
Radio station KCSM presented a special broadcast in honor of International Jazz Day featuring historical features and interviews.

All That Jazz radio show

City: Albuquerque ,

04/30
Jazz records from the vast archives

Alliance Française, The Dakota & Madeleine Peyroux

City: Minneapolis ,

04/30
The Alliance Française Minneapolis/St Paul and the Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant hosted vocalist Madeleine Peyroux for two performances and a luncheon celebrating International Jazz Day.

American Museum of Peace 2015 IJD Concert Program – DC

City: Washington, DC ,

04/30
The American Museum of Peace celebrated International Jazz Day with a tribute to the power of jazz to promote peace, dialogue, diversity and respect. Program included live music, an historical presentation and food.

An Evening of Brazilian Jazz with André Mehmari with Rose Max and Wendy Pedersen

City: Coral Gables ,

04/30
The Miami Symphony Orchestra, the Coral Gables Museum, and the Miami Jazz Cooperative present a celebration of International Jazz Day 2015: An Evening of Brazilian Jazz with André Mehmari and Special Guests Rose Max and Wendy Pedersen.

Antonio Mazzei Trio

City: New York ,

04/30
Venezuelan-born pianist Antonio Mazzei plays the music from his upcoming project as a leader celebrating The International Jazz Day. Event is free and open to public.

April 30 International Jazz Day: Celebrating the Centennial of Billy Strayhorn w/ Sonoran Serenade Big Band

City: Phoenix ,

04/30
The Nash joins centennial events occurring all around the globe to celebrate the legendary Billy Strayhorn. The 20 piece Sonoran Serenade Big Band, led by Mike Crotty, performs the best of Strayhorn for an all-out, blow-out, Big Band BASH for the grand finale of April's festivities.

Arts in the Park & KCC Productions present International Jazz Day in Miami Beach

City: Miami Beach ,

04/30
Organizers presented an evening of jazz performances featuring The New World School for the Arts Jazz Ensemble (Big Band), The World Music 5 (Jose & Nomar Negroni, Josh Allen, Federico Britos, and Dr Ed Calle) and the vocal sensations of Vivian Sessoms.

ATLANTIC CITY 2015 INT’L JAZZ DAY JAM feat. JOHN “SAX” WILLIAMS

City: Atlantic City ,

04/30
Proud Mary's Sports Bar & Grill presented a concert featuring saxophonist John "Sax" Williams and band, followed by an open jam session.

Barbara Bentree Sings Blossom Dearie

City: Albuquerque ,

04/30
A 2012 New Mexico Music Award winner for “Best Vocal Performance,” Santa Fe vocalist, Barbara Bentree made her debut at local venue Outpost Performance Space with a concert featuring original arrangements of the songs of Blossom Dearie. Musicians included John Rangel, piano; Michael Anthony, guitar; Andy Zadrozny, bass; John Trentacosta, drums.

BLUEbridgeJAZZseries Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Cincinnati ,

04/30
Cincinnati jazz performance series hosted a program at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, including spoken word with student poets from the School for Creative and Performing Arts, The William Menefield Trio, Cohesion Jazz Ensemble, and "ISWHAT?!"

California Jazz Conservatory and Downtown Berkeley Celebrate International Jazz Day

City: Berkeley ,

04/30
The California Jazz Conservatory presented two concert sets featuring its advanced jazz ensemble, led by Professor Jeff Denson, and the Jazzschool Brazil Ensemble, led by Marcos Silva.

Celebrating International Jazz Day with the Hans Halt Quartet

City: Reno ,

04/30
Sundance Books and Music hosted University of Nevada - Reno Bass and Jazz Studies instructor Hans Halt for a performance featuring Eric Johnson (tenor saxophone), Pree Nakaprawing (guitar) and Miguel Jimenez (drums).

Celebrating Jazz, All Together (One at a Time)

City: Pacific Palisades ,

04/30
The Ella Fitzgerald Facebook Fan Page devoted April 30th to International Jazz Day, and the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation featured a tribute to the day on its official website.

City Of Austin International Jazz Day Proclamation

City: Austin ,

04/30
-Proclamation given to Austin Jazz Society by Mayor City of Austin & Council-member Ora Houstin -Proclamation read & Jazz Music Played Austin Radio KAZI-FM, KOOP-FM, KUTX-FM -Proclamation read & Jam Session Elephant Room Brass House Gallery at the Continental Club

Da Camera JAM at Discovery Green with Jason Moran

City: Houston ,

04/30
This free concert featured pianist Jason Moran and the HSPVA Jazz Department at the Discovery Green urban park.

Danilo Perez featuring the Berklee Global Jazz Institute Band

City: Newport ,

04/30
Danilo Perez and The Berklee Global Jazz Institute celebrated International Jazz Day with workshops and concerts for elementary and high school students, thanks to the Newport Festival Foundation.

Eli and The Hot Six

City: Millis ,

04/30
Boston-based jazz group Eli & The Hot Six + Rebecca Sullivan performed, featuring Bo Winiker (trumpet), Ted Casher (reeds), Herb Gardner (trombone), Bob Winter (Boston Pops pianist), Jimmy Mazzy (banjo/vocals), Eli Newberger (tuba), Jeff Guthery (drums) and Rebecca Sullivan (vocals).

Elijah Jamal Balbed CD Release Party – Lessons From the Streets

City: Washington, DC ,

04/30
The historic Washington, DC jazz club Bohemian Caverns presented a concert by saxophonist and composer Elijah Jamal Balbed. Event celebrated the official release of Balbed's second CD, entitled "Lessons From the Streets."

Fisch Haus: International Jazz Day 2015

City: Wichita ,

04/30
Venue presented a night of celebratory improv music in Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A., featuring: Randy Zellers (guitar); UJ Pesonen (violin/guitar); Torin Andersen (guitar); Shawn Kail (bass); Beau Jarvis (keys/organ); Brandon Blackburn (drums/percussion); and Tatsuya Hidano (drums/percussion).

Fitchburg State University Jazz Band plays at the Highland Avenue Pavillion

City: Fitchburg ,

04/30
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Student Jazz Band Performance. Jazz and jazz-rock standards. Highland Plaza Pavillion at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts Blues March Benny Golson Short Story Kenny Dorham Once I Loved Antonio Carlos Jobim and other tunes

George Mason University Jazz Ensemble w/ Eric Alexander!

City: Manassas ,

04/30
The George Mason University Jazz Ensemble (director, Jim Carroll) celebrated International Jazz Day with a concert featuring special guest artist, tenor saxophonist and composer Eric Alexander!

GLORIA REUBEN AT NYC’s METROPOLITAN ROOM

City: New York ,

04/30
Actress GLORIA REUBEN's final NYC performance at The Metropolitan Room, in celebration of her just released new MCG Jazz album, PERCHANCE TO DREAM.

Grace Garland Duo LIVE in NYC!

City: New York, ,

04/30
Singer/Songwriter Ms. Grace Garland "sings & swings" Jazz Standards & Originals(& a bit of comedic "improv" ) with her guitarist or pianist! NO cover/Great Infused Vodkas:) For SECRET word for a FREE vodka shot(with a purchase):) Please check TWITTER @jazzmatchmaker

Grand Jazz Fest 2015 Lineup Reveal on April 29, Eve of International Jazz Day

City: Grand Rapids ,

04/30
On April 29, Grand Jazz Fest presented by DTE Energy Foundation joins with H.O.M.E. at The B.O.B. in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to announce the 2015 fest lineup.   Jazz Fusion Project plays starting at 7 pm.   At 8 pm, organizers announce the lineup for the 4th annual Grand Jazz Fest.

Improvise Life: How Improvisation and A Jazz Mindset Can Improve Your Business and Your Life

City: Tuscaloosa ,

04/30
The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, The Chamber of Commerceof West Alabama, and The Tuscaloosa Museum of Artpresent a seminar/performance by 2015 Druid Arts Musician of The Year, Rob Alley, in which he shows how improvisation and a jazz mindset can increase productivity, innovation, collaboration, etc

In Praise of Pops: Celebrating The Music and Lasting Influence of Louis Armstrong

City: Newark ,

04/30
Radio station WBGO featured music played and inspired by influential jazz musician Louis Armstrong.

Interchurch Center in Harlem hosts the 4th Annual Concert To Feed The Hungry on International Jazz Day

City: New York ,

04/30
Organizers produced a daylong event consisting of morning workshops, symposia for students and local residents, and a 7pm evening concert featuring an international array of renowned artists including saxophonist Dave Liebman, bassist Larry Grenadier, singer/songwriters Rebecca Martin and Leni Stern, drummer Winard Harper, jazz and blues vocalist Sandra Reaves-Phillips, organist Akiko, pianist Migiwa Miyajima and percussionist Alioune Faye. The event was produced by Buddhist Global Relief in partnership with Jazzmobile and The New Heritage Theatre Group. Also included the participation of Mayors for Peace, Community Works, the Harlem Music Fest and United States Congressman Charles B. Rangel, among others.

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY – A TRIBUTE TO MILES DAVIS

City: New York ,

04/30
The Dwyer Cultural Center hosted a celebration of the music and art of Miles Davis, featuring a panel discussion with author Quincy Troupe and musicians Jimmy Cobb and Wallace Roney.  The event was moderated by WBGO’s Sheila Anderson, with selected works of Miles Davis on display and available for purchase.

International Jazz Day 2015 at the Santa Cruz Wharf

City: Santa Cruz ,

04/30
Organizer produced a special outdoor concert on the Santa Cruz Wharf featuring up-and-coming young jazz artists: Cameron Smith (17, guitar /Santa Cruz), Patrick Hogan (15, piano /Monterey) and Dante Billeci (14, alto sax /San Carlos) with Gary Brown (bass /Oakland), Prince Lawsha (drums, vocals /Santa Cruz) and Alain Brunet (trumpet).

International Jazz Day at Brooklyn Borough Hall

City: Brooklyn ,

04/30
Brooklyn Borough Hall will be open to the public for this live streaming event. Please join us in the Community Room on the 1st Floor.

International Jazz Day at New England Conservatory

City: Boston ,

04/30
New England Conservatory celebrates International Jazz Day with a performance featuring NEC students playing music embodying the ongoing dialogue between jazz and musical cultures from throughout the world.

International Jazz Day at Settlement Music school

City: Philadelphia ,

04/30
Settlement Music School-Wynnefield Branch presented its students, ranging from middle school to adult, in concert.

International Jazz Day Celebration / Nashville, TN 2015

City: Nashville ,

04/30
The Nashville Jazz Composers Collective (NJCC) is celebrating International Jazz Day in Nashville, TN at the WO Smith Community Music School. (WO Smith was the bassist on Coleman Hawkins' Body & Soul) *students, please bring an instrument.

International Jazz Day Celebration & Pro Jazz Jam Session feat. the legendary Barbara Morrison @ H.O.M.E. Beverly Hills

City: Beverly Hills ,

04/30
Beverly Hills supper club H.O.M.E. hosted GRAMMY Award-nominated jazz and blues legend Barbara Morrison with some of LA's premiere jazz artists for an evening concert and jam session.

International Jazz Day in 3D

City: Bloomington ,

04/30
Hosted by Btown Jazz. Reception follwed by conversation between David Baker and David Williams, moderated by David Brent Johnson. Jazz Journalist Association Jazz Hero Award will be presented to Monika Herzig. At 8 there will be a jam session open to musicians of all skill levels

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY IN HARLEM

City: New York ,

04/30
WHCR 90.3FM is proud to celebrate Latin Jazz & Afro Cuban Jazz LIVE at www.whcr.org. Yosvany Terry , Michele Rosewoman and Steve Kroon, among others will be guests.

International Jazz Day Jam At The Night Owl in St.Louis

City: St. Louis ,

04/30
Local venue The Night Owl hosted a jazz jam session in honor of International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day w/ Dave Diamani, Spencer Day, The Voice’s Maiya Sykes

City: Bethesda ,

04/30
Vocalist Dave Damiani and The No Vacancy Orchestra celebrated the release of their second album, "Midlife Crisis" with a concert at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, featuring guest vocalists Maiya Sykes.

International Jazz Day with MARKO DJORDJEVIC & SVETI

City: New York ,

04/30
LeitmotivArts is pleased to announce the 2nd concert in New York City in honor of the International Jazz Day with MARKO DJORDJEVIC & SVETI, featuring Julian Pollack on keys and Evan Marien on bass.  Come on down to Gallery MC on May 1st and join in the celebration!

International Jazz Festival – Seattle

City: Seattle ,

04/30
Local production company Arena Music Promotion hosted the jazz duo of Matthew Shipp and Michael Bisio at an exclusive venue in Capitol Hill on April 30, 2015, in celebration of International Jazz Day.

Intl Jazz Day Celebration at WMPH

City: Wilmington ,

04/30
Celebrating Intl Jazz Day by playing extra jazz for our listeners! One jazz classic every hour, set up by the celebration announcement: "WMPH celebrates International Jazz Day annually, and today is the DAY! Here's another jazz great on Super 91.7 WMPH. Learn more at wmph dot net."

Jam Session at Kiss The Sky Records

City: Batavia ,

04/30
Record store hosted an open jam session in honor of Jazz Day. "All-ages, All-skills jazz jam session. Bring the tunes you know or assorted lead sheets available for all instruments. Peruse the extensive collection of new and used jazz vinyl. Get back into vinyl with a new turntable. Our 2nd year on the fabulous KTS stage."

Jazz Around The World Special

City: Columbus ,

04/30
Celebrate Jazz Music From Around the Globe All Day On Jazz Day, April 30th on www.star107fm.com "The Heartbeat of Your City"

Jazz Arts Group Season Finale: Maria Schneider

City: Columbus ,

04/30
Jazz Arts Group will be celebrating International Jazz Day with our Season Finale concert, featuring Maria Schneider! When: May 1st & 2nd, 8PM Where: Southern Theatre in Columbus, Ohio

Jazz at Seasons By The Lake

City: Clemson ,

04/30
The Clemson Faculty Jazz Combo Concert

Jazz AT The Riverside Hotel, Boise, ID

City: Boise ,

04/30
Regional Jazz artist are invited to Join Jazz pianist Kevin Kirk, vocalist Sally Tibbs and trumpeter Billy Mitchell at the principal venue for Jazz in the Boise, Idaho area. The Riverside Hotel is home to three venues that support live music 365 days a year!

Jazz Clogging

City: Potsdam, ,

04/30
Part of SUNY Potsdam's LoKo (Lougheed-Kofoed) Festival of the Arts. Learn some simple steps during this unique and upbeat class featuring a modern clogging style of dance to jazz music. Special shoes not required.

Jazz Day 2015 – El Paso, TX – presented by Alliance Française

City: El Paso ,

04/30
The Alliance Française of El Paso presented a concert program that featured local jazz artists exploring various jazz styles through the eras. Organized in partnership with the Daniel Rodriguez Jazz Quartet and The Garden restaurant in downtown El Paso, TX.

Jazz Day at the Toadstool Bookshop

City: Peterborough ,

04/30
We will be playing our favorite albums from our large jazz selection all day, with a featured display and local jazz guru Eric Gagne on hand to answer all your jazz related questions and discuss his favorite records.

Jazz Education is Cool in the School

City: Huntsville ,

04/30
Since 1998, approximately 31,855 youth, faculty, and staff has benefited from Jazz Education-is-Cool-in-the Schools program. Jazz Education-is-Cool-in-the-Schools (introducing K-8th graders to jazz, a music appreciation program/class).

Jazz in the Hills & International Jazz Day

City: Orlando ,

04/30
Continuing with our theme of connecting mentoring and music in the development of our young people, Greater Orlando CARES Mentoring will host Jazz in the Hills Jazz Day. Activities: Jazzercise, Jazz & Juice, Jazz & Jambalaya, Jazz Anthropology, and we'll end with a happy hour.

Jazz in the Key of Light

City: Punta Gorda ,

04/30
Copperfish Books hosted a talk by writer-photographer Ken Franckling featuring a discussion of International Jazz Day and anecdotes from Franckling's new book, "Jazz in the Key of Light (Eighty of our Finest Jazz Musicians Speak for Themselves)." Live music by pianist Mac Chrupcala's trio with Tony Boffa and Dominic Mancini.

Jazz on the Square Celebrating International Jazz Day

City: Huntsville ,

04/30
Members from the Tennessee Valley Jazz Society All-Stars performed jazz tunes on the square in downtown Huntsville, AL.

Jazz Sirens

City: Champaign ,

04/30
A live performance of the Traditional Jazz Orchestra featuring guest vocalist Laurie Matheson will follow film short films of Josephine Baker, Anita O'Day, and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Jazz Trumpeter Maurice Brown’s Quintet Tributes Clark Terry

City: New Orleans ,

04/30
"Old school" jazz venue The Prime Example hosted the Maurice Brown Quintet's performance tribute to Clark Terry. Club also hosted jazz each night during Jazz Fest.

JAZZ VISUALS

City: Hazel Crest ,

04/30
Expressions in the visual arts....Bring your supplies and groove to the music as we let our fantasies take hold to paper or canvas

Jazz: Live at the Library International Jazz Day Concert

City: Lexington ,

04/30
This special International Jazz Day concert featured The Morehead State University Faculty Jazz Quartet, with Glenn Ginn (guitar), Joshua Espinoza (piano), Ashley Summers-Baker (bass) & Chris Baker (drums). The event was sponsored by Jamey Aebersold Jazz, the Jazz Arts Foundation, Inc. & The Lexington Public Library.

[email protected] Celebrates International Jazz Day with the Wyandotte Roosevelt High School Jazz Ensemble

City: Southgate ,

04/30
Concert series [email protected] hosted the Wyandotte Roosevelt High School Jazz Ensemble in performance. Proceeds from the event were donated to the music program at Wyandotte Roosevelt High School.

Joey Alexander Trio–Album Release Concert and Webcast

City: New York ,

04/30
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola hosted a webcast of 11-year-old piano prodigy Joey Alexander's debut album release party, featuring rising stars Russell Hall (bass) and Sammy Miller (drums). An exciting look at the future of jazz.

Joey DeFrancesco and The City Rhythm Orchestra celebrate International Jazz Day

City: New York ,

04/30
Joey DeFrancesco and the City Rhythm Orchestra celebrate International Jazz Day in New York big band style. This critically acclaimed collaboration places the modern master of the jazz organ at the center of today's top big bands.

John Hines & Donna DeVine

City: Denver ,

04/30
Venue hosted a concert of contemporary jazz featuring trombonist-vocalist duo John Hines & Donna DeVine.

Kulture Clash International Jazz Day Celebration with Morris LeGrande and Melody F# Sharp

City: Berkeley ,

04/30
Please join us for an evening of celebrating Jazz with Morris LeGrande the Wine Country Guitarist and Melody F# Sharp along with some of San Francisco Bay Area’s finest musicians. FREE ADMISSION, celebrating 7-10pm. Musicians are encouraged to feel free to pick up their their instruments & join us!

Lady T/Toscanellie Marcelain Sings with the Trio that Swings

City: Chicago ,

04/30
Lady T/Toscanellie Marcelain performed with her trio featuring Jim Pierce (guitar), Dennis Luxion (piano) and Dan Delorenzo (bass).

Lake High School Jazz Festival

City: Uniontown ,

04/30
Jazz festival featuring 4 high school jazz bands and 1 middle school jazz band from Stark County Ohio!

Laura Cunard’s Jazz Jam at Coyote’s with Ron Steen

City: Hillsboro ,

04/30
Coyote's Bar and Grill hosted a jam session featuring vocalist Laura Cunard and jazz drummer Ron Steen.

Le Boeuf Brothers at Kuumbwa Jazz

City: Santa Cruz ,

04/30
Venue presented a concert featuring saxophone-piano duo the Le Boeuf Brothers.

Le Chat Noir Miami Celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Miami ,

04/30
Le Chat Noir's all-day celebration featured concerts by different local groups during the afternoon and evening, a master class/clinic led by music faculty from Florida International University, a film screening and a jam session to end the evening.

Live @ the Library – Hernando Jazz All Stars Perform Live in Celebration of International Jazz Day

City: Spring Hill ,

04/30
The Hernando Jazz All Stars performed live at the Spring Hill Branch Library in celebration of International Jazz Day. The band featured Lorri Hafer/Eddie Lawrence (vocals); Mike Hafer (keyboards); Paul Hafer (bass); Nelson Dellamaggiore (sax/flute); and Joe Renda (drums).

Live Jazz At Wally’s

City: Boston ,

04/30
Historic Boston venue presented three live performances by local jazz bands.

Living Legend Foundation presents JazZabration

City: Los Angeles ,

04/30
The Living Legend Foundation and the Duke Ellington Society celebrated Jazz Day by honoring 10 local jazz legends in an event at historic Leimert Park Village in Leimert Park, CA, with vibraphonist Terry Gibbs recognized as Lifetime Honoree.

Local Dish~ Kennebunkport Inn

City: Kennebunkport ,

04/30
In honor of International Jazz day on April 30th, musicians Mark Gunter (keyboard & vocals), John Kumnick (bass), Lisa Mills (vocals) & Rob Duquette (percussion) will be playing covers from jazz greats such as Phoebe Snow, Norah Jones, Ray Charles, Taj Mahal, Julia Fordham and Buddy Johnson.

Matt Baker: Solo Piano Live Stream

City: New York ,

04/30
Matt will be taking requests, playing original music, standards, and a Q&A, all live from his living room! The Australian born 3x semi finalist in the Montreux International Solo Jazz Piano competition is proud to call New York home. The New York Times called him "The Australian Piano Whiz".

Max’s Mainstay All-Stars with Special Guest Jon-Erik Kellso

City: Rock Hall ,

04/30
Trumpeter Jon-Erik Kellso joins a stellar house band for an evening of standards: Chuck Redd, vibes and drums; Robert Redd, piano; John Doughten, reeds; Steve Abshire, guitar; Tom Anthony, bass and Sue Matthews, vocals. Dick Durham guests on piano. Call for reservations. $20

Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol & Whatsnext

City: Cambridge ,

04/30
Grammy nominated composer and JAZZIZ’s Top 10 Critics’ Choice 2014 pick Jazz pianist Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol brings back his unique blend of innovative Turkish music influenced compositions to The Regattabar on International Jazz Day.

MJ Territo Quartet

City: Tuckahoe ,

04/30
Restaurant hosted a performance by the MJ Territo Quartet playing standards and original tunes. With Victor LaGamma, piano; Lee Marvin, bass; Jon Doty, drums.

Music At The Mint: Kidd Jordan Concert with special guest Hamiet Bluiett

City: New Orleans ,

04/30
The Louis Armstrong Jazz Camp and the U.S. Mint hosted an 80th birthday celebration concert for the camp's Artistic Director, Kidd Jordan.

Music of Tom Hoffmann Memorial Jazz Concert Presents The Mikel Soria Jazz Quartet

City: Merced ,

04/30
Organizers presented, in celebration of International Jazz Day 2015:  The Mikel Soria Hot Jazz Quartet with Greg Christensen, Brian Toel and Danny Davilla.

Music of Tom Hoffmann Memorial Jazz Concert Presents: In Celebration of International Jazz Day The Creole Jazz Kings

City: Mariposa ,

04/30
Organizers presented a concert featuring the Creole Jazz Kings performing early jazz masterpieces by Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton and Duke Ellington, among other selections.

News from the Great Wide World: Ralph Ellison and the Cultural Ambassadors of Jazz

City: Iowa City ,

04/30
The Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature celebrated the intersection of jazz with the work of Ralph Ellison, hosting a lecture and musical performance of compositions associated with Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.

Not-for-Profit-Jazz Ensemble performing at the United Nations, New York

City: New York ,

04/30
In celebration of International Jazz Day 2015, the Not-for-Profit Jazz Ensemble will perform a set at the United Nations Secretariat beginning at 18:30. The Ensemble sextet features bass, clarinet, drums, guitar, piano, saxophone. The concert is open only to holders of United Nations grounds passes.

Ojata Records – International Jazz Day Celebration – live Improvisional Jazz fest/Wiener Wigout

City: Grand Forks ,

04/30
We're celebrating Intl. Jazz Day '15 with an overview of our great Jazz Records Collection, Live Improv Jazz preformances throughout the day. Enjoy Big City Style Jazz & Hot Dog Luncheon with DogMahal/#Ojata's house band Introspective Alt. Jazz combo - Gulag. We'll end the night with Sun-Ra flim doc

Omar Sosa Quartet @BRIC House Ballroom in Brooklyn

City: Brooklyn ,

04/30
Omar Sosa Quartet presents ILÉ, their newest album: "The album was inspired by traditional Cuban rhythms and created in collaboration with fellow Camagüeyanos, Ernesto Simpson on drums, and Leandro Saint-Hill on alto saxophone, flute and clarinet, and Mozambican Childo Tomas."

Potomac State Jazz Ensemble Concert

City: Keyser ,

04/30
Potomac State University community Jazz Big Band under the direction of Fred Kesner will be performing a number of pieces from Count Basie to Buddy Rich to Wayne Shorter.

Randy’s Records playing jazz LPs on & off all day

City: Salt Lake City ,

04/30
Record shop played jazz records for customers in honor of International Jazz Day.

Reflections on the Road: Remembering My Time in the Duke Ellington Orchestra

City: Ann Arbor ,

04/30
Musician and "Jazzistry" education program founder Vincent York hosted an evening discussion of his time touring with the famed Duke Ellington Orchestra.

San Antonio – Songs and Stories

City: San Antonio ,

04/30
A celebration of San Antonio's longstanding and distinguished jazz tradition. Journalist-historian Jim Beal, Jr. hosted stories punctuated by musical interludes. Event featured the unveiling of Stephen McDowell's photo portrait, "A Great Day in SA."

Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns Las Vegas Celebration of International Jazz Day at Palms Casino (4/27)

City: Las Vegas ,

04/30
Monday, April 27th Join 16-piece Big Band, Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns; comprised of Local Las Vegas Musicians--some of whose Original members date back to a 35-year run on the Strip--as they perform an early Celebration, Live at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas. $10 Info: Palms Box Office.

Scruffy City Film & Music Festival Celebrates International Jazz Day 2015

City: Knoxville ,

04/30
In honor of International Jazz Day, The Scruffy City Film & Music Festival presented the live broadcast of the 2015 All-Star Global Concert from Paris, France, free of charge to the public, at the Scruffy City Hall, a 150 seat "Cine Pub" featuring a gorgeous screening facility.

Seattle Center and Jazz In The City Concert Series host the 2nd Annual International Jazz Day Free Lunch Concert at the Seattle Center Armory.

City: Seattle ,

04/30
The 2015 International Jazz Day at Seattle Center stars the Folks Trio featuring trumpeter Owour Arunga. The Folks Trio: pianist Darrius Willrich, bassist Evan Flory-Barnes and drummer Dvonne Lewis. The concert is produced by the Seattle Center and Jazz In The City Concert Series.

Shelly Carroll and Stockton Helbing

City: Edmond ,

04/30
Stockton Helbing is not very good at sitting still. When not drumming he is being a composer, arranger, producer, band leader, educator, music director, author, and/or entrepreneur. Saxophonist, Shelley Carrol hails from family of gospel singers and musicians in Houston, Texas.

SoCal Jazz Society’s International Jazz Day Celebration

City: San Diego ,

04/30
The SoCal Jazz Society Big Band performed at the North Chapel in Liberty Station to celebrate International Jazz Day. All proceeds went to funding the SoCal Jazz's in-school program which teaches the history and development of jazz music in America.

Spontaneous Duos: A Free 2015 International Jazz Day Celebration

City: Rochester ,

04/30
Students at the Eastman Community Music School presented a concert of spontaneous, overlapping jazz duos featuring John Nyerges, Vince Ercolamento, Andy Calabrese, Matt Bevan-Perkins, Sharada Shashidhar, Colin Gordon, Brandon Choi, Tim Forster, Max Kanowitz, and Ben Proctor.

Sweet Water Dance & Yoga Presents: Janinah Burnett and Lakecia Benjamin & Soul Squad!

City: Bronx ,

04/30
SWDY welcomes you & yours into our home to celebrate Jazz Day 2015 in the Boogie Down Bronx! The evening kicks off with a vinyl-only jazz set before the incredible vocalist Janinah Burnett takes the stage, followed by Lakecia Benjamin & Soul Squad. One block from Yankee Stadium, & kid-friendly! :)

Take 5 Jazz at the Brew celebrates International Jazz Day

City: Stockton ,

04/30
Venue presented a performance by the Langham/Fryer Pyramid Quartet, featuring Pacific Conservatory of Music professor Patrick Langham & Brubeck Institute Associate Director Nick Fryer.

The Art of Jazz: A Celebration Of International Jazz Day

City: Detroit ,

04/30
The Dell Pryor celebrated International Jazz Day with a multimedia event titled "The Art Of Jazz." The program featured the work of renowned jazz photographer Chuck Stewart, followed by a jazz set with local musicians including Mike Jellick (piano), Ibrahim Jones (bass) and Alex White (drums).

The Chester Thompson Trio

City: Memphis ,

04/30
April 29th The Chester Thompson Trio will conduct a master class on the praxis of practicing jazz, it's derivatives. They will also demonstrate the role of the rhythm section in a big band versus a combo. The Trio will perform songs from their new CD "Aproved" April 30th.

The Lark & Sparrow presents Eric Gunnison Trio

City: Montrose ,

04/30
Venue presented a performance featuring Denver's Eric Gunnison on piano, Mike Marlier on drums, and Bijoux Barbosa on bass.

The Matisse Jazz Project

City: Chicopee ,

04/30
The Matisse Project, featuring original music inspired by the famous Jazz scissor cuts of Henri Matisse, was presented by composer, pianist and Elms lecturer in music Chris Bakriges along with violinist and professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Stanley Cepaitis.

The Matisse Jazz Project

City: Boston ,

04/30
The Matisse Project, featuring original music inspired by the Jazz scissor cuts of Henri Matisse, was presented by composer, pianist and MassArt visiting lecturer Chris Bakriges and violinist Stanley Chepaitis, string chair at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

The Music of Louis Armstrong

City: Chicago ,

04/30
Students and faculty at The Chicago High School for the Arts performed and discussed some of the jazz compositions that Louis Armstrong played and made famous.

The New Orleans Museum of Art’s Jazz Odyssey 2015

City: New Orleans ,

04/30
Grammy winners Terence Blanchard & Poncho Sanchez performed at an open-to-the-public concert on the steps of the New Orleans Museum of Art, followed by a second line parade from the museum down Esplanade Avenue to the gates of JazzFest.

The Smooch Band

City: Carlisle ,

04/30
The Smooch Band play boppy high energy instrumentals with sensitive slow ballads, complemented by a crooner style vocalist singing well known songbook classics. The line up is Roz Sluman - saxophones, Nick Rinner - keyboards, Hazel Hanly - acoustic bass, Kenny Reed - drums, and Pete Hoba, vocals.

The Stockton Helbing Trio featuring Shelley Carrol at the University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab

City: Edmond ,

04/30
UCO Jazz Lab held an afternoon masterclass and evening concert featuring renowned jazz musicians Stockton Helbing and Shelley Carrol. Stockton is the current drummer with Doc Severinsen and Shelley plays saxophone with the Duke Ellington Orchestra!

Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland Presents Ester Rada

City: Cleveland ,

04/30
To celebrate International Jazz Day, Tri-C JazzFest brought Israeli-born Ethiopian singer Ester Rada to Cleveland. Critics describe her genre-mixing sound as "gracefully combining Ethio-Jazz, Urban-funk, Neo-Soul and R&B.

TroubaJazz

City: Davie ,

04/30
Celebrating Creole Jazz

UNITED NATIONS celebrates IJD

City: New York ,

04/30
Organizer LeitmotivArts presented a concert at the United Nations featuring drummer Marko Djordjevic (Serbia) & saxophonist Tivon Pennicott (USA). Saxophonist Jan Kus (Slovenia) joined in with his quartet composed of bassist Dan Martinez (USA), drummer Zan Tetickovic (Slovenia) & pianist Sean Fitzpatrick (USA).

University of Alaska Jazz Student DVD Viewing

City: Anchorage ,

04/30
The University's music department held a screening of the UAA Jazz Ensembles' final concert.

University of Maryland: Nyumburu Jazz Club Concert

City: Terrace ,

04/30
Outdoor Concert on the Terrace of the Nyumburu Cultural Center. In keeping JAZZ legacy alive, the members of the Nyumburu Jazz Club will perform Jazz Standards from the Jazz repertoire. Event is FREE and open to students, faculty, staff, and the public. (LOCATION:Next to Stamp Student Union)

UT Lunchtime Jazz Appreciation Discussion: Jazz and Social Justice

City: Austin ,

04/30
Taking Cornel West's “jazz freedom fighter" idea as a starting point, students at the University of Texas at Austin listened and learned about jazz musicians who have advanced ideas of social justice and civil rights through their improvisational compositions.

Vermont Jazz Center Student Ensembles, End of Semester Concert

City: Brattleboro ,

04/30
Vermont Jazz Center celebrates International Jazz Day with a concert featuring students from four of the VJC’s student ensembles. On April 30th at 7:00 PM, come listen to the Youth Jazz Ensemble, the Women’s Jazz Harmony Ensemble, the Latin Jazz Ensemble and the VJC Sextet. Bring a snack to share!

Vocal Jazz Celebration

City: Rome ,

04/30
Performances by the Easy Money Big Band, the Twy-Lites, Standards Plus & the Rome Free Academy Jazz Voices, Select Choir, and Mixed Chorus. Set list includes songs recorded by Frank Sinatra, Bette Midler, Buddy Johnson, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington. Special tribute to the music of Ray Charles.

Vocal Jazz Night With Debbie Duncan

City: Minneapolis ,

04/30
This special Vocal Jazz Night features Minnesota's "First Lady of Song," Debbie Duncan. As versatile as she is entertaining, Detroit native Debbie mixes jazz, soul, R&B and down-home blues with power and swing.

WINDY KARIGIANES INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY TRIBUTE LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS

City: Las Vegas ,

04/30
From Las Vegas. Windy Karigianes will be performing a Tribute to International Jazz Day alongside a lineup of All-Star Local Musicians. Performing on the Strip since she was 16, the Sin City native just returned from a lengthy engagement in Japan.

Wine Up On Williams Jazz Jam Session with Christopher Brown

City: Portland ,

04/30
Local wine bar hosted an evening jam session led by jazz drummer Christopher Brown.

Uruguay

El Día del Jazz en Mercedes

City: Mercedes

04/30
The community organization/cultural movement "Jazz a la Calle" presented a concert with the Sexteto Jazz a la Calle and Big Band Audem (Asociación Uruguaya de Músicos).

International Jazz Day – Montevideo, Uruguay

City: Montevideo

04/30
The celebration will consist of two activities at the Teatro Solís. We will open the day at 6 pm in Zavala Muniz hall with a musical activity called "What is a Jam?" Then, at 7:30 pm in the main hall will act renowned Brazilian composer, guitarist and pianist Egberto Gismonti.

Jazz Tour Uruguay presents el Día Internacional del Jazz

City: Montevideo

04/30
Organizers presented a concert by Egberto Gismonti and a jam with Uruguayan musicians from the Hot Club of Montevideo.

Venezuela

Celebración Día Internacional dek Jazz en Valencia

City: Valencia

04/30
The Department of Auditive Arts at the University of Carabobo presented a concert featuring students groups including UC Jazz, Borburata Jazz, Herz Jazz, 8 Son Suficiente, Guayoyo Jazz and Bossazuela, among others. "El Departamento de Artes Auditivas de la Dirección de Cultura de la Universidad de Carabobo presenta el concierto del Día Internacional del Jazz 2015, con la participación de las agrupaciones UC Jazz, Borburata Jazz, Herz Jazz, 8 Son Suficiente, Guayoyo Jazz y Bossazuela, entre otras."

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF JAZZ IN BARQUISIMETO

City: Barquisimeto

04/30
The event organized every year in Venezuela by the Foundation International Festival of Jazz in Barquisimeto on April 30, International Day of Jazz. With guest artists: Olegario Diaz ( Keyboards Jazz), Nene Quintero (percussion), Carlos Sanoja (bass) Alfredo Naranjo (vibraphone). Happy Jazz Day!

International Jazz Day concert / Barquisimeto – Venezuela 2015

City: Barquisimeto

04/30
Organized by MÚSICA OCULTA the celebration of International Jazz Day in Venezuela 2015 by presenting live concerts featuring Jazz Life (Jaime Bosch, Juan Carlos Tortoza, Manuel Reyes, Allan Torres), Barquisimeto Big Band Jazz (Director, Eduardo Betancourt), Jazz Session Quartet and Blanca Pulido.

Jazz Nova Tropa Maturin, Venezuela

City: Maturin

04/30
Jazz Nova Tropa Maturin, celebrates International Day of Jazz , pacing the greats of classical genre, jazz and bossa nova and fusion with Venezuelan folck. The big date is this April 30, 2015 in "El León de Maturin", Monagas, Venezuela.

Jazz Nova Tropa, celebra día Internacional del Jazz. Maturin, Venezuela

City: Maturin,

04/30
JAZZ NOVA TROPA MATURIN celebrates International Jazz Day, this April 30, 2015. Since it through classic jazz and bossa nova merger with Venezuelan folk. Maturin open space for the genre of jazz fussion, as a preliminary the next MATURIN JAZZ FEST

La Caja del Fósforo celebra el Día Internacional del Jazz

City: Valencia

04/30
El prgrama "La Caja del Fósforo"dedicado a la promoción y difusión del Jazz hará una emisión especial para celebrar el Día Internacional del Jazz 2015. Un programa producido y conducido por Fósforo Sequera. Este programa se transmite desde Valencia, Venezuela por Radio Universitaria 104,5 FM.

Venezuela Celebrates El Dia Internacional del Jazz

City: Puerto Cabello

04/30
Jazz drummer and educator Emerzon Meneses gave a concert and clinic in the town of Puerto Cabello.