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International Jazz Day
International Jazz Day

International Jazz Day

More than two dozen world-renowned jazz artists assemble for International Jazz Day.

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More than two dozen world-renowned artists assemble for an extraordinary International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert in Melbourne, Australia. Herbie Hancock, Ledisi, Kurt Elling and many more join forces to celebrate jazz for peace.

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Lizz Wright Performs "Seems I'm Never Tired of Loving You"

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Watch a stunning performance of "Seems I'm Never Tired of Loving You" by the phenomenal Lizz Wright accompanied by Eric Reed (piano), Joey DeFrancesco (organ), Brian Blade (drums), James Genus (bass), Jeff Parker (guitar), Leonard Brown (acoustic guitar).

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Ledisi Sings Otis Redding's "Try A Little Tenderness"

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Vocal sensation Ledisi brings down the house with her version of Otis Redding's hit "Try A Little Tenderness," featuring support from Joey DeFrancesco (organist), John Beasley (piano), Brian Blade (drums), James Genus (bass), Jeff Parker (guitar), and a stacked horn section with Matthew Jordell, Theo Croker (trumpet), Tineka Postma and Eli Degibri (sax) , Eijiro Nakagawa (trombone).

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More than two dozen world-renowned artists come together for an extraordinary International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert from Saint Petersburg’s spectacular Mariinsky Theatre. International Jazz Day is the one day each year that jazz is celebrated worldwide, bringing together people of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities in 195 countries on all seven continents.

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Join more than two dozen world-renowned artists as they come together for an extraordinary International Jazz Day all-star global concert from St. Petersburg's spectacular Mariinsky Theatre.

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Too Close for Comfort

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Two of the greatest jazz singers on the planet, Dianne Reeves and Kurt Elling, kick off the International Jazz Day Concert with a stunning duet of the classic, “Too Close for Comfort.”

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Stella By Starlight

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Pianist Robert Glasper, accompanied by Terri Lyne Carrington and Ben Williams, performs his sublime take on Victor Young’s “Stella By Starlight."

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Enjoy the many renowned artists who present an extraordinary concert from the Gran Teatro de La Habana in Havana. Celebrated worldwide, International Jazz Day brings together people from UN and UNESCO member nations. Quincy Jones and Will Smith host.

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There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York

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“There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York” featuring Kurt Elling, Carl Allen, Melissa Aldana, Ben Williams, Christina Sands, Adel Gonzalés. Catch International Jazz Day 2017 in Havana, Cuba. Herbie Hancock joins more than 50 world-renowned artists in an All-Star Global Concert. Featuring unforgettable performances at the historic Gran Teatro de La Habana — Latin America’s oldest theater.

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I Adore You

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“I Adore You” featuring Esperanza Spaulding, Bobby Carcassés, Ambrose Akinmusire, Antonio Sanchez, Jorge Reyes, Christina Sands, Yaroldi Abriu. Catch International Jazz Day 2017 in Havana, Cuba. Herbie Hancock joins more than 50 world-renowned artists in an All-Star Global Concert. Featuring unforgettable performances at the historic Gran Teatro de La Habana — Latin America’s oldest theater.

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Manteca

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“Manteca” featuring Dhafer Maaref, Oscar Valdes, Takuya Kuroda, Till Brönner, Igor Butman, Eduardo Sandoval, Yandy, Martinez, Roberto Fonseca, Oliver Valdés, Oscar Valdéz, Adel Gonzapez. Herbie Hancock joins more than 50 world-renowned artists in an All-Star Global Concert. Featuring unforgettable performances at the historic Gran Teatro de La Habana — Latin America’s oldest theater.

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