International Jazz Day Celebrations!
Tune in to RMPBS on Friday, 29, at 9 pm MT and Saturday, April 30, at 1 am MT. Jazz stars from around the globe come together to celebrate the unifying power of music. Hosted by Michael Douglas and features unforgettable performances by Herbie Hancock, Andra Day, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves, Marcus Miller, and many more.
International Jazz Day 2022 Reveals Location & Lineup for All-Star Global Concert
The All-Star Global Concert will be webcast worldwide on April 30 at 5 pm ET featuring some of the most renowned artists in jazz.
More than 180 countries are set to participate in International Jazz Day 2022 with the help of the United Nations. The annual celebration will be capped once again by an All-Star Global Concert whose lineup this year includes such genre luminaries as Marcus Miller, Gregory Porter, David Sanborn, Ravi Coltrane, Terri Lyne Carrington, Shemekia Copeland and Lizz Wright.
The flagship event — helmed by host/artistic director Herbie Hancock and musical director John Beasley — will take place at the United Nations headquarters in New York on April 30. In addition, it will be a webcast worldwide at 5 p.m. ET on jazzday.com, unesco.org, hancockinstitute.org, and the International Jazz Day.
For more information about events being planned in all 50 U.S. states and countries across the world, visit 2022 Global Celebrations.
Support for International Jazz Day is provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.