Tune in to KUVO to celebrate the culmination of Jazz Appreciation Month on April 30 with International Jazz Day! CELEBRATE, EDUCATE, PARTICIPATE: This is how we keep jazz alive and connected right here in our community and globally!
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We’ll be sharing highlights from past International Jazz Day events in Instanbul, Osaka and Paris as well as music live from the 2016 International Jazz Day Global Concert at the White House!
Don’t miss out on this international event, recognizing jazz’s power to unite people across all corners of the globe, foster freedom of expression and promote respect for human rights.
The 2016 All-Star Global Concert will air tonight on ABC and will feature a cast of internationally renowned jazz artists including pianists Joey Alexander, John Beasley (Music Director), Kris Bowers, Chick Corea, Robert Glasper, Herbie Hancock, Danilo Pérez and Chucho Valdés; trumpeters Terence Blanchard, Till Brönner, Hugh Masekela and James Morrison; vocalists Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jamie Cullum, Kurt Elling, Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Diana Krall, Dianne Reeves and Sting; saxophonists Eli Degibri, David Sánchez, Wayne Shorter and Bobby Watson; bassists Christian McBride, Marcus Miller, Esperanza Spalding and Ben Williams; guitarists Buddy Guy, Lionel Loueke, Pat Metheny and Lee Ritenour; drummers Brian Blade, Terri Lyne Carrington and Kendrick Scott; percussionist Zakir Hussain; trombone player Trombone Shorty; and the Rebirth Brass Band.
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