International Jazz Day 2013: the View from Istanbul
From JazzTimes comes this dispatch from Istanbul, in the afterglow of the second annual International Jazz Day festivities on April 30. A photo gallery of assembled luminaries in their captivating setting, and reflections from Wayne Shorter and T.S. Monk on the significance of the event.Read More
Jazz Day: Ten Reasons To Be Cheerful
April 30, 2013 was the second International Jazz Day, with events happening around the world. Howard Mandel, president of the Jazz Journalists Association, chose the day to spell out 10 reasons to be cheerful about the state of jazz, in this rather gloomy and contentious world we find ourselves in.
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International Jazz Day 2013 Slated for April 30 in Turkey
Turkey will host The second annual International Jazz Day, as declared by UNESCO, in Istanbul on April 30. UNESCO good-will ambassador and Thelonious Monk Jazz Institute chair Herbie Hancock is spearheading the proceedings, which will honor Turkey’s role in jazz.Read More