April 30 is International Jazz Day celebrated around the world to promote Jazz Music
The 2014 Host City Is…
Given its legendary history as Japan’s “jazz mecca” in the early to mid 1920s, Osaka is an ideal choice to serve as the International Jazz Day Global Host City. Today, the city continues to play an important role in the ongoing development of jazz in Japan.
The International #JazzDay All-Star Global Concert on April 30, 2014 with: Toshiko Akiyoshi, Kris Bowers, John Beasley, Herbie Hancock, Makoto Ozone, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jonathan Butler, Roberta Gambarini, Lalah Hathaway, Gregory Porter, Oumou Sangaré, Dionne Warwick, Theo Croker, Roy Hargrove, Claudio Roditi, Terumasa Hino, James Genus, Marcus Miller, Esperanza Spalding, Terri Lyne Carrington, T.S.Monk, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E.,Kenny Garrett, Courtney Pine, Troy Roberts, Wayne Shorter, Lew Tabackin, Steve Turre, Chris Thomas King, Earl Klugh, John Scofield, Joe Louis Walker.
April 30, 2014
International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert from Osaka
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