Tagged International Jazz Day

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Jazz News (April 2018)

    UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock will be doing his best to unify the jazz community on 30th April, International Jazz Day. This year’s host city is St. Petersburg, which recently expelled US diplomats following the Salisbury spy poisoning.     The Jazz FM Awards ceremony also takes place on International Jazz Day, at Shoreditch Town…

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The Column: Eddie Myer – Dark Magus

    Today, April 30th, is International Jazz day. Of course for our dedicated readers, every day deserves that title – and no doubt many of you will already be physically and spiritually exhausted from celebrating Duke Ellington’s birthday the day before. If you feel minded to indulge in a little more celebration, however, the Miles…

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Jazz News (April 2016)

    International Jazz Day (April 30th) will be celebrated in the host city of Washington D.C. with a special party at The Whitehouse presented by Barack and Michelle Obama. Special guests include Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Esperanza Spalding and a host of other top jazz names.       Jazz at The Palmeira got off to…

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The Column: Eddie Myer – The Eye of the Tiger

The Eye of the Tiger       April 30th is doubly significant for our loyal readers, marking not only the 40th virtual issue of the Sussex Jazz Magazine but also the triumphant return of International Jazz Day, modestly billed on its own Facebook page as ‘The Greatest Day in Jazz History’. We’re aware that some…

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Jazz News (April 2014)

    April is Jazz Appreciation Month, an annual event set up by the Smithsonian Institute to celebrate and draw attention to jazz as an historical and living treasure.     Numerous events are being held across the US and around the world in a co-ordinated effort to promote live jazz.     Since 2012, The Jazz Journalists…