Artists From Across The Globe Grace The Stage In Istanbul For International Jazz Day 2013
May01

Artists From Across The Globe Grace The Stage In Istanbul For International Jazz Day 2013

In an unprecedented series of events worldwide, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz joined together to celebrate jazz as a universal language of freedom on April 30th. With events taking place in every country on the planet, International Jazz Day 2013 culminated in an evening concert at Istanbul’s Hagia Irene that was viewed live by millions...

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Istanbul celebrates International Jazz Day today
Apr30

Istanbul celebrates International Jazz Day today

The 2nd International Jazz Day, organized in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Turkish culture and foreign ministries, will be celebrated today in Istanbul. The International Jazz Day events will kick off today in Galatasaray High School with the opening speeches of Director-General of UNESCO, Mrs. Irina Bokova, and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock. The...

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More artists announced for Jazz Day celebrations in Istanbul
Apr21

More artists announced for Jazz Day celebrations in Istanbul

Istanbul is set to be the global host city of the second International Jazz Day, organized in collaboration with UNESCO, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Intercultural Dialogue Herbie Hancock and the Turkish Culture and Foreign Ministries, on April 30, and the participating artists have been announced. Istanbul will be hosting Keiko Matsui, Hugh Masekela, Robert Glasper, Ramsey Lewis, Charlie Gans, J.B.Dyas and Thelonious Monk, Jr. They...

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