International Jazz Day joins together communities in more than 190 countries, plus every state in the U.S. This global event reaches more than 2 billion people annually, featuring virtual and in-person events, activities, and performances promoting the revered art form. International Jazz Day is chaired and led by UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay and legendary jazz pianist/composer Herbie Hancock, who serves as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Intercultural Dialogue and chairman of the Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz. GRoW is honored to be a sponsor and supporter of this impressive celebration.
To live-stream the International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert on April 30 at 7 p.m. ET, click here. At 9 p.m. ET, PBS will air a two-day retrospective that includes unforgettable performances from International Jazz Day celebrations over the years. More information about the PBS special can be found here.