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UNESCO – This Day is intended to raise awareness of the virtues of jazz as an educational tool, and a force for empathy, dialogue and enhanced cooperation among people.
United Nations – The flagship Jazz Day event, a spectacular All-Star Global Concert, emphasizes the importance of jazz as a means of achieving unity and peace through dialogue and diplomacy.
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International Music Day – In 1974, the International Music Council declared that International Music Day would be celebrated on October 1 every year.
International Guitar Month – International Guitar Month is observed in April and is the perfect time to strike its chords and produce some exquisite melodies.
John McLaughlin (guitar), Jean-Luc Ponty (violin) and Zakir Hussain (tabla) perform McLaughlin’s renowned composition “Lotus Feet” as part of the International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert at the Hagia Irene in Istanbul, Turkey. Filmed on April 30, 2013.
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A selection of music radio from across the globe to enjoy at Radio.Garden
Radio.Garden – Stream the planet! Radio Garden works by crawling the web for radio streams from across the globe. Using this data, the stations are arranged by geolocation and grouped by cities, represented by a dot, with larger dots representing numerous stations within the town or city.
- Dimensione Jazz (Italy)
- Jazz Christmas (Germany)
- Jazz FM (Romania)
- Jazz FM Spain
- Jazz Kultura (Poland)
- Jazz Radio Classic Jazz (France)
- Jazz Radio Manouche (France)
- Jazzcontempo (Peru)
- Jazzradio Schwarzenstein (Germany)
- Just Jazz (Germany)
- KBSK Jazz (USA)
- KlaRa Jazz (Estonia)
- Kosmos Jazz (Greece)
- NRK Jazz (Norway)
- Nostalgie Jazz (Belgium)
- ON Jazz (Germany)
- Radio Jazz (Ukraine)
- Relax Jazz (Estonia)
- Relax Jazz (Russia)
- TSF Jazz (France)
In the midst of conflict and division, International Jazz Day 2022 sends the vital message that, no matter who we are or where we come from–we can still make music together.