International Jazz Day April 30, 2016
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In November 2011, UNESCO officially designated April 30 as International Jazz Day in order to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe.
International Jazz Day is celebrated on April 30 with special jazz events around the world featuring Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Marcus Miller and many more jazz artists, in partnership with UNESCO and the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.