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International Jazz Day

All About That Jazz: International Jazz Day at New Orleans Jazz Fest Day 4

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

International Jazz Day was celebrated, appropriately enough, in the city where jazz was born on the 4th day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2015.

Jazz Was Not Meant for the Dinner Table

T.S. Monk | Posted 04.27.2015 | Arts
T.S. Monk

We've come a long way with substance, but we jazz musicians have got to get back on track. If we just add some ingredients from the rest of the entertainment world, people will view jazz as fun once again, and they will come back.

Brennan Williams

Thelonious Monk's Son Responds To Denzel's Interest In Biopic Role

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.07.2014 | Black Voices

It's been more than 30 years since the death of Thelonious Monk, but the pioneering bebop pianist continues to inspire a new generation of musicians t...

Where the Road Ends, the Music Begins

Susan Sacirbey | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel
Susan Sacirbey

Cape May, New Jersey with its historic Victorian architecture may appear to share little with New Orleans, but when the end of the road meets the wate...

Jazz Conquers Istanbul, for a Global Event

Yavuz Baydar | Posted 06.29.2013 | Arts
Yavuz Baydar

Jazz is a unique language, its free form and openness is a statement in itself. It had from the very beginning a contagious effect in the world from 1920's on, mainly thanks to Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington.

International Jazz Day is celebrated at Herb Alpert's Vibrato Grill!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The goal of International Jazz Day is to have jazz celebrated, studied and presented for 24 consecutive hours around the world. Jazz "is a universal music of freedom and creativity."