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.
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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."
NEW YORK — Ambassador Herbie Hancock believes what the world needs is a little jazz diplomacy.
The renowned jazz pianist's first major initiati...
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