United Nations Tunes Up For First International Jazz Day

Unesco prepares to celebrate Monday as the first International Jazz Day with a concert at the United Nations General Assembly.

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  • International Jazz Day 2013 | United Nations Educational ...
    Main Jazz Day Events hosted by Turkey in Istanbul . Spurred by the success of the first celebration, UNESCO, in partnership with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz ...
    12/22/2014 - 8:48 am | View Website
  • United Nations Postal Administration honours International ...
    The United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) will issue new postage stamps and a souvenir card to celebrate International Jazz Day on 30 April 2014.
    12/22/2014 - 2:29 am | View Website
  • Videos | International Jazz Day
    International Jazz Day celebrates Jazz on April 30 annually with special jazz events around the world featuring Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Esperanza Spalding and ...
    12/21/2014 - 8:17 pm | View Website
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    12/21/2014 - 4:20 pm | View Website
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