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International Jazz Day

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Rare Screening of Louis Armstrong's Concert in East Berlin will Premiere on International Jazz Day >>

The Louis Armstrong House Museum, in partnership with the Museum of Moving Image, will be hosting an exclusive screening of Louis Armstrong’s complete concert in East Berlin performed on March 22, 1965. The screening is in honor of International Jazz Day 2015 and celebrates the 50th anniversary of his first historic tour, “Behind the Iron Curtain.”

Thelonius Sphere Monk III Talks Jazz in the Mainstream, International Jazz Day and More

Thelonius Sphere Monk III Talks Jazz in the Mainstream, International Jazz Day and More >>

Thelonius Sphere Monk III has made a compelling argument for the entire genre of jazz. He feels that jazz can pedal it's way into the mainstream via the similar "bells and whistles" that make other forms of music inherently popular.

Jazz Appreciation Month: Smithsonian and UNESCO Jazz Holiday Award Local Legends and Newcomers With Gold Statues

Jazz Appreciation Month: Smithsonian and UNESCO Jazz Holiday Award Local Legends and Newcomers With Gold Statues >>

Unless you're completely in the unknown void outside of the jazz realm, then you know this month is the Smithsonian's own Jazz Appreciation month.

SLEEVEFACE!

International Jazz Day: SLEEVEFACE! >>

Here, then, is Scott Joplin's 'The Red Back Book'--as played by Gunther Schuller and the New England Conservatory of Music.

International Jazz Day: Robert Wyatt’s ‘70s Solo Albums as Free iPhone 4S Apps >>

The End of an Ear (CBS, Dec. '70) | Rock Bottom (Virgin, July '74) | Ruth Is Stranger Than Richard (Virgin, May '75)

International Jazz Day: Jayne Cortez, 'Jazz Fan Looks Back' >>

April is Jazz Appreciation Month, but it's National Poetry Month, too. So, to celebrate BOTH words and music, Classicalite's been featuring that verse which has made jazz AND poetry what they are today. The crescendo is over. It's now April 30--International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day: Igor Stravinsky - Jazz After Spring >>

To celebrate America's one true music, Classicalite has been featuring articles on those artists and individuals who have made jazz what she is today. Well, the crescendo's stopped here on April 30--International Jazz Day.

International Jazz Day: INSTANT REPIN! >>

The funniest pics from Classicalite's INSTANT REPIN! Pinterest board...just in time for International Jazz Day!!

Logan K. Young

International Jazz Day: Louis Armstrong House Museum Celebration >>

The Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Jazz Journalists Association will celebrate International Jazz Day, April 30, 2013, with a presentation of never-before-heard Armstrong recordings, a trumpet fanfare in honor of Louis and a soul food reception.

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