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JazzBoston Celebrates UNESCO’s International Jazz Day

Nearly 300 performances at over 90 venues from April 27-May 6

JazzBoston has announced that it has become one of the first nongovernmental organizations worldwide to observe UNESCO’s newly proclaimed International Jazz Day.

According to a press release from JazzBoston, “In a strong affirmation of the relevance of jazz to life in the 21st century, on November 10 the UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaimed April 30th of each year as ‘International Jazz Day.’ JazzBoston welcomed the addition of this celebration of jazz to the world’s cultural calendar by adopting an international theme for its 6th annual presentation of Jazz Week throughout the Greater Boston area this spring.”

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