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International Jazz Day at the UN: A Photo Gallery

Jazz is celebrated with a star-studded event in New York City

Wayne Shorter, International Jazz Day, UN, NYC, 4-12
Tony Bennett, backstage at International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Tony Bennett and Morgan Freeman, backstage at International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Zakir Hussain, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Susan Tedeschi, Robert Cray and Derek Trucks,International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Angelique Kidjo, Tony Bennett, Robert De Niro's wife Grace, Robert De Niro, backstage at International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Lang Lang, Angelique Kidjo, Robert De Niro's wife Grace, Robert De Niro, backstage at International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro and De Niro's wife Grace at International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Tony Bennett, Robert De Niro and their wives, backstage at International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Chaka Khan, Joe Lovano, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Herbie Hancock and Morgan Freeman backstage at the UN, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Ron Carter, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Richard Bona, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Hiromi, Christian McBride and Terence Blanchard, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Esperanza Spalding, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Christian McBride and Wynton Marsalis, International Jazz Day, UN, NYC, 4-12
Musicians, hosts and UN dignitaries prior to International Jazz Day concert, UN, NYC, 4-12
Christian McBride, Shankar Mahadevan, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jimmy Heath, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Esperanza Spalding sings "What a Wonderful World" at International Jazz Day at the UN, NYC, 4-12
Herbie Hancock and Lang Lang duet on West Side Story's "Tonight" at International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Hugh Masekela, Lionel Loueke, Stevie Wonder, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Sheila E., International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Candido, 91, at International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Lang Lang, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Hugh Masekela, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Tony Bennett, International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Michael Douglas, backstage at International Jazz Day, NYC, 4-12
Stevie Wonder, International Jazz Day, UN, NYC, 4-12

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