Daniel Pearl World Music Days Draws a Record Number of Performances With More Than 1,000 Events in 59 Countries During October
World Music Days (www.danielpearlmusicdays.org) began in 2002 as an international "jam session" to commemorate Pearl's
"It is immensely gratifying to see the growth of Danny's legacy from year to year," said Judea Pearl, Danny's father and president of the Daniel Pearl Foundation. "We are proud of everyone involved from school children to major classical orchestras, celebrated rock and jazz stars, and masters of world beat sounds on every continent. Whether the dedications were by a college student playing in a coffee house in
In light of the overwhelming success of the 7th Annual World Music Days and the request of many musicians who had performances outside the month of October and wished to be part of this global initiative, the Foundation will continue to register such performances and designate them as "Tribute Events."
"Our Event Calendar and Artist Pages include biography, photos, videos and links that are viewed by thousands of music lovers throughout the year. Many participants find that being listed often results in increased concert attendance," explained
The Daniel Pearl Foundation works domestically and internationally to promote cross-cultural understanding, to counter cultural and religious hatred, to encourage responsible and creative journalism, and to unite people through music. For more information, please visit www.danielpearl.org.
SOURCE Daniel Pearl Foundation