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Apr 30, 2014, 13:32 ET
Celebrating International Jazz Day 2014 in Osaka, Japan are (left to right) James Genus, Roy Hargrove, Mike Cottone, Kris Bowers, T.S. Monk, John Beasley, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Garrett, Theo Croker, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Dionne Warwick, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Esperanza Spalding,  Oumou Sangare, Jonathan Butler, Gregory Porter, Eric Miller, Chris Thomas King, Roberta Gambarini, John Scofield, Shuichi Hidano, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E., Josh Johnson, Jonathan Pinson, Troy Roberts, Lew Tabackin, Claudio RodIti and Courtney Pine. (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of...)

Künstler aus der ganzen Welt feiern International Jazz Day 2014 auf der Bühne im japanischen Osaka

- VERANSTALTUNGEN IN 196 NATIONEN AUF DEM ERDBALL In einer noch nie dagewesenen Veranstaltungsreihe haben die UNESCO und das Thelonious Monk...

Apr 30, 2014, 13:29 ET
Celebrating International Jazz Day 2014 in Osaka, Japan are (left to right) James Genus, Roy Hargrove, Mike Cottone, Kris Bowers, T.S. Monk, John Beasley, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Garrett, Theo Croker, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Dionne Warwick, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Esperanza Spalding,  Oumou Sangare, Jonathan Butler, Gregory Porter, Eric Miller, Chris Thomas King, Roberta Gambarini, John Scofield, Shuichi Hidano, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E., Josh Johnson, Jonathan Pinson, Troy Roberts, Lew Tabackin, Claudio RodIti and Courtney Pine. (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of...)

Des artistes du monde entier prennent la scène à Osaka, Japon pour la Journée internationale du Jazz 2014

- DES ÉVÉNEMENTS SONT ORGANISÉS DANS 196 NATIONS DU MONDE L'UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and...

Apr 30, 2014, 13:27 ET
Celebrating International Jazz Day 2014 in Osaka, Japan are (left to right) James Genus, Roy Hargrove, Mike Cottone, Kris Bowers, T.S. Monk, John Beasley, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Garrett, Theo Croker, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Dionne Warwick, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Esperanza Spalding,  Oumou Sangare, Jonathan Butler, Gregory Porter, Eric Miller, Chris Thomas King, Roberta Gambarini, John Scofield, Shuichi Hidano, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E., Josh Johnson, Jonathan Pinson, Troy Roberts, Lew Tabackin, Claudio RodIti and Courtney Pine. (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of...)

Artistas de todo el mundo engalanan escenario de Osaka, Japón con motivo del Día Internacional del Jazz 2014

Mediante una serie de eventos sin precedentes en todo el planeta, el 30 de abril la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la...

Apr 30, 2014, 13:24 ET
Celebrating International Jazz Day 2014 in Osaka, Japan are (left to right) James Genus, Roy Hargrove, Mike Cottone, Kris Bowers, T.S. Monk, John Beasley, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Garrett, Theo Croker, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Dionne Warwick, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Esperanza Spalding,  Oumou Sangare, Jonathan Butler, Gregory Porter, Eric Miller, Chris Thomas King, Roberta Gambarini, John Scofield, Shuichi Hidano, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E., Josh Johnson, Jonathan Pinson, Troy Roberts, Lew Tabackin, Claudio RodIti and Courtney Pine. (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of...)

Artistas de todo o mundo subiram ao palco em Osaka, Japão para o Dia Internacional do Jazz de 2014

Em uma série de eventos sem precedentes em todo o mundo, a UNESCO (Organização das Nações Unidas para a...

Apr 30, 2014, 13:08 ET
Celebrating International Jazz Day 2014 in Osaka, Japan are (left to right) James Genus, Roy Hargrove, Mike Cottone, Kris Bowers, T.S. Monk, John Beasley, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Garrett, Theo Croker, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Dionne Warwick, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Esperanza Spalding,  Oumou Sangare, Jonathan Butler, Gregory Porter, Eric Miller, Chris Thomas King, Roberta Gambarini, John Scofield, Shuichi Hidano, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E., Josh Johnson, Jonathan Pinson, Troy Roberts, Lew Tabackin, Claudio RodIti and Courtney Pine. (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of...)

Artistas de todo el mundo llenan el escenario en Osaka, Japón, en el International Jazz Day 2014

- LOS EVENTOS SE CELEBRAN EN 196 NACIONES DE TODO EL MUNDO En una serie de eventos mundiales sin precedentes, la United Nations Educational,...

Apr 30, 2014, 12:14 ET
Celebrating International Jazz Day 2014 in Osaka, Japan are (left to right) James Genus, Roy Hargrove, Mike Cottone, Kris Bowers, T.S. Monk, John Beasley, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Garrett, Theo Croker, Lalah Hathaway, Marcus Miller, Dionne Warwick, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Esperanza Spalding,  Oumou Sangare, Jonathan Butler, Gregory Porter, Eric Miller, Chris Thomas King, Roberta Gambarini, John Scofield, Shuichi Hidano, Pete Escovedo, Sheila E., Josh Johnson, Jonathan Pinson, Troy Roberts, Lew Tabackin, Claudio RodIti and Courtney Pine. (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of...)

Artists from Across the Globe Grace the Stage in Osaka, Japan for International Jazz Day 2014

In an unprecedented series of events worldwide, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Thelonious...

Sep 17, 2013, 08:10 ET
Wayne Shorter receives the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Lifetime Achievement Award from Herbie Hancock surrounded by Wayne's band members Brian Blade, John Patitucci, Danilo Perez, trumpeter Roy Hargrove and members of the band Take 6.  (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz)

Wayne Shorter Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Alongside Special Tribute to George Duke at 2013 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and All-Star Gala Concert, Made Possible By Cadillac

Melissa Aldana of Santiago, Chile, wins 2013 Saxophone Competition Talent Included John Beasley (Musical Director), Brian Blade, Terri Lyne...

May 01, 2013, 05:10 ET
An all-star ensemble of musicians from across the globe gathered in Istanbul to celebrate International Jazz Day 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz)

Artists From Across The Globe Grace The Stage In Istanbul For International Jazz Day 2013

EVENTS TAKE PLACE IN 196 NATIONS AROUND THE WORLD In an unprecedented series of events worldwide, the United Nations Educational,...

Sep 25, 2012, 07:07 ET
Madeleine Albright (center) accepts Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Founder's Award with Helen Mirren, Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Tipper Gore and Chris Botti.  Photo Courtesy of Thelonious Monk Institute Of Jazz.  (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz)

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Finalists Share Stage With Aretha Franklin, Herbie Hancock, Chris Botti and a Host of Others at Gala Concert Honoring Madeleine Albright, Made Possible by Cadillac

 The 25th annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and "Women, Music and Diplomacy" All-Star Gala Concert came to a close with...

Sep 17, 2012, 08:07 ET

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Presents Annual Competition and Gala Made Possible By Cadillac

 The 25th annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and "Women, Music and Diplomacy" All-Star Gala Concert will be presented by the...

Sep 16, 2011, 10:16 ET
Herbie Hancock, Jennifer Hudson, Colin Powell, Dianne Reeves, Madeleine Albright present Aretha Franklin with the Institute's Founder's Award at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz 25th Anniversary Celebration.  (PRNewsFoto/Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz)

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Finalists Share the Stage with Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson and More

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the world's premier nonprofit jazz education organization, named Kris Bowers, of Los Angeles, the winner...

Aug 25, 2011, 09:00 ET

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Presents Its 25th Anniversary Celebration Made Possible by Cadillac

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the world's premier non-profit jazz education organization, will celebrate its 25th Anniversary on September...

Aug 24, 2011, 09:00 ET

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Announces Semifinalists for the 2011 International Jazz Piano Competition Made Possible by Cadillac

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the world's premier nonprofit jazz education organization, announces the 12 semifinalists for its...

Aug 11, 2011, 09:00 ET

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary With International Jazz Piano Competition and Gala Concert

The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the world's premier non-profit jazz education organization, will celebrate its 25th Anniversary in grand...

May 15, 1997, 01:00 ET

Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance Graduates its First Class

two years the seven students have learned from the 'jazz masters' and have worked intimately together in the classroom and on stage to form a...