International Jazz Day
Join the Nashville Jazz Workshop in a concert in celebration of International Jazz Day for the Nashville community Sunday, April 30 at 5pm CDT. The event is free to attend, with donations encouraged.
International Jazz Day is the world’s largest celebration of jazz. Declared in 2011 by UNESCO, Jazz Day recognizes jazz music as a worldwide force for promoting peace and uniting people. The April 30 Jazz Day celebration caps off Jazz Appreciation Month.
Performing for this special concert will be an all-star group of artists, all connected in an important way with the Nashville Jazz Workshop:
Lori Mechem, piano
Alison Brazil, vocalist
Dana Robbins, saxophone
Roz Malone, saxophone
Roger Spencer, bass
Sofia Goodman, drums
The concert begins at 5pm CDT (Doors at 4:30pm). Admission is free and seating is general admission. Seating capacity is 76 and admission is first-come first-served. Parking is free and patrons are encouraged to BYOB. Soft drinks, bottled water, and light snacks will be on sale.
About the Nashville Jazz Workshop
For over two decades the Nashville Jazz Workshop (NJW) has presented, instructed and preserved the art of jazz in Music City, USA. Countless musicians, amateur to professional, jazz fans, and others have expanded their skills and appreciation for this distinct American art form through NJW classes, concerts, and special events for the community. As a nonprofit organization, NJW’s mission is to enrich people’s lives and build community through jazz education and performance. NJW is located in historic North Nashville in the Buchanan Arts District, at 1012 Buchanan Street. For more information, contact the Nashville Jazz Workshop at 615-242-JAZZ (5299). www.nashvillejazz.org.