Jazz Day draws to a close in Paris, heads to the White House for 2016

International Jazz Day was brought to a close last night with the Global All-Star Concert in Paris.

International Jazz Day was brought to a close last night with the Global All-Star Concert. Al Jarreau opened proceedings with a performance of 'Better Than Anything' he was joined on stage by Antonio Faraò, Marcus Miller and Terri Lyne Carrington. Performances also came from Eliane Elias, Avishai Cohen, Hugh Masekela, Dianne Reeves and many more.  Herbie Hancock, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador took to the stage to thank everybody who had participated, in over 700 events across 185 countries. Herbie announced next year’s concert would be hosted by President Barack Obama at the White House, in Washington, DC, before joining Dee Dee Bridgewater, Annie Lennox, Marcus Miller, and many more in a moving performance of John Lennon’s Imagine.

You can watch the concert at jazzfm.com/jazzday

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