10th annual International Jazz Day presents a celebration through innovation

For the second straight year, because of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, International Jazz Day took on a form significantly modified from how it...

Euripides, Goethe, Shorter, Spalding . . . and You! Wayne Shorter and Esperanza Spalding...

The ancient Greek myth of Iphigenia is being given a fresh operatic reimagining by ICAP co-president and jazz saxophone titan Wayne Shorter, in collaboration...

Miles and smiles as jazz greats come together for a fascinating Zoom session

A group conversation can unfold like a jazz performance with each participant taking his or her moment to solo with verve before seamlessly rejoining...

Lifting up hearts in a time of great need

Perched atop the roof of a hospital in Cremona, Italy, the birthplace of the Stradivarius violin, virtuoso Lena Yokoyama elevates the spirits of local...

Amid a suddenly transformed world, Jazz Day 2020 swings without missing a beat

As jazz is one of the most responsive-to-the-moment art forms there is, it makes sense that this year’s annual international Jazz Day (April 30)...

Hamburg High School musicians transcend ‘shelter-at-home’ limitations through Herbie Hancock’s music

As British novelist Margaret Drabble says, “When nothing is sure, everything is possible.” In a clear demonstration of this hopeful spirit, student band members at...

Guam Hosts Eighth Annual Latte Peace Festival

The Guam Municipality of Tamuning-Tumon-Harmon (“Ta-Tu-Ha”) continued its tradition of promoting peace, friendship, diversity, and cultural exchange - by hosting its Eighth Annual Latte...

Guam’s Guahan Academy Charter School Hosts Peace Project

Seven hundred forty students from Guam’s Guahan Academy Charter School (GACS) from kindergarten to K12 together with their teachers and staff gathered in the...

10th Annual World Peace Festival Marks a Significant Milestone for Hilo

It seems almost nobly defiant that a festival for peace be held at the site of nature’s ongoing violent upheaval. But the city of...

Yo-Yo Ma Brings Chicagoans Together for a “Day of Conversation and Action.”

June 21, 2019 was designated “Day of Conversation and Action” in Chicago by internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. The previous evening he performed all...
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