• Paris kick-off - UNESCO International Jazz Day

    April 27 2012, 01:00 - 01:00
    Location: UNESCO


    Provisional Programme: 

    10:00 – 1:00 

    Opening remarks by Herbie Hancock/Director-General of UNESCO (Hall Segur)

    Performances (Salle Miro)


    Pierrick Pedron and L’ensemble des petits mains

    Swan Berger

    Riccardo Del Fra

    Paul Lay

    Master Classes/Rencontres Q+A  

    Ibraahim Maalouf (Salle IV)

    Herbie Hancock (Salle IV)

    Dee Dee Bridgewater (Salle V)

    Nicole Slack Jones (Salle V)

    Round Table Hosted by the French Academy of Jazz "Jazz and Cinema" with Fabien Ruiz (Choreographer from the acclaimed film ‘The Artist’)

    1:00 – 2:30

    Lunch Hosted by the Ambassador of Brazil

    2:30 – 5:30

    Performances (Salle Miro)

    Paris Conservatory Octet

    Giovanni Mirabassi 

    Dominique Fillon

    Round Table hosted by the German Delegation "The Role of Jazz in Freedom and Resistance Movements Across the World"

    Jazz and Dance demonstration hosted by the Academy of Jazz (Salle IV)

    Google Jazz ‘Rencontre’ (Salle V)

    Master Classes/Rencontres Q+A 

    Marcus Miller (Salle IV)

    Barbara Hendricks (Salle V)

    Birelli Lagrene (Salle IV)

    Hugh Masekela (Salle IV)


    Evening Concert


    VIP Dinner Hosted by H.E. Ambassador Killion, Permanent Delegate of the United States of America to UNESCO

    11:30-6:00 a.m.

    Nuit Blanche of Jazz at "Rue des Lombards" 

    All night performances at the 4 jazz nightclubs of Paris: Duc des Lombards, Baiser Sale, Sunset, Sunside