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On April 30 is holiday associated with wonderful genre direction in music, this is International Jazz Day uniting lovers of languid saxophone sound under banners of love, aesthetic, acoustic joy, which is bestowed by art created by talented musicians. Listen to favorite recordings; admire virtuoso skill of performers devote creative path to perfection in jazz.

The History

Trend appeared in Louisiana century ago. New in composition, harmony music was performed, composed by Afro-American; compositions were mixture of reggae, blues. Holiday was approved on initiative of the musician in 2011. Herbie Hancock is recognized as its founder. Composer and UNESCO ambassador turned jazz into elegant, harmonious instrument of diplomacy helped people from different countries to find common interests, ways of creative realization.

Interesting facts

Jazz is considered classic of American musical art.

  1. Latin American performers play jazz using musical devices: cymbals, bongos.
  2. Improvisation is developed in jazz. Direction when musician demonstrates ability to compose harmony in given style is called avant-garde jazz.
  3. If you want to dance to jazz, sing along, and then Swing sounds, the most popular kind of jazz music, characterized by fast rhythm, catchy melody.
  4. Jazz has strong connection with gospel; separate genre is called Soul Jazz. Blues motifs are guessed.

It’s time to attend concert, enjoy music in real time. Mandatory attribute of event is magical atmosphere eliminating anxieties of everyday work.

When is International Jazz Day celebrated in 2022?

International Jazz Day is observed on April 30 each year.

Observations

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