The day to jazz it all up

first_img‘Jazz speaks for life. The Blues tell the story of life’s difficulties, and if you think for a moment, you will realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put them into music, only to come out with some new hope or sense of triumph. This is triumphant music,’  the words of Martin Luther King Jr find their manifestation in the celebration of International Jazz day all over the world.International Jazz Day enters its second year on 30 April. While Turkey’s capital Istanbul gears up as the chosen host by UNESCO this year, there’s reason for Delhites to cheer up as well. You will your chance to sway away to jazz right here in the capital. Celebrating the multicultural festival of music, Blue Frog shall join in the global fiesta with its lineup of Delhi based Jazz artists in a musical extravaganza. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Walk in this free for all event and call out ahoy to bands like Arjun Gupta’s The Variety Hour, Pranay Gurung’s Drift-a-Jazz, Nikhil Vasudevan’s Syncopation, Stefan Kaye’s Jazz Bastards, Aditya and Tarun Balani’s The Balani Collective, a very talented Jazz Ensemble from the Global Music Institute, to flavour up your evening with jazz in Blue Frog.Each year on 30 April, this international art form is recognized for promoting peace, dialogue among cultures, diversity, and respect for human rights and human dignity, eradicating discrimination, promoting freedom of expression, fostering gender equality, and reinforcing the role of youth for social change.Keeping up with its spirit, the day shall bring together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots, future and impact; raise awareness. Tune into the celebrations in your city!DETAILWhen: 30 AprilTimings: 9 pm onwardsWhere: Blue Froglast_img

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