International Jazz Day 2019 | All-Star Global Concert from Melbourne
The 2019 All-Star Global Concert took place in Melbourne, Australia on April 30 at the city's renowned Hamer Hall. Iconic jazz pianist Herbie Hancock (USA) and acclaimed trumpeter James Morrison (Australia) served as artistic co-directors, with John Beasley (USA) the evening’s musical director. The concert featured performances by an international roster of artists from more than a dozen countries. Artists included: Cieavash Arian (Iran), William Barton (Australia), Brian Blade (USA), A Bu (China), Igor Butman (Russian Federation), Theo Croker (USA), Joey DeFrancesco (USA), Eli Degibri (Israel), Kurt Elling (USA), James Genus (USA), Paul Grabowsky (Australia), Antonio Hart (USA), Mat Jodrell (Australia), Aditya Kalyanpur (India), Ledisi (USA), Jane Monheit (USA), James Muller (Australia), Eijiro Nakagawa (Japan), Mark Nightingale (United Kingdom), Chico Pinheiro (Brazil), Tineke Postma (Netherlands), Eric Reed (USA), Antonio Sánchez (Mexico), Somi (USA), Ben Williams (USA), Lizz Wright (USA) and Tarek Yamani (Lebanon).