international jazz day

Marcus Miller
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Jazz musician Marcus Miller's decades-long resume includes multiple Grammy Awards, work with Miles Davis and even an appearance on a Michael Jackson album, but now he's relishing his second calling as a UNESCO Artist For Peace and spokesman for the organization's Slave Route Project.

Jazz Appreciation Month wraps up on Wednesday, April 30 th with International Jazz Day . WEMU wants to make the day extra special by playing your jazz favorites in all styles of jazz: ragtime, boogie-woogie, traditional jazz, small group swing, big band swing, Gypsy jazz, bebop, hard bop, soul jazz, organ combos, vocalese, male singers, female singers, vocal ensembles, piano trios, modern big band, bossa nova, Afro-Cuban (Latin) jazz, cool jazz, post bop, free jazz (avant-garde), fusion,...