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Herbie Hancock headlines International Jazz Day Salute 

Terence Blanchard, Ledisi and Patti Austin perform in Congo Square

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Keyboardist and bandleader Herbie Hancock (pictured) headlines a concert salute to International Jazz Day. Trumpeter Terence Blanchard and the E-Collective, vocalists Patti Austin and Ledisi and others perform at the free event at Congo Square 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22. International Jazz Day is April 30, and the Congo Square concert will be streamed online that day. Inaugurated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the first International Jazz Day was celebrated in 2012 and started with a concert in Congo Square. There's a list of International Jazz Day events scheduled around the world at


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