Jazz Democracy at the United Nations

presented by Dimitri Vassilakis for International Jazz Day 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9dNloN6oGM 

 

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http://webtv.un.org/watch/permanent-mission-of-greece-to-the-united-nations-jazz-democracy-presented-by-dimitri-vassilakis-for-international-jazz-day/5779438487001/

Trusteeship Chamber Hall, United Nations Headquarters New York, Monday April 30th 6:30pm for International Jazz Day 2018. 
Invited and organized by the Permanent Mission of Greece to the UN.

 

All individual speeches, full conference/forum/performances @

 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfth9JxqdMQFOb32Pz6920eWWfMmRohsJ

 

See the full conference/forum/performance also on UN Web TV:

 

http://webtv.un.org/watch/permanent-mission-of-greece-to-the-united-nations-jazz-democracy-presented-by-dimitri-vassilakis-for-international-jazz-day/5779438487001/

 


See also 
“Jazz Democracy” @
TEDx Athens  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-nT0ZECnac
TEDx Tokyo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6-3P-uvFQs
TEDx Tokyo jam session
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psYyYvmCr40
 
A concept by Dimitri Vassilakis presented at the United Nations Headquarters New York for International Jazz Day, Trusteeship Chamber Hall, Monday April 30th 2018 6.30-8.30pm.
 
"Jazz Democracy" is a forum/performance to showcase how jazz has become global and has embraced the broad democratic values that were first established in ancient Greece.
 
Dimitri Vassilakis presents the concept, talks and performs with a stellar line up of international jazz musicians and focuses on concept elements in a jazz performance that can be utilized and embraced when we approach work environment, social or political issues. 
Comments on education, connection with other arts plus new technologies in art and society and the ongoing dialogue with artificial intelligence. 
 
“Jazz Democracy NPO” is a non-profit organization dedicated to organize open discussions, forums, performances educational activities and workshops to deliver and spread the jazz and democracy spirit through the global community.
 
 
Under the auspices of: 
 
Hellenic Ministry of Culture & Sports
Hellenic Ministry of Tourism
Greek National Tourism Organization 
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
 
With the support and participation of:
 
Hellenic Ministry of Culture & Sports
Greek National Tourism Organization 
Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerse
Atlantic Bank
International Jazz Day Unesco
April Jazz Appreciation Month Smithsonian Institute
Jazz Journalist Association
International Association of Schools of Jazz
Isadora Duncan International Institute
Georgia Institute of Technology
Cincinnati University

 

 

 

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Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations

We have the honor to invite you to a special event on “Jazz Democracy” at the United Nations Headquarters on Monday, April 30th, 2018,
(Trusteeship Chamber Hall, 6.30-8.30 pm).

Dimitri Vassilakis presents "Jazz Democracy"

''Jazz Democracy’’ is a talk/performance to showcase how jazz has become global and has embraced the broad democratic values that were first established in ancient Greece.

The presentation focuses on concept elements in a jazz performance that can be utilized and embraced when we approach work environment, social or political issues. It will comment on education, connection with other arts plus new technologies in art and society and the ongoing dialogue with artificial intelligence. This global event coincides with International Jazz Day celebrations supported by UNESCO and April jazz appreciation month by the Smithsonian Institute.


Guest Speakers:
- Maria Theofili, Permanent Representative of Greece to the UN
- Stavros Lambrinidis, European Union’s Special Representative for Human Rights and ex-minister of Greek Foreign Affairs
- Dave Liebman, NEA jazz master, founder and artistic director of IASJ International Association of Schools of Jazz
- Spike Wilner, Smalls and Mezzrow 2 historic NY jazz clubs owner and acclaimed jazz pianist
- Jeff «Tain» Watts, celebrated top drummer worldwide
- Gil Weinberg, head of robotics and AI at Georgia Tech Music department
- Alan Bates: Director of historic jazz label Candid Records (will appear on video or skype)
- Jeanne Bresciani: director of Isadora Duncan International Institute New York IDII
- Lydia Venieri: Greek visual artist living in New York
- Aidan Levy and Bill Milkowski: jazz critics, authors, Jazz Journalist Association

- Dimitri Vassilakis will coordinate talk and perform with a stellar line up of international jazz musicians

Jazz Democracy International Ensemble:
David Liebman, Jeff «Tain» Watts, Benito Gonzales, Essiet Essiet, Spike Wilner, Craig Bailey, Sylvia Cuenca, Dimitri Vassilakis, Nestoras Vassilakis 

Event coordinator: Dionyssios Kalamvrezos, Deputy Permanent Representative of Greece to the United Nations
Event moderator: James Demetro, Director of Hellenic Film Society USA

 

While it is our honour to invite you, it will be our pleasure to have your experts, colleagues, family and friends with us.

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See also Jazz Democracy at TEDx Tokyo, TEDx Athens and London Jazz Festival presentations.

TEDx Athens 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udNJCRSABvw

 

TEDx Tokyo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6-3P-uvFQs

 

TEDx Tokyo jam session

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psYyYvmCr40

 

Greek presshttp://news247.gr/eidiseis/synentefxeis/dhmhtrhs_vasilakhs_o_ellhnas_theos_ths_jazz_sto_tedxathens.2513205.html

 

TV program presenting Greek and international jazz musicians @ AITION internet TV, see the trailer 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t74tOK_fCsw

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfth9JxqdMQEWfL8xY-6vOpwXOpWLNAnv

 

 

Dimitri Vassilakis presents Jazz Democracy for the EFG London Jazz Festival 2015:

 

http://www.efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk/events/info/dimitri-vassilakis-presents-jazz-democracy

http://www.efglondonjazzfestival.org.uk/events/info/dimitri-vassilakis

 

November 17th @ The Hellenic Center, 7:15pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/1261859883839978/

 

November 20th 8:30pm at The Pheasantry

Pheasantry Valia Calda

https://www.facebook.com/events/167503866932063/

 

November 20th 9:45pm @ The Pheasantry

Phaesantry Dimitri Vassilakis Quintet

https://www.facebook.com/events/1082752491735081/

 

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