Talatona Convention Center, Luanda
WALDEMAR BASTOS, LILI HAYDN & MITCHELL LONGINTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY LUANDA 2019
Philanthropic International Jazz Day Concert in Luanda featuring:Mitchell Longsolo guitar and vocals w/ special guests.Lili HaydnNomi Abadi - Piano and Mitchell Long - Guitar and VocalsWaldemar BastosWaldemar Bastos, guitar and Vocals Mitchell Long, guitar and VocalsTeddy Nsingui - Electric GuitarBotto Trindade - Electric GuitarJoãozinho Morgado - percussionMias Galheta - bassMick Trovoada - PercussionApolinario - drums Presented by the Regional and Multisectoral Office of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in Yaoundé, in collaboration with the National Commission for Unesco in Angola, and the American Schools of Angola. Revenues from the concert will benifit the victims of the Cyclone Idai in Mozambique and projects related to education and health in Angola. Jazz, as a universal language of peace, is celebrated each year on 30 April, by decision of Unesco and its Member States, a decision adopted at the General Assembly in 2011 in the city of Paris. This year, Unesco's Director-General Audrey Azoulay makes an announcement and remembers Martin Luther King, who spoke about the essential role of jazz in creating a sense of African American identity.