''To me jazz is a montage of a dream deferred. A great big dream – yet to come – and always yet – to become ultimately and finally true'' – Langston Hughes from Jazz as Communication.
Jonathan Butler (above top left, reading then across l-r for each row and down), Dianne Reeves, John Beasley, Andra Day, Michael Douglas, Jacob Collier, Ingrid Jensen, Melissa Aldana, A Bu, Herbie Hancock, Angélique Kidjo, Igor Butman, Marcus Miller, John McLaughlin, Dee Dee Bridgewater. Photo: Hancock Institute
Today it is International Jazz Day. A universal language jazz draws us together rather than tears us apart against all odds not only today but every day and makes us all want to see.