JAZZ DAY: Live from St Petersburg Director / Editor Theater Mode

The 2018 All-Star Global Concert took place at St. Petersburg’s famed Mariinsky Theatre, home to the internationally acclaimed Mariinsky Ballet and one of the crown jewels of a city renowned for its UNESCO World Heritage sites.

IJD 2018 was produced with UNESCO, The Herbie Hancock Institute and Russia Cultural TV. It was broadcast live on Russia Cultural TV and streamed worldwide. The 2018 Global Concert was webcast on, YouTube and Facebook on Monday, April 30 and received a record 13.6 million views.

The concert was later broadcast across the USA on PBS. Hosted by Herbie Hancock, “Jazz Day from St Petersburg” featured Igor Butman, Robert Glasper, Terri Lynne Carrington, Hassan Hakmoun, Dianne Reeves, Danilo Perez, Branford Marsalis, Ben Williams, Fatoumatta Diawara, Til Bronner and the Moscow Jazz Orchestra.

Read about 2018’s historic Jazz Day “Live from St Petersburg” in DownBeat Magazine and Jazz Times.