Meeting Herbie Hancock at International Jazz Day in St. Petersburg

Many thanks to Jeffrey Levenson who invited Ulli Sych, head of the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, and myself to this inspiring event, organized by the United Nations and UNESCO.

It was a very big pleasure to meet and listen to musical director, John Beasley and the IJD All Star Band with Brandford Marsalis, Dianne Reeves, Lee Ritenour, Igor Butman, Till Brönner, Terri Lyne Carrington, Joey DeFrancesco, Kurt Elling, Robert Glasper, Gilad Hekselman, Taku Hirano, The Manhattan Transfer, Ben Williams and many others. 

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