April 30, 2018 International Jazz Day in St. Petersburg, Russia
The All-Star Global Concert brings together a stellar lineup of international artists representing jazz and many other genres of music for a performance that spans styles, cultures and languages. In the spirit of International Jazz Day, each year’s All-Star Global Concert takes place in a landmark venue. The 2018 All-Star Global Concert took place at St. Petersburg’s famed Mariinsky Theatre. The 2018 All-Star Global Concert featured nearly three dozen acclaimed artists representing 13 countries. Herbie Hancock and Igor Butman served as co-artistic directors. Branford performed along with some of his musician friends, Kurt Elling and James Morrison.