Kevin Lawlor Trio UNESCO International Jazz Day 2023Dave Jones – piano Florian Kockott – double bassKevin Lawlor – drumsKevin Lawlor and UK jazz pianist Dave Jones have been working together for over a decade and will perform with the great German bass player Florian Kockott for this annual jazz event. The trio will perform original music as well as jazz repertoire from standards to contemporary jazz. Kevin Lawlor is the Director of Kazz Studies at County Wexford School of Music and will feature a performance from ensemble students to spotlight Wexford as an outpost for jazz education in Ireland.'International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots, future and impact; raise awareness of the need for intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding; and reinforce international cooperation and communication. Each year on April 30, this international art form is recognized for promoting peace, dialogue among cultures, diversity, and respect for human rights and human dignity; eradicating discrimination; fostering gender equality; and promoting freedom of expression.'