U.S. jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis plays trumpet during a rehearsal for a series of concerts in Havana Oct. 4, 2010. Reuters

Tuesday is International Jazz Day, a live-streamed event organized through the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in partnership with the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. This year the event is being live-streamed from Istanbul, featuring a variety of jazz acts.

According to Unesco, “This day is destined to raise awareness in the international community regarding jazz’s virtues as an educational tool, as a vehicle for peace, unity, dialogue and for enhanced cooperation between peoples.”

Watch the live stream here.