The White House invited Israeli saxaphonist and composer Eli Degibri to perform on its premises as a part of International Jazz Day, which will take place on April 30 with the participation of US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Other internationally popular jazz artists including Arethra Franklin, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Pat Matheny, Buddy Guy, and others will perform as well.
Eli Degibri is a well-known in Israeli jazz. For the past two decades, he has traveled the world, playing and recording with top artists including Herbie Hancock. He released seven albums and "Cliff Hangin," his most recent album, was released this past year.
The United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) first organized International Jazz Day in 2011 "to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe."
The concert will be broadcasted on ABC.