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Stan, Chick, Dizzy et al go to the White House (1982)

December 4, 1982 – American president Ronald Reagan has invited a few top jazz players to the White House – that is Diane Schuur, Stan Getz, Chick Corea, Miroslav Vitouš, Roy Haynes, Dizzy Gillespie, Jon Faddis next to classical violonist Itzhak Perlman – for a private concert More Info

Paul McCartney rules at the White House (2010)

June 1, 2010 – Paul McCartney is at the White House to accept the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Among the (con)tributing artists : Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Jack White, Herbie Hancock and more

The White House turns ‘Blues’ (2012)

February 21, 2012 – B.B. King, Trombone Shorty, Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, Shemekia Copeland, Gary Clark Jr and Booker T Jones, they are all at the White House for the “Month Of Blues”