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Bassist Michael Bisio, who just a few months ago played a series of farewell concerts for  Brad’s Swingside restaurant, is coming back to his former home of Seattle for another show. This time, the Seattleite-turned-New Yorker will play a duo with pianist Matthew Shipp in celebration of International Jazz Day, Thursday, April 30. Bisio is a member of the Matthew Shipp Trio, one of the pre-eminent avant-garde jazz groups in the world.

The concert takes place in a former church on Capitol Hill.

Seattle guitarist Alex Pinto and bassist Farko Dosumov are also on the bill.

International Jazz Day started in 2011 and is a program of UNESCO co-chaired by pianist Herbie Hancock. Concerts will take place all over the world April 30 to highlight the diplomatic role of jazz in uniting all peoples.

Michael Bisio and Matthew Shipp

7 p.m. Thursday, April 30, “Live at the Church,” 1300 E. Olive St., Seattle; $10-$30 (