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Montreux Jazz Festival

VSOP II are at Montreux Jazz (1983)

July 23, 1983 - VSOP II featuring Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams is on stage at at "Montreux Jazz Festival", Switzerland<img…

Art Blakey plays at Montreux Jazz (1983)

July 23, 1983 - Art Blakey plays with Terence Blanchard (tp), Donald Harrison (as), Jean Toussaint (ts), Johnny O'Neal (p), Lonnie Plaxico (b) at "Montreux Jazz Festival", Switzerland<img…

Larry Carlton takes Room 335 to Montreux (1979)

July 22, 1979 - Larry Carlton will play his "Room 335" album at at "Montreux Jazz Festival", Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Larry-Carlton-Mr.335-is-66-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Larry Carlton - Mr.335 is…

Chaka Khan sits in with Miles Davis (1979)

July 21, 1989 - Chaka Khan will join Miles Davis and his band - that is Rich Margitza (ts), Benny Rietveld (b), Ricky Wellmann (d), Joe Foley McCreary (g), Adam Holzman (kb), Kei Akagi (b) & Monyungo Jackson (perc) - at "Montreux…

The Arista All Stars shine in Montreux (1978)

July 21, 1978 - The "Arista All Stars" - that is Mike Mainieri (Vb, perc), Michael Brecker (ts), Randy Brecker (tp), Warren Bernhardt (p), Steve Jordan (d), Steve Khan (g) and Tony Levin (b) - gather on the stage of at Montreux Jazz…

Living Colour rock Montreux (2001)

July 20, 2001 - Living Colour performs at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Vernon-Reid-Reid-Is-A-Colour-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Vernon Reid - Reid Is A Colour' width='190'…

Prince shakes up Montreux (2009)

July 18, 2009 - Prince plus John Blackwell (d), Rhonda Smith (b) and Renato Neto (kb) closes the festival with two shows at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland

David Bowie rocks Montreux (2002)

July 18, 2002 - David Bowie brings a bit of rock music at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/David-Bowie-Lets-Dance-RVH-SMALL.jpg' alt='"Let's Dance" by…

Joe Pass is solo in Montreux (1975)

July 18, 1975 - Joe Pass performs solo at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/image_TD305.jpg' alt='Joe Pass - Virtuoso Joe' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Woodkid ‘symphonizes’ Montreux (2016)

July 15, 2016 - French multi-talented artist Woodkid has gathered guests like Ed Droste, Son Lux, Elle Fanning, The Shoes plus an orchestra : Le Sinfonietta de Lausanne and a choir : Le Chœur du Montreux Choral for a special show at the…

Joe Satriani turns 32 in Montreux (1988)

July 15, 1988 - Joe Satriani celebrates is 32nd birthday on stage at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Joe-Satriani-Extremely-Guitarist-RVJ.jpg' alt='Joe Satriani -…

Stevie Ray Vaughan bluesifies Montreux (1985)

July 15, 1985 - Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will be live on stage at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Stevie-Ray-Vaughan-A-Ray-Of-Life-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Stevie…

Miles Davis plays at Montreux Jazz (1985)

July 14, 1985 - Miles Davis plays - with Bob Berg (s, kb), Robert Irving III (kb), John Scofield (g), Darryl Jones (b), Vincent Wilburn Jr. (d) and Steve Thornton (perc) - three sets (afternoon and evening) at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in…

Nile Rodgers teaches & plays in Montreux (2012)

July 13, 2012 - Nile Rodgers will hold a workshop then play with Chic at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Nile-Rodgers-The-Jewels-Of-Nile-RVJ.jpeg' alt='Nile Rodgers -…