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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

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

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 Jazz Festival” in Switzerland

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 Festival, Switzerland

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