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Montreux Jazz Festival

McCoy Tyner, Paquito D’Riviera et al connect in Montreux (1981)

July 18, 1981 – The New York Montreux Connection gathers Arthur Blythe, Paquito D’Riviera, Jimmy Heath, Percy Heath, McCoy Tyner, Chico Freeman, Slide Hampton, Phil Woods, Ronnie Burrage, John Blake, Stanley Cowell, John Hicks and Steve Mc Call on stage at at “Montreux Jazz Festival” in Switzerland

Carlos Santana & Wayne Shorter meet in Montreux (1988)

July 14, 1988 – Carlos Santana and Wayne Shorter plus Alphonso Johnson (b), Chester Thompson (kb), Patrice Rushen (kb), Leon “Ndugu” Chancler (d), Armando Peraza (cong), Jose Chepito Areas (timb) will share the stage at “Montreux Jazz Festival” in Switzerland

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 Switzerland