Jazz

1958 Jazz Festival de Cannes Compilation (Part III)

With Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Lou Levy, René Goldstein, Les Lorientais…

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Cast

Sammy Price — Pianist
Teddy Buckner — Trumpeter
Michel Attenoux — Saxophonist
Albert Nicholas — Clarinetist
Vic Dickenson — Trombonist
Arvell Shaw — Double bassist
J.C. Heard — Drummer
Sammy Price — Pianist
Arvell Shaw — Double bassist
J.C. Heard — Drummer
L'orchestre de Mowgli Jospin
Les Lorientais
Claude Luter — Clarinetist
Christian Guerin — Trombonist
Guy Longnon — Trumpeter

Program notes

The love affair between jazz and the French Riviera is now more than seven decades in the making. It began after World War Two, when Sidney Bechet and Duke Ellington fell in love with the region. From then on, there was a sense that jazz floated in the air each summer, with African-American icons arriving to play intimate shows to crowds that often gave them more reverence and respect than they received back home. In fact, jazz festivals are said to have been invented in the region, with lineups gathering the world’s most exciting acts from near and far. 

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Production date: 1958
Recording date: 1958
Duration: 54 min
Production: © INA / Radiodiffusion Télévision Française (RTF) - Paris
Resolution: Full HD

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