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jazz Wilbur de Paris plays a series of classics Antibes Jazz Festival

Antibes Jazz Festival

Wilbur de Paris plays a series of classics Antibes Jazz Festival


Juan-les-Pins, the city on the French Riviera twinned with New Orleans, was a hub of European jazz intrigue during the post-war years. Following the example of Dizzy Gillespie, Sidney Bechet and Duke Ellignton, African-American jazz icons would travel to the coast every summer to bask in the sun, class and relative respect they felt compared to the social and racial conditions of American venues. 

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  • Wilbur de Paris | Leader , Trombonist
  • Sidney de Paris | Trumpeter
  • Wilbert Kirk | Drummer
  • Doc Cheatham | Trumpeter
  • John Smith | Guitarist, Banjo
  • Hayes Alvis | Double bassist
  • Sonny White | Pianist
  • Claude Luter | Clarinetist


  • Madagascar
  • Dominic James "Nick" LaRocca / Lawrence James "Larry" Shields, Fidgety Feet
  • Blues in G
  • Ben Bernie / Maceo Pinkard / Kenneth Casey, Sweet Georgia Brown
  • Wilbur de Paris, Marching and Swinging
  • Wilbur de Paris, Malta
  • Kid Ory / Ray Gilbert, Muskrat Rambler
  • William Tyers, Panama
  • Wilbur de Paris, The Martinique
  • Dominic James "Nick" LaRocca / Eddie Edwards / Henry Ragas / Tony Sbarbaro / Lawrence James "Larry" Shields, Clarinet Marmelade
  • Tell Them About


  • Directed by:
    • Jean-Christophe Averty
  • Venue: Juan-les-Pins (Antibes, France)
  • Production date: 1960
  • Production: © Radiodiffusion Télévision Française (RTF) - Paris
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