2015 marks the 10 year anniversary of the Monte Carlo Jazz Festival, which runs from 23 November to 6 December. The first week will focus on the fresh new talent that has infused the jazz world in recent years, including GoGo Penguin and Thomas Enhco.
The Monte Carlo Jazz Festival will also see several unique performances, such as a first time performance of Avishai Cohen with the Monte Carlo Phillharmonic Orchestra and Marcus Miller’s new album which he’ll perform live with a specially curated band of African and Ghawa musicians.
The second week focuses on the voices of jazz, with Melody Gardot, Barbara Hendricks, Paolo Conte and Gregory Porter all headlining. Jean-Rene Palacio, artistic director at Monte-Carlo SBM explains the Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival as; “the chance for audiences to take a tour of the contemporary jazz world, from the big names to the young talents in a glorious homage to this musical genre. Vive le jazz!”