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MONTREAUX JAZZ FESTIVAL & RHONE RIVER CRUISE Calling all jazz fans—as well as lovers of food, wine, art and history—for the Montreux Jazz Festival! Book now for a delicious and entertaining 11 day jazz adventure. Beginning in Lausanne, Switzerland you’ll stay on the shores of Lake Geneva where you’ll attend the world famous Montreux Jazz Festival.
The fun continues as you travel to France and on to nearby Vienne, for the Vienne Jazz Festival. Once in Lyon you’ll board the luxury small ship MS Amadeus Provence and sail south through the famous Rhone Valley. In addition to strolling through open markets and wandering in impossibly picturesque villages, you’ll walk in the footsteps of Van Gogh, Picasso and Cézanne. Play some “boules” with the locals, take a walk through Roman ruins and rub elbows with international jazz musicians and fans alike. A perfect blend of jazz, history, food and wine — space is limited. Join for the ultimate jazz adventure! (Black berets optional)
Grammy winning pianist and composer Herbie Hancock returns to Seattle to perform at McCaw Hall at the Seattle Center on March 1st.
Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business and music. From his work with Miles Davis to the new approaches on his own recordings with record-breaking albums such as “Headhunters” that combined electric jazz with funk and rock in an innovative style that continues to influence contemporary music.
In honor of his work, Hancock was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in February 2016. Hancock is currently in the studio at work on a new album.
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DAVID BENOIT & MARC ANTOINE
These trailblazing artists have scored more than 25 #1 Smooth Jazz radio hits, sold over 2 million albums and toured the world over for more than 20 years! A perfect blending of these great artists’ instrumental styles, their brand new album combines the cool grooves of Smooth Jazz with the exotic sensuality of Brazilian music, and the result is pure magic.