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Jazz festival in French Brittany : Jazz aux écluses 19-21 sept. 2014

In Festivals, jazz on September 9, 2014 at 1:32 pm

Dear friends,

70 years ago, our liberators crossed the French territory. This moment of history is the opportunity to honor jazz as the music of freedom during the 7th edition of Jazz aux écluses in Hédé-Bazouges.

More than a cliché, this festival proposes to listen to the roots of Haitian Jazz, to remember Martin Luther King… Jazz aux écluses is not only for adults, there are some animations for the children, one of them concerns the art of cup songs.

Located between Rennes and Dinan, it would be better for you to take few days more to discover this beautiful region. Jazz, culture, history, popular traditions, what else?

I’m sure that you will enjoy your stay!

Céline

http://www.jazzauxecluses.fr/

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Jazz festival in Saint-Cast (France-Brittany) 29/7-5/8/2013

In Festivals on July 12, 2013 at 2:05 pm

Dear friends,

It’s my pleasure to announce the fifth edition of the jazz festival of Saint-Cast-Le-Guildo (French Brittany) from July 29 until August 5, 2013.

This beautiful, wild and authentic region offers you a jazz air along the sea and the magnificent Emerald Coast. Sea, sun, wind, panoramic views during the day and jazz at night of course!

Enjoy!

Céline

Site :

http://www.unairdejazz.com/

Program:

http://www.unairdejazz.com/index.php/programme-2013

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Jazz in Champagne-Ardenne : Charleville Action Jazz (France)

In jazz on February 6, 2013 at 10:18 pm

Dear Friends,

If you travel in the region of Champagne in France, you can mix the favourite drink of Marilyn Monroe AND jazz !

For the 24th year, Charleville Action Jazz proposes concerts ! Tomorrow February 7th, Fabrice Alleman (sax) will play with his “Obviously” New Quartet (Nathalie Loriers – piano, Reggie Washington – double bass, Lionel Beuvens, drum).

Charleville Action Jazz is an association of voluntaries, in which contemporary jazz is being promoted. They program periodical concerts and organise also master classes and educational sessions.

Enjoy Jazz !

Céline

http://www.charlevilleactionjazz.com/

Take contact with Patrice Boyer : charlevilleactionjazz@wanadoo.fr

You want more info about Fabrice Alleman ? Here you are 🙂

http://www.myspace.com/fabricealleman

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8-16 November 2012 : Festival Jazz à l’Ouest (France, Brittany)

In Festivals on October 31, 2012 at 9:48 am

Dear friends,

A jazz festival in the celtic part of France (Ille-et-Vilaine) will take place from 8 until 16 November 2012. For those who like the “broken-Bollie Holiday’s style”  voice of Madeleine Peyroux or the Pygmee Rapp of Paco Sery, Rennes will be the place to be !

Jazz à l’Ouest festival exists for more than 20 years. Great program and great place to stay !

Enjoy,

Céline

(see the precedent post for a small one day festival nearby : Plouer’ in jazz)

Your can download the program of Jazz à l’Ouest:

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B3xXcfuCiOXZeGRsRThrSkpmTzQ/edit?pli=1

And for the pleasure only….

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FktNzLg_te4

http://www.myspace.com/pacosery/music/songs/pygmee-rapp-35820708

03/11/2012: Festival Plouër’ in Jazz (France, Brittany)

In Festivals on October 31, 2012 at 9:25 am

Dear friends,

It’s my pleasure to announce you that the 4th edition of Plouër’in Jazz will take place on November 3th 2012 (4 pm until 1 am).

It’s a one day festival in Brittany (Côtes d’Armor), in one of the most beautiful wild landscapes that you can find in France. This region is known for celtic music but, sometimes, jazz has the preference !

Do not hesitate to stay for a week because few days later another Jazz festival will take place in Rennes (see post : 8-16 November 2012 : Festival Jazz à l’Ouest).

I’m sure you will enjoy the warmth of the celtic atmosphere mixed with excellent jazz music !

Céline

For more information :

http://www.myspace.com/plouerinjazz

Event on Monday 7 May 2012 in Hyères, France

In Festivals on May 4, 2012 at 2:09 pm

Dear Friends,

Pierre Sibille and his Blues’up project are on the road. Great event next Monday in South of France !

Pierre Sibille et son collectif blues’up sont en tournée. Grand évènement à Hyères dans le sud de la France !

If you’re interested please go on the following site and enjoy 🙂

https://www.facebook.com/events/284939608258672/

Blues up project : http://www.bluesup.org/

Contact Pierre Sibille

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