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 8th Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival

– Jazz spreads its wings in Monaco –


All India, 19th October 2013: Monte Carlo is all set to host its 8th Jazz festival from 26th to 30th November, 2013. As this year marks the 150th anniversary of the Société des Bains de Mer (SBM), the Jazz Festival will be exceptional and fascinating with a number of legends and new talents on the stage. The 5 days prestigious festival will take place at the famous venue Salle Garnier Opera House, a part of Monte Carlo’s history; will be filled with the spirit of jazz and witness a brimming musical experience.


The festival intend to celebrate the magical music of Jazz was started in 2006 to honor the history of music in the Principality of Monaco which dates back 150 years. With booming acclaims every year, Monte Carlo SBM with its partners Rolex and Audi will be playing an emcee to some internationally renowned jazz artist.


The festival which will take place towards the end of November will have the following in the house –


26th November: Brad Mehldau and Mark Guiliana will open the festival by sharing their new creation Mehliana which assures to take to the borders of jazz. The night will be rocked by the guitar giants Juan Carmona and Larry Coryell Quartet,whose different styles will feature everything from flamenco to blues.


27th November: After as outstanding performance in 2008 with Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra,Marcus Miller will be back with a fresh new collaboration directed by Damon Gupton. The Jazzman will be seen sharing the stage with young talents.


28th November: The performance of the 1970’s legendary bands Remember Shakti, will mark 40 years of friendship between John McLaughlin and Zakir Husain; will be one of the biggest events of the festival this year. With John McLaughlin on the guitar, Zakir Husain on the tabla, Shankar Mahadevan on vocals, Uppalapu Shrinivas on the mandolin and Viniyakram Selvaganeshon the kanjira, the renowned groupadding jazz elements and will create magical moments.


29th November: The promising new generation of Jazz like Raphael GualazziEric LegniniKellylee Evans will be seen showcasing their talents with explosive and passionate performances.


30th November: The day will celebrate Jazz with esteemed performances from the cornerstone of funk music – Maceo Parker, greatest artist in contemporary soul – James Hunter and the harmonic player – Charles Pasi.


About Monaco:

Monaco is one of the world’s most desirable destinations with over 300 days of sunshine a year and mild temperatures, it celebrates with enthusiasm the arts, culture, sumptuous cuisine, spas, beautiful surroundings, spectacular landscapes and high-adrenaline activities like the Formula One Grand Prix, casino gaming, land and water sports and exciting nightlife.


Tourists will be more than happy enjoying luxurious accommodation, family restaurants and exceptional landscape in Monte Carlo. This charming destination adds that magnificence experience to your holiday which everyone dreams for. The place is gorgeously clean, the hotels are a marvel, the people are beautiful and the food is delicious. There are wonderful restaurants, shops, attractions, coast, nightlife, sports facilities and culture all within walking distance. You can have a fulfilling romantic experience with the world class spas, set in gorgeous surroundings and offering a variety of therapies and treatments from around the world.


For further details please contact:

Monaco Government Tourist Bureau – India

C/o TRAC Representations India Pvt. Ltd

Akanksha Sharma  | 011 22312294, 9873812364 | Email: pr@tracrep.com

Pourushasp Mehta | 022-24981777, 9820664262 | Email: tracrepinfo@gmail.com


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