10th edition of event celebrating jazz
From 23 November to 6 December, the 10th edition of Monte Carlo Jazz Festival showcases new talent and legendary musicians, performing on the same stage.
- tickets 50 to 80 euros
- venue Salle Garnier Opera House
This year we're looking forward to hearing two of the newer artists. First, Manchester based band GoGo Penguin, a trio formed by pianist Chris Illingworth, bassist Nick Blacka and drummer Rob Turner. Influenced by the music of Brian Eno, John Cage, Massive Attack and Aphex Twin, their sound is described as acoustic-electronica. After winning the 2014 Mercury Prize Album of the Year, the band signed a 3-album deal in April with Blue Note Records, the first of which should be released in early 2016.
Our second pick of the performers is young French pianist Thomas Enhco who plays romantic style jazz that reflects his classical background. He's released three albums so far, the latest of which was as a trio with bass player Chris Jennings and drummer Nicolas Charlier.
Organized by Monte Carlo SBM. For more information and reservations phone +377 98 06 36 36, email ticketoffice[at]sbm.mc and visit the event Facebook Page at: Monte Carlo Jazz Festival.