There were the mythical venues like the Bilboquet, the Montana venues in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood of Paris, a neighborhood where the greatest jazz men of the 20th century could be found performing and where the contemporary jazz scene continues to play on. Miles Davis, Lionel Hampton, Duke Ellington, Sydney Bechet, Thelonious Monk were all there. Each year the Jazz Festival of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is held in various venues in the neighborhood and this year a very special exhibition is underway at the Galerie Mandarine in the heart of the historic neighborhood. The gallery is showcasing the legendary photographs of jazz greats that were published in Jazz Magazine, a legendary French magazine devoted to the subject and which is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year. The festival is underway through to May 27th with concerts by jazz greats and events taking place in mythical venues like the Sorbonne and the Lutetia Hotel. But the exhibition, entitled Emotions Jazz and which is really something to see for jazz and photography lovers and collectors and all, continues through to June and the first day of summer.
©The Gourmet Gazette
The exhibition is on until June 21st, entrance is free of charge
Wednesdays to Saturdays from 3pm until 6:30pm
15 rue de Seine
75006 Paris, France
Categories: Gourmet Fair