Patti Austin to Perform at the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival — Montreux, Switzerland
Patti Austin joins the legendary Quincy Jones as he celebrates his 80th birthday on the Montreux stage this Sunday, July 21st. The 47th Montreux Jazz Festival closing night will also pay tribute to Claude Nobs, one of the founders of the Montreux Jazz Festival.
The special night featuring performances from Patti, James Ingram, Siedah Garrett, Nikki Yanofsky, Emily Bear and more, will be accompanied by the In The House Band and directed by Greg Phillinganes; along with Claude Nobs’ adored Pepe Lienhard big band.
About the Montreux Jazz Festival:
The Montreux Jazz Festival is one of the most famous Jazz festivals in the world. It is held every July in Switzerland since 1967. The founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival was a passionate jazz fan and a visionary man, Claude Nobs. For over 40 years, the Montreux Jazz Festival has held the honor of having musical greats as guest from Ray Charles to David Bowie to Prince.
47th Montreux Jazz Festival – Closing Night
Sunday – July 21, 2013
1820 Montreux, Switzerland
Concert starts at 8:00pm, Doors open at 7:00pm
Tickets are available at www.montreuxjazzfestival.com