Founded in 1967, the Montreux Jazz Festival has established itself as one of the most prestigious annual music events in the world. The extraordinary list of artists who have played there is drawn from across the musical spectrum and from around the world. In cooperation with Mercury Studios, this DVD collection from EuroArts allows an unseen musical journey through the history of the festival. The line-up reflects the broad range of music performed in Montreux and the special atmosphere of the festival. It is a timeless and unprecedented compilation.
Including extensive bonus material such as a 30min interview of Carlos Santa on Miles Davis after his passing in 1991.
We took a look at this stunning new DVD boxset, an essential purchase for all music fans.
DVD 1: Ella Fitzgerald – Live at Montreux 1969
DVD 2: Miles Davis – Live at Montreux Highlights 1973-1991
DVD 3: Nina Simone – Live at Montreux 1976
DVD 4: Marvin Gaye – Live at Montreux 1980
DVD 5: James Brown – Live at Montreux 1981
DVD 6: Otis Rush with Eric Clapton – Live at Montreux 1986
DVD 7: George Benson – Live at Montreux 1986
DVD 8: John McLaughlin and Paco de Lucia – Live at Montreux 1987
DVD 9: Joe Cocker – Live at Montreux 1987
DVD10: Albert Collins – Live at Montreux 1992
DVD 11: UB40 – Live at Montreux 2002
DVD 12: Chick Corea Elektric Band – Live at Montreux 2004
DVD 13: Solomon Burke – Live at Montreux 2006
DVD 14: BB King – Live at Montreux 1993 with Bonus from 2006
DVD 15: Simply Red – Live at Montreux 2003 with Bonus from 2010
Picture format: NTSC 16:9 & 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Total running time: 1584 mins
The LIVE AT MONTREUX – COLLECTOR’S EDITION DVD boxset is available now from EuroArts