Live at Montreux – DVD Collection Unboxing

In Features by Samuel Love

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