Claude Nobs—Le Montreusien

In homage to Claude Nobs, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, who passed away on January 10, 2013, there will be an amazing concert on February 8th, and yes, it appears as though Paolo will be among those performing. Friday 25 January 2013 FUNKY CLAUDE – LE MONTREUSIEN The …

Oh. MY.

So I’d seen this before, but a really low quality version. Here’s Paolo and Petula Clark last summer at Quincy Jones’s 75th birthday celebration at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Trust me, you’ll be happy you watched it.

Montreux Jazz Festival 2008

From Paolo’s website: The 42nd Montreux Jazz Festival saw Paolo invited to play at the celebration of Quincy Jones’ 75th Birthday to celebrate alongside some legendary names – Petula Clark, Mick Hucknall, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Herbie Hancock and Patti Austin. Paolo performed the classic ‘Going To Chicago’ with Petula …