Harry Manx, John Mayall and James CottonThe Harry Manx Band, John Mayall & James Cotton – June 27, Salle Wilfrid Pelletier LiveEvents June 19, 2015 4773 Festival International de Jazz de Montréal presents The Harry Manx Band, John Mayall and James Cotton This unique concert unites the talents of three blues immortals, each with a distinctive signature style that takes this living genre from Mississippi to Mali: Mississippi harmonica wizard James Cotton, British blues godfather John Mayall and multi-instrumentalist Harry Manx, whose blues ranges from India to the Caribbean. Between them, the three legends have 145 years in music, 110 albums and an array of trophies including 7 Maple Blues Awards, 1 Grammy, 1 Lifetime Achievement Award and 1 Officer of the Order of the British Empire… It’s a summit meeting that promises to make Festival blues history! For tickets and information: www.laplacedesarts.com 514-842-2112 or 1-866-842-2112 Ranked as the world’s largest jazz festival by Guinness World Records, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal has been synonymous with a passion for music for over three decades. Every year, the metropolis welcomes global music fans to 10 days of jazz-centric celebration, where fans of all types of jazz-related music rub shoulders with aficionados of the genre in its purest form. The Festival hosts some 30 countries, 3,000 musicians and public entertainers, 1,000 concerts and activities—two-thirds of them free – in 15 concert halls and on 8 outdoor stages, welcoming more than 2 million visitors to the city, from noon to midnight! And it all happens in the heart of Montreal’s downtown core, in an area off-limits to car traffic! There’s no doubt – Montreal is the heartbeat of Planet Jazz! Check out the full festival line-up at www.montrealjazzfest.com Related
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