Women in Jazz: the concert event for the 70th anniversary of Jazz Magazine

Women in Jazz : le concert événement pour les 70 ans de Jazz Magazine
On May 27, the legendary magazine will bring together nearly 20 exceptional artists during the “Women in Jazz” evening, paying tribute to the women who shape the jazz musical landscape.

Since its inception in 1954, Jazz Magazine has accompanied the evolution of jazz, its big names and its various trends. As the magazine celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, it has chosen to pay tribute to the women who make jazz today.

The Women In Jazz concert will take place on May 27 as part of Le Châtelet fait son jazz festival, on the legendary stage of Théâtre du Châtelet.

Chatelet Theater

On this occasion, the magazine will bring together the best instrumentalists and singers on the current scene: Sophie Alour and Jeanne Michard on saxophone; Celia Kameni, Sarah Lenka, Sandra Nkake, Estelle Perrault, Marion Rampal, Cecil L Recchia and Lou Tavano on vocals; Leila Olivesi on piano; Laure Sanchez on bass; Julie Saury on drums.

These artists will be accompanied by Lena Aubert on double bass, Elvire Jouve on drums and Pierre François Blanchard on piano. The Malian singer and composer Pedro Kouyaté will also be there (vocals, kora and guitar).

Jazz magazine - 70 years

The evening's masters of ceremony will be saxophonist Raphaël Imbert and singer Kareen Guiock Thuram. Celebrating the legacy of jazz, it will be structured around seven major themes telling the history and commitments of the magazine:

  • Birth: the beginnings of the newspaper in 1954, the blossoming of jazz.
  • Memory: a tribute to those who left their mark on jazz and to the magazine which accompanied its evolution over the course of history.
  • Future: creativity, avant-garde, the future of jazz and the emerging voices shaping it.
  • Story(s): stories to laugh, cry, tell the music, describe it, comment on it.
  • Images: the importance of photography and iconography in the preservation of jazz history.
  • Freedom: the concept of freedom in jazz, individual expression and artistic audacity, Free Jazz, the freedom to listen, criticize, and make mistakes.
  • Action: the political and aesthetic commitment of Jazz Magazine, jazz as an act of revolt and change.

This evening promises to be a real journey through jazz and has other surprises in store for you! Reservations and practical information on Théâtre du Châtelet website.



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Jazz Magazine