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The Walk of Jazz Giants

Historic site and monument in Juan Les Pins, Antibes
  • In the historic setting of the Gould pine forest, where the Antibes Juan-les-Pins International Jazz Festival, the dean of jazz festivals in Europe, takes place every year, “Jazz à Juan” is an integral part of French culture and heritage.

    Created in 1960 as a tribute to Sidney Bechet, the festival has established itself over the decades as one of the legendary events where the memory of jazz is developed, but also and especially where its eternal renewal is affirmed. «Jazz à Juan» has...
    In the historic setting of the Gould pine forest, where the Antibes Juan-les-Pins International Jazz Festival, the dean of jazz festivals in Europe, takes place every year, “Jazz à Juan” is an integral part of French culture and heritage.

    Created in 1960 as a tribute to Sidney Bechet, the festival has established itself over the decades as one of the legendary events where the memory of jazz is developed, but also and especially where its eternal renewal is affirmed. «Jazz à Juan» has presented since its creation all jazz, all jazz, and remains an international reference in the matter.

    Each summer, celebrities from all over the world come to perform at "Jazz à Juan", leaving their handprints in the European birthplace of jazz for you to discover imprinted on this Jazz "Walk of Fame" as you make your way along.

    1st band (7 impressions)
    Stéphane Grappelli (1908/1997)
    Martial Solal (1927/…)
    Claude Luter (1923/2006)
    Ray Charles (1930/2004)
    Fats Domino (1926/2017)
    Grady Tate (1932/2017)
    Eddy Louiss (1941/2016)

    2th band (3 impressions)
    Keith Jarrett (1945/…)
    Jack DeJohnette (1940/…)
    Dave Brubeck (1920/2012)

    3th band (5 impressions)
    Chick Corea (1941/2021)
    Oscar Peterson (1925/2007)
    Archie Shepp (193/…)
    Sonny Rollins (1930/…)
    David Sanborn (1945/…)

    4th band (3 impressions)
    Elvin Jones (1927/2004)
    Johnny Griffin (1928/2008)
    Luther Allison (1939/1997)

    5th band (5 impressions)
    Gilberto Gil (1942/…)
    Clark Terry (1920/2015)
    Al Jarreau (1920/2015)
    Michel Petrucciani (1962/1999)
    Claude Nougaro (1929/2004)

    6th band (3 impressions)
    John McLaughlin (1942/…)
    Roy Haynes (1962/1999)
    Slide Hampton (1932/2021)

    7th band (5 impressions)
    Gary Peacock (1935/2020)
    Chucho Valdès (1941/…)
    Celia Cruz (1925/2003)
    George Benson (1943/…)
    Pat Metheny (1954/…)

    8th band (3 impressions)
    Carlos Santana (1947/…)
    Dee Dee Bridgewater (1950/…)
    Michel Camilo (1954/…)

    9th band (5 impressions)
    Caetano Veloso (1942/…)
    Liane Foly (1962/…)
    Kenny Barron (1943/…)
    Benny Carter (1907/2003)
    Ravi Coltrane (1965/…)

    10th band (3 impressions)
    The Dirty Dozen Jazz Band
    Marva Wright (1948/2010)
    Roy Hargrove (1969/2018)

    11th band (5 impressions)
    Richard Galliano (1950/…)
    Steve Grossman (1951/2020)
    Lalo Schifrin (1932/…)
    Phil Woods (1931/2015)
    Laurent de Wilde (1960/…)

    12th band (5 impressions)
    BB King (1925/2015)
    Kevin Mahogany (1958/2017)
    Joshua Redman (1969/…)

    13th band (5 impressions)

    Little Richard (1932/2020)
    Oscar D’León (1943/…)
    Marcus Miller (1959/…)
    Junior Wells (1934/1998)
    Hank Jones (1918/2010) & Milt Jackson (1923/1999)

    14th band (5 impressions)

    Shirley Horn (1934/2005)
    Brad Mehldau (1970/…)
    Wynton Marsalis (1961/…)

    15th band (8 impressions)

    Avishai Cohen (1970 /…)
    Melody Gardot (1985/…)
    Kenny Garrett (1960/…)
    Gregory Porter (1971/…)
    Michel Portal (1935/…)
    Michel Jonasz (1947/…)
    Ibrahim Maalouf (1980/…)
    Robin McKelle (1976 / ...)
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