You wanted to see Vesoul and you will see Ajaccio Thomas Dutronc, who has just resumed and talent to the haunting song of Jacques Brel, will be the great attraction on the 27th of June the 18th festival of the Lazaretto of Ajaccio. Thursday, therefore, this beautiful festival of jazz music will find the spirit of the divine pattern of the son of Françoise Hardy and Jacques Dutronc, and Django Reinhardt, to vibrate the night corsica to the rhythm of the gypsy swing.

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The year 2019 has started in the prestigious setting of the Lazaretto of Ajaccio with a free concert on Monday evening, created in partnership with the royal Conservatory of Corsica, which was attended by 26 students including three singers on stage, to interpret a repertoire that is eclectic, mixing jazz, pop-rock, afro-cuban and salsa.

tonight, place in Brazil with the singer, author, composer-Ivan Guimaraes Lins. Author of some thirty albums, this “monument of brazilian music,” in the words of Marcel Guidicelli, the artistic director of Jazz in Aiacciu, has been rewarded with two Grammy Awards and has seen several of its titles picked up by Quincy Jones, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald, Sting, Diana Krall, or Barbra Streisand.

A little bit of Harlem and the spirit manouche

on Wednesday, it is the heart and soul of Harlem, which will swing Ajaccio with Patti Austin. This american singer of R & B, pop, soul and jazz was number 1 in 1981 in the United States with the hit Baby come to me , produced by Quincy Jones. The one that played in front of all the presidents of the United States and won a Grammy Award in 2008, has stained his repertoire of jazz, in the 2000s, including tributes to Ella Fitzgerald and George Gershwin. And of course, Thomas Dutronc and minds of the gipsies should be dancing the Lazaretto Thursday night to a sold-out prior to the singer Myles Sanko on Friday, one of the new sensations of the british jazz spotted by Gregory Porter.

Finally place the gospel on Saturday evening closes the festival with the vocal group Take 6 dubbed by Quincy Jones and holder of 20 grammy awards Award. Originating in Alabama, this six-voice mixed gospel, jazz, R & B and pop. An apotheosis in the island of beauty… and music.

Vesoul of Jacques Brel by Thomas Dutronc

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