The Heritage Orchestra


Live at Miles Davis Hall


Featuring Chris Bowden, Dwight Trible

The Heritage Orchestra is what you could call a big band. To some, that could sound like grandaddy's jazz. But there, you are completely wrong! This British band, which can include up to 60 musicians, is totally up front, and like a fish in water wether it's a matter of fusion, experimental music, free jazz improvisation, rap, acid jazz or funk... practically nothing it can't do. And for this evening organized by Gilles Peterson, The Heritage Orchestra can rely on the backu of that great vocalist Dwight Trible and talented saxophonist Chris Bowden. (FFJM © 2005)

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Live Music at its best, Since 1967

Founded by Claude Nobs in 1967, over the years the Montreux Jazz Festival has become an unmissable event for music fans in Switzerland and around the world. Its stages have been graced by all of music’s greats, from Miles Davis to Ray Charles and from David Bowie to Prince.

Whereas Jazz constitutes the Festival’s historic core, other styles of music were quickly integrated into the Festival, bound together by a common thread of mutual curiosity and enthusiasm.

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