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Rufus Wainwright - Going To A Town

05.07.2012

Live at Miles Davis Hall

 


 Second visit to Montreux for the multiple influenced singer-songwriter: classical, pop, cabaret and even opera. "That's always been my mission," Wainwright said recently "to make albums with variety and a sense of perspective on all that music can be." Eclectic then, but very prolific as well: his next album, Out of the Game, produced by Mark Ronson, will be the seventh from his debut eponymous album released in 1998. (FFJM © 2012)

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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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