Vintage Photos

 

A selection of pictures from Claude Nobs' Archives that takes you into the fascinating History of the Montreux Jazz Festival.

Shots from the early days to the present that show some key moments of the Festival and make you discover some of the incredible artists who have performed in Montreux…

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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.

Read the history