The Montreux Jazz Festival video library is the largest testimony of live music recorded on the same stage, both in audio and video, for the past 46 years - more than 4’000 bands among others were filmed in Montreux resulting in 10’000 recording tapes (read more...)
Only a few days after your accident in Caux-sur-Montreux, in your beloved mountains, overlooking the lake that you were so fond of.
You always had a sparkle in your eyes whenever you dealt with people. For all of us, who were fortunate enough to cross your path, you will always remain the one who questioned certainties. « And, why not ? » You would repeatedly ask the same question when we tried to explain why a project would not be feasible. Reality was never (Read more...)
Oct. 10, 2011, 6:00 a.m. EDT
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Amplidata, innovator in unbreakable object-based storage technology, and Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), partner for the digitalization of the Montreux Jazz Festival archives, announced today that they are building a disk-based archive for the entire digital video collection of concerts recorded since the Montreux (Read more...)
In 1993, Paul Rodgers released the acclaimed blues based album "Muddy Water Blues" (now available on Eagle Records) with contributions from many special guest artists with a shared love for the blues. In July 1994 the tour in support of this album rolled into Montreux. The regular tour band was joined through the evening by a number of special guests to create a typically (Read more...)
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Montreux Sounds SA have decided to join forces to create a unique and first of a kind high resolution digital archive of the Montreux Jazz Festivals.
EPFL hosts one of the most renowned and largest centers (Read more...)