Claude Nobs meets music producers friends in NYC


Claude Nobs meets music producers friends in NYC

At the end of the International Jazz Festivals Organization meeting on 25 October in New York, Claude Nobs and Michaela Maiterth - Montreux Jazz Festival, Artistic Coordination - have organized a dinner for twenty of their best East Side music producers friends. All of them had a good time at the italian Restaurant Caravagio and appreciated the initiative of the two fellows.

On the picture, a fine band of these famous representatives: on the left behind Pat Rains - director of his own label PRA Records who produces Al Jarreau, David Sanborn, Joe Sample, Marcus Miller… in front of him on the left, Nile Rodgers - a highly accomplished producer too (Madonna, David Bowie, Diana Ross, Sister Sledge…), founder and guitarist of the band Chic - which Freak Out evening this summer at the Festival has been something to be remembered. On his right Tommy LiPuma - who produced among others, George Benson, Dr. John, Barbara Streisand, Miles Davis, Anita Baker, Sir Paul McCartney… - invited to celebrate his 75th anniversary last year at the Festival during a prestigious gala evening. In the middle, Claude Nobs - director and founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, George Wein - founder of the most famous jazz festival in the United States, Newport Jazz Festival, Seymour Stein - Warner Bros vice-president, co-founder of Sire Records founded in 1966, revealer of talents as The Ramones, Talking Heads, The Pretenders, Madonna, Depeche Mode… and finally Tom Silverman - founder and CEO of the label Tommy Boy Records and Tommy Boy Films - who set up, in 2011 at the Montreux Jazz Festival the evening: The History of hip hop - Tommy Boy 30th Anniversary concert.


Here is an extract from Tommy LiPuma 75th Birthday at the 45th Montreux Jazz Festival:

"My Buddy" performed by Dr. John

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