MON.29.JUL Creole Blues for Sidney Bechet at the Duc des Lombards

By Evan / May 29, 2019

About This Event:

​Evan Christopher returns to the Duc des Lombards, the best listening room in Paris. His program commemorates the centenary of Bechet's 1919 debut in Europe​ that opened the music world's eyes to what was possible in the nascent days of "jazz." ​His ​rhythm section ​featur​es ​pianist Philippe Milanta, bassist Sébastien Girardot and drummer Julie Saury. ​


Monday & Tuesday, ​July​ 29-30

Two seatings @ ​7:30pm & ​9:30pm


​Duc des Lombards

​42 rue des Lombards

​Paris, FRANCE 75001


Evan Christopher

Featuring ​Philippe Milanta, piano
​Sébastien Girardot, ​bass
​Julie Saury, ​drums




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