Montreux Jazz Festival Swiss National Museum Zurich

Montreux Jazz Festival Exhibition at Swiss National Museum

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Montreux Jazz Festival Swiss National Museum Zurich

Jazz Since 1967

 

Montreux Jazz Festival Exhibition at Swiss National Museum

Beginning the 19th January there is a fabulous new exhibition at the Landesmuseum in Zurich all about the Montreux Jazz Festival. Charting its rise over the past 50 years via soundtracks, memorabilia and lots of posters, clothes and other music-related artifacts, the exhibition is fun engaging and a real eye opener.

Montreux Jazz Festival Exhibition at Swiss National Museum

The bold posters are dotted around the walls and show the evolving styles over the years.Montreux Jazz Festival Exhibition at Swiss National Museum

There is plenty to discover about the history of this now famous international music event which attracts artists from all over the world to the small town of Montreux.

Montreux Jazz Festival

The images are bold and vibrant and it there is a diverse range of souvenirs as well as pieces of equipment dating back to the era of 1967 when it all began as Claude Nobs’ great idea.

Montreux Jazz Festival Exhibition at Swiss National Museum

Montreux Jazz Festival Exhibition at Swiss National Museum

Montreux Jazz Festival Swiss National Museum Zurich

Dates: 19th January 2018 – 21st May 2018

Where: Swiss National Museum / Landesmuseum

Address: Museumstrasse 2, 8001 Zürich

Phone:  +41 44 218 66 00

For more information please visit the website here.

Montreux Jazz Festival Exhibition at Swiss National Museum

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All photos by Carmen Sirboiu

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