This summer Nice offers you the "Nice Jazz Summer Sessions" from 17 to 21 July 2020, rendez-vous at 9 pm at the Théâtre de Verdure.

5 evenings with 5 groups of national and international jazz artists from the French Riviera in an open-air Jazz Club atmosphere.

On the agenda

"The great Gospel singer and pianist Liz McComb accompanied by the Nice Philharmonic conducted by Maestro György RATH for a historic encounter between spirituality and symphony, to the sublime melodies of George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Duke Ellington...

The huge drummer André Ceccarelli in trio with one of the greatest jazz guitarists in the world, Sylvain Luc and the very talented double bassist Thomas Bramerie.

Our city's emblematic jazz orchestra, the Nice Jazz Orchestra led by saxophonist Pierre Bertrand, invites Italian crooner Walter Ricci to revisit hits from the 60s.

The Belmondo Quintet is back for a jazz of rare spiritual strength to the end of the breath with a bebop and hard-bop repertoire, but not that...

On the closing evening, the accordionist Richard Galliano will celebrate his 50 years of career at Carte Blanche and for the occasion, he will use a new instrument for the first time : The accordhammond, or the unprecedented union of two instruments, the accordion and the Hammond organ. »

Not to be missed!

The Ballads of Jazz
From July 17 to 21, 2020 - Free !

Every evening, you can meet up with live bands from the Côte d'Azur on a mobile float that will be touring through the city of Nice as a preamble to the Nice Jazz Summer Sessions:

- Promenade des Anglais in front of the TDV
- Garibaldi square
- Bourgada
- Place Masséna in front of Nespresso
- Promenade du paillon square Leclerc