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Paris jazz 

Paris jazz clubs, Le Caveau de la Huchette, le Petit Journal, Sunset, Sunside, Bar le Houdon.

Louis Armstrong came to play and sing in Paris at the Salle Pleyel and have so much success. 

Sidney Bechet recorded in Paris his famous song Petite Fleur.

Famous Jazz festivals in Paris: Saint-Germain-des-Pres Jazz Festival, Paris Jazz festival, La Defense Jazz Festival, Jazz a la Villette

Jazz in Paris

Jazz clubs 

New Morning is a place in Paris where to listen to Jazz, blues and soul music. The New Morning club has seen many famous artists and well-known jazz musicians, double bassist Charlie Haden, trumpeter Dizzy Gillepsie, drummer Kenny Clarke... Located on the 7 rue des Petites-Ecuries in Paris 10th arrondissement. Near the metro Chateau d'eau. And the famous Brasserie Flo. 

Le Sunset Sunside is a club in the Paris historical center between the Forum des Halles and Pompidou Centre. Great jazz music from both French and American musicians. Le Sunset Sunside was the place to see famous jazz men. Now you find the Trophees du Sunside, a famous competition for new jazz musicians.  Address: Le Sunset Sunside, 60 Rue des Lombards  Metro Chatelet-Les-Halles.

Le Caveau de la Huchette is a favorite jazz club in Paris. Located in the Latin Quarter near Notre Dame Cathedral. The jazz club is inside an underground cellar from 1940. The World greatest jazz men have performed at the Caveau de la Huchette, Sidney Bechet, Lionel Hampton, Art Blakey... Address: Le caveau de la Huchette, 5 Rue de la Huchette Paris 5th arrondissement. Metro Saint-Michel.

Le Petit Journal is near the Tour Montparnasse Tower and the Gare Montparnasse train station, Galeries Lafayettes department store, Concorde Montparnasse Hotel, La Coupole restaurant. Le Petit Journal is not only a club to listen to jazz, it is also a restaurant where you can have lunch or dinner. Address: Le Petit Journal, 13 Rue du Commandant René Mouchotte Paris 14. Metro Montparnasse Bienvenue.

Caveau des Oubliettes in Paris

Le Caveau des Oubliettes is near Notre Dame Cathedral, Accross the Seine River, few steps to Saint Julien Le Pauvre church. Address: 52 rue Galande Paris 5th arrondissement. 

Le Caveau des Oubliettes is inside an old building. A guillotine place during the Chouannerie war. 

Au Duc des Lombards is another jazz club on rue des Lombards near the Sunset Sunside and corner Sebastopol boulevard. Also a restaurant.

A little further on the same street, Le Baise Sale  58 rue des Lombards. The Gibson's Brothers were the first owners of the Baisé Salé. 

Jazz Club Etoile is the jazz club of the hotel Le Meridien Etoile, Porte Maillot. It is a classic jazz club where to find famous musicians. Address: Jazz Club Etoile, 81 boulevard Gouvion Saint Cyr, Paris 17th arrondissement.

Le Boeuf sur le Toit is a restaurant art deco near the Rond Point des Champs Elysees avenue and the 5 star hotel Le Bristol. A popular place for artists, writers, poets...

Cave du 38Riv is a jazz club in Paris, 4h arrondissement. Free concerts, entrance to the JAM Sessions Jazz (beef with 6 sauces). 38 rue de Rivoli.

Hotels with jazz

Hôtel D'Aubusson is a 17th-century private mansion in the Latin Quarter, offers a jazz bar and an interior courtyard with a fountain.

The Jazz Club Etoile, located on the ground floor of the Méridien Etoile, is a well-known Paris jazz club and hosts some of the world’s best musicians. The club has also has a private planted terrace where you can enjoy snacks and cocktails.

Jazz events in Paris

Jazz Roots in June.

Festival Jazz à Saint-Germain-des-Prés in May. This festival is located in the famous Saint Germain des Pres quarter. Jazz concerts, talented artists, jazz competition. Locations: Odéon Théâtre de l'Europe, Sunset Sunside Jazz Club, Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Hôtel Lutetia...

Paris Jazz festival in August, September. It is a festival of the Parc Floral. Jazz concerts, new generation of talented jazz artists.

Jazz a la Villette in September. Location in the Parc de la Villette in Paris. Concerts in the Grande Halle de la Villette, Philharmonie.

La Defense Jazz Festival in September. Concerts, National Jazz Competition

Return from Paris Jazz to Paris vacations

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