50 Years Of Live Music from legendary Montreux Jazz Festival. You can now navigate through this interactive videos to discover the greatest moments at the Montreux Jazz Festival year after year since 1967…. More then 800 concerts are freely available on the festival site.
This great project was possible with the support from a founder of the festival, Claude Nobs. From the beginning in 1967 he arranged to record some 4000 concerts.
Digitalization started in 2007 with the help of the Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne, and will soon be completed by the Metamedia Center that handles digitalization since 2010.
In six years, 5000 hours of music and other multimedia were transferred using the cutting edge technology and since 2013, these archives are part of the International Unesco register.
You can search the concerts database to discover all the bands that played the Montreux Jazz Festival since 1967 here:
and experience videos on the official site: