by Ilaria SisdmondiniMONTECARLO. If you are in the Principality this week, as ever there will be something for you to enjoy and remember for ever more! Find and enjoy the Monegasque National Festival, the Montecarlo National Day, the Montecarlo Jazz Festival day by day an much more:
November-December 2017 – FIRST ABOVE ALL, DO NOT MISS TO VISIT THE META GALLERY, 39, AVENUE PRINCESSE GRACE, MONACO – In ancient Greek meta means beyond. In essence the gallery concept is driven towards timeless beauty and elevated emotion. META presents masterpieces from exceptional antiques to contemporary artists of global significance. Emphasizing pure aesthetic passion in the subtle relationship between the artists and their viewers the gallery space was designed to fuse art and technology. An ambitious exhibition program and its prime location by the beach in fascinating Monte-Carlo make it unavoidable in Monaco. At META think about buying Christmas present the an irresistibly cute and infinitely elegant Seahorse pendant made by hand in 18 karat yellow gold, a creative contribution to sustainable development through responsible action. META MONACO is a proud partner of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation. With the Seahorse pendant META supports the actions of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation. Join the adventure by wearing the META Seahorse pendant! Part of its proceeds go to support this action. Respecting the environment and the protection of biodiversity is one of META’s long standing commitment. Founded by his H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is dedicated to the protection of the environment and the promotion of sustainable development on a global scale. “I decided to set up a Foundation whose purpose is to protect the environment and to encourage sustainable development (…). By definition, this is a common global challenge that requires urgent and concrete action in response to three major environmental issues: climate change, biodiversity and water.” H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco declared. Present-day pollution and environmental changes have made several species vulnerable to extinction and in the Mediterranean Sea the seahorse is one of them. Today the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation has taken on the project to reintroduce the seahorse in the Larvotto. Together, let’s support the exciting return of these mythical little creatures to the Monte-Carlo shores. META is very grateful to the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation to make this possible.
November 2017 META GALLERY AND ARTIST THIERRY GEOFFROY/COLONEL EXHIBITION “NOW IS NOW” a historical art happening in line with the international UN Climate Change Conference held in Bonn, Germany. Thierry Geoffroy / COLONEL is an ULTRACONTEMPORARY / EMERGENCY ARTIST, parachuted in Monaco the exhibition is a conceptual installation. The artworks is a reflection of the different news and reactions of the events at the time. Previously hosted at institutions like MoMA/PS1, Moderna Muset Stockholm, Witte de With Rotterdam, ZKM Karlsruhe, Liverpool Biennale, Sprengel Museum etc… META GALLERY invites the debate to happen in Monte-Carlo. ABOUT COLONEL: Thierry Geoffroy, also known as COLONEL, is a French artist, living in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a format artist devel- oping art formats, the best-known being EMERGENCY ROOM, BIENNALIST and CRITICAL RUN. Thierry Geoffroy/COLONEL is Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. His artworks are included in international museum collections.
November – FUN FAIR – ROLL UP, ROLL UP FOR THIS TRADITIONAL FUNFAIR BY THE SEA! Located at Port de Monaco, the Fun Fair starts during the All Saints (Toussaint) school holidays when about 80 stands, merry-go-rounds and amusements set up around the port area. Packed with over 80 stalls, classic fairground rides and a delectable selection of candy floss, waffles, marshmallows and crêpes, it costs just 5€ for adults and 2€ for children.
From 11th to 19 November 2017 – The No Finish Line® is a unique event that began 1999 in Monaco – The Non-Stop run organised by the Children and Future Association under the High Patronage of H.S. H. the Sovereign Prince Albert II, is open to runners and walkers and encourages people to run as many kilometers as they want to. The 8 day event features the only 8 day race on the running calendar and a 24 hour race. There are limited spots for the 8 day event – usually about 40 and these sell out very quickly. However individuals can run as much as they like. The course is open for people to come throughout the period and by purchasing a chip have their km recorded. In the past a local bank has matched the km run with Euros – in 2016 392,516 km were run and that sum in Euros was donated to the charity Children & Future.
From 16th November to 2nd December 2017 AT THE OPÉRA GARNIER, MONTE-CARLO- 12TH MONTE CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL – Additional Informations: Price is always 82,50 € per person- Doors open at 7:45pm – The eated concerts start at 8:30pm- Dress Code: Correct attire – Further Information and Bookings: Tel. +377 98 06 36 36 http://fr.montecarlolive.com/monte-carlo-jazz-festival/programmation/
16th November – OPERA GARNIER MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL – MARCUS MILLER + CORY HENRY & THE FUNK APOSTLES (FIRST ACT) Marcus Miller is a monument to music who will present excerpts from his new album, due for release in early 2018 (Blue Note/Universal). Marcus Miller, winner of 2 Grammy Awards® in 2010, a Victory of Jazz for his whole career in France, the Edison Award for Lifetime Achievement in jazz in 2013, also appointed as a UNESCO Artist for Peace in 2013, spokesman of the Slave Route project, is not only an unique bassist, an out-of-the-ordinary multi-instrumentalist musician, but also a composer and a gifted producer of exceptional talent. His numerous collaborations with the greatest names in music like Miles Davis, Eric Clapton, George Benson, Aretha Franklin, Brian Ferry, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock or Carlos Santana to name only a few, have shaped his musical environment. Each of Marcus Miller’s appearances on stage with young talented musicians is an event in a universe located between funk, soul and the jazz of today….
Cory Henry is a multi-instrumentalist (organ and piano) and New York producer with an impressive career for his age. He is primarily known for harmonically rich organ playing that owes a greater debt to the virtuosic playing of Art Tatum and Oscar Peterson than it does to his peers (Jimmy Smith and other members of the Hammond organ pantheon). At times, he captures the very essence of jazz and gospel in his music and produces a new language from these two components. When he improvises, Cory Henry shows maturity far beyond his years. Unlike many virtuosos, he is also a great sideman. In particular, he has worked alongside Kenny Garrett, Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Fallon and Puff Daddy.
17th November – OPERA GARNIER MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL – STACEY KENT & THE MONTE-CARLO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA “I KNOW I DREAM” + LAURENT COULONDRE “GRAVITY ZERO” (1ST ACT) American singer Stacey Kent is so loved by the French that she received the Médaille de Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres from the French Minister for Culture. Awarded golden and platinum discs several times over and nominated for the Grammy Awards®, Stacey Kent is presenting a new orchestral album. I Know I Dream includes Bossa Nova classics, French chansons and Great American Songbook standards, as well as original compositions written by her husband, saxophonist Jim Tomlinson. The words are co-signed by the famous novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, the poet Antonio Ladeira and Nashville songwriter Cliff Goldmacher. This concert will be a real treat for ears which are sensitive to love stories told with romance and sensuality.
Born in Gard, France, in 1989, Laurent Coulondre is part of this new generation of uncomplicated jazz. At just 28 years of age, the French pianist has featured as a sideman on several albums and has recorded three in his name. He has been the supporting act for Sting, Marcus Miller, Chucho Valdès, etc. and is also a member of trumpet-player Nicolas Folmer’s Horny Tonky. He is an authentic jazzman and also a fine Hammond organ player. His communication with the audience is frank and direct, with groovy, electric and electrifying jazz! Production: In Vivo
18th November – OPERA GARNIER MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL – CHRISTOPHE – THE VESTIGES OF THE CHAOS TOUR” (1ST ACT) Everyone carries his intimate chaos with him. without doubt, does it more than anyone else. An original big bang forged out of childhood memories, explosive emotions, magical thoughts, melodies caught in mid-air, primitive rhythms and stealthy images forever imprinted on his cortex, all of which make up the hard disk of his memory. For more than fifty years, this has been the raw material of his work. Christophe has deftly sketched out a thirteenth studio album, which has been maturing for 7 years, and which is greatly anticipated… Jean-Michel Jarre, the creator of “Paradis Perdus” and “Mots bleus” has once again assisted Christophe in writing the words of the title song “Les vestiges du Chaos”, which inspired the title of this new album. He also collaborated with Boris Bergman (“Ange sale”), Daniel Bélanger (” Tangerine,” “Drone”) and the young writer Laurie Darmon (“Océan d’amour”, “Stella Botox”, “Tu te moques”), and many more artists. An opus of a dazzling modernity imagined by Christophe, supported by Christophe Van Huffel, who has been at his side for 15 years, with his crystalline voice returning to centre stage, thanks to the virtuosity of the younger generation represented by Maxime Le Guil (nominated for Grammy Awards 2016 – in the category Best Engineered Album) as co-creator and Clément Ducol, who has dressed this album with ultra-sensitive strings. The blues, electro-rock and poetic synthesizers rub shoulders are beautifully interspersed with a tribute to Lou Reed, a duo with Alan Vega or the incredible voice of Anna Mouglalis… and much more. By arrangement with L.A FACTORY by CARAMBA.
18th november MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL AT THE BLUE BAY – ENTRANCE HALL AND TERRACE OF L’ORANGE VERTE – IKE LEO, SAXOPHONIST – The Michelin-starred restaurant at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort will mark the Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival’s first launch weekend as well as the last evening before the annual closure from Sunday 19 November, after the brunch, to Tuesday 19 December inclusive. At this event, the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort wishes to pay tribute to jazz music and jazz artists. Throughout the Festival, the Resort will rock to the sound of jazz, with some new events. Jazz fans and visitors to the Monte-Carlo Bay will be able to prolong their “jazz experience” while sitting comfortably at the Michelin-starred Blue Bay restaurant or while sipping a cocktail at the Blue Gin. For the occasion, the famous American Saxophonist Rick Margitza, who has played with Miles Davis and others, will perform live in the restaurant. Between 1988 and 1991 , he recorded for the Blue Note label. He has featured alongside Eddie Gomez, Tony Williams, Bobby Hutcherson, Maria Schneider, McCoy Tyner and Chick Corea. In 2003, he moved to Paris and performed with Martial Solal, François Moutin, Louis Moutin, Ivan Paduart, Ari Hoenig, Jean-Michel Pilc, Franck Amsallem and Manuel Rocheman. He is part of the Moutin Reunion quartet, as tenor saxophonist. With regard to the food, talented Michelin-starred chef Marcel Ravin will delight his guest’s palates with his innovative culinary style – two talented people in one evening at a closing event that promises to be very special!
18th and 19th November 2017 – MONACO NATIONAL DAY – During the reign of HSH Prince of Monaco, the National Day is held on 19 November, Saint-Rainier day. Festivities are organised throughout the town, including a magnificent fireworks display, concerts, parades on the Place du Palais and medal ceremonies. It is also a day set aside to help the less fortunate. Many spend the day distributing parcels to the sick and elderly.
18th November at 7,30pm – Festivities start with impressive fireworks over the harbour . Monaco City Hall invites the population to display flags on the occasion of the National Day on facades of buildings, windows and balconies to show their attachment to H.S.H. Prince Albert II and H.S.H. Princess Charlene and to the Principality.
19th November 2017 MORNING MASS IN THE CATHEDRAL– This joyful day starts with a Te Deum. It is a great opportunity to see the pomp of the Principality, with the Knights of Malta, ambassadors, consuls and state officials in uniforms as they congregate in the Place Saint Nicholas after the mass. The Monegasque people take this opportunity to honour their Princes.
from 19th to 26th November 2017 – The fun fair is in full swing for the delight of children and adults alike. Festivities are organised throughout the town, including concerts, parades on the Place du Palais and medal ceremonies. The fun fair is also in full swing for the delight of children and adults alike. Located at Port de Monaco, the Fun Fair starts during the All Saints (Toussaint) school holidays when about 80 stands, merry-go-rounds and amusements set up around the port area. Packed with over 80 stalls, classic fairground rides and a delectable selection of candy floss, waffles, marshmallows and crêpes, it costs just 5€ for adults and 2€ for children. Further Information: 25-29 Avenue Albert II Tel: (+377) 93 10 12 10
Web Site: http://www.mairie.mc/actualites/2016/11/fete-nationale-2017
from 21 to 27 November 2017 – 2nd ITALIAN CUISINE WEEK IN THE WORLD – A Week to Celebrate Italian Gastronomy Around the World – Over 1000 scheduled events will unfold simultaneously all around the world, designed to celebrate Italy’s finest food produce in a selection of cooking shows, exhibitions, meetings and tastings.
23th and 24th November 2017 at 10,30 am – SALLE BELLEVUE – CAFÉ DE PARIS – “LA CUCINA ITALIANA, SANA, SOSTENIBILE E DI QUALITÀ” “THE ITALIAN CUISINE, HEALTHY, SUSTAINABLE AND GOOD” . Cuisine and wine will be the protagonists of the “Second Week of Italian Cuisine in the World”. This appointment is renewed in Monaco with the aim of promoting, on an international level, the culinary and gastronomic traditions as distinctive signs of Italian identity and culture. The diplomatic-consular headquarters are the key point for more than 1000 planned activities: “We will go through Italy through some of its excellence,” said the Ambassador of Italy in the Principality of Monaco, Mr. Cristiano Gallo. “We will point out the state of the art of national wine production , and how, over the last few years, there has been a marked increase in the quality level and exports, which has led Italy to the top of the world wine producers’ ranking. It will also be emphasized the role of the sommelier, as ambassador of made in Italy wines.” On November 23, the Café de Paris Salle Bellevue will host the event “LA CUCINA ITALIANA, SANA, SOSTENIBILE E DI QUALITÀ” “THE ITALIAN CUISINE, HEALTHY, SUSTAINABLE AND GOOD” based on the 5 diets conceived by Mario Pianesi, founder of UPM. On 24th November a tasting workshop will focuse over Italian territories presenting six fantastic wines, a journey guided by the tasters of the Italian Sommelier Association and organized in collaboration with Communiqué. For information http://www.ambprincipatomonaco.esteri.it/ambasciata_monaco/it/ and email@example.com
24th November – OPERA GARNIER MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL – TEXAS + SIRIUS PLAN (1ST ACT) “Jump On Board”, brings the band’s current album count to 9 and 40 million albums sold. In 2017, Texas is more vibrant than ever, and the success story of this British band is still going strong. “Jump On Board” is both a spirited regeneration and a triumphant confirmation of a lifetime belief in the power of universal pop music. www.texas.uk.com Sirius Plan is a free trio, wild and refined. It all started in a hotel room one festival evening. A guitar and 3 girls jamming in the night. They really got caught up in it. On stage, the Franco-Belgian voice trio has a unique charm that won over more than one admirer…. Back in France again, they are returning to the studio to work on new songs, now that they’ve recorded in the USA, and they’re carrying on just like they started: a guitar and 3 girls who sing with their hearts, purely and simply, in harmony. By arrangement with Koala Music
From 24th to 26 Nov 2017 – CHAPITEAU OF MONACO – MONTE-CARLO GASTRONOMIE is one of the premier exhibition for food and beverage industry. The event will showcase all the latest products and services for related industry under single roof at the Espace Fontvieille. For four days this leading trade show is being organized by Groupe Promocom. Profile for exhibit includes Wine & Spirits, Viticulture & Enology, Decoration, Home & Office Design, Furniture, Lighting, Food Processing Industries, Catering & Hospitality Industries.
25th November – OPERA GARNIER MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL – THE COREA / GADD BAND + DHAFER YOUSSEF “DIWAN OF BEAUTY AND ODD” (1ST ACT) chickcorea.com The musical collaborations of Chick Corea and Steve Gadd are legendary. These two magicians have never ceased to reinvent themselves. Since the first work of Steve Gadd on the electronic drums on Return To Forever, the two accomplices have added to the long list of their collaborations, without ever resting on their laurels: The Leprechaun, My Spanish Heart, Three Quartets and Friends… Today, and for the first time, they are co-leaders of a group, picking up on their musical history where they had left it. In this new project, they are surrounded by the “young wolves” of jazz: Lionel Loueke from Benin, highly gifted on the guitar, Steve Wilson, saxophonist and flutist from Chick’s original sextet, the grand Carlitos del Puerto on the bass and the Venezuelan master of percussion Luisito Quintero. Dhafer Youssef is a Tunisian composer, singer and oud player. From a long line of muezzins, mastering vocal performance is in his genes. Following the outstanding success of his album Birds Requiem, which sold over 50,000 copies, the oud master, exceptional singer and prolific composer returns to the stage with his most anticipated album yet: Diwan Of Beauty And Odd, confirming him as one of the most innovative musicians of the past decade. Dhafer Youssef promises a captivating, cohesive, unique and emotional journey which combines, as only Dhafer knows how, oriental influences and urban groove.
30th November – OPERA GARNIER MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL DIEGO EL CIGALA “INDESTRUCTIBLE” + DJANGO MEMORIES PROJECT (1ST ACT) Diego el Cigala, known for blending cultures and genres while developing the flamenco and exploring latin jazz, the bolero and the tango, made his debut in 1997. He surprised everyone in 2016 by showing off the great artists of another musical genre admired worldwide: the salsa. The issue which has led him to explore this genre was simple: what is the salsa? Therefore, the artist launched himself into an adventure to understand the origins and the development of this type of music through many travels that have helped to shape the style of his music, and in particular the neighborhoods of New York where the salsa was the fruit of the expression of the culture and the reality experienced by the Latino-Caribbeans. This tribute to the salsa, Indestructible, is the result of a product carefully and specially designed by a group of producers and artists around Diego. The eponymous song of the disc and the tour was a hit from Ray Barretto which became popular in the 1970s and which El Cigala has taken as a point of departure. Indestructible is more than a tribute to the best of salsa, it is a message intended to show the world that this kind of music is alive and will be for a long time. By arrangement with Dionysiac Tour and Doctor Zhivago Stochelo Rosenberg, born in a gypsy camp, began playing the guitar at the age of 10. Although his father and his uncle, Wasso Grünholz, taught him to play this instrument, he really learnt through listening to records by his hero, Django Reinhardt. At the age of 12, with his cousin Nous’che playing the rhythmic guitar and Rino van Hooydonk playing bass, Stochelo won first prize in a TV competition. Several record companies showed an interest, but Stochelo’s parents did not want their son to grow up in the spotlight. During this time, he played double bass with Nous’che and his brother in churches and gypsy camps all over Europe. Stochelo grew from a talented, but timid gypsy child to a world-class artist and composer. He has written many wonderful pieces. In the beginning, he played a Favino guitar and was then able to buy an old Selmer guitar, number 504. The legendary Django Reinhardt played the same guitar model, number 503. Stochelo Rosenberg is considered one of the finest guitarists, with an impeccable and very elegant technique and with a very personal vibrato, combining virtuosity and emotion. Like many of his peers, Stochelo likes to improvise, and like many of his predecessors, he seeks new challenges. He likes trying out new ways of playing, but his first love is always Django Reinhardt’s music.
1st December – OPERA GARNIER MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL – LES TRIPLETTES DE BELLEVILLE + JAMES CARTER’S ELEKTRIK OUTLET (1ST ACT). Composer Benoît Charest, with his Terrible Orchestre de Belleville, thrusts us back into the poetic and wacky universe of the animated film “The Triplets of Belleville” with an on-stage, swing version of the soundtrack! In 2003, he composed the music of this retro tale with original graphics, produced by Sylvain Chomet. His musical work, which proposes a nostalgic return to the time of Parisian cabarets, 1930s’ jazz and the Hot Club de France, was immediately rewarded, notably with an Oscar for the best original song and a César for the best film music the following year. Today, he is interpreting the scores of The Triplets with his orchestra in sync to the film, which is being projected on screen. A journey through time is guaranteed!
James Carter is one of the most admired saxophonists of his generation, and has contributed to propelling jazz into the future in the past 25 years. His music is fed by profound respect and intimate knowledge of the jazz tradition. Born in 1969 in Detroit, Michigan, James Carter began playing the saxophone at the age of 11, and recorded for the first time with a group of students from Detroit in 1986. Successfully playing a family of reed instruments, from sopranino to double bass saxophones, including the bass clarinet, James Carter hypnotised the world of jazz after arriving in New York in 1988 to play under the auspices of the legendary trumpet-player, Lester Bowie. In 1991, he participated in the album The Organizer. His first album, JC On The Set, released in Japan when Carter was just 23, announced the arrival of an important and powerful musical force in jazz. This time, James Carter is exploring another groove with his new formation, James Carter’s Elektrik Outlet. He is trading his saxophone for an array of electronic equipment and pedals, an artistic choice which gives him the chance to express the “frustrated guitarist” that he often describes himself to be. With this new project, James Carter uses a heterogeneous selection of pieces, exploring other musical universes, sliding from Eddie Harris to Gene Ammons, via Stevie Wonder and Minnie Ripperton.
1st December from 5.30 p.m. – MONTE-CARLO BAY HOTEL & RESORT – MONTE- CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL AT THE BLUE GIN BAR – Micael Sene will be host at the Blue Gin, accompanied by the resident DJ Nicolas Saad. Micael Sene is a guitarist and singer originally from Paris who has been a professional musician for around 25 years. Influences: Reggae, soul, rock, blues and more. He has collaborated on stage and in the studio with artists such as The Wailers, Alpha Blondy, Bernard Allison, Neg Marron and Admiral T … whom he has accompanied on stage throughout the world, including Paris, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Madrid, London, Dakar, New York, etc. More Information: Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort – 40 Av. Princesse Grace, 98 000 Monaco +377 98 06 02 00
2nd December – OPERA GARNIER MONTE-CARLO JAZZ FESTIVAL – SCOTT BRADLEE’S POSTMODERN JUKEBOX + THE PUPPINI SISTERS (1ST ACT) postmodernjukebox.com Many bands have been formed in a garage, but this one was created in a basement: in this case in the basement of the house of the New York pianist Scott Bradlee in Queens with a few musician friends who liked to play the hits of the moment rearranged in various musical genres. In 2009, Scott had the idea to post the video of a session on Youtube in which they played the repertoire of the Canadian group Nickelback on 1960s arrangements. “A Motown Tribute to Nickelback” – the video was a smash. Encouraged by this initial success, Scott Bradlee created his own Youtube channel and formed the Postmodern Jukebox where different musicians and vocalists took turns. Shortly later, their doo wop cover of Miley Cyrus’s “We Can’t Stop” resulted in the combo gaining popularity thanks to some 4 million views. Radiohead’s “Creep” shattered the Internet with 19 million views! Since then, PMJ has been posting a new video practically every week, always from the very cozy basement of Scott’s house. “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore is given a jazz swing from the 1920s. “Die Young” by Ke$ha is performed on the banjo in a country and western style. Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, the White Stripes, the Strokes, Oasis have all been restyled. “Youtube pop of the 21st century in vintage style”: this is the trademark of Scott Bradlee & Postmodern Jukebox and net surfers love it. With 2 million subscribers and 500 million views, the group has finally decided to come out of its basement in Queens. They’re clamored for on four continents, and since then they have been spreading their love of the hits accommodated to the vintage sauce.
When you start out retro, you don’t expect to become true originals – but that’s the position The Puppini Sisters (Marcella Puppini, Kate Mullins and Emma Smith) are delighted to find themselves in. In the ten years since they began, it’s extraordinary how many others have followed their trailblazing lead, whether it’s the gorgeous close harmony singing style, the swing-style re-workings of modern pop songs, or their impeccable retro-futuristic fashion sense. The group was founded in 2004 by Marcella Puppini after she was inspired by the animated film Belleville Rendez-Vue (2003), and in 2005 they were signed by Universal Classics and Jazz. With four albums under their waist-cinching belts and a fifth one under way, the Puppini Sisters are now regarded as the world’s leading close-harmony group, and count Prince Charles, The Manhattan Transfer and Michael Bublé amongst their fans. Since then, the group have been awarded a Gold Disc and a Multi Platinum disc, have collaborated with Michael Bublé and have appeared on some of the world’s most prestigious stages, including Koko and The Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London, l’Olympia in Paris, The Great Hall of Conservatory in Moscow, The Greek in L.A., B.B. King’s in New York and Glastonbury Festival. By arrangement with Enzo Productions