This photo diary of the performances that took place from 15 to 17 September 2017 features some of the highlights of this year's edition of one of the world's best, and longest consecutively running, jazz festivals. Its first edition, organized by San Francisco jazz radio broadcaster Jimmy Lyons, was held in October 1958.
My father was playing jazz and and free jazz during the '80s in Paris.
My first cassettes when I was a kid were a compilation of Duke Ellington's orchestra on side A and Count Basie's orchestra on Side B.
My first CD was a live performance of Thelonious Monk in Europe in 60's.
I saw Miles live in 1991 in Nyon Paleo Festival.