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2006-07-04 06:24:39

By Stephanie Nebehay MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - B.B. King and his guitar Lucille, on a final tour in Europe, has bid an emotional farewell to fans at the Montreux Jazz Festival, where the "King of Blues" has performed for more than 20 years.

2006-05-29 00:04:21

By Emmanuel Legrand LONDON (Billboard) - The Montreux Jazz Festival, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this summer, has a remarkable history of presenting global superstars from throughout, and beyond, the world of traditional jazz.

2006-04-27 09:47:58

GENEVA (Reuters) - Deep Purple, whose 1970s hit "Smoke on the Water" describes a concert fire raging in Montreux, is returning to the Swiss lakeside resort to close the 40th annual jazz festival, organizers announced on Thursday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.