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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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.