The Nice Jazz Festival is held in Nice since 1948 and is considered by the specialists to be the first jazz festival of international significance. The festival takes place in July, in the Jardins de Cimiez and features several stages where groups perform each evening. Over the years artists such as Louis Armstrong, Ray Charles, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davies, BB King and Leonard Cohen have performed over here, making this festival the most important jazz festival in Europe.

Nice Jazz Festival
Avenue de Verdun, 06000 Nice, France
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