Jazz and Paris have always been lovers. During the roaring twenties, flamboyant Americans creating the scene included clarinettist Sidney Bechet and singer/dancer Josephine Baker; in the 30s the Hot Club de France and Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt made wind.
Then there was the post WWII jazz boom with Miles Davis and friends in Saint Germaine. More recent influences came from the musically talented immigrants from North African, Africa and Eastern Europe on the right bank.
Jazz in Paris today has many flavours. Here are some of the addresses for the best places to catch a concert.
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