La Défense Jazz Festival

June 29-July 7, Esplanade de la Défense

The annual two weeks of top notch free jazz gigs on the Esplanade of La Défense: just one more great thing about summer music in Paris. The 2013 edition of the festival will feature Kellylee Evans, Otis Taylor, Ibrahim Maalouf, Salif Keita and many more, as well as a national jazz competiton – previous winners have included Erik Tuffaz and Julien Lourau.

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