Claude Nobs

  1. Prince to Headline Montreux Jazz Festival

    February 15, 2013 6:26 AM EST Prince will play three pricey headline shows at the Montreux Jazz Festival this July, for what will be the famous fest’s first edition since its founder Claude Nobs passed away. The master musician will perform over the three nights of July 13, 1 ...

  2. Claude Nobs, Montreux Jazz Festival Founder, Dead at 76

    January 10, 2013 8:09 PM EST Claude Nobs, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, whose passion for music and artistry introduced generations of legendary musicians to international audiences on the Swiss stage, has died. He was 76. The Jazz Festival sa ...

  3. Norah Jones, Phil Collins, Massive Attack To Play Montreux

    April 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Phil Collins will play an exclusive pre-festival concert before the 2010 Montreux Jazz Festival featuring Roxy Music, Massive Attack, Norah Jones and a host of big jazz acts, festival organizers said on Thursday (April 29). Former Genesis singer a ...

  4. Nobs Honored As Personality Of The Year

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Montreux Jazz Festival founder and CEO Claude Nobs accepted the Midem 2007 Personality Of The Year award at a glittering gala dinner in Cannes, France last night (Jan. 22). Many top executives from the MIDEM music conference were at the Carlton Ho ...

  5. Nobs Named MIDEM Personality Of The Year

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former Warner exec founded Montreux Jazz Festival. Claude Nobs, founder/CEO of the iconic Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, is to be honored as the personality of the year at the MIDEM international music industry confab on Jan. 22 at Cannes, ...

  6. Eagle Vision Inks Deal For Montreux Catalog

    February 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Claude Nobs, founder and director of Europe's seminal annual jazz event, the Montreux Jazz Festival (MJF), has signed an agreement with U.K.-based Eagle Vision Worldwide that gives the label all multi Claude Nobs, founder and director of Euro ...