David Bowie, Miles Davis and Deep Purple – they have all played at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Founded in 1967, it has become one of the most prominent music events in the world. The big names in the music business gather in Montreux every year. The happenings that normally unfold on the shoreline of Lake Geneva are now coming to Zurich in the form of an exhibition. The National Museum will look back on 50 years of festival history, celebrating the legendary Claude Nobs and filling the exhibition rooms with music and unique glimpses behind the scenes. For once the stars and their music will be within easy reach.
San Francisco, CA – September 29, 2017 – Twist Bioscience, a company accelerating science and innovation through rapid, high-quality DNA synthesis, today announced that, collaborating with Microsoft and University of Washington researchers, they have successfully stored archival-quality audio recordings of two important music performances from the archives of the world-renowned Montreux Jazz Festival.