Lemmy Constantine, Curtis Stigers and Dee Dee Bridgewater at the Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival 2014


Meet these artists on stage at the Opéra Garnier de Monte-Carlo on Saturday 29 November 2014, for an unforgettable evening!

Lemmy Constantine

Lemmy ConstantineSon of a Tcheque prima ballerina and actor Eddie Constantine, Lemmy Constantine discovers Django Reinhardt during a stay in Los Angeles where he is studying guitare! 
Back in France, he records « Manouche-Land » in 2004, an album of self released of original tracks. In 2007, he signs «Meeting Sinatra & Django » with Rocky Gresset and Costel Nitescu. He then performs in numerous jazz festivals (Jazz in Vienna, in Nice, Grand Palais, Montmartre Arenas,..) as well as in various clubs.



In 2010 he records his third album « In Difference ». He also records documentaries and commercials, in which his deep voice embodies, throughout the world, the perpetual charmer. Today, Lemmy returns to music that reflects his mixed origins and plays with his roots; that of child born to artist parents, a Bohemian at heart, infused with Sinatra and Django.


In a musical style where guitar normaly plays centre stage, the musician delivers his personal message through his voice. His guitar is there to accompany him, but it is his warm and and clear voice, so recognisable, that delivers the intemporal classics.

Curtis Stigers

In accordance with Gérard Drouot Productions 

Curtis Stigers in MonacoMultiple-awarded saxophonist, producer, composer, with numerous platinum albums under his belt, Curtis Stiger reaches fame in the 1990’s with hits such as I Wonder Why and You’re All That Matter to Me.


For the feature film « The Bodyguard », he re-records his song with Nick Lowe (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace Love and Understanding. An immediate hit, it sells over 40 million copies. Curtis has worked with the greatest: Eric Clapton, Elton John, Prince, Rod Stewart, Joe Cocker, George Benson and has also penned the credit song for the TV show « Sons Of Anarchy ».


In his eleventh and latest album, « Hooray For Love », he records classic Great American Songbook tunes such as Love is Here to Stay by George and Ira GershwinThe Way You Look Tonight by Jerome Kern and If I Were A Bell from the musical « Guys and Dolls ». Included also are three songs written or co-written by Stigers himself, Hooray For Love, the album’s title song, Give Your Heart to Me and A Matter of Time. Essentially pop, Stigers has however not forgotten to add the jazz touch that made his renown.


Dee Dee Bridgewater

In accordance with Gérard Drouot Productions 

Dee Dee Bridgewater in MonacoAmerican jazz musician, Dee Dee Bridgewater begins her career by singing back up to the greatest names in jazz, Sonny Rollins,Dexter GordonDizzy Gillespie or Max Roach.


In 1975, she plays the part of « The good witch of the North » in the musical « Glinda the Good Witch », earning a Tony Award for « Best Actress ». The show also wins the Grammy for « Best Musical Comedy » in 1976. In 1989, she sings a duet with Ray CharlesPrecious Things.



Today, at the head of an impressive discography, the American singer specializes in tributes with “Love and Peace” (1995) dedicated to Horace Silver and “Dear Ella” (1997) dedicated to Ella Fitzgerald. In 2005 Dee Dee releases “J’ai deux amours” an album of French songs. “Red Earth” (2007), recorded in Bamako, Mali, merges jazz and African music.


In 2010, she pays tribute to her great inspiration Billie Holiday through a selection of twelve classics in “Eleanora Fagan (1917-1959): to Billie with Love From Dee Dee“, one of the best records of his career.

Singer possessing a powerful swing, Dee Dee Bridgewater radiates unique tone and energy in her tonal expression, in all musical registries.



Lemmy Constantine, Curtis Stigers and Dee Dee Bridgewater

Saturday 29 November 2014
Salle Garnier, Opéra de Monte-Carlo – 8:30 pm

Doors open at 8:00 pm


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