‘At the Montreux Jazz Festival, time belongs only to artists.’ — Claude Nobs
This summer, the stars of the 50th Montreux Jazz Festival are shining: Muse, Neil Young, Lisa Simone, Monty Alexander ( MontyAlexander, Jean-Michel Jarre, Patti Smith, Van Morrison, Quincy Jones, Lana De Artists such as Lana Del Rey and DeepPurple gathered at the 50th Montreux Jazz Festival to reproduce the strong cohesion of music. As the global partner of the ceremony, Parmigiani welcomes partners and brand friends from all over the world to share this music event.
Symbolic Anniversary Edition
This year marks the 80th birthday of Mr. Claude Nobs, the founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival, and the festival celebrates its 50th birthday. The Montreux Jazz Festival has been a unique event in the music industry since its introduction in 1967, thanks to Mr. Claude Nobs’s attitude of inclusiveness and friendliness; over the years he has vowed to reward the world-renowned Musicians and musicians work together to create top audiovisual feasts. These precious ideas promoted by Mr. Claude Nobs have long infiltrated the festival and become the essence of the festival.
An anniversary edition is an opportunity to showcase its glorious history, values and future. For the Parmigiani brand, which is also on its 20th anniversary, it has a deeper resonance in this symbolic 2016.
50th Anniversary Poster and TONDA MÉTRO Special Edition Watch
The 50th Montreux Jazz Festival pays tribute to its legendary history with unique poster designs. The words ‘Montreux Jazz Festival’, accented by a dark blue background with imitation vinyl surface textures, are stitched in chronological order from the posters of the previous 49th festival. This poster image created by the Cantonese artist Giovanni Rivavo reproduces the festival’s 50 years of glory, and it also reminds of the style of music that characterizes the Montreux Jazz Festival.
At the same time, Parmigiani launched a special edition of the Tonda Métro Montreux Jazz Festival watch, which was created with the 50th anniversary of the festival; and will be given to famous artists and music stars after the concert. .
TONDA MÉTRO Special Edition Montreux Jazz Watch
Twenty special Tonda Métro watches: ten men’s Tonda Métrograph and ten women’s Tonda Métropolitaine are specially created for the 50th anniversary of the Montreux Jazz Festival. The dial refers to the royal blue of the poster background, and reproduces the iconic concave pattern of the vinyl record with a subtle spiral carving. The brand watch factory chose to abandon the numbers on the female Métropolitain dial to emphasize the purity and smoothness of the ring effect; the stainless steel case back is also engraved with the words ‘Montreux Jazz Festival-50th Anniversary’.