15éme festival RAYMOND FOL



au Mézenc


The workshop jazzmezencjazz is dedicated to encouraging imagination, creativity,to improvisational jazz music; no matter what your age, shape or experience. Open to all. Students will be looked after by solists throughout the world in the most prestigious internationalsjazz concerts halls.

Jazzmezencjazz workshop includes: tuition, improvisation, training and performance.
The students will stay in the village of Chaudeyrolles (5€ per night). The master classes will take place both in the farm Matagot (1400m), near 1km from the village.

The meals are prepared in the ancient kitchen, around a big chimney appreciated for the evening. The cooking is vegetation and there is great use of vegetables and fruits organic from our gardens. The workshops' masters and musicians invited live in the house. The trainees can come with their tent or caravan and take place in the field close to the house (free). They can as well book a room or holiday cottage, if they contact as quickly as possible the office tourism in Les Estables (foreign country, tel: 00 33 4 71 08 31 08; France, tel: 04 71 08 31 08), or ask us. This year, the course takes place from Saturday 16th of august to Saturday 23rd of august.

The course ends by a concert at the end of the week, the Saturday afternoon. The price of the stage is 500€: this includes the classes, 3 meals (fine vegetarian "cuisine") per day and tickets to the concerts on Saturday 23rd of august. 100€ non-refundable is required with preregistration application. The remaining sum must be paid the first day of the master class. Once your application has been registred, you will receive the necessary information. You will be met at the railway station of Le Puy en Velay (43, Haute-Loire).