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Sons D'Hiver jazz and improv festival returns for its 26th edition

Happening just outside of Paris, the festival features Roscoe Mitchell Sextet, Wadada Leo Smith, Archie Shepp and more

The 26th edition of Sons D’Hiver festival opens on 13 January. Translating as Sounds Of Winter, the annual jazz and improv festival will be held at various venues in Val-de-Marne just outside Paris. The programme includes Sylvaine Helary & Dan Weiss, Wadada Leo Smith & Vijay Iyer, Roscoe Mitchell Sextet paying tribute to John Coltrane, Aron Ottignon Trio, Craig Taborn, Archie Shepp playing Sidney Bechet, and more.

Sons d'hiver runs from 13 January–5 February. Tickets are on sale now.