He is among the top musicians that the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal has never had the chance to invite. What better choice for opening "Jazz dans la Nuit" than
James Moody. Whether on tenor, alto or flute, he continues to provide inspiration for a whole generation of admiring young musicians. A long-time associate of Dizzie Gillespie, at 40, Moody remains faithful to himself and to his music, jazz. He recently won a Grammy Award for his work on the Manhattan Transfer album "Vocalise"