Photos: 2017 North Sea Jazz Festival

Legendary acts and new stars perform at the world's largest indoor jazz fest

The 42nd edition of the North Sea Jazz Festival was held July 7–9 at Ahoy Rotterdam convention center in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The three-day festival hosted 150 concerts across 15 stages with performances by Ambrose Akinmusire, Anat Cohen, Jacob Collier, Chick Corea, Béla Fleck, Herbie Hancock, Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Miles Mosley & the West Coast Get Down, Dianne Reeves, Wayne Shorter, Trombone Shorty and many more.

Enjoy this photo essay by JT photographer Sánta István Csaba.

 

Avishai Cohen (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Avishai Cohen (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Bill Laurance (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Bill Laurance (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Cécile McLorin Salvant (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Cécile McLorin Salvant (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from left: Béla Fleck and Chick Corea (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from left: Béla Fleck and Chick Corea (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Christian McBride (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Christian McBride (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from right: Cory Henry and TIffany Stevenson (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from right: Cory Henry and TIffany Stevenson (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Dianne Reeves with Reginald Veal (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Dianne Reeves with Reginald Veal (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from left: Jason Lindner and Donny McCaslin (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from left: Jason Lindner and Donny McCaslin (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from left: Enrico Rava, Reuben Rogers, Tomasz Stańko (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from left: Enrico Rava, Reuben Rogers, Tomasz Stańko (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Jacob Collier (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Jacob Collier (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from left: Lee Ritenour and Tom Kennedy (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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from left: Lee Ritenour and Tom Kennedy (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Jason Rigby (on sax in foreground) and Mark Guiliana (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Jason Rigby (on sax in foreground) and Mark Guiliana (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Melissa Aldana (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Melissa Aldana (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Miles Mosley (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Miles Mosley (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Steve Coleman (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Steve Coleman (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Trombone Shorty (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Trombone Shorty (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Wayne Shorter Quartet (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Wayne Shorter Quartet (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Wolfgang Muthspiel (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Wolfgang Muthspiel (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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ALA.NI (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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ALA.NI (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Anat Cohen (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Anat Cohen (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Chick Corea (right) talks with Ashley Kahn (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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Chick Corea (right) talks with Ashley Kahn (photo by Sánta István Csaba)
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