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2016 North Sea Jazz Festival

Dr. Lonnie, Cécile, Kamasi, Chick and more perform

Anthony Jackson performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra perform at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Brad Mehldau performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
The Branford Marsalis Quartet featuring Kurt Elling performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Buddy Guy performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Candy Dulfer performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Cécile McLorin Salvant performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Charles Lloyd performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Charles McPherson performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Charles McPherson performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Ches Smith performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Chick Corea, Wallace Roney, Christian McBride, Kenny Garrett and Marcus Gilmore (from left) perform at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Kenny Barron and Dave Holland perform at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Dr. Lonnie Smith performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Esperanza Spalding performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Gregor Porter performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Hiromi performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
James Brandon Lewis performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Kamasi Washington performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Kamasi Washington performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Kenny Barron performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Brad Mehldau, John Scofield and Mark Guiliana perform at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Pat Metheny and Ron Carter perform at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Michael Mantler performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Pharoah Sanders performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Ron Carter performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival
Trilok Gurtu performs at the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival

From July 8 through 10, the 2016 North Sea Jazz Festival was held at Ahoy Rotterdam, a convention center located in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The three-day festival brought together such artists as Kamasi Washington, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Chick Corea, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Esperanza Spalding and more.

JT photographer Sánta István Csaba was there to shoot the annual festival, which first took place in 1976.

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