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Respect to Aretha

Avec Antibalas, Bettye LaVette, José James, Alice Russell, Nona Hendryx & Zara McFarlane

The 2019 edition of Jazz à la Villette will close with a tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, who died in the summer of 2018. Musical direction of the evening has been assigned to Antibalas, the Brooklyn-based Afrobeat band on the Daptone label.