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1965 July 24-25: Antibes (FR) 6th Jazz á Juan Festival
The International Jazz Festival in Antibes Juan-les-Pins (France) is the oldest running jazz festival in Europe. The first "Jazz à Juan", created to pay tribute to the famous adopted Antibian, Sidney Bechet, was held in 1960.
From the 1920's Antibes Juan-les-Pins was the anchor point in Europe for the new generation of citizens from free America and the meeting place for intellectuals and modernists, following the example of Scott & Zelda Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway etc. With them came jazz and a new style of living. From then on, the "joie de vivre" city, so precious to Picasso, also became the adopted homeland of Sidney Bechet, as a tribute to which he wrote the jazz piece "In the streets of Antibes".
-Jazz a Jouan

The sixth Antibes Juan-les-Pins Jazz Festival took place from July 24 to July 29. Nina had the closing spot on the first two days.
-Billboard 14 August 1965
Nina Simone piano, vocal - Lisle Atkinson bass - Rudy Stevenson guitar - Robert Hamilton drums
24 July 1965
Strange Fruit Lewis Allan, Sonny White
Little Girl Blue Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out Jimmie Cox
Trouble in Mind Richard Jones
Be My Husband Andy Stroud
I Loves You Porgy George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward
I Put a Spell on You Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Slotkin
25 July 1965
Plain Gold Ring Earl S. Burroughs
Images Waring Cuney, Nina Simone
Evil Gal Blues Claude De Metruis, Irene Higginbotham
Sinnerman Traditional
When I Was in My Prime Traditional
Be My Husband Andy Stroud
Mississippi Goddam Nina Simone
He Needs Me Arthur Hamilton