Respect to Aretha

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

Respect to ArethaRespect to Aretha © Jacob V Joyce
AntibalasAntibalas © Michael Davis
Bettye LaVetteBettye LaVette © M. Seliger
José JamesJosé James © DR
Alice RussellAlice Russell © DR
Nona HendryxNona Hendryx © DR
Zara McFarlaneZara McFarlane © DR
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Tuesday, 10 September 2019 — 8:00pm
Grande Halle de La Villette
Duration: about 2h00


  • Respect to Aretha Avec Antibalas, Bettye LaVette, José James, Alice Russell, Nona Hendryx & Zara McFarlane
  • Robert Clivillés David Cole
    A Deeper Love
  • Aretha Franklin Preston Glass Narada Michael
    Who's Zoomin' Who ?
  • Marcus Miller Luther Vandross
    Jump To It
  • Don Covay
    Chain of Fools
  • Burt Bacharach
    I Say A Little Prayer
  • Jimmy Cliff King Curtis Ronnie Miller
    Hello Sunshine
  • Ronny Shannon
    I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)
  • Robbie Robertson
    The Weight
  • Paul Simon
    Bridge Over Troubled Water
  • Aretha Franklin
    Day Dreaming
  • Pearl Delaney Tom Delaney
    Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning
  • Betty Nelson Ahmet Ertegun
    Don't Play That Song
  • Ted White
    Lee Cross
  • Carolyn Franklin
    Ain't No Way
  • Dinah Washington Henry Glover Morris Levy Titus Turner
  • Aretha Franklin Ted White
  • Stevie Wonder Clarence Paul Morris Broadnax
    Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
  • Gerry Goffin Carole King Jerry Wexler
    (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
  • Otis Redding


  • Martin Perna, artistic conducting, , saxophone baryton
  • Raymond Mason, musical conducting, , trombone
  • Morgan Price, , saxophone ténor, orchestration
  • Jordan McLean, maître de cérémonie
  • Antibalas
  • Amayo Duke, singer
  • Timothy Allen, guitar
  • Marcos Garcia, guitar
  • Marcus Winfield, sample, shekere
  • Reinaldo DeJesus, congas
  • Jordan McLean, trumpet
  • Justin Kimmel , bass
  • Christopher Doyle, keyboard
  • Kevin Raczka, drum kit
  • invités:
  • Bettye LaVette, singer
  • José James, singer
  • Nona Hendryx, singer
  • Alice Russell, singer
  • Zara McFarlane, singer
  • choristes :
  • Naomi Scarlett, singer
  • Raffaele Crolla, singer
  • Antoinette Thelwell, singer
  • Jérôme Bach , Ingénieur son façade
  • Eric Herman, Management
  • Matthew Thompson, Management
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.
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