L'Eustache : 37, rue Berger, 1er.
01.40.26.23.20. Metro : Châtelet-Les Halles.
Le Sunset : 60, rue des
Lombards, 1er. 01.40.26.46.60. Metro : Châtelet.
From the Metro stop, follow traffic along Les halles
garden on rue Berger. Fun and relaxed bar near les halles characterized
by a local crowd and good, free jazz on Thursday-Friday September-June.
Open daily noon-5am, music starts around 10h30pm. MC/V.
Le Slow-Club : 130, rue de
Rivoli, 1er. 01.42.33.84.30. Metro : Châtelet.
In a cellar that used to be a
banana-ripening warehouse. an old favorite of Miles Davis. Big Band,
Dixieland, and rock'n roll. Expect dancing and a crowd in their
30s. Weekday cover 10 euros, students 9 euros. Weekend cover from 13
euros. Drinks from 4 euros. Open Tuesday-Thirsday 10pm-3am.
From rue des halles, walk down rue
de la Ferronerie and make a right on rue saint-Denis and another right
rue des Lombards. An easy-going club with an old and widespread
reputation. Le Sunset is where musicians come to unwind and jam into
the wee hours after their gigs around Paris. Mostly french and
european acts. Cover 8-25 euros with a 2 euros discount for students :
Drinks 4.30 euros and up. Concerts Monday-Saturday 8h30pm-2am. Regular
jam sessions after 2am. MC/V.
Le New Morning : 7-9 rue des
Petites Ecuries, 10eme. 01.45.23.51.41. Metro : Chateau d'Eau.
400-seat former printing plant with the biggest american headliners
in the city. Dark, smoky, and crowded, it's everything a jazz club
should be. Best acoustics in the lower front section or near the wings.
All the greats have played here - from Chet Baker to Stan Getz
and Miles Davis : It still attracts big names like Wynton Marsalis,
Betty Carter and John Scotfield.