In September 2014, Steffen Schorn gave his debut as the musical director of the Zurich Jazz Orchestra. Schorn came to Zurich in order to establish a unique band sound for the orchestra. After five years of intense musical collaboration, compositions and premieres are ample proof of the fact that Schorn has accomplished his mission. His […]
Composing suites is Steffen Schorn’s passion. «Cellular Structures» is a conceptual composition that goes its own way. Rhythmic, harmonic and melodic units composed of various building blocks combine to form a sensual tonal language and result in a new world of sound off the beaten track. The hour-long work is based on elements that have […]
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The Zurich Jazz Orchestra (ZJO) was first launched in 1995. And what began twenty-three years ago as a „rehearsal band for local composers and arrangers“ is now a top-class big band that‘s tough to beat in terms of variety and excellence.With its musical virtuosity, an innovative programme, and an extraordinary level of commitment from both […]
«Miles oder die Pendeluhr aus Montreux» is an homage to a jazz genius, a man suffering from loneliness and prejudice. It tells about the beauty of Juliette Gréco, Swiss watches, of favourite chords and beloved people.