In the 2022 / 2023 concert season, the Zurich Jazz Orchestra will launch a new series: “Vocal Artistry Series: Brilliant Voices”.
13. April Thu
The long-standing and very fruitful partnership between Thomas Gansch and the ZJO will continue this year. In addition to the repertoire from the past, there will be new arrangements written by Ed Partyka especially for this concert, presenting Thomas Gansch as a composer and multi-instrumental soloist, but also as an amiable “enfant terrible”. In addition, […]more...
11. May Thu
Zurich Jazz Orchestra Vocal Artistry Series Efrat Alony and Ed Partyka have been working together for almost 20 years and have recorded with the Sunday Night Orchestra and the Ed Partyka Jazz Orchestra. They have also performed together with the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and the HR Big Band. The singer, bandleader and composer, who […]more...
7. June Wed
The “Ellington Suites”, written over the course of several years, are the focus of this concert evening. In addition to the complete masterpiece “Far East Suite” by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn from 1964, the ZJO will also play excerpts from Ellington’s suites “Peer Gynt” and “Such Sweet Thunder”, as well as music composed by […]more...
«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.
The Jazz Podcast with the Zurich Jazz Orchestra: guests, music, stories, relevance and also a bit of palaver.
The album includes five original compositions, all composed and arranged by Steffen Schorn, and from a musical perspective continues from where “Dedications” left off. The music is dense, powerful and yet completely transparent.
Linda Porter, scion of a very wealthy and distinguished family from Virginia, was married to the American composer and songwriter Cole Porter for 34 years. In the roughly three and a half decades of their life together, she lead a luxurious high society lifestyle as an elegant prominent socialite and muse and arranged the couple’s […]