Dear audience The music we play with the Zurich Jazz Orchestra is first and foremost a live experience. In addition to the improvised and free passages that are characteristic of jazz, it is inspired by and also depends on you, the audience, on the moment and the mood at the concert. Over the last six […]
The album «Dedications» is a worthy successor to «Three Pictures», released in 2018. Schorn’s compositions and thus the sound of the orchestra have, if at all possible, become even richer, more colorful, more differentiated, but at the same time more powerful. The album is proof of the fact that the sound spectrum and the possibilities […]
It was not an easy choice but we ultimately decided on American Ed Partyka. He will take over as musical director of the ZJO in the 2021/2022 season.
The Zurich Jazz Orchestra consists of 18 musicians, all of them professionals with soloist quality, and has been playing in almost the same line-up since 2000. It skilfully varies between mainstream and avant-garde, orchestral big-band sound and explosive improvisations by the soloists. A mixture that carries you away. Zurich’s largest jazz ensemble has a hard […]
Stream live concerts from the Jazzcub Moods in Zurich and watch them anytime in the archive as video-on-demand.
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 […]