In the 2022 / 2023 concert season, the Zurich Jazz Orchestra will launch a new series: “Vocal Artistry Series: Brilliant Voices”.
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...
The “Jazzhaus” sees itself as a workspace, a production house – and not as a concert venue. Rehearsal and working spaces for larger ensembles are a rare commodity in the city of Zurich. Thus, the “Jazzhaus” should also be available for rent by other formations, productions, ensembles or institutions.
«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 […]