Monday
20. December
2021
Mon
20. Dec
2021
20:00
20:00

Zurich Jazz Orchestra plays Duke Ellington’s «The Nutcracker Suite» conducted by Ed Partyka. Klaus Henner Russius reads E.T.A. Hoffmann’s The Nutcracker Tale. The time immediately before Christmas opens one’s eyes to the most wondrous things: to glittering Christmas forests, enchanted castles made of marzipan, to mechanical toys that are miraculously alive. But the pre-Christmas season […]

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Theater Rigiblick
Germaniastrasse 99
8044 Zürich
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Thursday
16. December
2021
Thu
16. Dec
2021
20:30
20:30

There has never been an organ at the Zurich Jazz Orchestra until now! For the traditional end-of-year concert of the Big Band, we are looking forward to the internationally renowned Munich jazz organist Barbara Dennerlein. Dennerlein’s career has been extremely straightforward and determined: at the age of 11 she got her first single-manual organ, and […]

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Jazzclub Moods
Schiffbaustrasse 6
8005 Zürich
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Saturday
11. December
2021
Sat
11. Dec
2021
20:30
20:30

The ZJO is thrilled to be back at Mehrspur – and even more so as part of the inaugural “Mehrspur Jazz Week: Local Cats!” New York is home to some of the most important orchestras, composers and arrangers in the history of jazz. From Duke Ellington and his orchestra at the Cotton Club in 1927 […]

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Musikklub Mehrspur
Förrlibuckstrasse 109
8005 Zürich
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Tuesday
9. November
2021
Tue
9. Nov
2021
20:00
20:00

The Zurich Jazz Orchestra stands for first-class big band jazz and skillfully varies between mainstream and avant-garde, orchestral big band sound and explosive improvisations by the soloists. Especially for this evening, the ZJO has selected pieces from the immense Band Book, which are perfectly designed for the joy of playing and the groove of the […]

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Kulturmarkt Zürich
Aemtlerstrasse 23
8003 Zürich
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Thursday
28. October
2021
Thu
28. Oct
2021
20:00
20:00

The Zurich Jazz Orchestra stands for first-class big band jazz and skillfully varies between mainstream and avant-garde. For this evening, the ZJO has selected pieces from the immense band book, which demonstrate the joy of playing and the groove of the big band. The audience can expect big band classics with a good pinch of […]

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Thursday
16. September
2021
Thu
16. Sep
2021
20:30
20:30

Ed Partyka’s tenure as musical director of the ZJO begins with a program of his own compositions and arrangements, with a journey through 100 years of jazz and pop music history, with a mixture of genres, styles and source material, filtered and shaped by the new director as a person and as a musician. The […]

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Jazzclub Moods
Schiffbaustrasse 6
8005 Zürich
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Friday
10. September
2021
Fri
10. Sep
2021
20:00
20:00

The Zurich Jazz Orchestra stands for first-class big band jazz and skillfully varies between mainstream and avant-garde, orchestral big band sound and explosive improvisations by the soloists. Especially for this evening, the ZJO has selected pieces from the immense Band Book, which are perfectly designed for the joy of playing and the groove of the […]

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Hotel Belvoir
Säumerstrasse 37
8803 Rüschlikon
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Monday
5. July
2021
Mon
5. Jul
2021
20:30
20:30

Nils Wogram is artist in residence at the jazz club Moods from July 4th – 6th 2021. On July 5th 2021 he will perform together with the Zurich Jazz Orchestra. The programme is called “Work Smoothly” and is a Swiss premiere. Wogram’s intensive study of the possibilities and history of the big band has another […]

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Jazzclub Moods
Schiffbaustrasse 6
8005 Zürich
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Friday
28. May
2021
Fri
28. May
2021
20:00
20:00
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 sociali […] more...
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Thursday
15. April
2021
Thu
15. Apr
2021
20:30
20:30

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 of a top-class big band are almost unlimited. And if there were limits, […]

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Jazzclub Moods
Schiffbaustrasse 6
8005 Zürich
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