«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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In collaboration with the Zurich University of the Arts ZHdK. The workshop concerts offer graduates of the jazz department the opportunity to sit in the orchestra. In this way, the Zurich Jazz Orchestra offers students the opportunity to complete an internship in a professional big band – analogous to classical music.