Press Release - Jazzaar Festival 2020
Jazzaar Festival presents its 28th edition of the ‘Bandstand Learning with Role Models’ from April 13 – 18 in Aarau.
Two fantastic programmes will be showcased to honour Jazz and Funk legends that have paved the way for younger generation of musicians to follow in their footsteps. The event will take place on April 13 – 18 in Aarau with one of the productions taking to the road to other Swiss cities up until April 20. Besides concerts in the KuK, the Jam Session in the Restaurant Einstein in Aarau is scheduled for April 15… Read more
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