A Virtual Jazzaar Festival 2022
Two ambitious productions are in the making for Jazzaar Festival 2022 to be released in June 2022. The concerts will be streamed virtually on Vimeo on Demand.
Jazz fans can expect a treat as the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra together with renowned featured guests are gearing up to pay a Tribute to Chick Corea. The concert will be released on June 1, 2022.
Gospel fans also can look forward to an energy-laden performance by the Swiss Youth Gospel Ensemble with guest stars presenting songs across genres under a theme titled, ‘A New Creature’. This concert will be released in June 2022. Release date yet to be announced.
Links will be posted here by June 1st to access and watch the concerts and bonus material online perpetually.
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Phil Hilfiker, a saxophonist / composer & arranger / music educator is another of our alumni that we're most proud of. His talent, wit and hard work did not fail to earn him the well deserved success he enjoys as a musician. Besides that his humility and gratitude is something we also admire about him.
Drummer/percussionist Mathias Kunzli is one of the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra's earlier generations of young musicians that is successful in the international music scene. We're proud to feature him in this segment and wish him continued success that is well deserved.
(Taken from texts by Pirmin Bossart & image from Jazz&More magazine) Silvan Schmid is a trumpeter whose understanding of music makes him one of the most exciting representatives of the young Swiss scene. The co-founder of the Zurich Gamut Collective maintains a lively exchange with national and international musicians. He is versatile, curious, open and enormously talented.