Jazzaar Festival 2020

Locations in Aarau .

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Program 2020 .

April 17, 2020

Premier Concert

20.00 - 22.30 Uhr

Funky Weather – the Swiss Youth Funk Ensemble (SYFE)

Directed by Gil Goldstein (acc/k)

featuring: Bill Evans – ts (USA), Gregoire Maret – Harm. (CH), Anders Bostrom – fl (SWE), Ned Wilkinson – tub (USA), Miroslav Vitous – b (CZE), Michael Baker – d (USA)

the Swiss Youth Funk Ensemble

Criseyde Holman – fl, Reyan Chaaban – fh, Lino Hofstetter – tp, Marina Iten – as, Sara El Hachimi – as, Sofie Schindelholz – bcl/ts, Robert Soltermann – ts, TBA – g, Daniel Bopp – p, Luzi Niederhauser – b, Leo Giger – d

In Kultur & Kongresshaus, (KuK) Aarau

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April 18, 2020

Premier Concert

20.00 - 22.30 Uhr

Tribute to Maynard Ferguson – the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra (SYJO)

Directed by Fritz K Renold

featuring: Ryan Quigley – tp (UK), Louis Dowdeswell – tp (UK), Andy Greenwood – tp (UK), Sal Giogianni – as (USA), Tom Garling – tb. (USA), Christian Jacob – p (FRA/USA), Gildas Boclé (FRA), Peter Erskine – d (USA)

the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra

Samir Rachide – tp, Sebastian Wey – po, TBA – po, Mattia Facchini – as, Baptiste Pfaff – ts, Felix Piringer – ts, TBA – g, Filippo Valli – bs, Amelio Tambini – b, Sebastian Wells – d

In Kultur & Kongresshaus, (KuK) Aarau

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April 15, 2020

Jam Session

21.00 - 24.00 Uhr

Jam Session in Restaurant Einstein Aarau

Led by Ryan Quigley – tp, UK

Also jamming:
Bill Evans – tenor saxophonist, USA
Louis Dowdeswell – Trumpeter, UK
Andy Greenwood – Trumpeter, UK
Christian Jacob – Pianist, FRA/USA
Anders Bostrom – flutes, SWE/USA
Sal Giogianni – alto saxophonist, SCT
Gildas Boclé – bassist, USA,
Michael Baker – Drummer, USA
and many more…

Local musicians are cordially invited to join in!

Entrance

FREE

Restaurant Einstein Aarau

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April 16, 2020

Maynard - A Short Film (Rare) with Q&A

18.00 - 18.45 Uhr

A Short Film (Rare) with Q & A

by Wilder Ferguson

 

Thursday 16.4.2020
Stadtmuseum AARAU, Kinosaal, Schlossplatz 23, 5000 Aarau

 

Some never before seen film footage of Maynard in the recording studio and home setting of California will be screened at the Kino Saal of the Stadtmuseum in collaboration with the Jazzaar Festival. The rare premiering film will be accompanied with a Q&A by his daughter, Wilder Ferguson sharing fond memories of the trumpet legend’s personal life. A sure treat for fans of Maynard, trumpet and trivia!

Don’t miss this special event!

Entrance

FREE / with COLLECTION

Stadtmuseum Aarau

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April 13 - 16, 2020

Workshops for All

Daily at 9 AM & 6 PM

1-hour workshops led by Jazzaar Role-Models 

Entrance Fee:

Adults: CHF 15 per person per workshop
Students: CHF 10 per person per workshop
Association members, patrons and sponsors: Free of charge

Mo 13. 4. 2020
18:00 – Arranging Workshop with Tom Garling

Tue 14. 4. 2020
09:00 – Improv. Workshop with Grégoire Maret
18:00 – Improv. Workshop with Bill Evans

Wed 15. 4. 2020
09:00 – Ensemble Workshop with Miroslav Vitous

Thu 16. 4. 2020
09:00 – Workshop ‘Music Business’ with Michael Baker

Alte Reithalle Aarau, Ost Eingang

Apfelhausenweg 20, 5000 Aarau

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April 14 & 15, 2019

Rehearsals Open to Public

Tue. 14. 4. 2020

11:00h – 12.00h
Rehearsals for Funky Weather
(Swiss Youth Funk Ensemble)

Alte Reithalle Aarau, Ost Eingang
Apfelhausenweg 20, 5000 Aarau

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Wed 15. 4. 2020

11:00h – 12:00h
Rehearsals for Tribute to Maynard Ferguson
(Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra)

Aula, Alte Kantonsschule Aarau
Bahnhofstrasse 91, 5001 Aarau

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Jazzaar On the Road

Tour Dates .

April 17, 2020

TBA

20:00 - 22.30 Uhr

Tribute to Maynard Ferguson – the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra (SYJO)

Directed by Fritz K Renold

featuring: Ryan Quigley – tp (UK), Louis Dowdeswell – tp (UK), Andy Greenwood – tp (UK), Sal Giogianni – as (USA), Tom Garling – tb. (USA), Christian Jacob – p (FRA/USA), Gildas Boclé (FRA), Peter Erskine – d (USA)

the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra

Samir Rachide – tp, Sebastian Wey – po, TBA – po, Mattia Facchini – as, Baptiste Pfaff – ts, Felix Piringer – ts, TBA – g, Filippo Valli – bs, Amelio Tambini – b, Sebastian Wells – d

April 19, 2020

Lugano

17.00 - 18.30 Uhr

Tribute to Maynard Ferguson – the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra (SYJO)

Directed by Fritz K Renold

featuring: Ryan Quigley – tp (UK), Louis Dowdeswell – tp (UK), Andy Greenwood – tp (UK), Sal Giogianni – as (USA), Tom Garling – tb. (USA), Christian Jacob – p (FRA/USA), Gildas Boclé (FRA), Peter Erskine – d (USA)

the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra

Samir Rachide – tp, Sebastian Wey – po, TBA – po, Mattia Facchini – as, Baptiste Pfaff – ts, Felix Piringer – ts, TBA – g, Filippo Valli – bs, Amelio Tambini – b, Sebastian Wells – d

Centro Esposizioni Lugano (Conza)

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April 20, 2020

TBA

20:00 - 22.30 Uhr

Tribute to Maynard Ferguson – the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra (SYJO)

Directed by Fritz K Renold

featuring: Ryan Quigley – tp (UK), Louis Dowdeswell – tp (UK), Andy Greenwood – tp (UK), Sal Giogianni – as (USA), Tom Garling – tb. (USA), Christian Jacob – p (FRA/USA), Gildas Boclé (FRA), Peter Erskine – d (USA)

the Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra

Samir Rachide – tp, Sebastian Wey – po, TBA – po, Mattia Facchini – as, Baptiste Pfaff – ts, Felix Piringer – ts, TBA – g, Filippo Valli – bs, Amelio Tambini – b, Sebastian Wells – d