Jazzaar Festival 2023

Locations in Aarau .

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Program 2023 .

Kultur & Kongresshaus Aarau (KuK)

April 21, 2023

20.00 - 22.30 Uhr

The Jazzaar Festival Latin Band 

Directed by Gil Goldstein

with: Gonzalo Rubalcaba – p (Cuba), Johana Jo Jones – voc, Oscar Stagnaro – b (Peru/USA), Paulo Stagnaro – perc. (Cuba), Tony Martinez – as (Cuba), Yuliesky Gonzalez – tp (Cuba)

Nina Cara Leonor – voc, Mink Schwab – voc, Patricia Moos – voc, Fiona Busse Grawitz – voc, Jan Heinimann – tp, Guy Burwell – tp, Jose Vazquez – tb/euph, Maximillian Weber – tb, Nikita Sipiagin – as, Filippo Valli – as/fl, Michael Koller – bs, Daniel Bopp – p, Shashank Das – b, Yosuke Doki – d, Bérénice Awa – perc., Jonas Hutter – perc.

Early Bird Discount until March 20

In the Kultur & Kongresshaus (KuK) Aarau

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Kultur & Kongresshaus Aarau (KuK)

April 22, 2023

20.00 - 22.30 Uhr

The Jazzaar Festival Big Band 

Directed by Fritz K Renold

with: Ryan Quigley – tp (UK), Tony Lakatos – ts (DE), Mark Whitfield – g (USA), Ray Angry – keys (USA), James Genus – b (USA), Gene Lake – d (USA)

Samir Rachide – tp, Lino Hofstetter – tp, Tiziano Pedrocchi – euph, Philipp Hayduk – tb, Julia Phyllis Morsten – cl, Nikola Bankov – as/ss, Isabella Bleisch – as, Maurice Storrer – ts, Moritz Becker – bs, Christian Nguyen – g, Jacob Sur – p, Luzi Niederhauser – b

Early Bird Discount until March 20

In the Kultur & Kongresshaus (KuK) Aarau

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April 10, 2019

Jam Session

21.00 - 24.00 Uhr

Jam Session in Restaurant Einstein Aarau

Led by … Ryan Quigley – tp

Also jamming:
Tony Lakatos – ts, Ray Angry – p, Mark Whitfield – g, James Genus – b, Gene Lake – d, Johana Jo Jones – voc, Yuliesky Gonzalez – tp, Tony Martinez – as, Oscar Stagnaro – b

Local musicians are cordially invited to jam with us!



Restaurant Einstein Aarau

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April 17 - 20, 2023

Workshops for All

Daily at 9 AM & 6 PM

1-hour workshops led by Jazzaar Role-Models 

Alte Reithalle Aarau (Osteingang) 
see exception*


Free of charge (with Collection)

Mo 17. 4. 2023
18:00 – Tony Lakatos (Improvisation)

Tue 18. 4. 2023
09:00 – Paulo Stagnaro (Percussion)
18:00 – Gonzalo Rubalcaba – Cuban Music *(Aula, Alte Kantonsschule, Aarau)

Wed 19. 4. 2023
09:00 – Gil Goldstein (Composition)

Thu 20. 4. 2023
09:00 – Ray Angry (A Journey from Classical Piano to Roots)

Alte Reithalle Aarau, Ost Eingang

Kasernenstrasse 20, 5000 Aarau

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With Prof. Dr. Peter Gloor

MIT Research Collab

The ‘Bandstand Learning with Role Models’ (BLRM) platform at Jazzaar Festival will be a research subject in the next five years (2023 – 2027) for the MIT’s Collaborative Innovation Networks (COIN).

BLRM has a unique structure to help young people pursue their musical ambitions to network within the international music market and different cultures from all over the world while COIN facilitates the achievement of happiness, inducing peace and reducing stress via analytics and emotional awareness.

Peter A. Gloor is a Research Scientist at the Center for Collective Intelligence at MIT’s Sloan School of Management where he leads a project exploring Collaborative Innovation Networks (COIN). He is also Founder and Chief Creative Officer of software company galaxyadvisors where he puts his academic insights to practical use, helping clients to coolhunt by analyzing social networking patterns on the Internet – spot the next big thing by finding the trendsetters, and to coolfarm – increase organizational happiness, creativity and performance through workforce analytics.

April 18 & 19, 2023

Open Rehearsals

11:00 - 12:00

Tue 18. 4. 2023 – Alte Reithalle Ost, Aarau
Rehearsals for the ‘Funk-Jazz Extravaganza’ (Swiss Youth Funk Ensemble)

Alte Reithalle Aarau, Ost Eingang

Kasernenstrasse 20, 5000 Aarau

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11:00 – 12:00

Wed 19. 4. 2023 – Aula, Alte Kantonsschule Aarau
Rehearsals for ‘Cuban Spirit’ (Swiss Youth Jazz Orchestra)

Aula, Alte Kantonsschule Aarau

Bahnhofstrasse 91, 5001 Aarau

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