Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio
08.07.2014 Porgy & Bess 20.00
Last year this 24-year old tenor saxophonist became the first female since 1987 to win the prestigious Thelonious Monk Saxophone Competition. Her hard tone is perfect for carrying on the tradition of classic jazz.
Rathausplatz - admission free! 18.00
Nikki Yanofsky’s career got off at a young age with collaborations with composer Marvin Hamlisch and producer Tommy LiPuma. Her number "I Believe" made it to the top of the Canadian Hit Parade.
07.07.2014 Porgy & Bess 20.00
Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire knows the rich heritage of jazz trumpet. But he also knows that he can afford fancy stuff, especially when it combines contemporary music with the achievements of tradition.
Arni Karlsson Trio | Andreas Varady – admission free!
06.07.2014 City Hall/Arkadenhof 20.00
Arni Karlsson has won a legion of fans with his soft tone and the clandestine grooves of this rhythm section. Andreas Varady's style is a mix of the mastery of modern music and the soulfulness of Wes Montgomery.
Warren Wolf & The Wolfpack
Porgy & Bess 20.00
The vibraphonist Warren Wolf has developed a bluesy sound which also contains complex structures. He has a knack for creating a sound which is both vital and cerebral.
Gerald Clayton Trio
05.07.2014 Porgy & Bess 20.00
30-year-old American jazz pianist Gerald Clayton learned from greats such as Kenny Barron and Mulgrew Miller. His strong melodies are as impressive as his artful change of rhythms.
04.07.2014 Porgy & Bess 20.00
British singer/songwriter Julia Biel cites Cassandra Wilson and Billie Holliday as influences. Her songs transmit clandestine messages within elements of folk, pop and jazz.
03.07.2014 Porgy & Bess 20.00
Takuya Kuroda is a Japanese trumpeter, arranger and composer who moved to New York in 2003. His second album “Rising Son” was released by the legendary Blue Note record label.
01.07.2014 Porgy & Bess 20.00
Troker is a six-man fusion band from Guadalajara, Mexico, featuring a trumpeter, saxophonist, guitarist, bassist, drummer and DJ whose music straddles jazz, rock, funk and Cumbia.