Zurich Jazz Festival “jazznojazz” | Exciting mix of urban jazz, soul and fusion

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The 18th edition of the Zurich Jazzfestival jazznojazz promises to be captivating with its exciting mix of urban jazz, soul sounds, and jazz fusion grooves.

Sponsored by the Zurich Cantonal Bank and co-sponsor, Migros Culture Percentage, jazznojazz 2016 offers five nights of awesome music from 1st through 5th November 2016. The programme with true musical pearls features no less than 22 concerts at Gessnerallee Zurich.

Jazz stars such as Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau, Ibrahim Maalouf, Richard Galliano, David Sanborn and the SFJazz Collective, groove legends such as St Germain and Bugge Wesseltoft, the soulful voices of Regina Spektor, Sarah McKenzie, Hindi Zahra, China Moses, Y’akoto, and Alina Amuri, or upcoming newcomers such as Lucky Chops, Jacob Collier and GoGo Penguin guarantee to provide a rich and enticing jazznojazz mix! The opening concert on Tuesday, 1st November 2016, will be held by legendary UK band The Cinematic Orchestra.

Advance tickets are available online at www.jazznojazz.ch or at all Ticketcorner sales points in Switzerland. A total of 50 tickets per concert are available for Zurich Cantonal Bank or Tages-Anzeiger Carte Blanche card holders with a CHF 10 discount.

Jazznojazz 2016 is under the patronage of the City of Zurich / Department of Culture, supported by its media partners, the Tages-Anzeiger newspaper and the radio station SRF2 Kultur (broadcasting live from the festival).

For the full jazznojazz program visit: www.jazznojazz.ch and www.allblues.ch

Advance ticket sales:
All Ticketcorner sales points in Switzerland, Manor, SBB, the Swiss Post and Coop City – Tel. +41 900 800 800 (CHF 1.19/min)
www.jazznojazz.ch, www.allblues.ch, www.ticketcorner.com (including the “print at home” option)

Program jazznojazz 2016
Tuesday, 1 November 2016

19.00     The Cinematic Orchestra  (UK)  **

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

19.00     Joshua Redman/Brad Mehldau Duo  (USA)  **
19.30     Sarah McKenzie  (AUS)  **
21.30     David Sanborn & Christian McBride Trio  (USA)
22.00     Jacob Collier  (USA)  **

Thursday, 3 November 2016

19.00     Hindi Zahra  (F)  **
19.30     Alina Amuri  (CH)
21.30     Ibrahim Maalouf  (F)  **
22.00     Bugge Wesseltoft’s New Conception of Jazz  (NOR)  **
22.30     The New Mastersounds  (UK)  **

Friday, 4 November 2016

19.30     Lucky Chops  (USA)  **
20.00     Hildegard Lernt Fliegen  (CH)
22.00     St Germain  (F)  **
22.30     GoGo Penguin  (UK)  **
23.00     The New Mastersounds  (UK)  **

Saturday, 5 November 2016

16.30     SFJAZZ Collective  (USA)  **
17.00     Hildegard Lernt Fliegen «For Kids»  (CH)  **
19.00     Richard Galliano New Musette Quartet (F) / Marie Krüttli Trio  (CH)  **
20.00     Y’akoto  (DE)  **
22.00     Regina Spektor  (USA)  **
22.30     China Moses  (USA)  **
23.00     The New Mastersounds  (UK)  **
** Only concert in Switzerland

Last modified: July 15, 2018