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THE CONCEPT: THE DATES: THE VENUES:

The aim of the «Jazz Recitals»™ concert series is to regularly present the world's best jazz musicians, the masters of jazz, unamplified in a classical setting to a wide public in the best possible conditions. The goal is to get an audience consisting of jazz and classical music lovers interested in these concerts.

The concerts are presented unamplified and acoustically pure, to give emphasis to the chamber music aspect of jazz. Solo recitals are possible just as are duo or trio formations. To ensure utmost flexibility in the programming, however, larger existing formations or newly arranged ones with traps can perform, provided they have (increasingly rare) mastery of the purely acoustically presented concert.

The setting of the «Jazz Recitals»™ must be worthy of the importance of these musician personalities which only the large concert halls - those mostly reserved for classical music - can ensure.

The series features mostly jazz pianists. This concentration is partly based on the fact that the unaccompanied piano solo is considered the "high art" of jazz. On the other hand, the range of outstanding older and younger jazz pianists compared with other jazz sections is very extensive. Brilliant soloists of other sections and singers can also be included in this concept, as long as they can perform unamplified or just with a vocal microphone.

in cooperation with

MARIA SCHNEIDER BIGBAND
10.11.01 Zurich - Tonhalle
HANK JONES TRIO
10.01.02 Zurich - Tonhalle
13.01.02 Milano - Teatro Manzoni
15.01.02 Dresden - Semperoper
18.01.02 Wien - Konzerthaus
21.01.02 Geneva - Victoria Hall
23.01.02 Amsterdam - Concertgebouw
LEE KONITZ TRIO & Strings
01.02.02 Zurich - Tonhalle
DIANNE REEVES
26.02.01 Wien - Konzerthaus
08.03.01 Geneva - Victoria Hall
09.03.01 Zurich - Tonhalle
11.03.01 Amsterdam - Concertgebouw
ABBEY LINCOLN
13.04.02 Zurich - Tonhalle
15.04.01 Wien - Konzerthaus

 

Concertgebouw
Concertgebouwplein
Amsterdam
Netherlands
Tonhalle 
Zürich
Switzerland
Victoria Hall
Geneva
Switzerland
Semperoper
Dresden
Germany
Konzerthaus
Lothringerstr. 20
1037 Wien
Austria
Philharmonie
Cologne
Germany
Brucknerhaus
Untere Donaulände 
A-4010 Linz
Austria