«The Jazzwerkstatt Bern is a musicians’ collective. It’s a house with many rooms – the members all play together in different ensembles, they’ve got a big band parked out in the garage that they rev up on weekends, they’ve got a record label bubbling in the basement and they organize an eponymous festival. The Jazzwerkstatt […]
Since hearing him for the first time in 1998 with his project «Charms of the Night Sky» – first on the record, then at a live concert at the Willisau Jazz Festival – I’ve been following Dave Douglas‘ carreer. His sound, his playing, his compositions and his many projects have been a great inspiration. I’ve been […]
What Terence Blanchard created as a musician and composer since appearing on the scene as a «jazz messenger» is incredible. Beside being one of the most important jazz trumpeters, he composed the music for many movies. We tried to give an overview on his work in this «Jazz Collection» broadcast on SRF 2 Kultur.