Jazzwerkstatt 2017

I saw this festival grow from its first edition. Happy to be part of the Jazzwerkstatt Bern family and this event. It’s always a great week to meet musicians from…

New Trumpet Music 6

So much great music by trumpet players coming out! From time to time I try to mention some of it here. Fellow trumpeter Matthias Spillmann put out a fantastic new…

Match&Fuse 2016

I’ve been to London for this year’s edition of the Match & Fuse Festival with a whole lot of bands and musicians from 14 different countries. Great to work with this…

PROGR-Hof-Fest

The arts center PROGR in Bern will celebrate their recently renovated courtyard. I will be part of the event “Live At The Sports Hall: Swiss Impro Open 2016” – A…

Willisau 2016

In one week from today the Jazz Festival in Willisau will start. A great line up and a lot of bands and musicians to discover. Looking forward to hear David…

Jazz Nights 2016

It’s that time of year again, the next edition of this festival is waiting for you. Check out the line up and come around. I’m especially looking forward to have Tim…

Elisa Day News

We had a few concerts with Isabelle’s band “Elisa Day”. Here’s a little documentary about the new songs. We’ll have some more concerts in October and November and will record…

High Striker – Videos

In February I was invited to the Jazzwerkstatt Festival in Bern, which gave me the opportunity to present a brand new project called High Striker with a bunch of friends…

Jazzwerkstatt 2016

I’m extremely looking forward to the ninth edition of the Jazzwerkstatt festival which starts this Wednesday, February 24. It’s more than a festival. Marc Stucki, Benedikt Reising and Andreas Schaerer started this…

Jazz Quotes #2

“Jazz stands for freedom. It’s supposed to be the voice of freedom: Get out there and improvise, and take chances, and don’t be a perfectionist – leave that to the…