Kaja Draksler (SI)

Sat 26 April 14:30 - 15:00Borgward Saal

European Jazz Meeting

Despite her young age of only 27 years, Slovenian pianist and composer Kaja Draksler already has numerous remarkable achievements to look back on. She is...  more

Nils Wogram’s Root 70 & Strings (CH, DE, NZ)

Sat 26 April 15:00 - 15:30Halle 2

European Jazz Meeting

Nils Wogram is likely the most renowned trombonist of the young jazz scene in Europe. Together with his three fellow band members of Root 70, he has been...  more

Colin Vallon Trio (CH)

Sat 26 April 15:30 - 16:00Borgward Saal

European Jazz Meeting

Bandleader Colin Vallon and his fellow band members Patrice Moret and Julian Sartorius are all virtuosos at their instruments. They magnificently put these...  more

Too Noisy Fish (BE)

Sat 26 April 16:00 - 16:30Halle 2

European Jazz Meeting

Too Noisy Fish are a highly praised piano trio, as well as the rhythm section of the (according to themselves) “slightly deranged” big band Flat Earth Society...  more


Sat 26 April 16:30 - 17:00Borgward Saal

European Jazz Meeting

The energy and compact form of pop and funk, the grooves and percussions of roots, the intricate interplay of improvisation and the phrasing and harmonies of...  more

Michele Rabbia "Dokumenta Sonum" (IT)

Sat 26 April 17:00 - 17:30Halle 2

European Jazz Meeting

With Dokumenta Sonum, Italian drummer Michele Rabbia created a "multi-art project", combining the key element – the sound – with images, mini-audio...  more

Schaerer-Niggli-Duo (CH)

Sat 26 April 17:30 - 18:00Borgward Saal

European Jazz Meeting

Vocals and drums - this is the simplistic line-up of this duo. The simplicity, however, ends there. The two Swiss musicians explore the whole palette of...  more

Kompost 3 (AT)

Sat 26 April 18:00 - 18:30Halle 2

European Jazz Meeting

"Kompost" at first might not seem like a good thing to compare one's music to. But Kompost 3 dug deeper. To them, "Kompost" (engl....  more

Estafest (NL)

Sat 26 April 18:30 - 19:00Borgward Saal

European Jazz Meeting

Four talented improvisers of the Dutch jazz scene make up Estafest, combining their skills to create
exhilarating pieces that are shaped live on...  more

Tin Men and the Telephone (NL)

Sat 26 April 20:00 - 20:30Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

European Jazz Meeting

The Dutch band Tin Men and the Telephone is not the average piano-bass-drums trio. Drawing inspiration from everyday life and its little audible irritations...  more

Bram Stadhouders' Henosis (NL)

Sat 26 April 20:30 - 21:00Halle 2

European Jazz Meeting

Bram Stadhouders, who is regarded one of the most talented young guitarists in the Netherlands, constantly seeks to discover new musical directions and to...  more

L'Hijâz'Car (FR)

Sat 26 April 21:00 - 21:30Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

European Jazz Meeting

Raw energy, strong Mediterranean influences, Western lyricism and modern compositions... L'Hijâz'Car from Strasbourg, France, cross back and forth between the...  more

pommelHORSE (CH)

Sat 26 April 21:30 - 22:00Halle 2

European Jazz Meeting

The connections most of us make when hearing the word "pommel horse" are likely memories of the dreaded apparatus in gym class, rather than anything...  more

Rom-Schaerer-Eberle (AT)

Sat 26 April 22:00 - 22:30Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

European Jazz Meeting

Peter Rom, Martin Eberle and Andreas Schaerer combine various influences, such as African music, Blues, Swing and Hip Hop in their works. Cleverly arranged...  more

Shauli Einav Quintet (IL, FR, DE)

Sat 26 April 22:30 - 23:00Halle 2

European Jazz Meeting

Saxophonist Shauli Einav learned the ropes from the New York jazz scene, playing with leading jazz figures from today's jazz scene: Aaron Goldberg, Avishai...  more

Elephant9 + Reine Fiske (NO)

Sat 26 April 23:00 - 23:30Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

European Jazz Meeting

For their fourth album "Atlantis", Elephant9 have teamed up with Reine Fiske, the Swedish prog-rock guitar master. Together, the four musicians...  more

A.Spell (CH)

Sat 26 April 23:30 - 00:01Halle 2

European Jazz Meeting

Urban and still exotic, delicate and at the next moment powerful – the European-South African trio A.Spell mesmerizesaudiences from Capetown to Hamburg,...  more

Sidony Box (FR)

Sat 26 April 23:59 - 00:30Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

European Jazz Meeting

Having been formed as the result of a lucky coincidental encounter, French avantgarde ensemble Sidony Box now presents its third album Sidony Box Rules....  more