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Program 2015

The International Jazz Festival Bern 2015 promises to be a special one as it celebrates its 40th year with the motto: “40 years hard swinging”.

International musicians, including world class performers, appear at more than 200 individual concerts in the very personal space of Marians Jazzroom. The Jazz Tent also provides a platform for music students from Switzerland and New York to play on stage for the first time.

The festival is firmly established in Switzerland. More than 20,000 jazz enthusiasts attend every year.

Zentrum Paul Klee

Monday, March 16th, 2015, 8:00 p.m.
OPENING NIGHT:
MICHEL CAMILO & TOMATITO
STEFANO BOLLANI & HAMILTON DE HOLANDA
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Marians Jazzroom

Concerts: Tuesday - Saturday
1st Concert 7:30 p.m. (Doors 7:00 p.m.)
2nd Concert 10:00 p.m. (Doors 9:30 p.m.)

DatesArtist/BandDetails
17.3.-21.3.BILLY BRANCH & THE SONS OF BLUES
feat. LURRIE BELL & JIMMY JOHNSON
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24.3.-28.3.DOUBLE FEATURE WEEK:
BETTYE LAVETTE
COREY HARRIS
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31.3.-4.4.PAQUITO D’RIVERA SEXTETDetails...
7.4.-11.4.MIKE MAINIERI LEADS THE SWISS JAZZ ORCHESTRA
feat. PETER ERSKINE
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14.4.-18.4.THE COOKERSDetails...
21.4.-25.4.HERLIN RILEY GROUP feat. MARK WHITFIELDDetails...
28.4.-2.5.CHARNETT MOFFETT'S NETTWORK feat. STANLEY JORDAN, CYRUS CHESTNUT, JEFF «TAIN» WATTSDetails...
5.5.-9.5.ANAT COHEN, BRIAN LYNCH, DAVE STRYKER AND THE BRAZILIAN TRIODetails...
12.5.-16.5.BENNY GREEN SEXTET «FOR THE LOVE OF BU: REMEMBERING ART BLAKEY»Details...
19.5.-23.5.DOUBLE FEATURE WEEK:
CECILE McLORIN SALVANT
GEORGE ROBERT / BOB MINTZER QUINTET
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Hotel Schweizerhof

Sunday, May 10th, 2015, 5:00 p.m.
MOTHER'S DAY JAZZGALA:
THE GREAT LADIES OF JAZZ & BLUES
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Jazz Tent

Concerts: Tuesday to Saturday (Free admission)
6.30 - 7.15 p.m. / 7.45 – 8.30 p.m. / 9.00 - 9.45 p.m.

DatesArtist/BandDetails
17.3.-21.3.CLAPOPHONICDetails...
24.3.-28.3.HKB JAZZORCHESTRA conducted by BERT JORISDetails...
31.3.-4.4.HEMU SWING ENSEMBLEDetails...
7.4.-11.4.OLGA TROFIMOVA GROUPDetails...
14.4.-18.4.JILL RYAN GROUPDetails...
21.4.-25.4.YANIV TAUBENHOUSE GROUPDetails...
28.4.-2.5.BRYAN QU GROUPDetails...
5.5.-9.5.JAMES FRANCIES GROUPDetails...
12.5.-16.5.JONATHAN THOMAS GROUPDetails...
19.5.-23.5.BRADFORD, THOMPSON, WINSHALL, SILVERSTEIN STUDENTS QUARTETDetails...

Tierpark Bern

Sunday, May 17th, 2014, 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
WOLVERINES JAZZ BAND
Concert in favor of the Tierparkverein.
Tickets are available at the Tierpark entrance. No prelocation sale.

Innere Enge Bern

Saturday, Mai 23th, 2015

ANNIVERSARY SATURDAY PARTY

Jazz Tent

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ferrum Helveticum feat. Andy Narell
5 p.m. – 10 p.m. John Michael Bradford, Isaiah Thompson, Daniel Winshall and Jared Silverstein

Marians Jazzroom

5.15 p.m. and 10 p.m. Cécile McLorin Salvant
3 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. George Robert / Bob Mintzer Quintet

 

More information about the Anniversary Saturday Party...

Detailed Program (German, PDF, 3.3. MB)


Program details are subject to change!

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