tis jazz orchestra PREMIERE

After two years waiting the tis jazz fest 2022 could finally take place at Atlantis club in Basel, and with it the long awaited premiere of the TIS JAZZ ORCHESTRA. I have created this new big band for two reasons: For one, to perform my own compositions for big band that have been starting to …

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Vacation – No Vacation in Tunis

Recently I’ve had the chance to visit my Tunisian friends for ten days of coffee, sheesha and the incredible variety of the Tunisian cuisine. Nevertheless my friend and long time Beyond Borders Band  collaborator Fadhel Boubaker pulled some strings and I was able to do a radio interview with Radio Tunis (RTCI) and also play …

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New Project: European Song

I’ve been arranging songs by French, Italian, Swiss and German 20th century songwriters for a quartet of Yumi Ito – voice, Esther SĂ©vĂ©rac – harp, Roberto Koch – double bass and myself on alto and soprano saxophone. We premiered on 7th February at Hotel Victoria in St. Moritz: La Lune Est Morte

Harpkissax – new recordings

In this duo with the magnificent harpist Esther SĂ©vĂ©rac, we’ve recently been taking on some of the most famous tv shows’ title songs. Here is “Skye Boat Song” from the tv show Outlander: Skye Boat Song by Harpkissax