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The Swiss Jazz Scene – Leading Soloists (MH 59/1977)

MUSICA HELVETICA (MH 59/1977) Miriam Klein swissmusic

A parade of some of the internationally-acclaimed solo performers in Swiss jazz.

Featured artists among others are Flavio and Franco Ambrosetti, Miriam and Oskar Klein, Irene Schweizer, Hans Kennel and Andy Scherrer.

Musical content

1. Ambrosetti Quintet: Baby Jane
(F. Ambrosetti)
2. Miriam Klein Trio: Big Stuff
(L. Bernstein / I. Eckinger)
3. Irene Schweizer: Willem’s Fun Fest
(I. Schweizer)
4. Magog: Der Bachstelzer
(K. König)

Production information

Musica Helvetica MH 59. The Swiss Jazz Scene. Leading Soloists. Produced 1977 for SBC / SRI by Lance Tschannen.

Background information

Switzerland is a small alpine nation shaped and influenced by great cultural cross-currents that have swept through Europe over centuries. Out of elements of diversity, the people of this country have forged a distinctly Swiss identity. And music is one of its most eloquent expressions. “Musica Helvetica” explores different facets of music in Switzerland from its earliest beginnings to the latest works of modern Swiss composers, from folk music to rock and jazz. This historical series span the years 1972 to 1998. These recordings are not available.

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SWI - a branch of Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR

SWI - a branch of Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR