Bruno Spoerri & Crew "On the Way"

Swiss Jazz-Legend Bruno Spoerri wins the Swiss Jazz Award 2017. Spoerri will be honoured on 25 June 2017 as part of the JazzAscona festival

Dates: 25.6 2017

The 81 year-old Bruno Spoerri is a fixture on the Swiss jazz scene. He is one of its most prominent figures as a jazz musician, and in particular as a saxophonist. Always ahead of his time, Spoerri was also one of the pioneers of electronic music. In a musical career that spans more than 60 years, he has played with countless important musicians in a variety of different formations, and has toured not only Europe, but also Asia and Africa. Spoerri also made a name for himself as a composer of film music, and has already received a whole raft of prizes and awards. He can now count the Swiss Jazz Award among them.

Bruno Spoerri will be performing at a special JazzAscona Festival evening on June 25th, during which he will receive the Swiss Jazz Award 2017.

From: Switzerland
Style: Mainstream

Christina Jaccard, vocals
Bruno Spoerri, sax
René Mosele, trombone
Gregor Müller, piano
Patrick Sommer, bass
Curt Treier, drums