Jazz Ascona New Orleans & Classics

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Country and Region SwitzerlandTicino
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Ascona, Ticino, Switzerland
Festival Contact Information

Jazz Ascona New Orleans and Classics
Viale Papio 5
Ente Turistico Lago Maggiore
CH - 6612 Ascona
Phone: +41 91 785 19 68
Fax: +41 91 785 19 68
Email: nicogill@tiomail.ch

Festival Description

Jazz Ascona New Orleans and Classics is today one of the largest world events devoted to traditional jazz. During its +20 years of existence, the festival has hosted many legends of New Orleans jazz, as well as the principal artists on the traditional and classical jazz scene worldwide. The concerts range from traditional New Orleans to Chicago-style jazz, from swing to mainstream, including ragtime, gospel, blues, and R & B.

Festival Dates June 21 - July 1, 2012
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2012:
  • Alexia Gardner & Offbeat Trio (CH)
  • Anais St. John, vocals (USA)
  • Bria Skonberg, trumpet & vocals (USA)
  • Carling Family (S)
  • Ceux Qui Marchent Debout – CQMD (F)
  • Champian Fulton Trio feat. Fukushi Tainaka (USA)
  • Charly Antolini & the Jazz Ladies (CH/D)
  • Creole Clarinets & Trio Perigoso (Eu/BR)
  • David Blenkhorn, guitar (AU)
  • Davina and the Vagabonds (USA)
  • Ehud Asherie, piano (USA)
  • Germaine Bazzle
  • George Washingmachine, violin (AU)
  • Guillaume Nouaux, drums (F)
  • Gunhild Carling, (S)
  • Herlin Riley, drums (USA)
  • Irma Thomas (USA)
  • Jérôme Etcheberry & the Swingberries (F)
  • Jon Faddis, trumpet (USA)
  • Larry Franco 4tet with Antonella Mazza & Anna Korbinska
  • Le Sorelle Marinetti & l’Orchestra Maniscalchi (I)
  • Lillian Boutté’s Gumbo Zaire feat. Pee Wee Ellis (USA)
  • Mark Brooks Quartet with the New Orleans Ladies (USA)
  • Maryland Jazzband of Cologne (D)
  • Nawlinz Lagniappe & Caroline Mhlanga (D)
  • New Orleans Legacy Band (USA)
  • Nicki Parrott, bass & vocals (AU)
  • Niki Haris Quartet (USA)
  • Nina Attal (F)
  • Norbert Susemihl’s “A Night on Frenchmen Street” featuring Erika Lewis & Shaye Cohn (USA / EU)
  • Oriental Jazzband (NL)
  • Pippo non lo sa Swing Power (CH-I)
  • Paddy Sherlock Quartet & special guest Ellen Birath (IRL/S)
  • Paolo Alderighi, piano (I)
  • Pee Wee Ellis, tenor sax (USA)
  • ReGeneration Of New Orleans Brass Band (USA)
  • Rhoda Scott & Lady Quartet (USA/F)
  • Sébastien Girardot, bass (Au)
  • Silvia Manco “Old Fashioned” 5tet (I)
  • Stanford University Jazz Orchestra directed by Fredrick Berry, featuring Jon Faddis, trumpet (USA)
  • Sugarpie & the Candymen (I)
  • The Australians feat. Emma Pask (AU)
  • Tricia Evy Quintet (F)
  • Warren Vaché, trumpet (USA)
  • Wycliffe Gordon Quartet “Hello Pops” (USA)


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