Intakt


Jürg Wickihalder soprano and alto sax
Achille Succi bass clarinet, alto sax
Mark Zubek bass
Kevin Zubek drums

"Jürg Wickihalder is a Zurich saxophonist who works with pianist Irène Schweizer. He published last year the first CD of.

The story of Narcissus and Echo, as told by Ovid, demands music of uncharacteristic directness. It is about the call which waits for resonance, for instance, but also about the life-giving principle of mutation, of constant, startling change. And of...

Jürg Wickihalder: Soprano, Alto and Tenor Saxophone
Barry Guy: Bass
Lucas Niggli: Drums
"A meeting of three European musicians from different generations each with his own musical background: three sound artists, three virtuosic instrumentalists, three breath-taking improvisers. BEYOND with Jürg Wickihalder, Barry Guy and Lucas Niggl means strong melodies, a deeply affecting and sensuous lyricism, moments of exciting groove and a rare and fascinating textural density.
This trio’s mutual

Jürg Wickihalder Soprano Saxophone
Chris Wiesendanger Piano

"Jürg Wickihalder presents with A Feeling for Someone his first CD with his own music: a duo with pianist Chris Wiesendanger.

The eight compositions on this CD can be...

Jürg Wickihalder: Saxophone / Irène Schweizer: Piano / Fabian Gisler: Bass / Michael Griener: Drums.

"In the case of Jump!, the third release on the Intakt label by Swiss soprano saxophonist Jürg Wickihalder, the presence of Irène Schweizer...

Conrad Bauer: Trombone
Ulrich Gumpert: Piano
Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky: Alto Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet
Günter Sommer: Drums, Percussion, Bells

"Plie is something like a curtsey, bending your knees, a dance step. Ballett language...

Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, Saxophones / Conrad Bauer, Trombone / Ulrich Gumpert, Piano / Günter Sommer, Drums, Percussion

"The four greats of German jazz – Conrad Bauer, Ulrich Gumpert, Ernst-Ludwig Petrowsky, and Günter Sommer – have recorded..

Omri Ziegele Altosax, Voice
Jürg Wickihalder Sopranosax
Bernhard Göttert Cello
Gabriela Friedli Piano
Jan Schlegel E-Bass
Herbert Kramis Bass
Marco Käppeli Drums
Dieter Ulrich Drums, Bugle

"Billiger Bauer is fre

"Omri Ziegele, saxophonist, composer and und leader of the small orchestra Billiger Bauer, presents a new work with his orchestra. For its 15th anniversary, it quite aptly premiered the first performance of a 15-part work at the Zurich Theater...

Omri Ziegele: Altosaxophone, Voice / Yves Theiler: Piano

"Omri Ziegele, saxophonist, composer and und leader of the small orchestra Billiger Bauer presents a duo with younger Zürich pianist Yves Theiler – after Ziegel had made his musical way...

"Appropriate to a collaboration with a new music ensemble, many of Niggli's pieces are suites. The lead-off track, for instance, is an anthemic anti-nationalist suite (based on rhythmic relations between 3 and 7, if you're counting É) that's perfectly...