Langnau Jazz Nights: John Scofield & Dave Holland / Kendrick Scott & the Nau

Program Friday July 26, 2024

John Scofield & Dave Holland / Kendrick Scott & the Nau

Friday, July 26 – 22:15

John Scofield / Dave Holland Duo
John Scofield g, Dave Holland b

Reading the names above, seeing the pictures, you likely know that each of these men is recognized without dispute as one of the finest jazz interpreters on his instrument - bass and guitar respectively. Long time colleagues with both diverse music histories and collegial experience in a variety of circumstances, they now join forces to present audiences with a new conversation. Performing as a duo, they will play original compositions each have contributed to their repertoire with a selection of jazz standards added to the mix. Those familiar with their individual artistry can expect nothing less than a unique and compelling meeting of their musical minds - virtuosity, enjoyment and depth.

Friday, July 26 – 20:30

Kendrick Scott & the Nau
Sara Serpa voc, Greg Ward sax, Dave Douglas tp, Edward Simon p, Gilad Hekselman g, Reuben Rogers b, Kendrick Scott dr

Kendrick Scott is one of the most accomplished drummers of his generation. He grew up in Houston, Texas, in a family of musicians. Scott is not only a sought-after sideman, but also an active bandleader and has released numerous CDs under his own name. He has also worked as a composer and musician on the soundtracks to several feature films. This year he will be leading the Jazz Workshop at Langnau Jazz Nights. This concert brings together the faculty which includes some of the most exciting musicians on today's American jazz scene.

Late Night Special

Friday, July 26 – 00:00
Alte Halle Kupferschmiede

Ethan Iverson & the Next Generation Band
Ethan Iverson p, Hermes Schmid keys, Natalie Andreae voc, Samir Rachide tp, Jose Vazquez Calatayud tb, Leander Schöpfer b, Noah Studer dr

This format was created in collaboration with the Lucerne School of Music. During four days an ensemble of students is coached by an international teacher. During the workshop the young musicians work on the content and realization of this concert. This year they are being mentored by the American pianist and composer Ethan Iverson.