New Concert Dates in Japan

Wolfgang will play Trio with Brian Blade on drums and Scott Colley on bass at Cotton Club Tokyo August 9th, 10th and 11th 2018, followed by a recording date.

Quintet Tour Autumn 2018

Wolfgang Muthspiel will embark on a tour with his new quintet featuring Matthieu Michel (tp), Colin Vallon (p), Larry Grenadier (b) and Jeff Ballard (dr). Lasting from 30th October to 15th November, shows and more information are to be announced soon.

Focus Year II

We are looking forward to create the ensemble for the season 2018/2019.

“I have often been thinking about Jazz Education during my years of studies in Austria and the USA and during my years as a professor at the Musikhochschule in Basel. We all know that Jazz is hard to teach and some of its essential qualities are hard to put in words, let alone systems. Focusyear is my attempt to create the most direct learning environment for talented musicians, one that is not governed by curricular structures, but instead exclusively deals with the reality of sound and community of an ensemble. Inspired by the World Music Institute at Berklee and the Monk Institute in Los Angeles, and thanks to the support from the Levedo Foundation, we can realize a dream in the heart of Europe.”  Wolfgang Muthspiel