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Zurich Tattoo 2013

Zurich Tattoo 2013

A ratatat tat. Then a trombone, a bagpipe, and an assortment of wind instruments resonate across Münsterhof in downtown Zürich. The Zurich Tattoo convention...

The Power of Music - Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow

We all know them. We have memories about them. But have we ever really taken them to heart? The best popular songs of all time undoubtedly have some strong calls to action: “Fight for your right”...

Eye to Eye with a Blues Legend - B.B. King Live

Nothing thrills me more than having any opportunity to listen to famous Blues players in the right environment. If seeing the 87 year old B.B. King in a small, personal setting before he hangs up his Lucille is on your bucket list, Live at Sunset was absolutely the perfect place to see this blues legend...

Unexpected Notes from the Montreux Jazz Festival

I imagined a jazz festival with deep bass strings humming, whisker like drum sticks scratching jazz beats, and husky divas or melancholic trumpets vibrating our sorrow, like Sarah Vaughan’s or John Coltrane’s. All that jazz. I guess I was too orthodox or retro...

Bright as Nyon Light - Unmissable Things to Do

If you’re an expat in Switzerland and you love documentaries, Tintin, music and ice-cream, you should plan a visit to the pretty lakeside town of Nyon – located in Canton Vaud and only 25 km north-east of Geneva. Known throughout the Suisse romande as the “City of Festivals”...