The 4th edition of Villars Big, from June 28 to July 1, 2018, will welcome no fewer than five big bands, including two professional orchestras and three big bands of the region, as well as fifteen internationally renowned soloists from all over Europe.
They will perform at eleven concerts at indoor and outdoor venues of the Vaud resort. Every night after the main events, artists and audiences will meet at the Villars Vanguard Jazz Club for jam sessions that will continue through the night!
28 & 29/06/18 / PAULO CARDOSO & JAM SESSION / Thu & FRI 22:30
The Villars' Finest brings together jazz soloists from around the world, all of them regulars of festivals: saxophonists Perico Sambeat (Spain) and Robert Bonisolo (Italy), trumpeters Jean-François Baud (France) and Stephen Lands (USA) , pianist Simon Seidl (Germany), vibraphonist Jean-Lou Treboux (Switzerland), bassist Paulo Cardoso (Germany) and drummer Mario Gonzi (Austria). They perform under the direction of Paulo Cardoso.
After the concert of the first set, the stage will be open to all for a jam session that will continue until the end of the night!