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Christian Zatta on guitar

Christian Zatta

Guitar, Composition

Christian Zatta (*1993) is a guitarist, composer, touring musician band leader and educator, active internationally. He was born and raised in Lugano and he is currently based in Zürich (Switzerland).
 
He obtained his first Master of Arts in Music in “Performance and Composition” as well as his second Master degree in “Music Pedagogy” at the Lucerne University of Arts, under the tuition of Roberto Bossard, Frank Möbus, Christy Doran, Kalle Kalima, Nathanael Su and Jesse Van Ruller. In 2018 and 2020 he lived in New York City for some months and took lessons with some of the most influential jazz musicians, like Gilad Hekselman, Nir Felder, Ben Monder, Nitai Hershkovits, Ari Hoenig, Shai Maestro and Mike Stern. Christian is an experienced stage and studio artist, with more than 400 live shows in ten different countries and seven studio albums. Beside his artistic career, Christian is also a guitar teacher in the cities of Zurich and Lucerne (Switzerland).

Florian Bolliger

Bass, Visuals

Florian Bolliger (* 1993) is a musician, bassist and music teacher currently based in Lucerne, Switzerland. He first picked up a bass at the age of eleven. Studies at the Jazzdepartment of the Lucerne School of Music and a graduation with a master’s degree in music education followed. As an electric and double bass player he is well-versed in a broad range of styles and is currently active in a variety of different groups. WBTJ, LARUS

Florian Bolliger on bass
Florian Bolliger on bass

Florian Bolliger

Bass, Visuals

Florian Bolliger (* 1993) is a musician, bassist and music teacher currently based in Lucerne, Switzerland. He first picked up a bass at the age of eleven. Studies at the Jazzdepartment of the Lucerne School of Music and a graduation with a master’s degree in music education followed. As an electric and double bass player he is well-versed in a broad range of styles and is currently active in a variety of different groups. WBTJ, LARUS

Florian Hoesl on drums

Florian Hoesl

Drums

Florian Hoesl  (*1985) was born and grew up in Hilpoltstein (Germany). He studied classical percussion with Eckhard Kopetzki at the “Berufsfachschule für Musik” in Sulzbach-Rosenberg. Then he continued his studies at the University in Nüremberg and later moved to Lucerne (Switzerland). There at the Hochschule Luzern – Musik he played the drums in his lessons with great dudes like Gerry Hemingway, Norbert Pfammatter and Marc Halbheer. Then, again he moved, but this time to New York City, to appear more impressive, where he studied at the “NEW SCHOOL” with Greg Hutchinson, Amir Ziv, Johannes Weidenmüller, Matt Pavolka, Gene Perla and Andy McKee. Currently he is lives in Lucerne, where he completed his Master degree in “Performing Arts in Jazz Music”.

Photos by Oleg Panov