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Witchcraft and technology combined: A psychomagical vision of Brazilian Carnival

An interdimensional portal, a ceremonial liturgy, communal intoxication?

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Interview with Alyne Silva, Dandara Modesto and Coletivo Gira: The dance of the sacred and the profane

An invitation to a collective trance: Brazilian Carnival will soon be celebrated at Moods. Singer Dandara Modesto from Banda Tropikaos, samba coletivo Gira and organiser Alyne Silva explain what the tradition means to them.

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Podcast with Ed Partyka

A conversation with Ed Partyka about Gil Evans and his masterpieces, his influence on jazz history after the Second World War, sound language and band leading.

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Einladung zur individuellen Hörreise

Two experimental duos from the Swiss jazz scene join forces for a Moods concert of decelerated music at the Wasserkirche in Zurich.

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Podcast with Ola Onabulé

A conversation with the British-Nigerian vocalist and songwriter Ola Onabulé on topics such as musical roots, intercultural bridges, interpersonal connections through music and political attitudes in art.

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Carte Blanche Daniel Schenker: Things to know about the Zurich musician

Daniel Schenker has been on the Moods stage since the club's beginnings (at the Selnau railway station) and has become an increasingly important figure in Swiss jazz over the years. As part of Carte Blanche 2024, the Zurich-based trumpeter will play two evenings that reflect this development.

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Carte Blanche Domi Chansorn: The Astral Body

Domi Chansorn's Carte Blanche is entering its final round with a bang! After the concerts with the Spielwiesen Orkestra and the percussion triptych of Domi Chansorn, Mario Hänni and Arthur Hnatek, two evenings with Chansorn's all-star band "The Astral Body" will complete the series next week.

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Cem Yıldız, the Modern-Day Aşık

The story of the modern tourbadour Cem Yıldız

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Carte Blanche Linda Vogel: A Musical Journey Through Light And Dark

For her first Moods Carte Blanche concert, harpist and singer Linda Vogel invited her brother Lukas. A brief insight from a conversation with the two Zurich musicians.

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Podcast with Cinzia Catania

A conversation with Cinzia Catania about her versatility in music, what it represents and what is the common denominator.

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Carte Blanche Anna Frey

She is a rapper, musician, theatre director and lyricist: Anna Frey has curated three concert evenings at three different venues in October 2023 as part of Moods Carte Blanche.

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9 Concerts – 1 Ticket. Enjoy the Swiss Jazz scene with your Explorer Ticket!

With the Explorer Ticket for only CHF 49, you can attend nine concerts by Swiss jazz musicians* and explore the diversity of the Swiss music scene.

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Have you ever wondered what glaciers sound like?

There's a new strange object underneath the roaring traffic of the Hardbrücke.

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A brief history: Afrobeat

Afrobeat

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