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BLAER is the quintet around Swiss pianist and composer Maja Nydegger. Founded in 2013, the band has since become an integral part of the

Swiss jazz scene, having played renowned stages such as Montreux Jazz Festival and Cully Jazz Festival. In 2023, the band celebrated its

ten-year anniversary with the release of its fourth album PURE.


Maja Nydegger: piano, composition

Nils Fischer: bassclarinet

Claudio von Arx: saxophone

Simon Iten: bass, fx

Philippe Ducommun: drums

Line Up

"A masterclass in less is more." 

The Progressive Aspect

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