After a year’s break, due to renovation work, the erlangen jazz band ball returns to the heinrich-lades-halle. The 46. Edition of the popular event traditionally takes place on the penultimate saturday in the carnival, this year on 23. February from 7 p.M. All information about the event, including ticket sales, can be found online at jazzbandball.De.
For some, the jazz band ball is probably the most hearty carnival party in the region, for others it is the greatest jazz experience of the year, according to a press release from the organizers. Altogether nine groups will play a hot carnival night long the city hall on three stages. A mixture of swing and mainstream jazz, lively dixieland, south american rhythms, blues and rock ‘n’ roll as well as zydeco and many other styles will guarantee that there is the right music for every visitor.
Right at the beginning, the guests in the checkroom foyer are welcomed by the "hot sax club" welcomes musically. Four ladies on the saxophone captivate everyone a cappella with charm, glamour and refreshing naturalness. Gonzo’s dixie combo" lures with fresh traditional dixieland on the dance floor in the large hall, while in the small hall an all-stars band with franconian roots presents itself almost at the same time: "thomas fink&" friends". The latter invited his son, bassist johannes fink, baritone saxophonist rudi mahall and drummer yogo pausch to play. Parallel to this, the "funkaholics" will be rocking with "jazzy soul, soulful funk and funky jazz" the grand foyer.
Perfect big band sound
Thus attuned, the audience can then enjoy the performance of the orchestra hugo strasser. The trademark of the orchestra is the unique mixture of swing classics with modern titles from rock ‘n’ roll, soul and pop – big band music in stylistic perfection. Pure rock ‘n’ roll promises "kruger rocks!" with the "wackiest rock ‘n’ roll show south of spitsbergen".
With hot rhythms and unforgettable melodies, "havana breeze" will take you away then all on a journey through the exciting nights of cuba. The "bayou alligators touring the wild swamps of louisiana with their menu of zydeco, cajun, roots music, blues and jazz. Last but not least, the "band with suspenders" brings a new dimension to the orchestra, "lausch-rausch", with pulsating pop funk hip hop soul the hall to the cooking.
After the previous organizer of the erlangen jazzband ball in the office for socioculture, gottfried heidrich, retired, there was no possibility on the part of the office to continue to organize the event itself. Therefore, the event was handed over to the erlanger kongress- und marketinggesellschaft, which will maintain the tradition of the jazzband ball