2018-10-21 - Time off
I’m taking time off and will be enjoying the SJO as a listener2016-05-23 - Release phonosource awakened
The new album with Mike Mainieri and Peter Erskine live @ IJFB 2015.
|• Bullet Train||
12th of October - start of the next saison of Monday Big Band Nights at Bierhübeli Berne.
The new Phonosource album is coming soon!2014-08-31 - New record coming soon
October 2014 will be the release of Philipp Fankhauser’s new record “home” including the horn section feat. Lukas Thöni, Tomi Geiger and Till Grünewald.
January 24th is the release of the solo record “Ah how fleeting, ah how futile” at BeJazz Winterfestival.
|• SRF2 Jazzaktuell 21.01.2014 - Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig||
I was invited as an expert to the Jazz Collection radio broadcast on SRF about saxophon player Harry Sokal.
|• Jazz Collection Harry Sokal||
The Swiss Jazz Orchestra is celebrating the 10th birthday. We’ll make a special CD, give a birthday concert and come up with a new repertoire. Thank you for your support:
Everybody knows racing driver “the Stig”. This is his cousin, a racing driver and saxophone player (Saxophone T. i. G.). Driving an playing at the Serini garage/bar in Bern, Switzerland.
Finally the new record of phonosource was recorded form 8th to 11th of July 2013 in the BeJazz club in Bern. Release is planned for the beginning of 2014. Thanks to everybody who helped to make this possible!2013-05-30 - Blues Cruise 2013
One of the very few moments without stormy weather on the blues cruise! Two days before we had a breakdown of electricity during Hendrix’ solo in the second tune of the show.
|• Jealous Kind A Fella live||
Together with Paquito d’Rivera, Claudio Roditi und Michael Zisman we played one week ath the International Jazzfestival Bern - get a first impression. The concert will be live on the Swiss radio SRF 2 and will be released as an album later.
|• Este Tambien live Radio Mix||
Yesterday we played the last show of the tour. Thanks to everybody who was there.
We’ll be on tour from 12/13/2013 to 12/19/2013 in Switzerland and in January 2014 in Europe.
Additional concert with Sina and duets on the 27th of april 2013.
New album “Philipp Fankhauser plays Montreux Jazz Festival” coming out on the 15th of march on CD, DVD and Vinyl hier.
Soon the tour with Sina and her guests starts (Daten), the album is out now.
Soon the solo album Ach wie flüchtig, ach wie nichtig” (Ah how fleeting, ah how futile), recorded at Vidmar halls Bern, named after the choral of J.S. Bach to the words of Michael Franck.
Besides several versions of the choral the album will contain different folk songs of different origin, the “Introitus” from the Mozart requiem as well as the jazzstandard “Blue in Green” by Miles Davis. Coming soon… .
On the 20th of october 2012 BeJazz is celebrating its thirstiest birthday with a live concert at Kornhausplatz Bern. The show will feature some of the mostly renowned Swiss jazz musicians and will start at 3 pm.
29th of June 2012 Philipp Fankhauser in the Miles Davis hall at Montreux Jazz Festival!
The concert will be released on DVD and CD next year.
Thank you Henzi, Lance, Tobi and Bert and to the many friends joining the “return of phonosource”!
After a break phonosource is playing live again with a totally new program:
9.5.: Lokal Bern, premiere of the new program in my favourite restaurant.
11.5.: Esse Winterthur (feat. Bert Joris)
12.5.: Beaulieu Murten (Switzerland), last concert of the concert series at the club (feat. Bert Joris)
13.5.: Mühle Caci Grosshöchstetten (Switzerlan), for all food lovers Salvatore cooks fantastic Piemonte cuisine (Menu) (feat. Bert Joris)