Milan Blue Note

for those here in Milan, come on down tonight for our Blue Note performance….

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with the Philly Legends of Jazz

come on out the to the Mt. Gretna Playhouse in  in Mt. Gretna, PA tonight and hear the Philly Legends of Jazz…

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Amazonas Jazz Festival

back for a 3rd year to perform in the amazing Manaus Opera House at the Amazonas Jazz Festival in Brazil.

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and an 18-hour boat ride up the Amazon to Maoés….amazing.

Vana Gierig Group featuring Paquito D’Rivera

we are at the Burghausen Jazz Festival tonight….see you there.



….and Vienna yesterday:


Vana Gierig Trio in Chile

at the Providencia Jazz Festival in Santiago, Chile with the trio – Marcello Pellitteri (dr), Matthew Parrish (bs). Thomas Pfleger (gtr) was a special guest.

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with Wynton Marsalis

rehearsing with Wynton for the concerts with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra at Rose Hall, Thursday, Friday Saturday.


in NY with Omar Hakim a.o.

the Benefit for Armsted Christian that Vana and Mo organized at St. Peter’s Jazz Church in Manhattan….here playing Vana’s composition with Omar Hakim, Victor Bailey, Najee and Etienne Charles. Marcus Miller came by and played as well….

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