In Moscow

In Moscow with Ute Lemper (vocal), and Tito Castro (bandoneón), performing an Astor Piazzolla program at the Operette Theater for 2 nights (4/15 & 16).

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At SF Jazz Center

At SF Jazz Center performing the Bukowski Project. Vana is a co-composer/arranger for this project.

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with the Philly Legends of Jazz

come on out Yardley, PA tonight and hear the Philly Legends of Jazz…

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Nublu Jazz Festival

Vana Gierig Quartet opening for Dave Liebman tonight at the 4th annual Nublu Jazz Festival in New York City (62 Avenue C), featuring Ole Matthisson (sax), Matthew Parrish (bs), Marcello Pellitteri (dr)….come on down :)

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In Japan

Stuck in traffic on a highway on Kyushu Island during the Japan Tour. We were late for the next concert and nothing was moving, so we had to get out of the car, cross the highway and wait for another car…
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     Vana with Jiro Yoshida & “Ponta” Murakami in Japan.

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     the amazing Shinkansen coming into the station

In Real del Monte

with the quartet in Real del Monte…

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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.

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….and Vienna yesterday:

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