Andreas Schaerer interview: learning to fly with Hildegard

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Nick Hasted travelled to Switzerland to this year’s Lucerne Jazz Festival to witness vocalist/composer Andreas Schaerer’s latest project Hildegard Lernt Fliegen taking flight – with its compelling blend of cutting-edge improvisation, jazz swing and contemporary classical music, he discovers it’s been a labour of love to get the project airborne When Andreas Schaerer, the prodigiously driven and talented singer-leader of Hildegard Lernt Fliegen, was rehearsing his most ambitious composition last month, a good omen entered quietly at the back of the room.

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