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19.11.2017
SOLO RECORDING for INTAKT Records / ALCHEMIA GARDEN

Lucas Niggli recorded his first Solo Recording. It will be released on INTAKT Records in March 2018:  Alchemia Garden


SOLO RECORDING for INTAKT Records / ALCHEMIA GARDEN
18.11.2017
A Novel Of Anomaly - CD Production on ACT

The Quartet with Andreas Schaerer - Kalle Kalima - Luciano Biondini - Lucas Niggli recorded his first Album for the German Label ACT records. The Band is on tour in January, April and November 2018. More Infos:


A Novel Of Anomaly - CD Production on ACT
10.07.2017
TAKTLOS FESTIVAL 2018

I am very happy to be the first curator of the new TAKTLOS Zurich Festival Aera. "My" festival will take place from March 15th to March 17th 2018. The Program will be published in autumn.


TAKTLOS FESTIVAL 2018
29.12.2016
VALENTIN - a Theater Production at Schauspielhaus Hamburg

Lucas Niggli will appear with STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND at Schauspielhaus Hamburg in the production VALENTIN by Herbert Fritsch (Direction) and Michael Werthmüller (Music) auftreten.


VALENTIN - a Theater Production at Schauspielhaus Hamburg
29.12.2016
RITUALS / Project with Students at Opera-House Zurich

In July 2017 the Music-Dance-Production RITUALS with 45 young Students initiated by the Opera Zurich and lead by Lucas Niggli together with 2 Choreographs will be premiered.


RITUALS / Project with Students at Opera-House Zurich
16.08.2016
Crowdfunding for PAM Festival

From November 18th to 20 we have a great Festival for Contemporary Music in Uster :
Check the Programm and please support it:


Crowdfunding for PAM Festival
13.05.2016
New Quartet with SCHAERER BIONDINI KALIMA NIGGLI

A Novel Of Anomaly is the name of the New international Quartet with  Andreas Schaerer (Voice) , Luciano Biondini (Accordeon) , Kalle Kalima ( guitar) and Lucas Niggli ( drums) . This Summer to hear at Festivals in Saalfelden , Bingen and Chamonix. Or allready a Short Impression here.


New Quartet with SCHAERER BIONDINI KALIMA NIGGLI
04.01.2016
pullup!pullup! on CD

The great Composition for BigBand with SoloDrums by M. Wertmüller for the HKBern Ensemble under the conduction by Django Bates will soon be released on NEOS Records.


pullup!pullup! on CD
29.08.2015
KALO-YELE

Kalo-Yele is the name of the brandnew CD of the Trio with Aly Keïta ( Balafon), Jan Galega Brönnimann (clarinets, ss) and Lucas Niggli.
Coming out in December 2015 on INTAKT Records. you may ORDER HERE


KALO-YELE
29.08.2015
New Trio

BEYOND is the name of the new trio with Jürg Wickihalder ( soprano - and tenorsax) , Barry Guy ( bass) and Lucas Niggli.
Here you can check a great Concert-Video.


New Trio
18.08.2015
Tripped Tychon: Schaerer Niggli feat Biondini & Kalima

In December Andreas Schaerer and Lucas Niggli invite the two guest Luciano Biondini on accordeon and guitarist Kalle Kalima for a short tour with new material.


Tripped Tychon: Schaerer Niggli feat Biondini & Kalima
18.08.2015
Barry Guys Blue Shroud in Warsaw and Zürich / unerhört Festival

Lucas plays the drums in the great composition BLUE SHROUD by Barry Guy witha 14 piece band. Don't Miss it.


Barry Guys Blue Shroud in Warsaw and Zürich / unerhört Festival
14.03.2015
Pierre Favre Aneesh Pradhan Lucas Niggli

The new formed Trio with the three Percussionst just played a premier in Delhi - and recorded some great material!


Pierre Favre Aneesh Pradhan Lucas Niggli
11.03.2015
New Trio with Aly Keïta

The two old friends Jan Galega Brönnimann and Lucas Niggli will be on tour in March with the great Balafon Player from Côte d'Ivoire , Aly Keïta. See the Demo-Live-Film


New Trio with Aly Keïta
04.01.2015
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND celebrates 20 years.

2015 Steamboat Switzerland will celebrate his 20iest Anniversary. With some appearences on Festivals like EAR WE ARE and Jazzfestival Schaffhausen. In september they will be part of a new music theater project at Opera Stabile in Hamburg. Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas and Lucas Niggli from STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND are looking forward!


STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND celebrates 20 years.
20.11.2014
pull up! pull up! terrain! terrain! HKB Large Ensemble plays Wertmüller / Lucas plays the Solo Drum Part.

In February 2015 will be the first performances of a Composition for Large Ensemble and Solo-Drums. for the BigBand of The Hochschule der Künste Bern, by Michael Wertmüller, Solo-Drums: Lucas Niggli, Conduction Django Bates.


pull up! pull up! terrain! terrain! HKB Large Ensemble plays Wertmüller / Lucas plays the Solo Drum Part.
20.11.2014
Kairo

Pez Zumthor and Lucas will travell in December to Kairo for a research-week for a possible Project with Aegyptian Artists.


Kairo
17.11.2014
ARCANUM : The CD of the Duo Schaerer Niggli reciecves 2 prizes:

First the CHOC by French magasine: JazzMan, and also the Deutscher Schallplattenpreis: we are prowd and happy.


ARCANUM : The CD of the Duo Schaerer Niggli reciecves 2 prizes:
17.11.2014
Lucas Niggli recieves the Art-prize of his hometown Uster

Here is the documentation of this great event and wonderfull party - with the laudatio by Patrik Landolt / Intakt Records Editor


Lucas Niggli recieves the Art-prize of his hometown Uster
03.10.2014
Barry Guy New Ensemble with THE BLUE SHROUD

The world première of Barry Guy’s new composition “The Blue Shroud” will take place in Krakow, Poland  on  21. November.  
During the three preceding rehearsal days , there will be concerts every evening in the
famous Alchemia Club of small groups within the band members.


Barry Guy New Ensemble with THE BLUE SHROUD
09.09.2014
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND is ONLINE!

After nearly 20 years of existence, the Trio has his own webside: Under www.steamboatswitzerland.ch you get all infos.


STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND is ONLINE!
08.09.2014
Das Allmachtsrohr

Steamboat Switzerland plays in a new Musictheater-Production «das Allmachtsrohr» from Swiss Composer Helena Winkelman and Director Meret Matter about the Art-Brut Artist Adolf Wölfi. A.o with Joke Lanz. Premiere is on 3rd of Oct. @ Dampfzentrale Bern.


Das Allmachtsrohr
04.09.2014
Lucas Niggli recieves the Art-prize of his hometown Uster

The prize is given to Lucas for his international career and outstanding playing and the emanzipation of the drums, as it is written in a media-info.


Lucas Niggli recieves the Art-prize of his hometown Uster
22.05.2014
NEW CD by Schaerer-Niggli - Duo:

ARCANUM ,the new CD of the Duo of Andreas Schaerer ( voice) and Lucas Niggli ( drums) will be released on INTAKT Records in September 2014.


NEW CD by Schaerer-Niggli - Duo:
11.02.2014
The Hurdy Gurdy Man: LOIBNER - NIGGLI - DUO

The 50iest Edition of a PAM Concert will take place on teh 17th of April in Uster with the DUo of Matthias Loibner and Lucas Niggli  - welcome!!


The Hurdy Gurdy Man: LOIBNER - NIGGLI - DUO
20.01.2014
Schaerer - Niggli - Duo at European Jazz Meeting in Bremen

Andreas Schaerer and Lucas Niggli will play a Showcase Concert at the European Jazz Meeting at Jazzahead Bremen


Schaerer - Niggli - Duo at European Jazz Meeting in Bremen
21.10.2013
Andreas Schaerer - Lucas Niggli - Duo

The Live-Cd of our Concert at Jazzwerkstatt Bern Festival is now available. you may order TYR-GLY-GLY-PHE-MET here.


Andreas Schaerer - Lucas Niggli - Duo
11.07.2013
VOICE and DRUMS: A new Duo with Andreas Schaerer and Lucas Niggli.

The New Duo of Andreas Schaerer and Lucas Niggli ( Voice &Percussion) will record at Loft Cologne, and concerts are planned for 2014.


VOICE and DRUMS: A  new Duo with Andreas Schaerer and Lucas Niggli.
18.06.2013
Biondini Godard Niggli : New CD: "Mavì" on Intakt Records

The second CD of the Trio is now released: Mavì. You may order it here.


Biondini Godard Niggli : New CD:
18.06.2013
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND has a new label and a NEW CD: Zeitschrei

Steamboat Switzerland NEW RELEASE:  CD and Vinyl of the latest compositions by Michael Wertmüller for the Trio. Published on TROST Records. OUT NOW and available here.


STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND has a new label and a NEW CD: Zeitschrei
09.05.2013
HINTERHALT FESTIVAL 2013 USTER

End of June 2013 in my hometown: The 3. Hinterhalt -Festival. Come and See, Feel, Hear, Eat, Watch, Hang, Talk...


HINTERHALT FESTIVAL 2013 USTER
18.03.2013
The Fellowship OF The Drums: Concerts and Screenings

In June Lucas will be touring in Mozambique and South Africa, together with Rolando Lamussene, one of the members of BEAT BAG BOHEMIA, the Drum Quartet the documentary film is about. The Tour.


The Fellowship OF The Drums: Concerts and Screenings
16.03.2013
SHARP - GIBBS - NIGGLI with NEW CD on Tour, May 2013

From May 1st to 7th 2013 the Trio with Elliot Sharp, Melvin Gibbs and Lucas Niggli will be on CD Release Tour: "Crossing The Waters" ( Intakt Records).


SHARP - GIBBS - NIGGLI  with NEW CD on Tour, May 2013
13.11.2012
SwissVibes: Interview with Lucas über about the Piano Pam Festival 2012

on the online platform Swiss Vibes you find this interview about PAM, platz für andere musik,uster


SwissVibes:  Interview with Lucas über about the  Piano Pam Festival 2012
05.10.2012
New Percussion Ensemble: TRIO KLICK! with Fritz Hauser, Peter Conradin Zumthor, Lucas Niggli

In February 2013 the new percussion trio TRIO KLICK ( Hauser - Niggli - Zumthor)  will start performing. After the first promising rehearsels: it will be an unique music for eyes and ears!


New Percussion Ensemble: TRIO KLICK! with Fritz Hauser, Peter Conradin Zumthor, Lucas Niggli
20.08.2012
Lorenz Raab Expanded : NEW CD on UNIT Records

The Lorenz Raab Expanded Quartet with the Line-Up of Lorenz Raab (A, trp) , Michel Godard (F, tuba), Eirik Hegdal ( N, sax ) and LN has produced a CD for UNIT Records, which is released in Summer 2012.


Lorenz Raab Expanded : NEW CD on UNIT Records
28.06.2012
2. International PIANO PAM FESTIVAL

In November 2012 there will be the second edition of the Piano PAM festival in Uster, curated by Lucas Niggli. His guests are
Vera Kappeler, Simon Nabatov, Alex von Schlippenbch and Stefan Wirth. More Informations under www.pam.nu


2. International PIANO PAM FESTIVAL
27.06.2012
Sharp - Gibbs - Niggli @ Jazzfstival Willisau

The New Trio with Elliot Sharp / Melvin Gibbs / Lucas Niggli will have its European Premier during the Jazzfestival Willisau, 25th August 2012


Sharp - Gibbs - Niggli @ Jazzfstival Willisau
28.04.2012
Konus Quartet Plays "One For Evan"

KONUS QUARTETT
VIER SAXOPHONE, CHRISTIAN KOBI, FABIO OEHRLI, STEFAN ROLLI, JONAS TSCHANZ
1.-3. MAI 12, 20.30 HEILIGGEISTKIRCHE BERN . Performances of the Composition "One FOr Evan" for 4 Soprano-Saxophones, by Lucas Niggli


Konus Quartet Plays
11.02.2012
Hexen Trio ( Plimley Guy Niggli ) : CD Release @ Jazzfestival Vancouver

The New Release on Intakt Records from the Hexentrio will be released on July 1st at the International Jazzfestival in Vancouver


Hexen Trio ( Plimley Guy Niggli ) : CD Release @ Jazzfestival Vancouver
10.02.2012
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: The Concert-Series @ Walcheturm /Zürich

The AvantCore Trio STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND will perform monthly at the Walcheturm in Zürich, 12 x , from April 12 to March 13. Come and hear!


STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND: The Concert-Series @ Walcheturm /Zürich
16.12.2011
New CD of the Drum-Duo NIGGLI ZUMTHOR - SPIEGEL for and in the Therme Vals

The second recording of the Duo includes also two compositions by Barry Guy and Fritz Hauser. With great art work and high-end production something very special to have. Order here.


New CD of the Drum-Duo NIGGLI ZUMTHOR - SPIEGEL for and in the Therme Vals
14.12.2011
The Fellowship of The Drums @ The Solothurner Filmtage

The Documentary / Road Movie by Martin Fuchs about my Drum Quartet BEAT BAG BOHEMIA will be shown at the Solothurner Filmtage in January 2012.


The Fellowship of The Drums @ The Solothurner Filmtage
13.12.2011
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND EXTENDED: Sederunt Principes

hits the Road again with a great Programm, compiled by Marc Kilchenmann,
with music from Steamboat Switzerland, Perotinus Magnus, Hermann Meier and Marc Kilchenmann!!


STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND EXTENDED: Sederunt Principes
14.11.2011
INTAKT Records @ The Stone in NYC

From March 1. to 15. in  2012 the Label INTAKT RECORDS is presenting a great programm in New York, at the Club "The Stone" - Patrik Landolt curated two weeks of improvised music with many musicians from New York and Zürich. Lucas will perform 3times: a Duo with Fred Frith, a Trio with  Elliot Sharp and Melvin Gibbs and a  Trio with Angelica Sanchez and Tim Berne. Check the Programm here.


INTAKT Records @ The Stone in NYC
22.08.2011
Paul Plimley - Barry Guy - Lucas Niggli on Tour

From January 19th to 26th 2012 the Trio with the GREAT Canadian Pianist Paul Plimley and Barry Guy with Lucas Niggli will be on Tour in Europe and Record a CD for INTAKT.


Paul Plimley - Barry Guy - Lucas Niggli on Tour
14.08.2011
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND @ KKL Luzern, Lucerne Festival Am Piano

STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND will perform a Late Night Show at The Lucerne Festival Am Piano, with a premier of a New Piece by Wertmüller. November 26th 2011


STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND @ KKL Luzern, Lucerne Festival Am Piano
13.07.2011
Biondini Godard Niggli @ Music Meeting Neijmegen

From the Trio Biondini Godard Niggli are new TV-Cuts on you tube. Maybe this for example:


Biondini Godard Niggli @ Music Meeting Neijmegen
08.07.2011
Hinterhalt Festival 2011

The Second Hinterhalt Festival in Uster was a wonderfull blast!!!... check out the fotogallery  - and see you next time!


Hinterhalt Festival 2011
04.04.2011
The Fellowship of The Drums on TV - 1.may on SF1

The wonderfull documentary about the Lucas Niggli Drum Quartet BEAT BAG BOHEMIA by Martin Fuchs will be shown again on Swiss-TV (SF1) on Sat. 7th May, 12.25.

The DVD of the Film will be relreased on Intakt Records, Mid May. You may order it here.


The Fellowship of The Drums on TV - 1.may on SF1
31.03.2011
BEAT BAG BOHEMIA - The Fellowship Of The Drums TOUR

From May 10th to 23rd 2011 the Lucas Niggli Drum Quartet will be on Tour again, in Europe. With Kesivan Naidoo ( Capetown) , Rolando Lamussene (Maputo), Pez Zumthor ( Haldenstein) , LN.


BEAT BAG BOHEMIA - The Fellowship Of The Drums TOUR
25.03.2011
New CD by the Drum Duo Zumthor Niggli for the Therme in Vals.

During the Summer 2011 the Drum Duo of Peter Conradin Zumthor and Lucas Niggli will record a New CD for the Therme Vals. Incl two commissioned compositions for the two Drummers by Barry Guy and Fritz Hauser.


New CD by the Drum Duo Zumthor Niggli for the Therme in Vals.
25.03.2011
2. Hinterhalt Festival in Uster: Programm Infos Online now

After the big success of the Hinterhalt-Festival in 2009, some friends of mine, artists and cultural-players  are organising a second issue: from July 1 to 3 , 2011, in the middle of Uster, where I have my Atelier. More Infos about the transmedial programm NOW on www.hinterhalt.ch


2. Hinterhalt Festival in Uster: Programm Infos Online now
10.11.2010
Radio Niggli

You may hear many tunes and samples from different bands with Lucas under -> Radio-Niggli, or press directly the Radio Button on the website. Enjoy!


Radio Niggli
06.09.2010
Festival Bludenz March 2011: Lucas Niggli : A Portrait in Music

From  11th to  13. march 2011 Lucas Niggli is invited to curate the  Jazz Days Bludenz ( A) where he presents his actual works. A Portrait in Music: he will perform with STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND, BLACK LOTOS, Biondini-Godard-Niggli, Zumthor-Niggli Drum Duo as well with a special project called AFRICALLS with Musicians from Berne and Vorarlberg. See you there!


Festival Bludenz March 2011: Lucas Niggli : A Portrait in Music
17.06.2010
New BIG ZOOM Quintett

The Quinett Lucas Niggli BIG ZOOM is back on stage with a new Line Up. The Trio ZOOM with Wogram,Schaufelberger, LN is now with flutist  Anne La Berge ( USA/NL) and bassist Barry Guy ( UK,/CH); they form the new quintett BIG ZOOM. A longer Tour with the CD Release of "polisation" on INTAKT is scheduled for January 2011.


New BIG ZOOM Quintett
16.06.2010
The Fellowship Of The Drums - DVD Available NOW

The Documentary about my Drum Quartet BEAT BAG BOHEMIA is now available on DVD. you may order it here.


The Fellowship Of The Drums - DVD Available NOW
15.06.2010
Biondini Godard Niggli

The New Tro with Luciano Biondini ( acc) , Michel Godard ( tb , serp) and LN on drums, will record a NEW CD for INTAKT Records. The CD will be released for the Tour the Trio will play in March 2011. For Booking: Ralph Guch Productions


Biondini Godard Niggli
14.06.2010
FORCELMAJEUR - a new Septett by Felix Profos

Lucas is a member of the great Septett FORCEMAJEUR by Swiss Composer Felix Profos, we will perform next at Jazzfestival Willisau. A Tour and CD Recording is planned for November 10.


FORCELMAJEUR - a new Septett by Felix Profos
08.04.2010
Fixed, Fluid and Fragmented

Lucas will be part of a larger project called "Fixed, Fragmented &Fluid" which will be a collaboration between the great Animationfilm-Artist Michel Gagné and Barry Guy. It will be a live show with an international  seven-piece ensemble, and a giant screen that will combine abstract animation and jazz music. The performance will take place on June 25th, 2010 as the opening night performance of the Innovation Series at the Roundhouse Performance Centre, in Vancouver, on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Vancouver International Jazz Festival.


Fixed, Fluid and Fragmented
08.04.2010
Beat Bag Bohemia plays again: Berlin

The Lucas Niggli Drum Quartet will play at The Sound No Walls Festival in Berlin @ the Philharmonie. Rolando and Kesivan will exclusivly arrive from SouthAfrica.


Beat Bag Bohemia plays again: Berlin
19.01.2010
PAM-PIANO-FESTIVAL

In November 2010 ( 19th and 20th) I will organise a Piano Festival in my concert series PAM ( Platz für Andere Musik, Uster) @ qbus. We will hear the MONDRIAN Quartet, Irene Schweizer Solo, Dominik Blum Solo, and a Duo with Aki Takase and Lucas Niggli.


PAM-PIANO-FESTIVAL
18.01.2010
Tour in CHINA with Xu Fengxia

In September I will be touring in China with BLACK LOTOS , the Duo I have with Xu fengxia.


Tour in CHINA with Xu Fengxia
04.01.2010
Tours with New Projects

In March I will be on tour with 2 new Bands: FORCEMAJEUR by Felix Profos with Vera Kappeler (p, harmonium), Raphael Camenisch & Sebastian Pottmeier (sax), Christian Weber & John Eckhardt (b), Lucas Niggli (dr), Felix Profos (comp, key) and
the Trio with Luciano Biondini, Michel Godard & LN


Tours with New Projects
20.11.2009
New Recordings with the Drum Duo Niggli - Zumthor

In January 09 the Drum Duo Niggli Zumthor did record with Master Engeneer Willy Strehler a Studio-production for the polish label "Not Two Records". Including the two tracks "First and Second Dance"composed for the Duo by Felix Profos. Release December 2009.


New Recordings with the Drum Duo Niggli - Zumthor
25.08.2009
New Adress
This summer me and my family have moved to a new house: Annette, Emilia, Gaudenz, Felix and Lucas life now at Fohlenweidstr. 63b, in CH- 8615 Wermatswil/Uster.
New Adress
25.08.2009
Award for BLACK LOTOS
The CD " BLACK LOTOS" with Xu Fengxia and Lucas just won the Award for Best Recording from the German Records Critics Pool.
Award for BLACK LOTOS
24.08.2009
Biondini-Godard-Niggli
March 2010 there is a tour planned with the new trio of Luciano Biondini - Michel Godard - Lucas Niggli. Infos on gluch.ch
Biondini-Godard-Niggli
24.08.2009
New Recording with Barry Guys London Jazz Composers Orchestra

The CD "Radio Rondo/ SchaffhausenConcert" on Intakt Records  features the London Jazz Composers Orchestra with Irene Schweizer.
Lucas plays in the Drum-Section  with Paul Lytton.


New Recording with Barry Guys London Jazz Composers Orchestra
11.06.2009
Pics from the HINTERHALT festival 2009
http://www.hinterhalt.ch/104_bilder.php
Pics from the HINTERHALT festival 2009
28.04.2009
Hinterhalt Festival @ the Surroundings of my Studio in Uster
At the Qbus and arround my Studio in Uster we organised a two days festival named HINTERHALT, with all kind of music, theater, performances, art..here are all infos and the programm: www.hinterhalt.ch, BE WELCOME!!
Hinterhalt Festival @ the Surroundings of my Studio in Uster
20.01.2009
New CD on INTAKT Records: The Big Picture by Fred Frith
Fred Frith and ARTE Quartet released a New CD on INTAKT Records, where Lucas Niggli appears as Guest-soloist together with Katharina Weber (p) on the Composition "The Big Picture".
New CD on INTAKT Records: The Big Picture by Fred Frith
03.10.2008
New CD: Xu Fengxia / Lucas Niggli, BLACK LOTOS
During Spring 2009 the new recording of the Duo Xu Fengxia (China) and Lucas Niggli will be released on INTAKT RECORDS. Followed by a Tour in Sept. 2009.
New CD: Xu Fengxia / Lucas Niggli, BLACK LOTOS
02.10.2008
New Recordings of STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND ( feat. Dominik Blum, Marino Pliakas, Lucas Niggli ) just finished teh Recording of the Composition "Get Out Of My Room" form Composer Felix Profos , combined with some Improvs. Released is planned for early 2009 on GROB.
New Recordings of STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND
02.10.2008
Lucas Niggli ZOOM in INDIA
The Trio ZOOM ( feat. Nils Wogram and Philipp Schaufelberger will be on Tour in India form Nov. 25th to Dec. 8th. After some Trio Concerts ( ao Jazzfesti Delhi) , they will work on a new programm with Karthik Mani ( Percussion / Bangalore) and the young Swiss Singer Sarah Büchi).
Lucas Niggli ZOOM in INDIA
01.10.2008
Road Movie about BEAT BAG BOHEMIA - the Fellowship of the Drums
We just returned from the long and very successfull tour with the Lucas Niggli Drum Quartet BEAT BAG BOHEMIA. When the band returns on stage is not yet decided - but during 2009 the Documentary about BBB " FEllowship of teh drums" by Martin Fuchs will be released.
Road Movie about BEAT BAG BOHEMIA - the Fellowship of the Drums
19.03.2008
BEAT BAG BOHEMIA - NEW CD is OUT NOW

My Drum Quartet will celebrate the CD Launch atthe Jazzfestival Capetown, and a CD Release Tour in Europe will follow, from September 10th to 28th, with Concerts in Switzerland,Germany, Poland.

Order the CD here.


BEAT BAG BOHEMIA - NEW CD is OUT NOW
18.03.2008
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND on Tour in the US und CAN.

From June 17th to July 1st , Steamboat Switzerland will be touring in the US and Canada. Incl. festival Appearences in Vancouver, Victoria, Montreal.


STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND on Tour in the US  und CAN.
18.03.2008
The Barry Guy London Jazz Composers Orchestra with Irene Schweizer
At the Jazzfestival Schaffhausen, on May 21st the London Jazz Composers Orchestra will perform with Irene Schweizer the new Piece "Radio Rondo" by Barry Guy. Lucas is invited to play the second drum in the mostly original lineup.
The Barry Guy London Jazz Composers Orchestra with Irene Schweizer
07.11.2007
Crash Cruise on TOUR again in March 2008
Lucas Niggli ZOOM meets ARTE Quartet with the Programm "CRASH CRUISE" will be touring again from March 5th to 16th. More Infos and Dates soon here.
Crash Cruise on TOUR again in March 2008
06.11.2007
Steamboat Switzerland on stage again. January 2008
Steamboat Switzerland will perform again some concerts live: Graz, Bielefeld, Schorndorf, Bratislava , Paris, See you there!
Steamboat Switzerland on stage again. January 2008
06.11.2007
Pro Helvetia Support for ZOOM for another three years
The Swiss Art Council Pro Helvetia supports Lucas Niggli ZOOM and the extended Ensembles for another three years turn. That makes the planing for Tours and Recordings easier. Thanks!
Pro Helvetia Support for ZOOM for another three years
27.08.2007
Andrew Cyrille - Lucas Niggli
Andrew and Lucas will perform in November two concerts as a drum-duo ( Zürich and Munich. The unerhört Festival of Zurich made this premier happening.
Andrew Cyrille - Lucas Niggli
27.08.2007
Duo Xu Fengxia/ Lucas Niggli
In December 08 Xu Fengxia ( Guzheng) and Lucas Niggli will be on tour in germany. Right after the concert a Recording Session at the Loft in Cologne is scheduled.
Duo Xu Fengxia/ Lucas Niggli
25.08.2007
CRASH CRUISE : CD Release-Tour, Autumn 2007
The new record from Lucas Niggli ZOOM meets ARTE Quartet is OUT NOW. on the Swiss label INTAKT Records. CRASH CRUISE can then also be heard live: the CD-Release Tour starts on 27th sept until oct.5th. You can get the CD here.
CRASH CRUISE : CD Release-Tour, Autumn 2007
23.08.2007
New STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND CD: ZONE 2
NOW AVAILABLE: our newest CD is out now, on the german label GROB, STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND, ZONE 2. and features our alternative, "acoustic" setup with piano, guitar and drums. you can get it here.
New STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND CD: ZONE 2
20.08.2007
ZOOM meets ARTE Quartet
ZOOM and the ARTE Quartet will be on tour again in March 08. Still performing the programm of CRASH CRUISE.

ZOOM meets ARTE Quartet
12.12.2006
Steamboat Switzerland at the Maerz Musik Festival in Berlin
Steamboat Switzerland will perform a New Piece byMichael Werthmüller at the Maerz Musik Festival in Berlin
Steamboat Switzerland at the Maerz Musik Festival in Berlin
15.11.2006
Beat Bag Bohemia
My new International Drum-Quartet BEAT BAG BOHEMIA will be on tour in February.

Beat Bag Bohemia
26.10.2006
Crash Cruise
ZOOM and the ARTE Quartet are on tour again in December 06 and will record then also the new record for Intakt Records, which will be released in autum 07.

Crash Cruise
11.08.2006
NEW CD of Lucas Niggli BIG ZOOM
Finally the new Record of Lucas Niggli BIG ZOOM is OUT NOW, on Intakt Records. CELEBRATE DIVERSITY.
Order it here.

NEW CD of Lucas Niggli BIG ZOOM
12.06.2006
Lucas Niggli ZOOM meets ARTE Quartett
My Trio ZOOM and the Saxophon Quartett ARTE will perform in August and December 2006 my new composition "Crash Cruise". Dates see under "Concerts".

Lucas Niggli ZOOM meets ARTE Quartett
17.04.2006
Steamboat Switzerland in Donaueschingen
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND will perform a new piece by Swiss Composer Felix Profos at the Donaueschingen Festival 2006.

Steamboat Switzerland in Donaueschingen
13.04.2006
New CD of Susanne Abbuehl
End of April 06 the new Record of Susanne Abbuehl Group (where Lucas is playing) will be released on ECM records.

New CD of Susanne Abbuehl
11.04.2006
Lucas Niggli and Steamboat Switzerland in Southafrica
In July Lucas will lead a Percussion-group from the Univerity Durban , developping a Percussion-project. Performing at the Grahamstown Festival. Steamoat Switzerland will be touring Southafrica in teh sam period.

Lucas Niggli and Steamboat Switzerland in Southafrica
17.01.2005
PAM! Platz für Andere Musik
The Concertseries of Lucas Niggli in his hometown Uster, PAM! Platz für Andere Musik is now complet
Visit www.pam.nu for more informations.
PAM! Platz für Andere Musik
01.06.2004
My Visions of Madame Blavatsky
STEAMBOAT SWITZERLAND will perform the Composition "My Visions of Madame Blavatsky" by David Dramm together with the "Orkest de Volharding" also in Switzerland in September 04.

My Visions of Madame Blavatsky
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