‘Break A Leg’ – Swingmusic at the Rondell Bürkliplatz Zurich

Thursday evening June 22 I attended a wonderful concert of ‘Break a Leg!’. A group of musicians consisting of Ursula Ledergerber, vocals, Urs Keller, guitar and vocals,  Heinz Krapf, bass and Stefan Rüfenacht on saxes, melodica and cornet.

The concert took place at the Rondell the Bürkliplatz in Zurich. The band played a number of classic  jazz-swing songs, including one of my favorites: Lullaby of Birdland.

The audience could not sit still, but immediately enthusiastically started to dance, and kept doing so as long as the musicians kept on playing.

I had a wonderful great evening and am looking forward to seeing them again soon!


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Urs Keller

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Ursula Ledergerber

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Pictures taken with a Nikon D750 camera, Nikkor 20-35 2.8 mm and Tamron 28-75 2.8 mm lenses. Recorded in Raw, post-processed with Adobe Lightroom.


 

Photoshoot Leonardo Muzii

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure to do a photo shoot with Leonardo Muzii. A professional conductor based in Basel, Switzerland. We had a pleasant late afternoon and took a number of great pictures on the roof terrace of Leonardo’s house.


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Pictures taken with Olympus OMD EM10 camera and Zuiko 14-42 3.5-5.6 mm & 90 mm 1.8 mm lenses, Recorded in Raw, post-processed with Adobe Lightroom.


 

Road Trip with two BMW 325i E30 convertibles to Schwyz

As proud owners of a 28+ year old BMW BMW 325i E30,we decided to take a short trip with another couple, who were in possession of the same type of car. At the end of May 2017 we drove from Zurich along the Aegerisee to Schwyz. From there we drove back by the Sihlsee, Egg and Freienbach.


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Aegerisee


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Aegerisee


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Lauerzersee


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House in Schwyz


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Kantonsschule Kollegium Schwyz


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Mountain range between Schwyz and Euthal


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Last look on the Lauerzersee


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Transporting the cows from the stable to the meadow near Egg


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Right of way


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Crossing the mountain pass


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A moment of rest after a job well done


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The last stretch


Pictures taken with a Nikon D750 camera, Nikkor 20-35 2.8 mm and Tamron 28-75 2.8 mm lenses. Recorded in Raw, post-processed with Adobe Lightroom.


 

Road trip to Amsterdam

In the Pentecost weekend I made a quick trip to the Netherlands and took the opportunity to visit my favorite Dutch city: Amsterdam!


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A beacon of consumerism along the Autobahn

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The remainder of gourmet meal

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Stedelijk museum Amsterdam (‘The bathtub’)

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A look through the pothole of the bathtub

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Two cellists playing ‘Rolling in the deep’

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Artwork in the making (Herman Brood and Rembrandt)

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One of the painters

 

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Boris Kousemaker (Owner of Comic Store Lambiek) starts his weekend off with Heineken (1)

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Boris Kousemaker (Owner of Comic Store Lambiek) starts his weekend off with Heineken (2)

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Central Station – Take 1

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Central Station – Take 2


Pictures taken with Olympus OMD EM10 camera and Zuiko 14-42 3.5-5.6 mm lens, Recorded in Raw, post-processed with Adobe Lightroom.