Sun, July 15th

Claude Diallo meets Beat Kaestli


Doors 8:00pm
Show 8:30pm
Advance Price $15
Door Price $20

Advanced online ticket sales stop at 5pm on day of show
If available, more tickets are available at door

Leo Music Ltd presents:


An encounter between two rising Swiss luminaries of the International Jazz Scene

Claude Diallo 

Claude Diallo brings inovative concepts to the accepted styles of piano / composition. He has more than enough background to prove it. Ray Santisi (pianist and mentor of Keith Jarrett, Diana Krall, Joe Zawinul)

Passion. Joy. Love. Life. These words only begin to describe Claude Diallo`s musical universe. With nine self-produced CDs and a live DVD, Claude Diallo continues to aim at his goal: to present his unique compositions and singular style of playing to loyal audiences all over the world. His latest CD project, Live at No Black Tie, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was released on the label NBT Records in 2011.

His performances range from solo piano to small bands as a leader and sideman, in locales including: New York, Boston, Washington D.C, Montreux Jazz Festival, Lucerne Festival, Zurich, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tel Aviv, Sao Paulo, Tirana, Luxembourg, Berlin, Hannover, Munich, Stuttgart, Vienna, Paris, Madrid, the Dominican Republic and even the Islands of the Maldives. 

In 2012, 30 year old, New York-based Claude Diallo continues to use his international network by reaching out to new destinations in Europe and exploring the Asian Jazz Market.

Join Claude Diallo’s world of music and be part of his musical journey! 

Beat Kaestli

Beat Kaestli is an internationally acclaimed vocalist, songwriter, arranger and producer. In 1993 he moved to New York City and was awarded a scholarship to the Manhattan School of Music. While honing his craft alongside noteworthy Jazz performers, such as Jane Monheit, Jason Moran and Stefon Harris, he immersed himself in Manhattan’s fiercely competitive music scene, emerging as a seasoned performer. He now appears in clubs such as The Blue Note, The Birdland, The Bitter End, The Jazz Standard and The Stone, performing with Jazz greats, like Esperanza Spalding, Jon Hendricks, Gregoire Maret, Joel Frahm, Billy Drummond, Magos Herrera and Hendrik Meurkens. In 2005, Beat was the chosen vocalist for the Glenn Miller Orchestra, thrilling audiences in concert halls across the USA. In 2007 he earned the Ella Fitzgerald Foundation Scholarship to complete his Masters Degree at the Aaron Copland School of Music, followed by the release of his European song tribute "Far From Home" (B+B Productions) in 2009. 2010 was highlighted by his major Jazz label debut "Invitation" (Chesky), a eclectic array of American Standards, and 2011 featured a 12 month CD showcase on Swiss Airlines, tours in the US, 

Canada, Costa Rica, Europe, Mexico and Brazil, as well as a collaboration with the Swiss Label SUONIX. Currently Kaestli is putting the finishing touches on his upcoming French tribute “Collage” and he continuing his international touring with a showcase at the Rio das Ostras Jazz Festival in Brazil, the Swiss Awards in Sydney and shows in Chile and Europe.