June 26 - July 5, 2025

The New Orleans Experience

Jazz Off The Wall


JazzAscona will celebrate its 40th edition with “Jazz Off The Wall”, a street art event featuring more than 40 giant-size photographic oeuvres by Yuri Catania.

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JazzAscona 2024



DAY 1 – From Edith Piaf to James Brown: a great start (read more)

DAY 2 – Jazz Off The Wall and a soul voice from New Orleans (read more)

DAY 3 – Army big band as part of the rich JazzAscona weekend (read more)

DAY 4 – Lots of music from around the world, but also local! (read more)

DAY 5 – Caribbean atmospheres, retro jazz and young talents (read more)

DAY 6 – Nnavy’s soul debut and not one, but two Hammond organs (read more)

DAY 7 – Kind of Blue with Miles Davis’ legendary trumpet (read more)

DAY 8 – Swing sheiks and flamenco steps (read more)

DAY 9 – Swiss Jazz Award to Swiss Jazz Orchestra (read more)

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Lineup 2024

Discover all the bands at the next JazzAscona!

Program 2024

What will the next JazzAscona look like?
Check out the program (in color and black&white)

Join the “Jazz Off The Wall” project

You have the possibility to help creating this work of art together with the artist  and become part of our Jazz Off The Wall project!

Vanessa Collier is the winner of the AET MY CHOICE Audience Award 2023

Invited to JazzAscona for the first time, Vanessa Collier gave two spectacular concerts during the final weekend of the festival, thrilling the audience with her masterful and natural interplay between voice and saxophone and with a duet with the exceptional guitarist Laura Chavez, all this supported by a remarkable band.


JazzAscona 2024 "free entry"

As in the old days, all festival concerts and workshops will be free!


Video realized by CISA

Support the festival!

This year, JazzAscona will be 100% free. No more gates, queues, counters nor tickets! The festival will furthermore go beyond the lakeside promenade, involving the entire town and spread the music and it’s atmosphere throughout the centre.



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