Werner Tian Fischer

'the jazzy guitarist with a predilection for catchy tunes'

[milestones] [awards]

2014
The Yu Brothers Summer 2014 China Tour
The Yu Brothers Summer 2014 China Tour
Zhang Ling (voc/b), Eric 'Bluesman' Yu (voc/git), Werner Tian Fischer (git/voc) et al. with The Big John Blues Band and Blues Nation Revival: Inner Mongolia - Bejing Blues Festival - Ningxia - Shenzhen
2013
Big John's International CD Blues Band
Big John's International CD Blues Band
Zhang Ling (voc/b), Dietmar Dymke (g), Werner Tian Fischer (g), David Moser (kb), Han Yun (p), Zhang Ling (b), Bob Arkwright (dr), Liu Xiaosong (perc) horns: Lu Xiaolin & Wang Huaxing (tp), Tom Lee Pettersen & Song Schunwen (as), Yang Ming & Terrilynn Handy (tb) vocalists: Anna Starnberg, Zhang Shidi, Hu Weijin
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2012–2014
Carina & The Goatees / Travelogue Blues Band
Carina & The Goatees / Travelogue Blues Band
Carina Ferreira (voc), Martin Lehmann (harp/g), Werner Fischer (g/voc), Willi Spichtig (b), Gabriel Schiltknecht (dr)
2008–2012
Mya Audrey Trio
Mya Audrey (voc/p), Werner Tian Fischer (g/voc), Andi Pupato (perc)
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2007-2012
Barisaxtet plays Mulligan
Hanspeter Kunz, Reini Schläefli, Willy Knecht (bs), Werner Tian Fischer (g), Colin Standring (b), Lukas Landis (dr)
2011
Travelogue: 'Chinese Soul'-Tour in China & Switzerland
Sophie Dunér (voc), Mya Nydegger (voc/p), Jürg Wickihalder (saxes), Werner Tian Fischer (g), Zhang Ling (b), Gabriel Schiltknecht (dr)
2010-2011
Big John Blues Band @ CD Blues Beijing
Zhang Ling (voc/b), Xiao Song (harm), Werner Tian Fischer (g/voc), Ha Ha (dr)
2003-2010
The Standard Jazz Trio
Werner Tian Fischer (g), Fridel Berger (b), Gabriel Schiltknecht (dr)
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2005-2010
Tuesday Lunch Music Club
Series of concerts at Volkshaus, Wädenswil with Jonas Knecht (as), Werner Tian Fischer (g), Ralf Peter (p), Tobi Wirz (b), Lukas Landis (dr) & MANY ILLUSTRIOUS GUESTS: Barbara Balzan (voc), Marianne Racine (voc), Janet Dawkins (voc), Mya Nydegger (voc), Gabriela Krapf (voc), Annette Zemp (voc), Yolanda Brunner (voc), Ste Eschmann (voc), Mark Lim (voc/g), Dani Schenker (tp), Dave Feusi (ts), Thomi Geiger (ts/ss), Reto Suhner (as), Jürg Wickihalder (ss), Robert Bossart (p), Ralf Peter (p), Martin Medimorec (vibes), Luca Sisera (b), Hans Ermel (b), Marcel Benedict (b), Felix Zindel (perc), Richi Haller & The Flamencos and THE BIATTELS!
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2008
Beijing Summer Olympics 2008
Mya Nydegger (voc, p), Werner Tian Fischer (g), E.T. (b), Meng Da oder Wang Bin (dr); Beijing Club Tour in August 2008
2005-2008
The Bouncing Bits
Swing Combo with residency at the Hotel Palace Lucerne: Thom Grüninger (p, voc), Werner Tian Fischer (g), Fridel Berger (b), Eamonn O'Malley (dr)
2003-2008
Dave's Bag
Duo: Dave Beglinger (voc) and Werner Tian Fischer (g). Their repertoire ranged from classical jazz songs of the Great American Songbook to charming Sambas and Bossas of the Musica Popular Brasileira and soulful tunes penned by Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder or Sting.
2007
Sam Trümpy Memorial Jazz Coalition (USA/CAN/CH)
Jürg Wickihalder, Jonas Knecht, Heinrich Baumgartner & Ruedi Wettstein (saxes), Félix Stüssi (p), Werner Tian Fischer (g), Fredi Meli (b), Lukas Landis (dr); Swiss Tour in August/September 2007
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2006 - 2007
Jazz im Hotel Tödi
Series of Jazz concerts at the Hotel Tödi, Linthal featuring Bruno Spoerri (sax) and the Two Dollar Horse, Jonas Knecht (sax) with Knepffisch
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2006-2007
Schnayder's Cabin Crew - The Songs of James Taylor
Werner Tian Fischer (voc/g), David Beglinger (voc/perc), Carmen Salvadori (voc), Martin Lehmann (harp/g), Willi Spichtig (b), Gabriel Schiltknecht (dr)
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1996-2006
Jazz Group Udo Fink
Concerts and recording of several albums with Janet Dawkins (voc), Rahel Hadorn (voc), Domenic Landolf (ts), Christoph Grab (ts), Rodrigo Botter Maio (as), Edgar Schmid (tb), German Klaiber (b), Christof Mächler (b), Tony Renold (dr), Dieter Schumacher (dr), Roland Bürgi (dr), Rafi Woll (dr), Christof Staudenmann (dr) et al.
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2004
Fischer-Wickihalder Jazz Coalition
Werner Tian Fischer (g), Jürg Wickihalder (saxes), Fridolin Berger (b), David Beglinger (dr/voc); Northern China Tour in Summer 2004
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2004
Jazz im El Local
Series of Jazz concerts at El Local, Glarus featuring Alain 'Dodzi' Apaloo (voc/b), Jonas Knecht (sax), Alexandre Côté (sax), Jürg Wickihalder, sax), Hermann Bühler (sax), Dominik Burger (vibes) et. al
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2000-2004
Sonomundo
Klezmer: Martin Scheidegger (cl) Werner Fischer (g) and Fridolin Berger (b)
2003
Our Time ?
Bits and Pieces from Cabaret, Chanson, Jazz and 'Schlager' - Texts and Autobiographies: Martina Bovet (voc), Heinrich Baumgartner (sax), Werner Fischer (g), Fridolin Berger (b)
2001-2003
Werner Fischer's Boston Coalition
Adam White (tp), Sarina Suno (vl), Werner Fischer (g), Hiroyuki Takubo (p), Nesin Howhannesijan (b), Adolfo Herrera (dr)
1989-2003
Sam Trümpy's Jazz Coalition
A 5-piece-unit with a repertoire consisting of mainly original compositions: Sam Trümpy (ts), Werner Neumann (tp), Werner Fischer (g), Fridolin Berger (b), Fredy Bühler (dr)
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2000-2002
The Foggy Cotton Toys
Bluegrass: Gabi Fischer (voc), Werner Fischer (g/voc), Philip Lippuner (g/voc), Matthias Lincke (viol/voc)
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1999-2002
Calling Card
Jazz Trio: Werner Fischer (g), Dominik Burger (vibes/dr) and Fridolin Berger (b)
2000
Wickihalder - Fischer
Jazz Duo: Jürg Wickihalder (sax) and Werner Fischer (g) - their lasting musical collaboration begins with a most promising series of concerts at the legendary Casablanca Music Café in Zurich
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1991-1997
Starfish
Founding member of the folk-pop-group Starfish. Extended touring in Switzerland & Northern Europe (Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark & Poland). Production of several highly acclaimed recordings. Several playing hits in Swiss national radio, one song sells platinum
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1989-1992
Fishbizz
Jazz Standards Duo: Gabi Fischer (voc) and Werner Fischer (g)
1984-1992
Arthur & Balthasar
Folk/Pop-Duo: Tom Etter (voc/g et al.) and Werner Fischer (voc/g)
1985-1989
Glarona Big Band
Jazz Big Band led by Sam Trümpy
1988
Just Before Jail
Jazz Combo: Fel Tobler (ss), Fix Stüssi (p), Werner Fischer (g), Christian Pauli (b) and Gregg Galli (dr)
1984-1986
Guatuzo
Leader of and arranger for a 17-piece-Salsa-band that performed tunes by the Fania All Stars, Ray Barretto and other Salsa greats
1984-1986
Quarknett
Free-Funk-Jazz-Combo: Hermann Bühler (as), Werner Fischer (g), Patrik Schwitter (b) and Gabriel Schiltknecht (dr)
1981-1982
Wettsch aus äs Redli Wurscht?
Classic-Funk-Jazz-Rock: Hermann Bühler (as), Werner Fischer (g), Roland Schiltknecht (p), Luc Zeitner (b), Gabriel Schiltknecht (dr) and Jan Krohn (perc)
1979-1980
Adhoc
Jazz-Rock: Melinda Vetter (as), Werner Fischer (g), Remo Hobi (p), Luc Zeitner (b), Gabriel Schiltknecht (dr) and Gerardo Becera (perc)
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1978-1979
Dirge
Rock: Werner Fischer (g/voc), Luc Zeitner (g), Jörg Marti (org), Robi Sulzbacher (b), Gabriel Schiltknecht (dr/voc) and Gerardo Becera (perc)
1975-1977
Pleistozän
Rock: Werner Fischer (g/voc), René Eicher (g/voc), Brigitte Fischer (b/voc) and Pepino Hug (dr/voc)





[awards]

2016
Travelogue featuring Coco Rouzier (USA): 'The Light is On', CD
endorsed by the City of Lucerne (FUKA-Fond) the Canton of Lucerne, the Schindler Foundation Ennenda
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2011
Werner Fischer's Travelogue featuring Sophie Dunér & Jürg Wickihalder: 'Chinese Soul', CD
endorsed by the City of Lucerne (FUKA-Fond), the Schindler Foundation Ennenda, the Foundation Gartenflügel Ziegelbrücke, the Schuler Foundation Glarus
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2009
The Sam Trümpy Memorial Jazz Coalition (CAN/USA/CH) featuring Jürg Wickihalder: 'Live', CD
endorsed by from the Canton of Glarus, the Schindler Foundation Ennenda, the Foundation Gartenflügel Ziegelbrücke, the Schuler Foundation Glarus, the Migros Genossenschaftsbund, Ringier Specter and Publicitas
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2009
All Standard Guitars: 'Just Guitars?', CD
endorsed by the City of Lucerne (FUKA-Fond)
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2007
The Sam Trümpy Memorial Jazz Coalition (CAN/USA/CH), CH-Tour
endorsed by the Canton of Glarus, the Schindler Foundation Ennenda, the Foundation Gartenflügel Ziegelbrücke, the Schuler Foundation Glarus, the Migros Genossenschaftsbund, Ringier Specter and Publicitas
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2007
Félix Stüssi (CAN) meets Bruno Spoerri & The Three Dollar Horse (CH), concert
endorsed by the Canton of Glarus and the Glarner Kantonalbank
2006
Zoe Ann Goodson - Fredi Meli (USA) meet Bruno Spoerri & The Two Dollar Horse (CH), concert
endorsed by the Canton of Glarus and the Glarner Kantonalbank
2004
Fischer-Wickihalder Jazz Coalition: 'China'-Tour
endorsed and supported by Daqing Ruidao Media Group (PRC), Présence Suisse, Swiss Embassy in Beijing, Academy for Performing Arts Zurich, Casinelli-Vogel Foundation Zurich, Canton of Glarus, Schindler Foundation Ennenda, Foundation Gartenflügel Ziegelbrücke and Schuler Foundation Glarus
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2002/2003
Merit-based Scholarship for International Students (Dean's List) at Berklee College of Music, Boston (U.S.A.)
2001
Annual Award of the Lucerne-based Marianne & Curt Dienemann Foundation for the Performing Arts Annual Award of the Anne-Marie Schindler Foundation Ennenda
1997
Starfish: 'Slamming The Door'-Tour
endorsed by the Pro Helvetia Foundation, the Migros Genossenschaftsbund & the Canton of Glarus
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1996
Starfish: 'Mini Fründin', CD and 'Slamming The Door', CD
Platinum award for having sold more than 50'000 units of the sampler 'Ohrewürm 2'. Awards of the cities of Zurich & Schaffhausen for their CD 'Slamming The Door'
1995
Starfish: 'In Love', CD and Tour
endorsed by the Migros Genossenschaftsbund & the Canton of Glarus for their 'In Love'-Tour. Awards of the cities of Zurich & Schaffhausen for their CD 'In Love'
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1986
Glarona Big Band: 'It's Oh So Nice - A Tribute To Sammy Nestico', LP
annual award for the Performing Arts from the Canton of Glarus