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Luca Sisera

For a good 15 years, Luca Sisera has been a sought-after bassist in the Swiss jazz and improvisation scene. Musically, he likes to operate in the charged environment between composition and improvisation. He is frequently seen on stage at various festivals and jazz clubs across Europe in over 100 concerts each year, whereby some tours and concerts have already taken him to Egypt, China, Jordan, Guatemala and America. To date, he has been involved in over 30 audio releases. Luca Sisera has also started working as a composer for his own quintet “Luca Sisera ROOFER”. As interdisciplinary projects have always interested him, Luca Sisera has also worked with authors, cabaret artists, dancers and visual artists, among others, as well as on theatre and film productions.


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Marco von Orelli - Tommy Meier - Luca Sisera - Sheldon Suter: Lotus Crash

Read "Lotus Crash" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

Recorded live at venues in Switzerland, the respective musicians comprising this quartet have made the rounds across Europe's fertile progressive jazz scene as leaders or valued sideman for numerous entities, largely focused on generating an outside-the-box schema in various shapes, forms and colors. The band translucently shifts paradigms while bringing a signature mode of attack to the table, firmed up by bassist Luca Sisera's stout and lyrical lines amid the quartet's undulating deconstruction and rebuilding processes. Moreover, trumpeter Marco von ...

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Luca Sisera Roofer: Prospect

Read "Prospect" reviewed by Glenn Astarita

The press release is surely accurate, pertaining to this Swiss ensemble's ability to gracefully fuse conventional modern jazz processes with avant-garde improvisational activities. Led by bassist Luca Sisera, the band's nomenclature includes post-bop, free-form soundscapes, knotty unison choruses and effervescent thematic flows, complete with melodic intervals and some hustle and bustle. Moreover, each piece imparts a distinct storyline, which is an aspect that underscores the entertaining qualities of this invigorating studio date. “ Neptune's Chant" is one of ...

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Radar Suzuki: Lahar

Read "Lahar" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

La Unit Records ci propone con questo Lahar il lavoro fresco e spumeggiante di un bel quartetto svizzero costruito attorno alla sezione ritmica raffinata e competente formata dai fratelli Sisera. Luca al basso e Dario alla batteria, per la precisione. Sono con loro il bravo chitarrista di Lucerna Franz Hellmüller e il sassofonista spagnolo Carles Peris.La musica è per metà composta collettivamente dai quattro membri del gruppo, per metà firmata invece dal chitarrista e dal batterista. Le composizioni ...

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"...you can never be exactly sure where the tunes are headed, but you can trust this unit to make the process a hell of a lot of fun. Unpredictable right up to the end!"
 Stu's Record Room, Stuart Kremsky, USA "If you listen properly, the unknown springs into action right from the start. The familiar swing lines and references take a back seat and the rhythmic shifts in Sisera's compositions turn the sound of Roofer in a new direction." WOZ, Ursina Trautmann, Switzerland "Capping off the 'Swiss Night' was Luca Sisera ROOFER, who impressed with adventurous variations on the theme of Mingus-like aesthetics." Downbeat Magazine, Josef Woodard, USA "Indeed, an attention-grabbing program that only gets better on repeated listens!" All About Jazz New York, Glenn Astarita, USA "The double-bassist sets the musical bar high

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

CLAZZ (Live)

Nwog Records


Starlex Complex

Nwog Records


Lotus Crash



Moscow Files

Leo Records



Leo Records



Unit Records


Struggle Bubble

From: Starlex Complex
By Luca Sisera


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