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- since 1972 -

March - April 2018

A-1010 Wien, Franz Josefskai 29
Tel.: (+43-1) 533 25 75
Management: Axel & Tilly Melhardt
Webmaster: Günter Weismann
A-1070 Wien Westbahnstr.27/89
Tel.: (+43-1) 523 03 99
Open from 7 p.m. - live-music from 9 p.m. on

The admission fee varies with the costs for the band from EUR 11,- to EUR 20,-. There is no presale of tickets and no reservations.

Since the 4th of march 1972 we present 6 days a week "live" jazz with international & local musicians in our 500 years-old cellar - hope to see You in Vienna soon.
Tilly, Julius & Axel Melhardt
Program March - April
Thu. 1.Mar. Huub Claessens The dutch opera-singer from the "Wiener Staatsoper" shows his eminent talent for swinging jazz with: Ryan Langer p, Uli Langtaler b, Walther Großrubatscher dm S
Fri. 2.Mar.
Sat. 3.Mar.
Andrea Motis
& Christoph Mallinger Quartett
Premiere of the Spanish multi-instrumentalist (tp & sax) with her grandiose voice and Ch.M. violin, Markus Gaudriot p, Martin Heinzle b and Christian Stolz dm S
Mon. 5.Mar.
Tue. 6.Mar.
Bastian Stein The trumpet-player from Heidelberg studied in Vienna and now lives in Germany – with: Phil Donkin b & James Maddren dm M
Wed. 7.Mar.
Thu. 8.Mar.
Fri. 9.Mar.
Dana Gillespie
& Joachim Palden Trio
The "Grand Lady of British Blues" again at her favorite Jazzclub – with the Piano-Boogie-Ace Joachim Palden p, Tom Müller ts & Sabine Pyrker dm B
"Rising Star Serie"
Vienna Bigband Project
Leader: Anton Stift – With arrangements from Sammy Nestico, Gordon Goodwin and other masters of this genre. S
Anna Lauvergnac The Vocal-Star of the former Vienna Art Orchestra with their permanent combo for the first time in JAZZLAND: Claus Raible p, Matyas Hofecker b & Xaver Hellmeier dm M
Fri.16.Mar. Christian Plattner Quartett
meets Herwig Gradischnig
A classic swinger meets an a swinging Modernist – a thrilling talk under the surveillance of Erwin Schmidt p, Martin Treml b & Walther Großrubatscher dm S
Sat.17.Mar. Burgundy Street Jazzband Revival-Jazz à la George Lewis & Bunk Johnson T
Mon.19.Mar. Roman Schwaller Jazzquartet
& special guest Christian Havel
R.S. ts & C.H. g take a bow in direction of Stan Getz & Jimmy Rainey – Oliver Kent p, Johannes Strasser b, Mario Gonzi dm M
"Rising Star Serie"
Uli Datler & Band
feat. Thomas Faulhammer (ts)
Between Swing and Modern Jazz - Edi Köhldorfer g, Martin Heinzle b and Bernd Rommel dm S
Rotondi – Grissett
Nikolic – Kostadinovic
A swinging summit of international jazz stars:
Jim R. tpDanny G. pMilan N. bVladimir K. dm
Fri.23.Mar. Leo Wright Memorial Elly Wright voc, Heinz von Hermann sax, Heinz Czadek tb, Erwin Schmidt p, Hanns Strasser b, Walther Großrubatscher dm M
Sat.24.Mar. Walk Tall Modern Jazz from A(dderley) to Z(awinul)!!! M
"Rising Star Serie"
Katie Kern & Bluesboys
K.K. g&voc, Jörg Danielsen g & voc, Walter Walterson b & voc, Reinhard Dlappa dm B
Don Menza The ts-Star played with Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson, Stan Kenton and and all the greats of modern jazz, with:
Oliver Kent p, Hans Strasser, Bernd Reiter dm
Thu. additionally with Sigi Feigl, Lisi Stiger and Oleksandr Ryndenko sax;
Fri.30.Mar. Sat.31.Mar. Don Menza
& Thomas Gansch
"That's at least like Christmas", said Thomas (tp) when he learned that he has these two days off. So he can finally jazz with Don (ts) and Oliver Kent, Hans Strasser, Bernd Reiter dm M
Sun. 1.Apr.
Mon. 2.Apr.
Short Easter-holiday
Tue. 3.Apr.
Wed. 4.Apr.
Thu. 5.Apr.
Fri. 6.Apr.
Sat. 7.Apr.
Rossano Sportiello
The Roman living in the USA stars great festivals and is worldwide considered as one of the leading Stride- and Harlem-Piano players
 Solo at the "Bösendorfer"
 & Ch.Plattner ts, M.Treml b, W. Großrubatscher dm
 & H.Swoboda cl & W.Kendl dm
 & M.Breinschmid vib, H.Putz b, W. Kendl dm
 & Herbert Swoboda cl, M.Spitzer g, M.Treml b, W.Kendl dm
Mon. 9.Apr.
"Rising Star Serie"
Stefan Wagner - Georg Barnert Oktett
Swinging arrangements and sparkling soli M
Hank und Herrlich
Gradischnig sax & Johannes tb
A dialogue in modern jazz between Bruck an der Mur and Bielefeld under the strict supervision of: Oliver Kent p, Hans Strasser b, Mario Gonzi dm M
Thu.12.Apr. Joschi Schneeberger Quartett Aaron Wonesch p, Martin Spitzer g, J.S. b, Toni Mühlhofer perc S
Fri.13.Apr. Original Storyville Jazzband Since over fifty years they play classic New-Orleans-Jazz T
Sat.14.Apr. Blue Note Six In the spirit of the Louis Armstrong All-Stars T
"Rising Star Serie"
Swingdance Bigband
Martin Jank & Jan Kolaja present local composers S
Tue.17.Apr. Markus Gaudriot Trio Super-Piano-Trio with Karol Hodas b & Walther Großrubatscher dm M
Mojo Blues Band
& Gisele Jackson
She was "on stage" with Ray Charles and Dakota Staton and personified on stage the great Bessie Smith - with Erik Trauner voc&g&hm, Siggi Fassl voc&g, Charlie Furthner p, Herfried Knapp b, Didi Mattersberger dm B
Fri.20.Apr. Project Two
feat. Susan Rigvava-Dumas
Master-Arrangeur Heinz Czadek tb and his Band - Walter Fend, Lukas Hartl tp; Bobby Dodge bass-tb, Helmut Strobl, Niko Afentulidis sax; Herbert Otahal p, Christoph Petschina b and Fritz Ozmec dm present the great singer M
Sat.21.Apr. Barrelhouse Jazzband Chicago-Jazz in the spirit of Eddie Condon T
Roman Schwaller Jazzsextet
Th.Gansch & Adrian Mears
"Excerpts from Thurgovian Suite & Further Expectations"
Over 15 years ago, Roman compose a double-CD with the above title – 2 concerts from this work
"Rising Star Serie"
Albert Reifert Trio & Co.
Piano-Trio with guests: Manfred Holzhacker tp and Hans Zinkl g S
Thu.26.Apr. Caoba Samba, Bolero and Tango can also swing!!! L
Fri.27.Apr. Riverside Stompers Classic Jazz with two trompets à la King Oliver T
"Rising Star Serie"
Noble Chestnuts
Walter Kortan's new band – with Herbert Swoboda on the piano T
"Rising Star Serie"
Verteramo Trio & Jorge Costalez
Transcontinental blues diplomacy - the leading blues band from Argentina visits Jörg Danielsen & the JAZZLAND !!! B
B = Blues&Boogie  T = Traditional Jazz  S = Swing  M = Modern Jazz  L = Latin  F = Folk  K = Musikkabarett  A = Avantgarde