Saracas is a jazz quartet based in Lucerne, Switzerland.
The four bandmembers formed the band back in 2011 when they first met at Lucerne School of Music. Weekly sessions gave them the chance to create, expand and develop an intimate band sound. Inspired by the worlds leading jazz bands this group creates their own, unique expansion of the modern jazz styles.

Pascal Uebelhart, sax

René Simonpietri, piano

César Gonin, bass

Dennis Blassnig, drums


    Tour 2018:

    • CH-Luzern, Jazzkantine
      Montag 4. Juni 2018 | 20:00 Uhr
    • more dates t.b.a. soon

    Past Gigs 2017:

    • CH-Zug, Bar Niente
      Donnerstag 26. Oktober 2017 | 20:00 Uhr
    • CH-Luzern, Bar59
      Mittwoch 22. März 2017 | 21:00 Uhr
    • CH-Emmenbrücke, Boogie Nights
      Samstag 25. Februar 2017 | 20:00 Uhr
    • CH-Zürich, Photobastei
      Donnerstag 23. Februar 2017 | 21:00 Uhr


Debut Album of the young swiss jazz quartet Saracas. Twelve original compositions in tradition and continuation of the modern jazz style, written by all of the four bandmembers. The titlesong 'Saracas' features the journey of a raven through extraordinary landscapes.

released 01 july 2014

Produced and recorded by Saracas @ Lucerne School of Music
Mixed by Mario Baumann @ Strange Fruit Recording
Mastered by Ph!L!pp Schweidler @ Department of Noise
Artwork and Design by Rafael Koller

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or via E-Mail: saracas@pascaluebelhart.ch (europe only / CHF 15 per CD / free shipping)


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Contact / Booking

Pascal Uebelhart
+41 78 910 68 22