Rolf Häsler – tenor saxophone and clarinet

An alumnus of the Swiss Jazz School, Häsler also teaches saxophone and clarinet at the music schools of Oberland Ost and Region Thun. He is head of Jazzworkshop Interlaken and the jazz band of the academic high school, Gymnasium Interlaken.

Häsler has participated in live and recorded performances with the Rolf Häsler Quartet, City West Quartet, Second Line Big Band, The Steamboat Rats Jazzband, ORG4, Sinatra Tribute Band & Max Neissendorfer, The Funkeys, Rolf Häsler Trio/Duo, In Mission Of Tradition, and the B Funk Unit in Germany, France, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Spain, Austria, the United States, and Switzerland.

He has also performed in concerts and on recordings as both a freelance musician and a guest soloist in a number of Swiss bands, including Swiss Jazz Orchestra, Martin Streule Jazz Orchestra, G Cool Band, In Mission Of Tradition, Take Off Big Band, Rhythm Kings, Uptown Big Band, Longstreet Jazzband, Swiss Bop Connection, Da Capo Al Dente, Stewy Von Wattenwyl Trio, Saurer/Vatter Big Band, Extreme Trio, and others.

Häsler has played with musicians Joe Haider, Günther Kühlwein, Tim Hagans, Ron McClure, Steve Fishwick, Steve Brown, Margie Evans, Gene Mighty Flea Connors, William Evans, Thomas Moeckel, Larry Alexander, Bruno Spoerri, Umberto Arlati, Thomas Dürst, Lars Lindvall and Mr. Blue, among others.