Claus Boesser-Ferrari



Experimental, Avantgarde, Modern Jazz 


  • born 1952
  • 1966 first steps on e-guitar
  • 1968 changed to acoustic-guitar after listening to Tom Paxton on tv
  • 1967 found my first rock'n roll band
  • 1973-75 studied classical guitar in Speyer, Germany
  • 1977-80 worked with a german folk-rock-ensemble, mayor-deal with Polydor, on tour with Joan Baez, Flairck,...
  • 1980 award of the 'Deutsche Phono-Akademie', some tv-shows
  • 1984 first solo-LP
  • 1986 concerts in europe+brazil, cd 'bluefields'
  • 1993 first cd on Acoustic-Music-Records 'blue footprint'
  • 1994 wrote+performed music and soundtrack for theatre-plays
  • 1996/97 cd 'welcome' on Acoustic-Music-Records
  • 1998 concerts in usa, asia, Europe
  • 1999 music for a theatre-play in basel/switzerland, cd 'ten' on Acoustic-Music-Records
  • 2000 music for 'Ubu', Schaubühne Berlin, germany
  • 2001 tour usa, italy, france
  • 2002 tour usa, japan, georgia, armenia, aserbaidschan,music for "Steinasche" and "Polarabend", Theater am Neumarkt, Zürich
  • 2003 new cd with "Black-Angel-Projekt", tour austria, hungary, switzerland, usa
  • 2004 direction and composition for guitar and string quartet for "Floreana", Theater am Neumarkt, Zürich,Allstar-Guitar-Night, Los Angeles, USA
  • 2004/04 Festival Global Strings (with Ralph Towner, Marc Ducret)
  • 2005 Music for the Dance Performance "Gertrude Stein-Die Welt ist rund", Göttingen
  • 2005/08 US Tour/ Festival Pilsen (CZ)
  • 2006/03 Festival Global Strings, Mannheim (coll. with Marc Ribot and Fred Frith) 
  • 2007 music for "M.Kohlhaas", Schauspiel Hamburg
  • 2007/08 Music on a film by Jochen Schambeck in collaboration with Marc Ribot. Live Performance with Marc Ribot on Jochen Schambecks "Oil on troubled waters"
  • 2008 Tour India, Chec.Rep., Bulgaria, Hungaria, Austria, USA, Thailand. On tour in Switzerland with the Michael-Kohlhaas-Performance. New CD with Jutta Glaser "Ajoj"
  • 2009/10"Maria Stuart" mit Barbara Frey am Schauspiel Zürich (Premiere 17.9.09)Touring Brazil, USA, Europe
  • 2010 Release "How we became Americans" with Fred Frith and Marc Ribot
    2011Touring India, USA, Canada, EuropeRelease of a new solo live cd and a duo cd with Thomas Siffling
  • 2012 Touring Europe with trumpet player Thomas Siffling 


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