BASITOURS - Established 1982 in Switzerland

...Peter Basler and Basitours started in the music business at the age of 25. His professional career in Switzerland began 1981 as a concert promoter producing shows around the areas and cantone's Berne, Aargau such as Joe Cocker, Weather Report, Edoardo Bennato. Before that Peter Basler studied drums at Swiss Jazz School and performed live with an accoustic group in the years 1976-78.

In 1986 he begame an agent to launch Basitours his own agency. At his Austria office Basitours start booking european tours for Jazz giants such as Archie Shepp, Sam Rivers, Abdullah Ibrahim "Dollar Brand", Don Cherry.

In 1988-90 Basitours worked for Billy Cobham drummer for the forthcoming 11 years, Joe Zawinul & The Zawinul Syndicate for 17 years. Tours with Kris Kristofferson, Jose Feliciano and The Original Blues Brothers Band and legendary Tango Master Astor Piazzolla. Salif Keita,Miles Davis, Vasco Rossi and Dave Brubeck. As subagent Basitours worked with Manhattan Transfers,Ray Charles, Wishbone Ash, Jethro Tull, Ian Gillan Band, Mink de Ville, Lionel Hampton Big Band, Maynard Ferguson, Al di Meola.

From 1992 on regularly bookings and exclusive european tours for artists like; Joe Zawinul, Billy Cobham, Chico & The Gypsies.

In 2000 creating partnership business relationship with Eastern Promotion Agency in Tbilisi, Georgia. Providing greats for yearly Jazz Festival like Bobby McFerrin, Jean Luc Ponty, Victor Bailey, Bill Evans, Bob Mintzer, John McLaughlin, John Scofield, Al McKay Allstars (The Earth, Wind & Fire Experience, Scott Kinsey, Kool & The Gang, L'Image, The Blues Brothers Band a.o. Larger single events such as: Toto Cutugno, Lalo Schifrin "Mission Impossible", Chris de Burgh, Andrea Bocelli a.o.

Currently Basitours booking exclusively and territorial for Victor Bailey, Lenny White, Jojo Mayer, The Blues Brothers Band, Chico & The Gypsies, Hugh Masekela, Carmen Souza, Sonny Emory a.o.

In addition to his significant professional achievements, Peter is proud married with Nino from Georgia which assist as office manager as well.

4800 Zofingen
Phone: +41-62-7513511

Tours Proposals

Reijseger - Fraanjie - Sylla (Exclusive booking for Europe except Italy)
2017-03-01 to 2017-08-31
Reijseger Ernst, Sylla Mola, Fraanjee Harmen
Trilok Gurtu (exclusive booking for East Europe - in cooperation with Provo Culture, I)
2017-03-01 to 2017-12-31
Gurtu Trilok
Carmen Souza Trio feat. Theo Pascal (exclusive booking for East Europe, Switzerland, Austria, Asia)
2017-06-01 to 2017-08-31
Souza Carmen
Hugh Masekela (exclusive booking for East Europe, Asia - in cooperation with Griot, DE)
2017-06-01 to 2017-07-31
Masekela Hugh
Nik West (exclusive booking for Europe and Asia)
2017-06-01 to 2017-12-31
West Nik
The Syndicate "File Under Zawinul" (in cooperation with Anteprima)
2017-06-01 to 2017-12-31
Parisien Emile, Vincent Peirani , Sery Paco, Marthe Linley, Cinelu Mino, Hossn Munir
Tommy McDonnell & The Mac 5 (exclusive booking for Europe and Asia)
2017-06-01 to 2017-08-31
McDonnell Tommy
Rob Paparozzi & Friends (exclusive booking for Europe)
2017-07-10 to 2017-07-31
Paparozzi Rob
The Original Blues Brothers Band (exclusive booking for Europe and Asia)
2017-08-13 to 2017-08-30
Cropper Steve, Marini Louis "Blue Lou"
Kennedy Administration (exclusive booking for Europe and Asia)
2017-08-20 to 2017-12-31
Kennedy ., Townsley Nathaniel
Steve Cropper Band (exclusive booking for Europe and Asia)
2017-10-01 to 2017-10-31
Cropper Steve
Hugh Masekela (exclusive booking for East Europe, Asia - in cooperation with Griot, DE)
2017-11-01 to 2017-11-30
Masekela Hugh



by Basitours on Thu, 22/12/2016 - 12:36
ROB PAPAROZZI and Friends "…if you love harp music and strong presence, you'll love Rob Paparozzi…" ~ R.Nest Rhythm & Blues ROB PAPARAZZI "The Honeydripper is back!" "Rob Paparozzi and Friends" will debut in Europe this Summer in July at The Loretta Soul Festival 2017 in Italy. Tour period : 10-31 July, 2017... read more

Tour offers 2017

by Basitours on Fri, 11/11/2016 - 10:50
Tour offers 2017 The KENNEDY ADMINISTRATION is creating sensory, soulful modern music with elements of funk, R&B, jazz, hip-hop and pop judiciously applied. New album called "Kennedy Administration" will be distributed by Moosicus, Germany Line up: Kennedy vocals, Ondrej Pivec (G.Porter) kerbs, Jordan Peters guitar... read more

Last avails summer & fall 2016

by Basitours on Wed, 29/06/2016 - 10:00
NIK WEST "…The Female Lenny Krawitz…" ~ Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) "... Holy Funkadelic..." ~ Steven Tyler "...Great stage presence ... and visual brand..." ~ Prince Avails Fall 2016: October 10, 11 November 2, 3, 5-10 Booking: Worldwide except USA Booking inquires: read more

Tour offers 2016

by Basitours on Thu, 14/01/2016 - 10:21
RICHARD BONA Avails: "Mandekan Cubano" April - August, 2016; with "Group" March - December,  2016 Booking: excl. Switzerland, Austria, Baltic States (LT, LV, EE), East Europe Booking inquires:   STEVE CROPPER "The Author of Soul and... read more

Richard Bona on tour 2016!

by Basitours on Fri, 20/11/2015 - 12:09
ATTENTION !! Richard Bona Group short tour run in February 2016 ! Feb 21 - Kosice, Slovakia Feb 22 - available Feb 23 - available Feb 24 - Torun, Poland Feb 25 - available Feb 26 - available Feb 27 - Tournai, Belgium   RICHARD BONA ON TOUR... read more

Richard Bona on tour in Europe December 2015

by Basitours on Fri, 05/06/2015 - 11:13
RICHARD BONA WILL RETURN IN EUROPE WITH NEW RELEASE 2015 Available dates / period 2015: 1-18 December, 2015 Line up: Richard Bona Trio Richard Bona Group Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano Richard Bona "Flamenco Project" Booking: Switzerland, Austria, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia... read more

Tours offers 2015

by Basitours on Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:14
  CARMEN SOUZA ..."one of the greatest jazz vocalist of out time"... ~ WMC, USA Carmen Souza is going to release new album "EPISTOLA" out 2015. On tour in various period:  Feb-Mar 2015 April - May 2015 June - July - August 2015 Booking territories: Switzerland, Austria,... read more

Artist Roster 2014

by Basitours on Thu, 21/11/2013 - 11:08
  LineUp: Joey Calderazzo - piano, Donald Edwards - drums, Orlando Le Fleming - bass... read more

Artist On Tour 2013/2014

by Basitours on Thu, 13/06/2013 - 10:42
  ** ON TOUR 2013 - 2014 ** Carmen Souza "Kachupada" Jojo Mayer & Local Big Band "25 Years Anniversary Buddy Rich" Lenny White "Present Tense" Live Japan 1997 Pedro Javier Gonzalez "Transversal" The Syndicate (former J.Zawinul Syndicate) Ernie Watts Quartet... read more

Basitours: tour offers 2012/2013

by Basitours on Thu, 23/08/2012 - 02:00
  tour offers 2012/2013 ERNIE WATTS QUARTET Lineup: Ernie Watts - sax, C.Sänger - piano, R.Engel - bass, H.Köbberling - drums Two-Times Grammy Award Winner, Consistent Touring .... Latest releases \"Oasis\" by Laika Rec, Germany Tour scheduled: 21... read more