Ricardo Regidor

Ricardo Regidor is a Spanish Jazz pianist and teacher at the jazz institute of the Lucerne University of Applied Arts and Sciences.

Besides his solo piano program he plays in latin-jazz, salsa, flamenco-jazz, tango, pop, gospel and soul-bands


Born in Valencia (Spain), moved to Switzerland in 1978

Jazz School Lucerne, teacher at the  Lucerne University of Applied Arts and Sciences since 1999

„Ricardo Regidor Trio“, tours in Switzerland and Spain

Concerts with Joseph Bowie, Kevin Mahogany, Christy Doran, Peter Schärli, Fredy Studer, Hämi Hämmerli, Harald Haerter, Roberto Bossard, Jan Brönnimann and others

Tour in Croatia with the Erik Steen’s Flamenco Jazz Quartet (SWE), with Björn Meyer and Andi Pupato

Musical director and pianist of the European Tour Bands from Eddie Floyd, Rufus Thomas William Bell and others. Several tours in Europe.

Member of the Fernando Saunders Band, concert with Lou Reed, several tours mostly in Czech Republic and Poland

Different Salsa bands in Cuba, Germany and Switzerland

For 10 years pianist of the chanson duo „Hösli und Ricardo“. Several recordings, among others „Blau“, recorded in New York. Documentary „blau“ in Swiss cinemas (2005, Norbert Wiedmer, Stefan Kälin)

Theater music for the Lucerne theater (Geld und Geist) and for Ecco Rondo. Jingles for Swiss Television and Radio.

Regular solo pianist at Lucerne Piano Festival „Off Stage“

Berlin tour with „Zaratan“ (gipsy jazz and Eastern European music)

Concerts with flamenco guitar player Luis „Calderito“

Montreux Jazz Festival, Antwerpen Diamond Awards, Open Air St Gallen, MIDEM Cannes, New Orleans Festival Bad Hersfeld (Germany) , American Black Music Festival Palermo and others



13.7  Duo Julio Azcano / Ricardo Regidor

14.7. Jazztage Lenk – Pocket Jukebox

9.9. 20.9 Latin-Workshops Tallinn & Vilnius –  Estonian and Lithuanian Academies of Music and Theatre

19.10 Hafenfrauenlieder  – Alexandra Prusa Bunterbunt Neuenkirch www.bunterbunt.ch

9.11. Workshop für Musikschullehrende: Musica Argentina – Musikschule Balsthal

21.1. Psycho Salsa, Jazzkantine Luzern

21.2. Borges 1974 (Buenos Aires, ARG), in Trio with Juan Pablo Navarro, Sergio Bereskovsoki

23.2. Vicente el Absurdo Fonda Club (Buenos Aires, ARG), in Trio with Juan Pablo Navarro, Sergio Bereskovsoki


Ricardo Regidor solo piano – „Olas“ – Flamenco- and Latin-Jazz

Trio with Alexandra Prusa and Peter Gossweiler: “Hafen-Frauen-Lieder” https://alexandra-prusa.ch

Salsaband „La Differente“ – Salsa, Timba, Bachata – Zürich

Gospel choir „Feel the Spirit“  http://www.feelthespirit.ch/

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