Jazz Articles

Daily articles including interviews, profiles, live reviews, film reviews and more... all carefully curated by the All About Jazz staff. You can find more articles by searching our website, see what's trending on our popular articles page or read articles ahead of their published dates on our future articles page.

269

Album Review

Terje Sundby: Ynde

Read "Ynde" reviewed by Matthew Wuethrich


Maybe it’s time someone called Nordic jazz the West Coast Cool of Europe. The Cool school favored focused lyricism over angular melodies, softly padding swing over propulsive drive, and feathery dynamics over brash volume—all qualities that some of the more overtly “Nordic” jazz shares, while it injects a healthy dose of space and echo to create its signature expansive ambience. Drummer Terje Sundby quite explicitly puts himself in this line, his group Ynde using the same instrumentation as Arlid Andersen’s ...


Engage

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.