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Album Review

Formo Tre & Metall: Amor & Labor

Read "Amor & Labor" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


Norwegian keyboard player Daniel Formo continues to explore and expand the sonic qualities of the old, trusty Hammond B3 organ, and to emancipate this instrument from its traditional role in a jazz setting. Formo began this journey with the impressive Hammond Dialogues (Particular Recordings, 2013), on which he explored the role of the organ as a solo instrument and through improvised musical dialogues with a church organ and string trio. Formo Tre & Metall (Formo Wood ...

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Multiple Reviews

Particular Recordings: Hammond Dialogues

Read "Particular Recordings: Hammond  Dialogues" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


In recent years, Norway has produced a generation of young, innovative musicians, sonic explorers who are redefining the roles of their instruments--guitarists Stian Westerhus, Kim Myhr and Petter Vågan, trumpeter Eivind Lønning and tuba players Martin Taxt and Kristoffer Lo. Organ player Daniel Formo, member of the avant-pop trio Kobert and mainstream jazz trio Solid!, decided last year to explore the full potential of the Hammond B3, one of the first electric instruments, as a modern instrument, ...


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