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Anders Lønne Grønseth & Multiverse: Inner View

Read "Inner View" reviewed by Chris May

Since George Russell published his influential Lydian Chromatic Concept Of Tonal Organization in 1953, other jazz musicians have attempted to reforge the theoretical construct of their music--with varying degrees of success and including some egregiously posturing examples of b.s. which bring to mind Hans Christian Andersen's salutary story The Emperor's New Clothes. One twenty-first century venture which authentically hits the mark is Israeli-born, New York-based tenor saxophonist Oded Tzur's Middle Path, his deft recalibration of microtonal Indian ...


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Anders Lønne Grønseth: Multiverse

Read "Multiverse" reviewed by Mike Jurkovic

Built and fully realized in its moment of fruition, Norwegian saxophonist and bass clarinetist Anders Lønne Grønseth's Multiverse lays waste to the tired notion that music from the Scandinavian hinterlands has to bear the mark of chilly emotion. The musical flow and invention heard so immediately on Multiverse is a restless wonder, resulting in rhythmic and harmonic inversions that follow their own time. This may be disorienting to some at first but further listening has it all falling ...


Album Review

Anders Lønne Grønseth: Multiverse

Read "Multiverse" reviewed by Chris May

Ever since Jan Garbarek put Norwegian jazz on the map, and especially so after the international success of his rigorously ascetic Officium (ECM) in 1994, the music has acquired a reputation for being not entirely passionless, but emotionally withdrawn. The “Scandinavian sound" which Garbarek championed was conceived in collaboration with ECM label founder Manfred Eicher as an alternative to the American jazz tradition. It eschewed emotional engagement in favour of cerebralism and was often infused with harmolodic motifs borrowed from ...


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