HITRA

HITRA plays imaginative original music and improvisations.

Born at the Norges Musikkhøgskole in Oslo, the band reunites four artists who have extensively investigated contemporary art forms: Hilmar Jensson (guitar), Alessandro Sgobbio (piano, compositions), Jo Berger Myhre (bass) and Oyvind Skarbo (drums).

Inspired by a Norwegian county which covers hundred islands, islets and skerries, Hitra creates a genre-fluid journey into lost and hidden places.

Debut album Transparence has been released on February 19, 2021 under AMP Music & Records.

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A perfect storm of imaginative chords composed of guitar and torrential bass flows, the light whispers of percussion and an extremely precise pianism in reverberating the harmony. A compelling soundscape. Album of the week.

(All About Jazz - IT)

An explorationary journey into a new sonic realm. Deep. (Nite Stylez - DE)

A beautiful album which flows with imagination and improvisation. (Info135 - Argentina)

“Transparence” highlights the crystalline talent of the four European musicians. A successful effort. (Radioaktiv - IT)

. The great quality of the album lies in its diversity, while developing a coherent universe, rooted in the culture of listening and sharing, communion and poetry

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Transparence

Amp Music & Records
2021

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