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Moldejazz 2018

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Moldejazz 2018
Molde, Norway
July 16-21, 2018

Skyscraper cruise ships pull up to the the port of Molde in Norway, temporarily overpopulating this small west coast city, in addition to the folks who are already visiting for its long-established jazz festival. The Molde centre might be conventionally dedicated to shopping, ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

All Over the Map with Losen Records

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Here's a quick trivia tidbit for the day: Losen is the Norwegian word for 'pilot.' See, you never know what you're going to learn clicking around the web. This jny: Oslo-based label is so named for its forward-thinking dedication to exploration, and the stream of offerings only seems to get more wide-ranging and inventive every year. ...

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Northern Expo 2018

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Northern Expo
Various Venues
Svalbard, Norway
October 4-6, 2018

There are music showcases and there is Northern Expo. The idea, if not the logistical operation behind it, was simple enough. Invite a few dozen international music industry movers and shakers to Svalbard, an archipelago half way between Norway and the North ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Mike McCormick

Mike McCormick is an Oslo-based guitarist, laptop performer and composer originally from Yellowknife, Canada. Though his primary expression is through music performance, Mike’s creative output draws from a variety of disciplines, including conceptual and performance art, electroacoustic music, twentieth-century literature, and various notated and improvised music traditions. Besides performing regularly in ad hoc improvising and chamber ensembles, his active projects include the improvising trio BRINICLE, the improvising laptop/saxophone duo Abelseth/McCormick, and his vivid depictions of human intimacy explored in the Proxemics project

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Oslo Jazz Festival 2018

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Oslo Jazz Festival
Oslo, Norway
August 15-17, 2018

Introduction The Norwegian capital Oslo bills itself as a festival city and, with around a thousand concerts each year, claims that it has the most concerts per inhabitant of any city in Europe. Included among those are the 70 plus events which made ...

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Moldejazz Festival 2018

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Molde Jazz Festival
Molde, Norvegia
15-19.07.2018

Il festival jazz di Molde è il secondo più antico d'Europa --fondato nel 1961, lo precede di un solo anno il festival di Ljubljana la cui prima edizione risale al 1960 --e ancora oggi il più importante in Norvegia. È qui che Keith Jarrett e Jan ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Gabriele D'Angela

Jazz Guitar & Composition Master in classical guitar at Conservatory of music"N. Piccinni" in Bari. Collaborations : Jimmy Owens, Cameron Brown, Giulio Capiozzo, Roberto Bellatalla, Giuseppe Bassi, Oddmund Finseth, Vito Di Modugno, Giovanni Rinaldi, Roberto Ottaviano, Michele Carrabba, Felice Mezzina, Davide Santorsola, Claudio Colasazza, Maurizio Quintavalle, Nico Marziliano Maurizio Patarino and Michele Di Monte. JAZZ GUITAR Books DNA- Diatonicism - Neomodalism - Harmony. JAZZ FLASH WORKSHOP OF LINEAR IMPROVISATION VOICING – software COMPUTATIONAL JAZZ GUITAR 2016 CD: 1) " Endless Snow " 2) " Nomadic Colours" release 2018 “We cannot liberate ourselves by imitating a bird

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Molde International Jazz Festival 2018

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Moldejazz Festival
Molde, Norway
July 16-21, 2018

The Moldejazz festival is the second oldest in Europe--it was started in 1961, just one year behind Ljubljana, in 1960--and is still the most important one in Norway. It was here that Keith Jarrett and Jan Garbarek took their first steps in creating ...

MUSICIAN Born:

Dag Magnus Narvesen

Dag Magnus Søyland Narvesen is born in Stavanger, Norway. He studied drums at the jazz department at the University of Stavanger (2003-2006), with Per Oddvar Johansen and Stein Inge Brækhus, and at the jazz department at NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) in Trondheim, Norway (2007-2008), with Tor Haugerud, Ernst-Wiggo Sandbakk and Eirik Hegdal. Dag Magnus Narvesen has since 2005 been a part of Kitchen Orchestra, an improvisation- and contemporary music collective based in Stavanger. He was also involved in the administrative aspects of the orchestra for some years. Apart from that, Dag Magnus Narvesen has been and is involved in many projects, such as Gunhild Seim's Time Jungle, Sasquatch, DaMaNa - Dag Magnus Narvesen octet and a number of other projects involving musicians such as Alexander von Schlippenbach, Johannes Bauer, Fredrik Ljungkvist, Mike Majkowski, Chris Heenan, Klaus Ellerhusen Holm, Stine Motland, Øyvind Storesund and many others.

ARTICLE: RADIO

Audioguide: Norway in a Nutshell

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Every year around 30 jazz promoters and journalists from Europe and the USA make a pilgrimage to the city of Bergen in the west of Norway to experience Nutshell. Established by the various organisations who export Norwegian music, Nutshell showcases the best Norwegian jazz of the moment amidst the incredible scenery of fjords and mountains that ...