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Mixtape: 15 Emerging Norwegian Jazz Musicians You Need To Know About

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Over two hours of music to savor the breadth of today's Norwegian jazz and improv scene while reading 15 Emerging Norwegian Jazz Musicians You Need to Know About. That's 23 tracks showcasing the creativity of the most promising Norwegian players deserving wider recognition beyond their home country.

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15 Emerging Norwegian Jazz Musicians You Need To Know About

Read "15 Emerging Norwegian Jazz Musicians You Need To Know About" reviewed by Luca Vitali

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Far too many people talk about the Norwegian scene as being “interesting because it's so exotic." Those who think so, have in mind its “Nordic Tone," that distinctive mood which evokes snow, mountains and icy fjords. This kind ...

Yugen: Death by Water

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Gli Yugen proseguono ostinatamente il loro viaggio quasi solitario nei meandri di una musica concettuale, colta e imparentata con Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Bartok, Romitelli, Cage, Ligeti, Zappa, Univers Zero, Henry Cow, King Crimson e altri. Un viaggio a zig zag segnato da fughe, variazioni, accelerazioni, conflagrazioni, divagazioni, pause, tempi frammentati e poi ricomposti, e, in sintesi, da ...

Yugen: Mirrors

Read "Mirrors" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Non deve essere stato per niente facile per Francesco Zago e compagni eseguire dal vivo, e precisamente al Rio Fest 2011 di Carmaux in Francia, le ardite e tecnicamente impegnative partiture del loro repertorio. Stiamo parlando degli Yugen, l'ensemble che oggi meglio incarna lo stile radicale e profondamente europeo di Rock in Opposition, movimento culturale fondato ...

Yugen: Uovo Fatali: Yugen Plays Leddi

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While the concept of a new kind of classical music--liberally cross-pollinating beyond its furthest reaches--has been evolving since the 1970s with artists ranging from Univers Zero to Frank Zappa, there are those sadly overlooked in a new chamber music as likely to mix electric keyboards with violins as it is mandolin and drums with clarinets and ...