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The End: Svårmod Och Vemod Är Värdesinnen

Read "Svårmod Och Vemod Är Värdesinnen" reviewed by Vitalijus Gailius

The End emerge as a massive collaboration among Norwegian baritone saxophonist Kjetil Møster, Swedish baritone sax hooligan Mats Gustafsson, Norwegian noise-jazz guitarist Anders Hana, the San Francisco-based avant-rock band Deerhoof drummer Greg Saunier and miraculous singer Sofia Jernberg.

The quintet's debut “Svårmod Och Vemod Är Värdesinnen" manages to grasp several musical traditions. It sounds ...

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Moldejazz Festival 2018

Read "Moldejazz Festival 2018" reviewed by Luca Vitali

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 ...

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Trondheim Jazzfest 2018

Read "Trondheim Jazzfest 2018" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Olafshallen, Dokhuset and other venues
Trondheim Jazzfest
Trondheim, Norway
May 8-12, 2018

Trondheim, Norway's third largest city, is the country's main center of intelligence in science, engineering and technology. It holds a key place in Norwegian history and identity in general, and in jazz/music specifically.

The ...

Clean Feed 2018

Read "Clean Feed 2018" reviewed by Mark Corroto

Since it's inception in 2002, Lisbon, Portugal's Clean Feed Records has released nearly 500 recordings. Last year the total was 64. Keeping up with their output might be the best way to follow innovative jazz and improvised music in the 21st century. Besides releasing music by masters such as Peter Brotzmann, Joe McPhee, Ivo Perelman, Elliott ...

Kjetil Møster: Ran Do

Read "Ran Do" reviewed by Mark Corroto

More than in any other American jazz scene, the musicians of Chicago have embraced and continue to embrace their colleagues in Europe and the UK. In the 1990s the Chicagoan Ken Vandermark began a long-standing association with Mats Gustafsson (Sweden) and Peter Brotzmann (Germany). And Hamid Drake has been crisscrossing the Atlantic for ages. These connections ...

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Nutshell 2015

Read "Nutshell 2015" reviewed by Ian Patterson

Nutshell 2015
Bergen, Norway
May 27-30, 2015

For a decade now, Nutshell has been an important engine in promoting Norwegian jazz talent abroad. This year, Nutshell's four-day program presented nine acts of quite diverse stripes to an audience of festival directors, radio programmers, booking agents and journalists from fifteen European countries.

JÜ: JÜ meets Møster

Read "JÜ meets Møster" reviewed by Claudio Bonomi

Alla RareNoise Records non si fanno mancare nulla, nemmeno la presenza di un combo ungherese con tanto di sassofonista scandinavo al seguito, norvegese per la precisione. Stiamo parlando degli JÜ, trio guidato dal chitarrista hendrixiano Ádám Mészáros, accompagnati per l'occasione dal sassofono di Kjetil Møster, noto per aver collezionato già una serie di importanti collaborazioni con ...

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JÜ with Kjetil Møster: JÜ Meets Møster

Read "JÜ Meets Møster" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

To experience this collaboration between Norwegian saxophonist Kjetil Møster and Hungarian power trio JÜ is to alternately move through hazy soundscapes and the perilous rapids of progressive music with avant-jazz leanings.

JÜ--the trio of guitarist Àdàm Mészáros, bassist Ernö Hock, and drummer Andràs Halmos--deals in spiky tones and mystery-laced minimalism, working an artfully ...