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Peloton: Selected Recordings

Read "Selected Recordings" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

There's a common perception of Norwegian jazz that links it to the Nordic sound: a cool, melancholic aesthetic propagated by the likes of Jan Garbarek, Helge Lien and Tord Gustavsen. The Rune Grammofon label has, however, brought a new strain into Norwegian jazz that has made it possible to disturb the image of icy mountain music ...

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Peloton: Selected Recordings

Read "Selected Recordings" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Il giovane quintetto scandinavo, ha un nome di grande impatto (“peloton” in finlandese significa “senza paura”), ed è costituito da due danesi (Karl Strømme, Hallvard M. Godal), due norvegesi (Petter Vågan, Steinar Nickelsen) e uno svedese di nascita e norvegese di adozione (Erik Nylander). Tutti e cinque molto bravi, ma a colpire è la naturalezza e l’audacia con ...