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An American Compilation

Label: Thirsty Ear Recordings
Released: 2006
Track listing: Water; Solid Ether; Nebulizer; Kakonita; Kakonita (Deathprod Mix); Darker; Vilderness (Live From Hamburg); Little Indian; Frozen; Tabula Rasa; Only These Things Count.

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Nils Petter Molvaer: An American Compilation

Read "An American Compilation" reviewed by James Taylor


An American Compilation introduces stateside audiences to the electronica-meets-jazz sound of Norwegian trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer. Mixing jazz, ambient, house, breakbeat and drum 'n' bass, Molvaer's sound is best summed up as “Neo-Cool. Seriously--all the elements of classic 1950's cool jazz are there, from Molvaer's sensual and lyrical playing (a la Chet Baker) to the lush, ...

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Nils Petter Molvaer: An American Compilation

Read "An American Compilation" reviewed by Chris May


In the 35 years since Miles Davis first put foot to wah-wah pedal, any number of musicians have tried to develop the original, shocking impacts of his 1969-74 electric recordings, or even just plain replicate them. (Davis himself tried, with generally disappointing results, throughout the 1980s.) Current pretenders to Davis' electric legacy include two trumpeters: France's ...


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