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Otis Sandsjö

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Otis Sandsjö, know for his physical, yet melancholic style of playing, has in recent years grown to become one of the more sought after young saxophonists on the European proggressive jazz and pop circuit. He's running his own projects Y-OTIS (SE/DE/AU) and otis sun (SE/LUX), is a leading member of the bands LUCIA CADOTSCH SPEAK LOW (SE/CH), Farvel (SE/NO), GADJOS (SE/DK) as well as composed and performed the solo saxophone music for the piece BABY IT`S YOU, NOT ME, with the dance/performance group THE MOB (DK/SE) He also curated the spatial concert installation “; haunted by music” 2016 and hosts the concert series “Bastujazzen” in Göteborg, Sweden. ​ Awards ”ECHO JAZZ 2017” (German Grammy Award) for the album 'SPEAK LOW' The Swedish National Radio award “Jazzkatten - Newcomer of the Year 2012” Winner of “Young Nordic Jazz Comets 2010” Nominated to “Newcomer of the Year 2013” at the Swedish Folk and World Music Award Festivals (a selection) EFG London Jazz Festival, Jazzfest Berlin, dOCUMENTA (13), 12 Ballads For Huguenot House (Kassel), Tampere Jazz Happening, Ljubljana Jazzfestival, Jazzfestival Münster, 12 Points Festival (Dublin), Alto Adigo Südtirol Jazzfestival, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, by:Larm (Oslo), Umeå Jazzfestival, Stockholm Jazz Festival, Reykjavik Jazz Festival, X-Jazz Festival (Berlin), We Jazz (Helsinki), Mama Jazz (Vilnius) Clubs (a selection) ​Moods (Zürich), Bimhuis (Amsterdam), Sunset (Paris), Victoria (Oslo), Unterfahrt (München), Jazzhouse (Copenhagen), A-Trane (Berlin), Vortex Jazzclub (London), Nefertiti (Göteborg), Berghain Kantine (Berlin), the Gothengurg Opera House, Stadtgarten (Köln), BeeFlat PROGR (Bern), Sendesaal Bremen

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Article: Record Label Profile

We Jazz Records: Finland's indie label shaking up the global conversation

Read "We Jazz Records: Finland's indie label shaking up the global conversation" reviewed by Rob Garratt


The past decade's genre-bending jazz renaissance has been well-documented, but between the trailblazing players taking improvised music to increasingly hip places, and the ever-growing audience queuing up to hear them, sits the homegrown labels bottling these brave, thrilling (r)evolutions for all to hear. In conversations about the state of jazz today, it's often easier to distil ...

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Article: In Pictures

Jazz Festival Saalfelden 2022

Read "Jazz Festival Saalfelden 2022" reviewed by Ziga Koritnik


A collection of photos from the Jazz Festival Saalfelden 2022 in Austriain from August 18, 2022 to August 21, 2022 featuring Isaiah Collier and the Chosen Few, Alba Careta Group, Paal Nilssen-Love Circus, Vincent Courtois, Emilé Parisien Sextet “Louise" feat. Theo Croker, Cuong Vu, The Vijay Iyer Trio, Christoph Cech Jazz Orchestra Project, Ole Morten Vågan ...

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Article: Extended Analysis

Music For Ukraine

Read "Music For Ukraine" reviewed by Ian Patterson


Music For Ukraine is a benefit album whose proceeds are intended solely for humanitarian aid in Ukraine. This gargantuan compilation features artists from the roster of Finnish label We Jazz Records. The twenty-six tracks—contemporary jazz for the most part, with the odd foray into modern chamber and electronica-tinged experimentalism—amount to two-and-a-half hours of compelling music. A ...

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Article: Live Review

Y-Otis at Raahe's Festival by the Beach

Read "Y-Otis at Raahe's Festival by the Beach" reviewed by Anthony Shaw


Y-Otis with Otis Sandsjö Ruiskuhuone Stage Jazz on the Beach Raahe, Finland July 31,2021 Many events haven't happened these last two summer seasons, and Otis Sandsjö's participation in the 36th Raahe Jazz on the Beach almost didn't happen. But, like many things that aren't expected to materialize, this particular show was ...

Album

Speak Low II

Label: We Jazz
Released: 2020
Track listing: Azure; I Think It's Going To Rain Today; What's New / There Comes A Time; Wild Is The Wind; By This River; Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair; Ballad Of The Drowned Girl; So Long; Speak Low.

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Article: Album Review

Lucia Cadotsch: Speak Low II

Read "Speak Low II" reviewed by Friedrich Kunzmann


On their sophomore effort, the multinational European trio around Swiss vocalist Lucia Cadotsch follows the band's initial instinct of organically dissecting and rearranging old favorites of the respective band members. This time around the trio is expanded by English keyboartdist Kit Downes' occasional organ embellishments and Lucy Railton's additions of odd melodic cello lines to conceptually ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Michael Moore, Django Bates, Lucia Cadotsch, Benjamin Koppel & More New Releases

Read "Michael Moore, Django Bates, Lucia Cadotsch, Benjamin Koppel & More New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


Django Bates celebrated his 60th birthday and 40th anniversary as a musician while marking Bird's centennial with adventurous and witty arrangements for the Norrbotten Big Band. That gives us a cue to look into more Scandinavian and large-ensemble music, following the adventures of Bates' bassist Petter Eldh, as part of the much awaited return of Lucia ...

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Article: Multiple Reviews

2 Quartets on We Jazz Records

Read "2 Quartets on We Jazz Records" reviewed by Friedrich Kunzmann


Finnish label We Jazz Records is back with two quartet recordings. Both are intriguing in their respective ways, which differ from each other in almost every aspect. Let's have a closer look... Otis Sandsjö Y-Otis 2 We Jazz Records 2020 Berlin-based, Swedish-native saxophonist Otis Sandsjö's sophomore album and ...

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

A Jazz Immuno-Booster: Part 7

Read "A Jazz Immuno-Booster: Part 7" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu


The immuno-booster series continues, and confirms its wide-ranging nature. In this seventh installment the selections range from Stevie Wonder to Mahalia Jackson, passing through Myra Melford, Lyle Mays, Bill Frisell, Charlie Haden, John Coltrane, The Weather Report and Lea Bertucci, who surprisingly seems to take off where Jacobus Gallus left a few hundred years earlier. Mina ...


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