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Overseas III

Label: Loyal Label
Released: 2008
Track listing: Neil; Everseas; Silver; Ginger Rogers; Breath of Bark; Whiff of Wood; Lull of Lumber.

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Eivind Opsvik: Overseas III

Read "Overseas III" reviewed by Budd Kopman


Bassist Eivind Opsvik's third offering from his Overseas group, cunningly named Overseas III, distills and centers the eclectic influences that made up Overseas (Fresh Sound New Talent, 2003) and Overseas II (FSNT, 2005) while once again displaying his unique compositional skills that allow both accessibility for the listener and room for his talented players.

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Eivind Opsvik: Overseas III

Read "Overseas III" reviewed by Troy Collins


Over the past decade Norwegian born bassist Eivind Opsvik has become omnipresent in the fertile Brooklyn jazz scene. A stalwart supporting player, Opsvik demonstrates an even greater talent with his unfussy, harmonious writing. Brought to life by his long-standing Overseas ensemble, Opsvik's singular compositions unveil structural, harmonic and melodic sensibilities that draw greater inspiration from popular ...


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