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Felix Biller

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Born in Rosenheim, Bavaria (Germany), Felix Biller started his musical education at the age of four. Throughout the years he tackled many instruments, such as guitar and saxophone, but piano has always remained his instrument of choice and mastery. His classical training gave him an excellent technique; his eagerness to experiment and think outside the box makes him search for new inspirations and opportunities for artistic development. Biller is both an involved learner and dedicated teacher. He graduated from musicology (BA) and music management (MA) and continues his musical education pursuing jazz piano studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in the Austrian capital Vienna, where he lives and works

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Prim

Label: Naxos
Released: 2000
Track listing: Urgur (Grump); Hagar-Sund (Bus 4); Fl?s vi? rass (Snug); L?gmarks vesen (No Fuzz); 7undi himinn (7th Heaven); Hland fyrir hjarta? (Matter of Heart); GISP! (GASP!); Skripla? ? sk?tum (Slippery Slope); Bak

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Joel Palsson: Prim

Read "Prim" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Palsson on Naxos Jazz. First released on the Icelandic label Jazzis, Prim was the recording debut of conservatory-trained saxophonist Joel Palsson. I reviewed that release in the April 1999 edition of AAJ. After having reviewed this disc, I had contacted Mr. Palsson and put him in touch with the people at Naxos Jazz. Naxos Jazz has ...

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Joel Palsson: Prim

Read "Prim" reviewed by Glenn Astarita


One doesn’t normally associate the North Atlantic country of Iceland with jazz music, yet saxophonist Joel Palsson along with his fellow Icelandic musicians turn in an above average exhibition on Prim. Mr. Palsson leads a hip Quintet through a series of predominately post bop/contemporary and slightly rough edged original compositions as the band display razor-sharp improvisational ...

Album

Prim

Label: Naxos
Released: 1999
Track listing: Urgur (Grump); Hagar-Sund (Bus 4); Fl?s vi? rass (Snug); L?gmarks vesen (No Fuzz); 7undi himinn (7th Heaven); Hland fyrir hjarta? (Matter of Heart); GISP! (GASP!); Skripla? ? sk?tum (Slippery Slope); Bak

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Joel Palsson: Prim

Read "Prim" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


The Iceman Cometh. Joel Palsson is a 26 year Old Icelandic tenorist who proves that jazz know no boundaries, racial, cultural, or national. His debut disc on the Iceland label Jazzis, Prim. The title is appropriately derived from the Icelandic term for “New Moon" or “Primal." This collection is comprised of nine original compositions plus an ...


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