Results for "Ulrik Ibsen Thorsrud"
This Norwegian trio is one of those rare and lucky collaborations where there is a great sense of chemistry from the very beginning. Are L Kolbeinsen and Ulrik I Thorsrud met for an informal improv session and hit it off immediately, but thought their music would benefit from adding a more melodic element. The choice fell on trumpeter Stian Omenås who, with his lyrical and open minded approach to improvisation, proved to be just what was needed to complete the music. Rather than adhering to any particular "school" of improvising, Parallax' music is a blend of the members' musical preferences and influences with strong emphasis on interplay and listening
by Dan McClenaghan
Norwegian guitarist Andreas Haddeland's second trio recording, Nyskudd, is an unpretentious affair. The group improvises inside a melodic landscape, creating something that might be called Nordic country sounds. The group dynamic embraces equality on input and a gorgeous interplay within balladic and atmospheric compositions. Haddeland's guitar wouldn't sound out of place in an American ...