Shared my thoughts and experiences on the past year with Music Norway Master program 2020/21. Check it out here: https://musicnorway.no/aktuelt/master
Jonas Cambien Trio’s third album Nature Hath Painted the Body OUT NOW on Clean Feed!
MANTIS! Music video by Jonas Cambien Trio promoting the upcoming release “Nature Hath Painted the Body” on Clean Feed Records IS OUT NOW!
It’s been a couple of months since Cortex’s newest album “Legal Tender” was released, and they received EIGHT astonishing reviews in four different languages! Check all reviews HERE.
NEW RELASE ALERT! Legal Tender, Cortex’s 6th album is out now on Clean Feed Records!
Free jazz? Well, not exactly. This quartet from Norway took that tradition as a basis, but the original African-American free jazz never sounded like this. The magazine Jazzwise chose better words to describe Cortex’s blasts of energy: «Avant-garde party music». Instead of the pathways to spiritual ascension, or the revolt against the Man, Thomas Johansson, Kristoffer Berre Alberts, Ola Høyer and Gard Nilssen play music to party to and to be joyful, and that’s also political and sacred in these times of suffering, hatred and disbelief. The composed themes are simple and with no ornaments, giving to the improvised developments all the needed space and all the complexity we like to hear in creative music. The pieces are intense, dramatic and noisy, inviting you to move your body and constantly defying your mind and your soul. Do you remember when Ornette Coleman and Don Cherry, or John Zorn and Dave Douglas, played together? Cortex is that next thing you were waiting for…
Buy it HERE
After three intensive days in the studio, Jonas Cambien Trio is finished recording new material for their third album! So stoked – this will be amazing stuff. Check out this little sneak peek of what’s to come and stay tuned for more info:
Couldn’t imagine better birthday wishes for my 25th! Thanks to my freakin’ awesome sister Klara Weiss, who arranged this secret project. Big hugs to you guys for kind words and beautiful tunes: Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Mats Gustafsson, Maciej Obara, Kassin Kamal, Jason Jackson, Jonathan F Horne, Jonas Cambien, Ken Vandermark and Macio Moretti! I was crying my heart out ❤
It’s official! No Earplugs has been chosen for Music Norway’s Master Program 2020/21 together with other talented peers from the music industry. It is a leadership program for industry professionals, with lots of meetings, workshops, networking and professional guidance from August 2020 to June 2021. So stoked to be a part of this! Can’t wait to meet all the participants, discuss new ideas and expand my network.
Remember the legendary 50th birthday party and a duo concert of Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and Fredrik Ljungkvist I organised last year? Not only can you read about this event on my blog HERE, but also listen and buy our exclusive recording from the concert! Live at Winnica De Sas in now available on Bandcamp. What a happy day – enjoy!