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Sunna Gunnlaugs Trio (IS) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012   sendesaal | Bürgermeister-Spitta-Allee 45 | 28329 Bremen | www.sendesaal-bremen.de Auch die Pianistin Sunna Gunnlaugs hat in den USA studiert. Noch heute pendelt sie zwischen Brooklyn und Island. Als ihre Haupteinflüsse nennt sie Bill Evans und Keith Jarrett. Sie hat aber ihre ganz eigene Weise lyrischen Pianostils entwickelt. Ihre kürzlich erschienene CD Long Pair Bond […]

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Voices of a Nation (IS) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012   sendesaal | Bürgermeister-Spitta-Allee 45 | 28329 Bremen | www.sendesaal-bremen.de Voices Of A Nation ist ein Projekt, das 2 Protagonisten der isländischen Szene 2002 gegründet haben. Der Saxophonist Sigurdur Flosason und der Perkussionist Pétur Grétarsson werfen einen neuen Blick auf traditionelle Isländische Musik, indem sie Aufnahmen von Liedern und Erzählungen mit ihren eigenen Improvisationen verbinden. […]

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ADHD (IS) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 –  sendesaal | Bürgermeister-Spitta-Allee 45 | 28329 Bremen | www.sendesaal-bremen.de ADHD formierte sich aus dem faszinierenden Pool der isländischen Musikszene. Es ist immer wieder erstaunlich wie vieles spannende und eigenständige Bands die 150.000 Einwohner Stadt Reykjavik hervorbringt. Der erste Auftritt der Band fand 2008 in Höfn im vulkanischen Süden der Insel statt. Die Chemie […]

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Defekt (FI) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Finnish saxophonist Pauly Lyytinen makes a repeat appearance at jazzahead! this year, after having performed with his other project Elifantree at the 2011 edition already. With his quartet Defekt, he presents a mix of jazz, rock, alternative pop and very skillful free improvisation. Simple, but strong melodies supported by deep, thick rhythms let […]

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François Corneloup Trio (FR) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 With an intense suddenness and immediacy, the François Corneloup Trio is bursting at the seams with musical tension and precise energy. Fierce rhythms, sharp themes and refined melodies meet the freedom of improvisation. Fully self-taught, Corneloup emerged from the legendary Compagnie Lubat and lead his various own groups from 1995 on. Line-up: François […]

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Fattigfolket (NO) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Fattigfolket’s latest release “Park” was inspired by the band’s favorite activity during their free time while on tour: visiting different cities’ parks. This reflects in their compositions which seem to take the listener with them on their walks. The park displayed in Fattigfolket’s music is a place of whimsical melodies, delicate resonances, sonic […]

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Slo Motive (FI) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Three distinguished musicians of the Finnish music scene have teamed up for this trio. Sanni Orasmaa, Kari Ikonen and Mamba Assefa have already had extensive jazz careers both on a national and international level. Charismatic singer Sanni Orasmaa currently is commuting between Helsinki and the New York City. Kari Ikonen performed at last […]

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Emile Parisien 4tet (FR) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Improvisation lies at the heart of this quartet’s play. Having played together since 2004, Emile Parisien, Julien Touery, Sylvain Darrifourcq and Ivan Gelugne have developed a mutual understanding of both each other and their music. Inspired by important composers of the 20th century, such as Coltrane or Wayne Shorter, the band’s music denotes […]

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Kit Downes Group (UK) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 The press unanimously dubs Kit Downes the most promising and impressive young jazz pianist currently on the scene. His inspired play resounds of influences of such music heavyweights as Chopin, Keith Jarett and Chick Corea. Nonetheless, Downes’ compositions exhibit an extraordinary individuality while leaving lots of room for improvisation with his fellow musicians. […]

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Malcom Braff Trio (CH) – 21. April 2012

Jazzahead 2012 Malcom Braff is a well traveled man. Born in Brazil and raised on the Cape Verde Islands and in Senegal, Braff later moved to Switzerland and got introduced to and hooked on jazz at the Montreux Jazz Festival. All these experiences ring in the pianist’s music. Rhythmic-melodic themes are thrown back and forth […]

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