The Norwegian jazz scene has it all: cutting edge-contemporary, orchestral and vocal jazz, jazz rock…and a growing audience, jostling and responding to the music while getting younger and younger. It has a background in folk music, with original instruments and sounds, traditions carried forward and transformed by the people of today. It has a classical music heritage with prominent composers who have left a deep mark. All of this has pushed the nation’s music… ANNE YVEN
[ October the 8th, 2021 release via HUBRO: Geir Sundstøl – St. Hanshaugen Steel ]
release date: 08.10.2021
GEIR SUNDSTØL augments his soundworld with vintage electronics and new collaborators.
Arve Henriksen and Sølvguttene boys choir join the Yamaha CS-20, Optigon, Logan String Melody, and regular compadres David Wallumrød (Minimoog / Prophet 5 / Arp Pro Soloist / Hohner Clavinet / Juno 6), Mats Eilertsen (acoustic bass/organ), Jo Berger Myhre (bass) and Erland Dahlen (drums / Schulmerich handbells / water phone / electric insects…)
[ October the 4th release from Hubro – Jo Berger Myhre & Ólafur Björn Ólafsson – Lanzarote ]
release date: 4th October 2019
Jo Berger Myhre and Ólafur Björn Ólafsson’s new album, ‘Lanzarote’ follows duo’s debut big time with an opening “Grain of Sand” dedicated to the memory of Jóhann Jóhannsson, profilic and versatile Icelandic composer whom we lost tragically in 2018.
[ October 2018 release from HUBRO – Geir Sundstøl – Brødløs ]
Ambient goes country and David Bowie and Brian Eno share a tune with John Coltrane in slide guitar maestro Geir Sundstol’s astonishing cinematic travelogue. This How this new recording from HUBRO can be briefly described. To learn more about it, continue reading below: