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Lana Trio w/ Sofia Jernberg: Lana Trio w/ Sofia Jernberg (Clean Feed)

The Norwegian experimental collective improvising group of Henrik Munkeby Norstebo on trombone, Kjetil Jerve on piano, and Andreas Wildhagen on drums & percussion are the core trio here, presenting their third release by adding free improvising vocalist Sofia Jernberg, bringing a sense of unpredictability to a finely controlled chaos of technical mastery.
 

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Henrik Munkeby Norstebo-trombone

Kjetil Jerve-piano

Andreas Wildhagen-drums, percussion

Sofia Jernberg-voice


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UPC: 5609063004694

Label: Clean Feed
Catalog ID: CF469
Squidco Product Code: 26010

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2018
Country: Portugal
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Athletic Sound Studio, Halden, Norway, on March 2nd and 3rd, 2016, by Dag Erik Johansen and Kai Andersen.

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"Trombone, piano and a drumkit with some extra percussive devices: this is the format chosen by Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø, Kjetil Jerve and Andreas Wildhagen for Lana trio, a Norwegian experimental band formed in 2007, playing uncompromising improvisations focusing on a continuous personal and social creation process.

For their third record, they have a fourth contributor in Sofia Jernberg, a Swedish singer with both classical and jazz backgrounds who has become one of the most intriguing innovators in vocal music today, rapidly gaining the same projection achieved by Phil Minton and Sidsel Endresen.

The music played together by Lana trio and Jernberg is wild but focused, in a kind of orchestrated chaos capable to constantly surprise and seduce you, turning unexpectedly accessible what is difficult and sometimes even tough. This ability to move us without making concessions is a rare thing, a preciosity in what concerns the communication between a group of artists and their listeners."-Clean Feed


Artist Biographies

"Henrik Munkeby Nørstebø (born 29 July 1986 in Trondheim, Norway) is a Norwegian trombonist.

Nørstebø who was born and raised in Trondheim, is a trombonist mainly active on the free impro scenes of jazz, contemporary and improvised music. Since 2005 he has worked primarily with free-improvised music, and organizes and plays in bands like Nørstebø/Myhr/Järmyr, Teknokrat, As deafness increases, Ensemble Coordonnateur and PerdieusNørstebøWakolbinger. Nørstebø also plays solo concerts. The album SOLO was released on the Portuguese label "Creative Sources" in summer 2011. In addition, players Nørstebø with the Oslo-based new music ensemble "Axiom" and "Önczkekvist improvising orchestra" with members from Norway, Austria and Czech Republic. He collaborates with musicians like Nina de Heney, Daniel Lercher, Raymond Strid, Naoko Sakata, Tomas Jäderlund, Moritz Zopf, Bernd Klug, Danielle Dahl, Rosi Rehformen, Rasmus Borg. Nørstebø completed a bachelor of music performance (improvisation/jazz) at Högskolan för scen och musik in Gothenburg (2011)."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henrik_Munkeby_N%C3%B8rsteb%C3%B8)
7/10/2024

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"Kjetil Jerve was Born in Ålesund, Norway on August 28th, 1988.

Raised by a family of five in the same town.

Played recorder for one year at age 6, and started taking piano lessons the year after. Age 8 was the first on clarinet in the local school ensemble (Åse Skolekorps).

After finishing high school at Fagerlia VGS and 11 years at Ålesund Kulturskole (the local music school, as nearly seen in the picture), it was all about Sund Folk College on Inderøya and its jazz department.

Age 20 brought Trondheim's Jazz Department "Jazzlinja" at NTNU, and after two years Jazz and Improvisation Studies at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo.

He is currently doing a master degree at The Norwegian Academy of Music in improvisational music and jazz."

-Kjetil Jerve Website (http://www.kjetiljerve.com/b-i-o.html)
7/10/2024

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"Andreas Wildhagen was raised in Oslo and attended the Norwegian Academy of Music in 2012, earning his Masters degree in 2014. He is a sought-after jazz drummer and participates on a series of records with bands like like Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit, Nakama, Lana Trio, Momentum, Jonas Cambien Trio, and Mopti. He has released a solo drum album in 2016 on the Nakama Records label, No Right No Left"

7/10/2024

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"Sofia Jernberg (born 5 July 1983, Ethiopia) is a Swedish experimental singer and composer.

Between 2002 and 2004, Jernberg studied jazz at Fridhems Folk High School. Later she studied for Per Mårtensson and Henrik Strindberg at The Gotland School of Music Composition. In 2008, she received the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's jazz award.

Jernberg is the leader (together with the pianist Cecilia Persson) of the chamber jazz group Paavo. The group received the "jazz group of the year" award from Swedish Radio.

Jernberg is also working on the contemporary classical music scene, in which she serves as both singer and composer. As a singer she has premiered pieces by composers such as Lars Bröndum. She was a soloist with Norrbotten NEO when they performed Arnold Schönberg's Pierrot Lunaire. Jernberg has composed for several established ensembles such as Duo ego and Norrbotten NEO."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sofia_Jernberg)
7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. Ears Anciens 14:00

2. Omnivore's Aperitif 6:25

3. Ghost Training 8:49

4. Solitude Chant 12:51

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Clean Feed
Improvised Music
Jazz
Free Improvisation
European Improvisation, Composition and Experimental Forms
Quartet Recordings
Unusual Vocal Forms

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