The Squid's Ear Magazine

  Rapid SSL

  PayPal

  Mastercard

  Visa

  Discover

  American Express



© 2002-2017, Squidco LLC


Cabinet Trio, The (Gjerstad / Turner / Molstad): Blood Samples (FMR)


Frode Gjerstad leads a trio with Roger Turn on drums and Borre Molstad on tuba, performing live at Cafe MIR in Oslo as part of the Blow Out Festival in 2013, in a single extended improvisation of energetic playing underpinned by the atypical tuba and drums rhythm section.
 

Price: $14.95

Quantity:

Squidco Record Store Day 2017 Sale!


Buy 1 or more item(s) from the sale, Take 10.00% Off
(checkout price: $13.45)

Buy 5 or more item(s) from the sale, Take 15.00% Off
(checkout price: $12.71)
In Stock


Shipping Weight: 2.00 units

Quantity in Basket: None

Log In to use our Wish List
product information:


UPC: 0617629603897

Label: FMR
Catalog ID: FMRCD395-0615
Squidco Product Code: 21071

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2015
Country: Great Britain
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded at the Blow Out Festival, at Cafe MIR, in Oslo, Norway, in August, 2013.


Personnel:

Frode Gjerstad-alto saxophone, clarinet

Roger Turner-drums

Borre Molstad-tuba

Highlight an artist name or instrument above
and click here to Search
track listing:


1. Blood Samples 30:16
Related Categories of Interest:


Improvised Music
Free Improvisation
Trio Recordings
New in Improvised Music
Recent Releases and Best Sellers
FMR Records

sample the album:


descriptions, reviews, &c.

"Another step out for fascinating Norwegian saxophonist Frode Gjerstad this time on Alto Sax and Bb Clarinet alongside the unusual combination of ace drummer/ percussionist Roger Turner and fellow Norwegian tuba player Borre Molstad a rarified musical setting that provides exciting and creative playing from all, proving that on the contrary, unusual musical setting and combinations can often produce the most interesting music The CD was recorded at Cafe Mir in Oslo at the 'Blow Out' festival in 2013"-FMR


Artist Biographies:

"Frode Gjerstad was born in Stavanger, Norway, 24-03-1948. He started trying to play improvised music as a trumpeter in 1968. When he moved to Lund in Sweden (1971 to 1975) he got a chance to meet, talk and play with musicians interested in this music. He had at that time started playing tenor saxophone (1969).

After he came back to Stavanger in 1975 he started collaborating with keyboardist Eivin One Pedersen. Together, they explored many different aspects of improvised music, as a duo or with others, but it was not until 1981, when they first played with John Stevens, that he had a real chance to feel what a dedicated musicians can do to the music-making.

At the early stage of his career, he choose mainly to play with international musicians because there was no tradition in Norway for the free music. However, after the club Blå opened in Oslo in 1996, a good number of younger musicians are now picking up on the music.

His relationship with British drummer, John Stevens which started in -81 and lasted up until his death in -94, was of great importance both musically as well as on a personal level. Through Stevens, he was introduced to some of the finest British improvisers and got to know their way of playing. Together, they led the trio "Detail" starting with Johnny Dyani on bass. And after Johnny died in -86, with Kent Carter.

He has also been active, running a larger group of mostly Norwegian musicians, the Circulasione Totale Orchestra. He started the group using electric instruments and modern rock-oriented rhythms. He has used the band to present his own compositions as well as a workshop and a place for young people to get to know free music. The band presented a commissioned work at the Molde Festival in -89 with a 13 man band combining free improvisations, compositions as well as rapping and scratching.(Three horns, three bassists, three drummers, accordeon, guitar a rapper and a DJ). The Circulasione Totale Orchestra is a powerful ever-changing band.

But it´s not easy to keep such a big group together. In 1998 he decided to keep the core of the band which at that time was Paal Nilssen-Love on drums and Øyvind Storesund on bass and try to develop that sound. It became Frode Gjerstad Trio. So far the trio has toured Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Polen, Italy, Austria, Portugal, England, Canada and the United States.

He has received several grants from various foundations and has been very active in the Norwegian Jazzmusicians Federation as well as in the committee for the Norwegian Contemporary Music Federation. Voted Jazz Musician of the Year in Norway, 1997. Part of the price was a concert where he could freely choose which musicians to use. This was the first meeting with Hamid Drake and William Parker. The concert became a tour of Scandinavia in -97 and the US in 2000.

US Pianist Borah Bergman has also been important to Frode. They first met in -94 and have played as a duo and also as trio with Evan Parker and later Peter Brøtzmann. Borah has been a great inspiration and a challenge over the years!

English bassist Nicholas Stephens first played with Frode in 1984. He played electric bass at the time, but it was not until after John Stevens died in 1994 that they started working together as "Calling Signals". First with a tour of England in 1995 with Paul Rutherford and Terje Isungset. And in 1996 with Louis Moholo and Danish guitarist, Hasse Poulsen. The latest version of the group has been with accordionist Eivin One Pederesen and Paal Nilssen-Love or Tony Marsh on drums. Frode also met and worked with US percussionist Kevin Norton in 2004 and they have found a common ground. They have a trio with Nicholas Stephens: Instinctual Eye.

Electronic music started to make an impact when he met Lasse Marhaug. They have played some concerts together and made some recordings. Lasses sounds have opened up a whole new territory of possibilities and came at a time when Frode started playing clarinets. A very fruitful combination!

Another side of the electronic thing was the group Ultralyd which was Frodes idea: to bring in a loud powerful electric bass with drums, guitar and reeds. After about a year, he left the band because the sound level was unbearable for the old man.! And he left it to the youngsters to decide how loud the band should be. Still, he has continued playing with Morten, Anders and Kjetil in other projects."

-Frode Gjerstad Website (http://frodegjerstad.com/?page_id=162)
4/19/2017

Other Releases With These Artists:
Fielder, Alvin / Frode Gjerstad / Damon Smith
The Shape Finds Its Own Space
(FMR)
Gjerstad, Frode / Ramiro Molina
Unseen Seas
(FMR)
Conde, Luis / Fabiana Galante / Frode Gjerstad
Give And Take
(FMR)
Gjerstad, Frode / Jon Rune Strom / Paal Nilssen-Love
Steam In the Casa
(PNL)
Monkey Plot w/ Frode Gjerstad
S/T
(FMR)
Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm
Distant Groove
(FMR)
Circulasione Totale Orchestra
Enten Eller
(Circulasione)
Moholo, Louis / Frode Gjerstad
Sult
(FMR)
VCDC (Motland / Lonberg-Holm / Solberg / Gjerstad)
Insult
(FMR)
Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte
Mirrors Edges
(FMR)
VCDC (Motland / Lonberg-Holm / Solberg / Gjerstad)
Insult
(FMR)
Gjerstad / Norton / Watson
Live Tipple
(FMR)
Gjerstad Trio, Frode
Hide Out
(PNL)
Bradford / Gjerstad / Nilssen-Love
Dragon
(PNL)
Circulasione Totale Orchestra
PhilaOslo [2 CDs]
(Circulasione)
Gjerstad, Frode / Fred Lonberg-Holm
Tistel
(FMR)
Gjerstad, Frode
East Of West
(Circulasione)
Gjerstad, Frode / Kevin Norton / David Watson
Tipples
(FMR)
Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Zerang
Sugar Maple
(FMR)
Bradford / Gjerstad / Haker Flaten / Nilssen-Love
Reknes
(Circulasione)
Gjerstad, Frode
The Walk
(FMR)
Gjerstad / Lonberg-Holm / Sen / Nilssen-Love
The Cello Quartet
(FMR)
Detail: Stevens / Bradford / Dyani / Gjerstad
In Time Was
(Circulasione)
Circulasione Totale Orchestra
Open Port
(Circulasione)
Gjerstad, Frode / Parker, William / Drake, Hamid
Remember To Forget
(Circulasione)
Gjerstad Trio, Frode
Nothing Is Forever
(Circulasione)
Gjerstad, Frode
Ism
(Circulasione)
Fielder, Alvin / Frode Gjerstad / Damon Smith
The Shape Finds Its Own Space
(FMR)
Gjerstad, Frode / Ramiro Molina
Unseen Seas
(FMR)
Conde, Luis / Fabiana Galante / Frode Gjerstad
Give And Take
(FMR)
Hayward, Robin
Rubble Master [CASSETTE]
(Cassauna)
Turner, Roger / Yukihiro Isso
Takanehishigu [VINYL]
(Otoroku)
Turner, Roger / Satoh Masahiko / Otomo Yoshihide
Live at Hall Egg Farm
(Doubtmusic)
Turner, Roger / Otomo Yoshihide
Live at SuperDeluxe
(Doubtmusic)
Monkey Plot w/ Frode Gjerstad
S/T
(FMR)
Bradford, Bobby / Frode Gjerstad Quartet
The Delaware River [VINYL]
(NoBusiness)
Lyall, Chick / David Garrett
Green Room
(FMR)
Reis / Vicente / Ceccaldi / Ceccaldi
Chamber 4
(FMR)
Moholo-Moholo / Gjerstad / Stephens / Lonberg-Holm
Distant Groove
(FMR)
Turner, Roger & Otomo Yoshihide
The Last Train
(Fataka)
Gjerstad, Frode / Luis Conte
Mirrors Edges
(FMR)
Various Artists
The All Angels Concerts [2 CDs]
(Emanem)
Lazro, Daunik
Curare
(NoBusiness)
Gjerstad, Frode / Steve Hubback
One Foot Moving
(FMR)
Gjerstad, Frode / Kevin Norton / David Watson
Tipples
(FMR)
Articles, The (Thomas / Gustafsson / Turner)
Goodbye Silence
(FMR)
Coxhill, Lol & Roger Turner
Success With Your Dog
(Emanem)
Circulasione Totale Orchestra
Open Port
(Circulasione)
Keith, Michael / Oswald, John / Turner, Roger
Number Nine
(Emanem)
Nakatani-Kobo Special
Nakatani/Doneda: Duo & Nakatani: Gong at one special price.
(Nakatani-Kobo)
Hammershlag, Arnold
No Face, No Name
(Skirl)
Nakatani, Tatsuya
Gong
(Nakatani-Kobo)
Nakatani, Tatsuya & Michel Doneda
Duo
(Nakatani-Kobo)
Rydberg (Werner Dafeldecker / Nicolas Bussmann)
Rydberg
(Monotype)
Battikha, Philippe
Invisible Backgrounds
(Samizdat)
Perelman, Ivo / Mat Maneri / Joe Morris
Counterpoint
(Leo)
Perelman, Ivo / Matthew Shipp
Callas [2 CDs]
(Leo)
Na (Malcom Ball / Kate Cuzner)
Compos Mentis
(FMR)
Frey, Jurg
Grizzana and other pieces 2009-2014 [2 CDs]
(Another Timbre)
Oki, Itapu / Axel Dorner
Root Of Bohemian
(Improvising Beings)
Duboc, Benjamin
St. James Infirmary
(Improvising Beings)
The Turbine! (Bankhead / Duboc / Drake / Lopez + guests)
Entropy/Enthalpy [2 CDs]
(RogueArt)
Roots Magic (Popolla / Defabriths / Tedeschi / Spera / Ventiucci)
Hoodoo Blues
(Clean Feed)
Nabatov, Simon / Mark Dresser
Projections
(Clean Feed)
Invisible Things
Time AS One Axis [VINYL]
(New Atlantis)
Kretzmer, Yoni 2Bass Quartet
Book II [2 CDs]
(OutNow Recordings)
Thollem / Wimberly / Cline
Radical Empathy
(Relative Pitch)
Gallio / Rupp
Fasane Hula Punk
(Rapid Moment)
Beins, Burkhard / Enrico Malatesta / Michael Vorfeld / Christian Wolfarth / Ingar Zach
Gluck
(Mikroton Recordings)
Webster, Colin + Mark Holub
Viscera
(New Atlantis)
Sa, Joana
Elogio Da Desordem (In Praise of Disorder)
(Shhpuma)
Costa, Simao
ANO PRE CAU TION PER CU SSION ON SHORT CIRCUIT
(Shhpuma)
Parque
The Earworm Versions
(Shhpuma)
Buckner, Thomas / Joelle Leandre / Nicole Mitchell
Flowing Stream
(Leo)
Moore, Thurston / Pedro Sousa / Gabriel Ferrandini
Live at ZDB [VINYL]
(Shhpuma)
Natura Morta (Ali / Loriot / Costa)
Decay
(FMR)
Parker, Evan
Hasselt
(psi)
Parker, Evan / Paul Lytton
Collective Calls (Urban)
(psi)
Rogers / Dunmall / Bianco
Dig Deep Trio
(FMR)
Halliwell, Graham
Recorded Delivery
(Confront)
Lapin / Poore / Schubert / Turner / Bledsoe
Seek it Not with Your Eyes
(Red Toucan)
Sealed Knot, The (Beins / Davies / Wastell)
and we disappear
(Another Timbre)
Edelin, Michele Trio + Steve Lehman
Kuntu
(RogueArt)
Coxhill, Lol
Coxhill On Ogun
(Ogun)
Tamura, Natsuki / Satoko Fujii
Clouds
(Libra)
Parker Octet, Evan
Crossing the River
(psi)
Minton, Phil / Turner, Roger
Drainage
(Emanem)
Parker, Evan / Paul Lytton
At the Unity Theatre
(psi)
Recommended & Related Releases:

Search for other titles on the FMR label.