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Fire! w/ Stephen O'Malley / David Sandstrom: Requies [VINYL 1-SIDED EP w/ SCREEN PRINT on B-SIDE]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 32042
Catalog Code: REP 2226EP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $44.95



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A one-side EP with a screen print on the B-Side, with a raucous, dark and incredibly epic journey in heavy electric jazz from Fire! configured as the quintet of Mats Gustafsson on bass saxophone, organ & live electronics, Johan Berthling on electric bass, Andreas Werliin on drums, Stephen O'Malley on guitar and David Sandstrom on drums; awe inspiring!


Mulelid, Kjetil Trio: Who Do You Love The Most?

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31778
Catalog Code: RCD 2229CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The 3rd album from this young Norwegian piano trio led by composer Kjetil A Mulelid with double bassist Bjørn Marius Hegge and drummer Andreas Skår Winther, presenting ten lyrical compositions of strong melodies and solid and expressive rhythmic foundations, a thoughtfully beautiful and sophisticated album of exquisite modern jazz.


Eriksen, Espen Trio w/ Andy Sheppard: In The Mountains

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31777
Catalog Code: RCD 2227CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The 1st live album from Norwegian pianist Espen Eriksen's Trio with bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye, joined by British saxophonist Andy Sheppard, for original compositions plus "Rosemary's Baby", captured at concerts from Oslo's Nasjonal Jazzscene in 2018 & 2020, a 2020 concert at Propeller Music Division in Oslo and a 2021 performance in Poznan, Poland.


Action & Tension & Space: Tellus [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31682
Catalog Code: RLP 3225LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $35.95



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With one foot in fusion-oriented improv and the other in psychedelic/prog rock, the 4th album from the Norwegian quartet of Per Steinar Lie on lapsteel & electric guitar, Oystein Braut on guitar, organ & Mellotron, Julius Lind on double bass and Orjan Haaland on drums are joined by keyboard wiz Sigbjorn Apeland and percussionist Stale Liavik Solberg.


Master Oogway w/ Henriette Eilertsen: Happy Village [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31680
Catalog Code: RLP 3224LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $34.95



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The 3rd album from the Oslo's Master Oogway quartet of Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitars, Lauritz Heitmann Skeidsvoll on sax, Martin Heggli Mellem on drums and Karl Erik Hornsdalsveen on bass, recorded at their monthly concert series at Kafa Haerverk, joined by flutist Henriette Eilertsen (Billy Meier and Andreas Roysum Ensemble) for four lyrical composed by bassist Hornsdalsveen.


Master Oogway w/ Henriette Eilertsen: Happy Village

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31679
Catalog Code: RCD 2224CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The 3rd album from the Oslo's Master Oogway quartet of Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitars, Lauritz Heitmann Skeidsvoll on sax, Martin Heggli Mellem on drums and Karl Erik Hornsdalsveen on bass, recorded at their monthly concert series at Kafa Haerverk, joined by flutist Henriette Eilertsen (Billy Meier and Andreas Roysum Ensemble) for four lyrical composed by bassist Hornsdalsveen.


Mollestad, Hedvig : Tempest Revisited

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31597
Catalog Code: RCD 2223CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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For her 2nd solo record aside from her rock trio, guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen expands her orchestration to an octet, adding jazz-rock elements while balancing scorching playing with lyrical and open passages, as she pays tribute to Arne Nordheim's 1979 composition for Shakespeare's "The Tempest", and for her own experiences of furious weather in her home town of Ålesund.


Flaten, Ingebrigt Haker: (Exit) Knarr

Label: Odin
Product Code: 31462
Catalog Code: ODIN 9579CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Celebrating his 50 years, Norwegian bassist and composer Ingebrigt Haker Flaten assembles a band of diverse background and superb musical skill to tell his story as a tribute to the people, music and places that have shaped him, a work commissioned by Vossajazz and presented as six destinations including Trondheim, Chicago, Mexico City, &c.; a profound and amazing journey in music.


Krokofant w/ Stale Storlokken / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Fifth

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31057
Catalog Code: RCD 2222CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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As on their prior album Q, the Nordic Krokofant free improvising jazz/rock trio of Axel Skalstad on drums & vibes, Tom Hasslan on guitar and Jorgen Mathisen on saxophone are joined by bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (The Thing) and Stale Storlokken (Elephant9, Supersilent), cementing their lineup as they forge adventurous and spectacular playing on this Fifth album.


Sex Magick Wizards: Your Bliss My Joy

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 31055
Catalog Code: RCD 2221CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The sophomore release from this Norwegian instrumental rock band, with all members of the quartet coming from an improvisation/jazz background that fuels their diverse interests in the rock format, from blistering runs, dark blues grooves and even a nod to Swedish folk jazz; a dynamic album of great technical playing but more importantly, a strong commitment to rock.


Motorpsycho: Kingdom of Oblivion

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30245
Catalog Code: MPCD 105CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The productive and excellent work of Norwegian rock band Motorpsycho, releasing an album a year for 30+ years, continues with this superb example of long form and diverse approaches to the rock medium, the core trio of Saether (bass, vocals, mellotron, &c), Hans Magnus Ryan (guitar, sax, vocals) and Tomas Jarmyr (drums) extended by Reine Fiske on guitar and Ola Kvernberg on percussion.


Neumann, Calle / Ketil Gutvik / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten / Paal Nilssen-Love: New Dance

Label: PNL
Product Code: 30188
Catalog Code: PNL051
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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After the 2019 retrospective box-set of the late 90s, legendary band The Quintet, and after the sad passing of bassist Bjornar Andresen, saxophonist Carl Magnus Neumann, guitarist Ketil Gutvik and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love decided to form a new quartet, adding bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, commencing their organization with this outstanding 2020 live concert in Oslo.


Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Ding Dong. You're Dead [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30124
Catalog Code: RLP 3219LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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A scorching album of instrumental rock bridging avant, prog and jazz/rock forms, from the inspired and burning Norwegian band led by guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen and her trio with bassist Ellen Brekken and drummer Ivar Loe Bjornstad; reference John McLaughlin, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Black Sabbath, or just focus on the powerhouse that is the Hedvig Mollestad Trio.


Mollestad, Hedvig Trio: Ding Dong. You're Dead

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30122
Catalog Code: RCD 2219CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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A scorching album of instrumental rock bridging avant, prog and jazz/rock forms, from the inspired and burning Norwegian band led by guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen and her trio with bassist Ellen Brekken and drummer Ivar Loe Bjornstad; reference John McLaughlin, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Black Sabbath, or just focus on the powerhouse that is the Hedvig Mollestad Trio.


Elephant9 : Arrival Of The New Elders [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30092
Catalog Code: RLP 3218LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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After their double live albums, the Norwegian jazz-rock prog trio of Stale Storlokken on keyboards, Nikolai Haengsle on electric bass and electric & acoustic guitars, and Torstein Lofthus on drums & percussion, take a step back from the heavy grooves associated with their music to present a new chapter of sophisticated, spacious and sonically satisfying psychedelic interplay.


Elephant9 : Arrival Of The New Elders

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30091
Catalog Code: RCD 2218CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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After their double live albums, the Norwegian jazz-rock prog trio of Stale Storlokken on keyboards, Nikolai Haengsle on electric bass and electric & acoustic guitars, and Torstein Lofthus on drums & percussion, take a step back from the heavy grooves associated with their music to present a new chapter of sophisticated, spacious and sonically satisfying psychedelic interplay.


Fire!: Defeat [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30090
Catalog Code: RLP 3217LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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An optimistic definition of "Defeat" through the exultantly dark and expressive work of Fire!, here as the quintet of Mats Gustafsson on flute, baritone sax & live electronics, Johan Berthling on electric bass, Andreas Werliin on drums, Goran Kajfes on quartertone trumpet and Mats Aleklint on trombone & sousaphone, in five works of richly creative and modern improv.


Fire!: Defeat

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 30089
Catalog Code: RCD 2217CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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On their 6th recording as a trio concept, The Fire! trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Johan Berthling (bass guitar) and Andreas Werlin (drums) add to their energetic approach to free improvisation through Mats Gustafsson performing on both baritone sax and flute, and by the addition of guests Goran Kajfes on quartertone trumpet and Mats Aleklint on trombone and sousaphone.


Trondheim Jazz Orchestra & The Maxx: Live [VINYL]

Label: MNJ
Product Code: 29924
Catalog Code: MNJLP002
Country: Norway
 
Price: $21.95



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The Norwegian big band Trondheim Jazz Orchestra joins together with the Swedish-origin trio The MaXx (Oscar Gronberg-keyboards, Petter Kraft-guitar & saxophone, Tomas Jarmy-drums) to develop and perform this monumental work of modern electric jazz, an abstract rock opera written specifically to leverage the power of the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra.


Eriksen, Espen Trio: End Of Summer [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29777
Catalog Code: RLP 3216LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $27.95



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Pianist Espen Eriksen takes his trio of bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye back to their roots in their first pure trio record in five years with this beautifully rendered set of original Eriksen compositions, lyrical and touching music with a melancholic tinge, as Eriksen focuses on unforced melodic character that belies an optimistic glow.


Eriksen, Espen Trio: End Of Summer

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29776
Catalog Code: RCD 2216CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Pianist Espen Eriksen takes his trio of bassist Lars Tormod Jenset and drummer Andreas Bye back to their roots in their first pure trio record in five years with this beautifully rendered set of original Eriksen compositions, lyrical and touching music with a melancholic tinge, as Eriksen focuses on unforced melodic character that belies an optimistic glow.


Motorpsycho: The All Is One [VINYL 2 LPs]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29645
Catalog Code: MPLP 304LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $30.95



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Led by Bent Sæther, Hans Magnus Ryan and Kjell Runar Jenssen, this Norwegian prog-oriented improvising rock band is perhaps one of the finest active currently, here in a double album featuring music from 2 sessions, the 1st at Black Box Studio in France with Reine Fiske (Dungen), and the 2nd at Ocean Sound Studio in Norway with Lars Horntveth (Jaga Jazzist) and Ola Kvernberg (Steamdome).


Master Oogway: Earth And Other Worlds [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29412
Catalog Code: RLP 3213LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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The second album from the Norwegian electric jazz quartet of Havard Nordberg Funderud on guitar, Lauritz Lyster Skeidsvoll on saxophone, Karl Erik Horndalsveen on double bass, and Martin Heggli Mellem on drums, after their 2018 album The Concert Koan on the Clean Feed label, here in six powerfully thrilling tracks of youthful exuberance and impressive skill.


I Like To Sleep: Daymare [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29410
Catalog Code: RLP 3214LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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Taking their band name from a Thelonious Monk quote, the Norwegian power trio of vibraphone player Amund Storløkken Åse (son of keyboardist Ståle Storløkken and vocelist Tone Åse), guitarist Nicolas Leirtrø and drummer Øyvind Leite bridge the divide between 70's progressive rock, classical music, jazz and improvisation with a unique instrumentation.


I Like To Sleep: Daymare

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29409
Catalog Code: RCD 2214CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Taking their band name from a Thelonious Monk quote, the Norwegian power trio of vibraphone player Amund Storløkken Åse (son of keyboardist Ståle Storløkken and vocelist Tone Åse), guitarist Nicolas Leirtrø and drummer Øyvind Leite bridge the divide between 70's progressive rock, classical music, jazz and improvisation with a unique instrumentation.


Mollestad, Hedvig: Ekhidna [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29408
Catalog Code: RLP 3215LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $29.95



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In 2018 guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen received an invitation from the festival at Vossajazz commissioning a work for the 2019 festival, for which she expanded her instrumental rock trio to a sextet with trumpeter Susana Santos Silva, drummer Torstein Lofthus (Elephant9), percussionist Ole Mofjell, and keyboardists Marte Eberson & Erlend Slettevoll.


Mollestad, Hedvig: Ekhidna

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 29407
Catalog Code: RCD 2215CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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In 2018 guitarist Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen received an invitation from the festival at Vossajazz commissioning a work for the 2019 festival, for which she expanded her instrumental rock trio to a sextet with trumpeter Susana Santos Silva, drummer Torstein Lofthus (Elephant9), percussionist Ole Mofjell, and keyboardists Marte Eberson & Erlend Slettevoll.


Fire! Orchestra / Krzysztof Penderecki: Actions [VINYL]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28725
Catalog Code: RLP 3212LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $27.95



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"Actions For Free Jazz Orchestra" was originally written by Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki for the New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra, assembled by Don Cherry for the occasion and conducted by composer himself; this new extended reading and conduction of the score from 2018 was originated and directed by Mats Gustafsson, a powerful update and expansion of the original work.


Fire! Orchestra / Krzysztof Penderecki: Actions

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28724
Catalog Code: RCD 2212CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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"Actions For Free Jazz Orchestra" was originally written by Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki for the New Eternal Rhythm Orchestra, assembled by Don Cherry for the occasion and conducted by composer himself; this new extended reading and conduction of the score from 2018 was originated and directed by Mats Gustafsson, a powerful update and expansion of the original work.


Waade, Adrian Loseth : Kitchen Music

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 28716
Catalog Code: NKM018CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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Norwegian violinist Adrian Løseth Waade's first release as a leader is this melodically-inclined album of brightly evocative improvisation, buoyant strings and creative rhythmic drive with Waade providing all compositions, performed with Kjartan Laereid Gullikstad on guitar, Bardur Reinert Poulsen on bass, and Simon Olderskog Albertsen on drums.


Yandsen, Yong / Christian Meaas Svendsen / Paal Nilssen-Love: Hungry Ghosts

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 28715
Catalog Code: NKM019CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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Chinese Buddhism defines "Hungry Ghosts" as beings who are driven by intense emotional needs in an animalistic way, an apt description of this trio's dynamic and often bristling collective free jazz, with Malaysian saxophonist Yong Yandsen and Norwegians, Christian Meaas Svendsen on bass and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums, performing live in Kuala Lumpur, 2018.


Raska, Katariin / Christian Meaas Svendsen: Finding Ourselves In All Things

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 28714
Catalog Code: NKM020CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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Two distinctive tracks from the Norwegian duo of Katariin Raska-Torupill on Estonian bagpipe and Christian Meaas Svendsen on double bass: "Melting With Butterflies" is a work of ecstatic repetition, filled with chaos and joy, building in intensity; "The Way Mountains Make Love" is an immense, profoud and potent lower register work of dark solidity.


Grydeland, Ivar / Henry Kaiser: In The Arctic Dreamtime

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28430
Catalog Code: RCD 2211CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Norwegian guitarist and composer Ivar Grydeland and US guitarist, improviser and composer Henry Kaiser met in the studio with the goal of working on a soundtrack for a classic Norwegian silent film, "Ellsworths flyveekspedition 1925"; in a single take they recorded this amazingly detailed and beautiful improvisation, from which these 5 astounding tracks were selected.


Krokofant w/ Stale Storlokken / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Q [VINYL LP + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28301
Catalog Code: RLP 3209LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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Bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (The Thing) and Stale Storlokken (Elephant9, Supersilent, Terje Rypdal) join the Nordic Krokofant trio of Axel Skalstad on drums, vibraphone, Tom Hasslan on guitar, and Jorgen Mathisen on saxophone, presenting the band's 3rd album, performing the 4-part work "Q", an intense and sophisticated album of complex and passionate instrumental rock.


Krokofant w/ Stale Storlokken / Ingebrigt Haker Flaten: Q

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 28300
Catalog Code: RCD 2209CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.45



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Bassist Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten (The Thing) and Stale Storlokken (Elephant9, Supersilent, Terje Rypdal) join the Nordic Krokofant trio of Axel Skalstad on drums, vibraphone, Tom Hasslan on guitar, and Jorgen Mathisen on saxophone for the band's 3rd album, performing the 4-part work "Q", an intense and sophisticated album of complex and passionate instrumental rock.


Fish & Steel (Mats Aleklint / Per-Ake Holmlander / Paal Nilssen-Love): Fish & Steel

Label: PNL
Product Code: 28296
Catalog Code: PNL044
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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Distilling a trio from Paal Nillsen-Love's Large Unit results in Fish & Steel, the trio of Mats Aleklint on trombone, Per Ake Holmlander on tuba, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums & percussion, an unusual brass & drum orchestration in two extended improvisations with an experimental bent that veers in and out of jazz forms with a mischievous attitude and masterful playing.


McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen Love: Song for the Big Chief

Label: PNL
Product Code: 28295
Catalog Code: PNL-046
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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Named for Sunny Murray's 1969 album "Big Chief", the long-runing collaborations of tenor saxophonist & pocket trumpeter Joe McPhee and drummer/percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love pay tribute to the late drummer Sunny Murray in this concert recording at London's Cafe Oto for a dynamic dialog of free jazz, with two nuanced free improv pieces including a "Fantasy for Lester [Bowie]".


Quintet, The (Neumann / Andresen / Opsvik / Gutvik / Nilssen-Love): Events 1998-1999 [5 CDs]

Label: PNL
Product Code: 28039
Catalog Code: PNL-047
Country: Norway
 
Price: $54.95



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A 5 CD box set that tells the story of The Quintet, which brought two of the most important proponents of Norwegian free jazz in the 60s and 70s--saxophonist Carl Magnus Neumann and bassist Bjornar Andresen--together with younger generation drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, bassist Eivind Opsvik, and guitarist Ketil Gutvik, reissuing their 1999 album and adding 4 studio and live sessions.


McPhee, Joe / Paal Nilssen-Love: Lift Every Voice And Sing [VINYL]

Label: Smalltown Superjazzz / Actions for Free Jazz
Product Code: 27939
Catalog Code: STSAFJ 200LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $24.95



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Smalltown Supersound's sublabel Actions for Free Jazz presents this live concert at Oslo's St. Edmund's Church from the duo of frequent collaborators Joe McPhee on pocket trumpet & tenor saxophone, and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums and percussion, featuring compositions by James Weldon Johnson, Thelonious Monk and Joe McPhee plus two by McPhee and Nilssen-Love.


Elephant9 w/ Reine Fiske: Psychedelic Backfire II

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27783
Catalog Code: RCD 2207CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The second of two "Psychedelic Backfire"s, The Norwegian Elephant 9 improvising rock trio of drummer Torstein Lofthus, bassist Nikolai Haengsle, and keyboardist Stale Storlokken are joined by Dungen guitarist Reine Fiske for an exciting live concert at Kampen Bistro, in Oslo in 2019, the interaction of Fiske and Storlokken a fine example that prog rock is still a vital form.


Elephant9: Psychedelic Backfire I

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27781
Catalog Code: RCD 2206CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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The first of two "Psychedelic Backfire" concerts at Oslo's Kampen Bistro, taken from a 4 night residency by the Norwegian Elephant 9 rock trio of drummer Torstein Lofthus, bassist Nikolai Haengsle, and keyboardist Stale Storlokken, expanding on tracks from their excellent studio catalog in strongly lyrical and technically superb instrumental and improvised rock forms.


Svendsen, Christian Meaas: New Rituals [3 CDS]

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 27635
Catalog Code: NKM016
Country: Norway
 
Price: $39.95



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Ritual and unveiling of Buddhist philosophy in a 3-CD exploration of the relationship between form and freedom, between modern Western culture and traditional Eastern culture, and between written and open musical material, from composer and bassist Christian Meaas Svendsen presented in 3 parts: (1) ensemble and a chant-choir, (2) ensemble, and (3) solo bass.


Vaernes, Kasper Skullerud / Andreas Wildhagen: Troposgrafien [VINYL]

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 27634
Catalog Code: NKM015LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $21.95



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The long-running duo of Norwegian saxophonist Kasper Skullerud Vaernes and drummer Andreas Wildhagen, who also work together in Nakama's KNYST! trio with bassist and Nakama founder Christian Meaas Svendsen, and the Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit, in an album of five freely improvised dialogs of great technical skill, intent listening and exchange, and dynamic energy.


Vaernes, Kasper Skullerud / Andreas Wildhagen: Troposgrafien

Label: Nakama Records
Product Code: 27633
Catalog Code: NKM015CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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The long-running duo of Norwegian saxophonist Kasper Skullerud Vaernes and drummer Andreas Wildhagen, who also work together in Nakama's KNYST! trio with bassist and Nakama founder Christian Meaas Svendsen, and the Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit, in an album of five freely improvised dialogs of great technical skill, intent listening and exchange, and dynamic energy.


Arashi (Akira Sakata / Johan Berthling / Paal Nilseen-Love): Jikan

Label: PNL
Product Code: 27592
Catalog Code: PNL-045
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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The third album from the Arashi trio of Akira Sakata on alto saxophone, Bb clarinet & vocals, Johan Berthling on double bass, and Paal Nilssen on Love on drums & percussion, formed in 2013 at the Molde Jazz Festival in Norway and touring steadily since, here captured live at Pit Inn, in Tokyo for four intense free improvisations of inspired power.


Vandermark, Ken / Paal Nilssen-Love: Screen-Off

Label: PNL
Product Code: 27591
Catalog Code: PNL-044
Country: Norway
 
Price: $14.95



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For their 10th album, the duo of multi-reedist Ken Vandermark and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love took inspiration from experimental cinema, enlisting producer Lasse Marhaug to scour YouTube for concerts from their past 10 years, extracting 60 seconds of audio from each and joining them into 2-minute segments, 21 of which create this unusual album of awe-inspiring performance.


Gustafsson, Mats / Christian Marclay: Link [VINYL]

Label: Smalltown Superjazzz / Actions for Free Jazz
Product Code: 27442
Catalog Code: STSAFJ 199LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $24.95



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Smalltown Supersound launches a new sublabel called Actions For Free Jazz with this duo of Christian Marclay and Mats Gustafsson, recording in the studio for 7 indescribably wonderful free improvisations using turntable and every inch of Gustafsson's baritone and tenor sax, plus electronics; an exciting album of unpredictable and incredibly skilled sound art.


Fire! Orchestra: Arrival [VINYL 2 LPs + CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27441
Catalog Code: RLP 3205
Country: Norway
 
Price: $28.95



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Trimmed back to a mere 14 musicians, the Fire! Orchestra core trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling, and Andreas Werliin and Orchestra original singers Mariam Wallentin and Sofia Jernberg add a string quartet, expanding their palette as they release their warmest and most embraceable album to date, from original material to covers of Robbie Basho and Chic.


Fire! Orchestra: Arrival

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27440
Catalog Code: RCD 2205CD
Country: Norway
 
Price: $15.95



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Trimmed back to a mere 14 musicians, the Fire! Orchestra core trio of Mats Gustafsson, Johan Berthling, and Andreas Werliin and Orchestra original singers Mariam Wallentin and Sofia Jernberg add a string quartet, expanding their palette as they release their warmest and most embraceable album to date, from original material to covers of Robbie Basho and Chic.


Ratkje, Maja S.K.: Sult [VINYL _ CD]

Label: Rune Grammofon
Product Code: 27234
Catalog Code: RLP 3204LP
Country: Norway
 
Price: $26.95



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Starting with a pipe organ, adding metal tubes, PVC tubes, a wind machine, guitar strings, a bass string, a resin thread, metal and glass percussion, and a bow, Maja SK Ratjke developed this unusual instrument for a live performance in Jo Stromgren's ballet "Sult" ("Hunger"), taking the instrument to the studio for this extraordinarily interesting album of keys and song.