The Rose Window

Posted on des 22, 2016 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Arild Andersen Bass  . Helge Lien Piano  . Gard Nilsen drums Recorded Live April15 , 2016 at Theater Gütersloh,Germany . Part of a series called European Legends Rose Window Science The Day Outhouse Hyperborean Dreamhorse Interview with Arild...

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MIRA

Posted on jan 3, 2014 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

    Arild Andersen Paolo Vinaccia Tommy Smith MiraArild Andersen double bass, electronics Paolo Vinaccia drums Tommy Smith tenor saxophone, shakuhachi Bygone Blussy Alfie Rossetti Reparate Raijin Le Saleya Kangiten Mira Eight and More Stevtone Recorded December 2012 ECM 2307 Background After the eruptive excitement of their Live At Belleville album, which was widely praised around the world (and secured for leader Arild Andersen the Prix du Musicien Européen 2008 from the Academie du Jazz in France), the trio now delivers a studio album. In Oslo’s Rainbow, bassist Andersen, tenorist Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia rechanneled their music’s energies into a programme of soulful ballads and mid-tempo free-floating sound explorations. The pairing of Anderson’s muscular bass and Smith’s vaulting tenor is exceptionally compelling (as the recent “Celebration” album also confirmed). Most of the tunes on “Mira” are from Arild’s pen, though his cohorts also contribute material, and there is an unexpected interpretation of Burt Bacharach’s “Alfie”, beautifully played by Tommy Smith here. ECMPlayer Release Date: January 17th,...

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CELEBRATION

Posted on mai 28, 2012 in Discography, Leader, News | 0 comments

My new cd for ECM is now released .  Live recorded in Glasgow October 2010  Scottish National Jazz Orchestra directed by Tommy Smith Buy...

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A tribute to the music of ECM

Posted on mai 28, 2012 in Discography, Leader, News | 3 comments

CELEBRATION ARILD ANDERSEN SCOTTISH NATIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA directed by Tommy Smith  MAY DANCE 6:21 Dave Holland arranged by Christian Jacob MOLDE CANTICLE [part 1] 8:50 Jan Garbarek arranged by Tommy Smith CRYSTAL SILENCE 10:07 Chick Corea arranged by Makoto Ozone ULRIKAS DANS 11:15 Trygve Seim arranged by Trygve Seim & Øyvind Brække INDEPENDENCY IV 17:00 Arild Andersen arranged by Mike Gibbs MY SONG 7:51 Keith Jarrett arranged by Geoffrey Keezer Recorded 16th October 2010   Stevenson Hall, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Recorded by Mark McKellen.   Mixed by Jan Erik Kongshaug  24th September 2011 Produced by Manfred Eicher Buy  CD    ECM The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra...

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Green In Blue: Early Quartets (2010)

Posted on nov 30, 2010 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Arild Andersen double-bass Jon Balke piano Knut Riisnaes tenor and soprano saxophones, flute Pål Thowsen drums Juhani Aaltonen tenor and soprano saxophones, flutes, percussion Lars Jansson piano, Moog-synthesizer, string ensemble Clouds In My Head (ex ECM 1059) 305 W 18 St Last Song Outhouse Song For A Sad Day Clouds In My Head Cycles Siv The Sword Under His Wings Shimri (ex ECM 1082) Shimri No Tears Ways Of Days Wood Song Vaggvisa För Hanna Dedication Green Shading Into Blue (ex ECM 1127) Sole The Guitarist Anima Radka’s Samba Terhi Green Shading Into Blue Jana 3-CD Set. Recorded 1975, 1976 and 1978 ECM 2143_45 Go to reviews | Order CD at ECM | Download from iTunes ...

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Live at Belville (2008)

Posted on sep 1, 2008 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Arild Andersen Trio Arild Andersen double-bass, live-electronics Paolo Vinaccia drums Tommy Smith tenor saxophone Independency Part 1 Independency Part 2 Independency Part 3 Independency Part 4 Prelude to a kiss Outhouse Dreamhorse Live recording of Arild Andersen’s exciting new trio, playing in Oslo’s Belleville club and at the Drammen Theatre, spurred on by an enthusiastic crowd. Apart from Duke Ellington’s “Prelude To A Kiss”, played with much feeling by Tommy Smith, the music is all written by Andersen, and it burns. “Live At Belleville” may be Arild’s most powerful trio recording since “Triptykon” with Garbarek and Vesala, back in 1972.Recorded September 2007 ECM 2078 Go to reviews | Order CD at ECM | Download from...

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Electra (2005)

Posted on jun 29, 2005 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Arve Henriksen trumpet Eivind Aarset guitars Paolo Vinaccia drums, percussion Patrice Héral drums, percussion, voice Nils Petter Molvær drum programming Savina Yannatou vocal Chrysanthi Douzi vocal Elly-Marina Casdas chorus vocal Fotini-Niki Grammenou chorus vocal Arild Andersen double bass, drum programming 1. Birth Of The Universe 2. Mourn 3. The Big Lie 4. Chorus I 5. Electra Song Intro 6. Electra Song 7. Electra Song Outro 8. Chorus II 9. 7th Background 10. One Note 11. Whispers 12. Divine Command 13. Clytaemnestras Entrance 14. Loud Sound 15. Chorus III 16. Opening 17. Chorus IV 18. Big Bang Recorded 2002 and 2003 ECM 1908 Go to reviews | Order CD at ECM | Download from iTunes...

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Selected Recordings (2004)

Posted on jul 5, 2004 in Discography, Leader | 1 comment

Arild Andersen’s compilation takes a zigzag path through his discography highlighting his own groups, his soloistic brilliance as a bassist and his perceptiveness in recognizing talent in bud. Quite a few musicians received early exposure through Andersen’s efforts. Amongst them: Bill Frisell, Nils Petter Molvær, Jon Balke, Bendik Hofseth, Bugge Wesseltoft and, more recently, Vassilis Tsabropoulos. Andersen’s :rarum also includes encounters with established masters Paul Motian, Kenny Wheeler, and Ralph Towner. «It’s been some fantastic years with ECM, and I feel I’ve just started.» Order CD at ECM | Download from...

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The Triangle (2004)

Posted on jun 30, 2004 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Arild Andersen: double-bass Vassilis Tsabropoulos: piano John Marshall: drums ECM 1752 CD 0440 038 1212 (3) Release: 16th February 2004 “The Triangle” referred to by Arild Andersen in the title of his 15th album as a leader for ECM is one that could be formed by drawing lines on the map to connect Oslo, Athens and London – home bases for the three principals here, musicians who between them pool a great deal of information and channel it into a “European” jazz of their own making. Much has been written in recent seasons about the relative merits of improvising on either side of the Atlantic, and much that Norwegian bassist Andersen would not subscribe to. Although often credited as one of the originators of a ‘Nordic’ jazz sensibility, Andersen’s own bands have been international for decades, and – way back in the early 70s – his muscular playing was toughened by working with American jazz giants from Johnny Griffin to Sam Rivers. Similarly, British drummer John Marshall acquired early recognition propelling prototypes of European jazz/rock including Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated, Nucleus and the Soft Machine, yet the fundamental rhythmic impetus behind his work was inevitably ‘American’, and Marshall was proud to have studied with Philly Joe Jones. In Andersen’s current trio, however, geographical influences at play are subtly different. A central role is played by Vassilis Tsabropoulos, a Greek classical pianist who came late to jazz, and who began to improvise only while a student at the Juilliard school. His phrasing and touch are untypical for a jazz player. Jazz improvisers of course have long looked to ‘classical’ composition to expand their timbral and harmonic palettes, but when a classical pianist writes an arrangement of Ravel for jazz group – as happens on “Pavane” here – we are entering uncharted idiomatic territory. Tsabropoulos is composer of five of the nine pieces on “The Triangle”, all of which seem to cast the ‘piano trio’ genre in another light. As do his contributions to Andersen’s three pieces and the collective improvisation “European Triangle”. Andersen met Tsabropoulos in Athens in 1996 when both were playing in Greece in diverse combinations with Markus Stockhausen. “What struck me straight away was the fact that his exceptional classical technique never gets in the way of his jazz playing. And I also liked the fact that his improvising is generally not chordally-based. He’s more often playing independent lines in the left hand.” The trio made its debut four years ago with “Achirana” (ECM 1728), and both the disc itself (Tsabropoulos’s very first jazz recording) and the touring around its release drew much press attention. “Tsabropoulos has very little jazz timing in his phrasing, “Alyn Shipton noted in a concert review for The Times, “but his delicate lines, built of four or five note motifs take all their jazz feeling from the setting, with Andersen’s huge, warm bass tone and Marshall’s go-for-broke drumming adding the right ambience.” “Achirana”, wrote Ian Carr in the BBC Music Magazine, “contains one element completely new to my experience. Tsabropoulos, a protégé of Vladimir Ashkenazy, is the first classical pianist I’ve ever heard who can play jazz with real understanding and great imagination… This trio of virtuosi never over-plays, and the album is beautifully recorded. It’s an object lesson in artistry.” One of the great contemporary bass players, Arild Andersen was born in Norway in 1945. From 1964 onward he played with the leading musicians in his country and was a founder member, in 1967, of the Jan Garbarek Trio, soon to become a quartet with the addition of Terje Rypdal. Andersen...

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Archirana (2000)

Posted on jun 29, 2000 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Achirana» marks the debut of a new trio, formed by ECM bassist of the first hour Arild Andersen and featuring, alongside veteran drummer John Marshall, Greek pianist Vassilis Tsabropoulos in his first recording for ECM. Likely to be hailed as a veritable ?discovery? in jazz circles, Tsabropoulos has long been recognised as an exceptionally gifted performer in other idioms. To quote Vladimir Ashkenazy, «Vassilis Tsabropoulos possesses rare talent». He has a reputation as a classical pianist, an interpreter of 19th and 20th century music, and as a conductor, and there is growing recognition for both his composing and his improvising. A prodigy, Tsabropoulos was winning music competitions from the age of 10, and after graduating from the Athens National Conservatory, continued his studies ? on an Aristotle Onassis Scholarship ? at the Paris Conservatory, the Salzburg International Academy, and the Juilliard School, with teachers including Rudolf Serkin, and Tatyana Nikolayeva. Tsabropoulos (born in Athens in 1966) has made the works of Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin and Schu-mann central references in his performance repertoire but is also a committed advocate of Russian music, frequently playing the works of Rachmaninov. Prokofiev and Scriabin. His compositions (works for piano, violin, string quartet, and more) include the «six Preludes» which he wrote especially for Vladimir Ashkenazy. Amongst current projects in the classical arena are a tour of the U.S., recitals in Britain, performances of Mozart in Sweden, conducting in Scandinavia, work with the Czech Philharmonic in Prague, recordings of Chopin and Schumann… and then there are the jazz commitments. Arild Andersen first encountered Tsabropoulos in Athens four years ago, while playing in Greece in diverse combinations with Markus Stockhausen. «What struck me straight away was the fact that his exceptional classical technique never got in the way of his jazz feeling. This is very unusual. And I liked very much the fact that his improvising is generally not chordally based. He?s more often playing independent lines in the left hand.» Andersen and Tsabropoulos got to know each other better while touring in Greece in the ensemble of electronic composer Vangelis Katsoulis. «Around this time», Andersen recalls, «I ran into Manfred Eicher in the street in Athens, and we talked about Vassilis and the idea of some kind of ECM project with him was raised there and then, and followed up later.» One of the great contemporary bass players, his magisterial tone instantly recognisable, Arild Andersen was born in Norway in 1945. From 1964 onward he played with the top musicians in his country and was a founder member, in 1967, of the Jan Garbarek Trio, soon to become a quartet with the addition of Terje Rypdal. Andersen spent six years with Garbarek and appears with him on the ECM albums «Afric Pepperbird», «Sart» and «Triptykon». In this period he also played extensively with George Russell and Karin Krog, and was heard in concerts with Don Cherry, Phil Woods, Hampton Hawes, Johnny Griffin, Art Farmer and more. In 1973-74, Andersen was based in New York, where he worked extensively with Sam Rivers (in a particularly explosive trio with Barry Altschul on drums) and Sheila Jordan, and also gigged with Paul Bley, Stan Getz, Steve Kuhn, Roswell Rudd and others. On returning to Norway he began to lead his own groups, many of them documented on ECM recordings including «Clouds In My Head», «Shimri», «Green Shading Into Blue», «Lifelines» (with Kenny Wheeler and Paul Motian), «A Molde Concert» (with Bill Frisell, Alphonse Mouzon and John Taylor), «If You Look Far Enough» (with Ralph Towner and Nana Vasconcelos), and the trilogy «Bande A Part», «Aero», and «Re-Enter»,...

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Hyperborean (1997)

Posted on jun 29, 1997 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

In Greek mythology, the Hyperboreans were a race who inhabited the northern portion of the earth, beyond the great mountains whose caverns were thought to send forth the blasts of the north wind that chilled the people of Hellas. The Hyperboreans were especially favoured by the god of light, Apollo, whose mother Leto had been born amongst them. For three months of each year, it was said, Apollo would leave Delphi and join these northerners, travelling through the sky in a chariot drawn by swans. From the legend, Arild Andersen notes, it is clear enough that the ancient Greeks had an inkling of Scandinavia’s midnight sun, easily attributable to a season in the company of the light-god. Apollo was also the deity most closely associated with music and musicians. A lyre-player himself, it seems logical to assume he would have conferred the benefits of lyricism upon his friends of the north. Most of the music on Hyberborean, the album, derives from a work originally commissioned by the Norwegian Molde Festival in 1995. Having been asked to write an extended work or suite of tunes, Andersen began to think about instrumentation not yet employed in the course of his long and varied career. Strings – other than those of his own bass – had been conspicuous by their absence in his music. He toyed briefly with the idea of engaging Mike Gibbs to orchestrate his work then settled down to do his own string writing for a scaled-down unit incorporating a string quartet. In so doing he also called upon the expertise of his pianist on the Molde project, Kenneth Knudsen, who has a reputation as both a jazz composer/arranger and writer of film music. «I hadn’t originally set out to write ‘string quartet music’ as such,» Andersen says. «The first idea was that the strings would simply be part of the band texture, acoustic instruments fulfilling a function comparable to keyboard washes or backgrounds in earlier groups of mine. The success of Molde encouraged me to be a bit bolder. After I became more confident with the medium I wrote ‘Patch Of Light’ for strings last fall which became the introduction to the album. In general, the role of the strings in the music was strengthened and improved by Manfred Eicher’s input. He had a lot to add in terms of phrasing, dynamics and emphasis and in the relationship of the string writing to the jazz improvising in the mix.» Where the Molde string players had been freelancers, Eicher brought in the Cikada Quartet, a homogeneous string quartet specializing in contemporary music. The Cikada Quartet is a splinter group of the Cikada Ensemble which was formed in 1989 and which has played, to enthusiastic press notices, at the ISCM World Music Days in Norway, Mexico and Germany and at the Oslo Ultima New Music Festival and toured widely. As an autonomous unit in its own right, the Cikada String Quartet has recorded several albums, the most recent being Black Angels, titled after the George Crumb composition of the same name. Tore Brunborg and Bendik Hofseth are distinctly «Nordic» saxophonists, both of whom have a history with Andersen but who had never played together until the bassist proposed this project. In constrasting their different playing approaches, Andersen hopes to put an end to the central European critical laziness that automatically perceives every Norwegian sax player as a Garbarek epigon. Brunborg worked for many years in Masqualero, the jazz band co-led by Andersen and drummer Jon Christensen, whose recorded legacy includes three albums on ECM – Band à Part, Aero and...

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«Kristin Lavransdatter » (1995)

Posted on jul 7, 1995 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Tore Brunborg, sax. Reidar Skaar keyb. Paolo Vinaccia dr.perc. Stykekvartett og Kor. KIRKELIG KULTURVERKSTED, FXCD 154(CD), Norway RECORDED: APRIL,MAY,JUNE 1995. RELEASED: 1995, NORWAY Komponert og arrangert av Arild Andersen, 5,11,15 og 17 er komponert av Arild Andersen, Tore Brunborg, Reidar Skår og Paolo Viaccia. Bilder av Gabrielle Kielland. Produsert av Arild Andersen og Erik Hillestad. Innspilt og mikset i Rainbow Studio, april, mai, juni 1995. Lydtekniker: Jan Erik Konshaug. «Nidaros» og kor til «Flommen» og «Pesten» er innspilt 7. juni i Uranienborg kirke av Alf Christian Hvidsteen / «Bryllupsmarsj» er innspilt 10. juni i Vålerenga kirke av Alf Christian Hvidsteen. Go to reviews | Order CD  | Download from...

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«Arv» (1993)

Posted on jul 7, 1993 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

1993 – Arild Andersen: «Arv » (Kirsten Bråten Berg, Nana Vasconcelos, Frode Alnæs, Bendik Hofseth Bugge Wesseltoft, Paolo Vinaccia). KIRKELIG KULTURVERKSTED (1994) Catalog no.: FXCD133. Komponert og arrangert av Arild Andersen / Produsert av Arild Andersen Sangarrangement: Kirsten Bråten Berg. Innspilt i Rainbow Studio, November 1993 / Lydtekniker: Jan Erik Konshaug. Download from iTunes   Order...

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«If you look far enough» (1993)

Posted on mai 7, 1993 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

1993 «If you look far enough», ECM (Ralph Towner, guit. – Nana Vasconcelos, Perc. – Audun Kleive, snare drum – Arild Andersen, Bass). ECM RECORDS, ECM 1493, 513 902-2(CD). (P)(C)1993 ECM RECORDS GmbH, GERMANY. RECORDED: SPRING 1988, JULY 1991, FEBURARY 1992 RELEASED: 1993, GERMANY . Recorded Spring 1988, July 1991 and February 1992 at Rainbow Studio, Oslo. Engineer : Jan Erik Kongshaug. Mixing : Jan Erik Kongshaug, Mandred Eicher, Arild Andersen. Produced by Arild Andersen. Download from iTunes   Order CD from...

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Sagn (1990)

Posted on jul 5, 1990 in Discography, Leader | 3 comments

Like Garbarek, bass player Arild Andersen started out in free-jazz. He is internationally known through collaborations with people like George Russell, Don Cherry and the aforementioned Garbarek. He has also led his own, highly acclaimed jazz combo «Masqualero». These two releases, recorded with a band including folk singer Kirsten Braaten Berg, who also plays jew’s harp and Langeleik (which is a Norwegian zither), and supremely talented percussionist Nana Vasconcelos both contain music based on themes from Norwegian folk music. «Sagn» is a suite of songs made to order for the Voss Jazz Festival in 1990. Recorded just a year after Garbarek and Garnas’ groundbreaking «Rosensfole» it can be seen as the natural culmination of the aural experiments started on that record. As a member of Garbarek’s 70’s quartet, Andersen was no newcomer to folk music. He had used themes from various ethnic sources as starting point for improvisations long before the term world music was invented and had traveled roughly the same musical path as Garbarek. It was more or less a coincidence that they got interested in their Scandinavian roots at the same time. «Sagn» have much in common with «Rosensfole»: The songs borrow their melodies from traditional sources and vocalist Kirsten Braaten Berg comes from a traditional folk music. But while Garbarek’s music is a calm and multi-layered studio creation, Andersen’s compositions have a looser feel to them. Both «Sagn» and «Arv» were written to be performed live by a working band and each musician is given lots of space to improvise. This results in several moments of pure transcendence, like when Vasconcelos’ wordless scatting merges with the traditional singing of Berg on «Sjugur og Trollbrura» or the many instances when Berg’s voice comes soaring forth carried along by Andersen’s whomping bass. Besides Andersen, Berg and Vasconcelos, the band on «Sagn» was: Frode Alnaes (guitar), Bendik Hofseth (saxophone) and Bugge Wesseltoft (keyboards). Like it’s predecessor, «Arv» was also made to order – this time for the Bergen classical music festival in 1993. The line up had been slightly altered: Eivind Aarseth had taken over the guitar and newcomer Paolo Vinaccia shared percussion duties with Vasconcelos. The traditional melodies on «Arv» are the same folk songs used by the classical composer Edvard Grieg in some of his most famous compositions (opus 17, 66 and 72). The record offers 1990’s versions that are very different, but definitely in Grieg’s spirit. Needless to say it is every inch as good as «Sagn» and the fact that one can compare the arrangements with those of Grieg’s makes for some fascinating genre-crossing listening experiences. I personally prefer Andersen’s two releases to «Rosensfole» as I find the music more spontaneous and swinging. Garbarek concentrates on the background, building up layers of sound that wraps the traditional vocals in unfamiliar harmonies and thus give them a new freshness. Andersen’s is closer to jazz with lots of breathtaking ensemble playing as well as excellent solos from each musician. While Garbarek and Garnas could be said to have started a new trend in Norwegian folk music, Andersen’s releases pretty much define the genre. These two albums are almost interchangeable and both are absolute musts in any collection of contemporary folk (or jazz) music from Norway. «Sagn» is distributed internationally by ECM, while «Arv» has only been released by Kirkelig Kulturverksted. Order CD at ECM | Download from iTunes...

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«Re-Enter» Masqualero (1989)

Posted on jul 7, 1989 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

1989 «Re-Enter», ECM with Masqualero. Recorded December 1990. ECM 1437 Norwegian Grammy Award Arild Andersen bass Jon Christensen drums, percussion Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones Nils Petter Molvær trumpet Re-Enter Lill’ Lisa Heiemo, Gardsjenta Gaia Little Song There Is No Jungle In Baltimore Find Another Animal Stykkevis Og Delt Recorded December 1990 ECM 1437 Download from iTunes  Order Cd at...

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«Aero» Masqualero (1988)

Posted on jul 7, 1988 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Masqualero Aero Arild Andersen bass Jon Christensen drums Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones Nils Petter Molvær trumpet Frode Alnæs guitar Aero Science Venise Printer Bålet Return Bee Gee Recorded November 1987 ECM 1367 Order Cd at...

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«Bande A Part» Masqualero (1986)

Posted on jul 7, 1986 in Discography, Leader | 1 comment

1986 «Bande a part «, ECM with Masqualero Norwegian Grammy Award   Masqualero Bande À Part Arild Andersen basses Nils Petter Molvær trumpet Tore Brunborg saxophones Jon Balke piano, synthesizer Jon Christensen drums, percussion 3 For 5 Natt Sort Of Vanilje Bali Tutte No Soap Nyl Recorded August and December 1985 ECM 1319 Download from iTunes    Order Cd at...

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«Odin» Masqualero (1983)

Posted on jul 7, 1983 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

1983. Norwegian Grammy Award MasqualeroMasqualero is one of Norway’s most internationally known bands. When established in 1983, the group called itself Arild Andersen Quintet, but almost immediately changed its name to Masqualero, named after Wayne Shorter’s famous tune. The Odin recording is their first album, and since they have recorded three albums for ECM. This record contains previously unissued tracks from the 1983 studio recording, as well as from the 1985 ECM session. Odin NJ4008 Order Cd from Curling...

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Molde Concert (1981)

Posted on okt 5, 1981 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Bill Frisell guitar John Taylor piano Arild Andersen double-bass Alphonse Mouzon drums Cherry Tree Targeta Six For Alphonse Nutune Lifelines The Sword Under His Wings Commander Schmuck’s Earflap Hat Koral Cameron A Song I Used To Play Dual Mr Tillman Anthony Recorded August 1981 ECM 1236 Order CD at ECM | Download from...

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Lifelines (1981)

Posted on okt 5, 1981 in Discography, Leader | 3 comments

(Kenny Wheeler,tp – Steve Dobrogosz,p – PauMotian,tr.) ECM RECORDS, ECM 1188 / 2301 188(LP). (P)1981 ECM RECORDS GmbH, W.GERMANY. RECORDED: JULY 1980. RELEASED: 1981, W.GERMANY Produced by Manfred Eicher. Recorded July 1980 at Talent Studios, Oslo / Engineer: Jan Erik...

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Green Shading Into Blue (1978)

Posted on jul 5, 1978 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Arild Andersen bass Juhani Aaltonen tenor and soprano saxophones, flutes Lars Jansson piano, moog-synthesizer, string ensemble Pål Thowsen drums, percussion Sole The Guitarist Anima Radaka’s Samba Terhi Green Shading Into Blue Jana Recorded April...

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Shimri (1977)

Posted on jul 5, 1977 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Arild Andersen bass Juhani Aaltonen tenor and soprano saxophones, flutes, percussion Lars Jansson piano Pål Thowsen drums, percussion Shimri No Tears Ways Of Days Wood Song Vaggvisa För Hanna Dedication Recorded October 1976 ECM 1082

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Clouds In My Head (1975)

Posted on jul 5, 1975 in Discography, Leader | 0 comments

Arild Andersen bass Jon Balke piano Knut Riisnaes tenor, soprano saxes, flute Pål Thowsen drums 305 W 18 ST Last Song Outhouse Song For A Sad Day Clouds In My Head Cycles Siv The Sword Under His Wings Recorded February...

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