AA Quintet in Münster

Posted on jan 7, 2014 in Blog, Blogsidebar, Concert reviews | 0 comments

We had a great evening at Theater Münster last Sunday (06/01/14) with the Quintet. Fantastic venue and audience. Münsersche Zeitung Erster unter Gleichen Mit dem Auftritt des norwegischen Bassisten Arild Andersen und seiner Band öffnet sich das Klangspektrum auf Superbreitwandformat. Andersen eröffnet das Set mit lang gezogenen, kräftigen Basslinien, die imaginäre weiträumige Fjord- und Tundra-Landschaften zu beschallen scheinen. Selbst als seine Mitspieler einsteigen, gibt Andersen kein Dezibel nach. Trompete (Tore Johansen, Norwegen), Saxofon (Tommy Smith, Schottland) und Piano (Marcin...

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Arild Andersen Quintet Oslo Jazz Festival

Posted on aug 29, 2012 in Blogsidebar, Concert reviews, News | 0 comments

      GREAT EVENING WITH A GREAT BAND Arild Andersen’s International Quintet debut was with his current crew at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival last summer, when the Polish pianist Marcin Wasilewski replaced Danish Carsten Dahl in about the time it takes to pack a bag and get from Warsaw to Kongsberg in the quickest manner. Now he is in the band, along with Andersen’s three partners for many years, the Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith, the German trumpeter Markus Stockhausen and the French drummer Patrice Héral.Saturday night the band ended the Oslo Jazz Festival in front of a packed...

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Arild Andersen Quintet

Posted on aug 22, 2011 in No category | 0 comments

  The quintet started out as an idea to connect the musicians I have been working with the last 10 years . It comes from three trios.   Carsten Dahl, Patrice Heral, Arild Andersen Markus Stockhausen,Patrice Heral, Arild Andersen Arild Andersen,Tommy Smith, Paolo Vinaccia   Patrice has also subbed for Paolo  in my trio several times. This is all some of my favorite musicians  and from this I wanted to form a New  Quintet Marcin Wasilewski , who I worked with this winter came in on piano. I did not work with a Jazz Quintet  like this since my band “ Masqualero” 1982-92 The quintet started with...

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