Reviews: Electra (2005)

Posted on okt 5, 2005 in Record Reviews | 0 comments

Once spoken of along with Garbarek, Rypdal and Christensen as one of the “Big Four” of Scandinavian jazz, recent developments in the indigenous jazz of this fertile region have produced many new challengers to Andersen’s crown. … Electra amply fulfils the brief for a modern, fluid, and spacious sound-scape. Vocalists join the mix more as a choral texture than for any lyric purpose, leaving Henriksen’s plaintive trumpet as the de facto lead vocalist. … The longest and boldest piece on the disc, it exemplifies the seamless fusion of ancient and cutting edge materials. Andersen’s talents as a...

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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...

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