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...

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