Jazz in Norwegian and Swedish – Jazzspinneriet March 5th 2011

Theme for the March edition of Jazzspinneriet was “Jazz in Norwegian and Swedish”. Forming the basis for the repertoire was a selection of the enchanting Swedish folk tunes from Jan Johanssons legendary record, “Jazz på Svenska”.     Although the originals were recorded in the duo format by Johannson and… Continue Reading

Chick Corea “Folk song” – demo recording

With Chick Corea’s upcoming 70th birthday (June 12th) in mind, our quartet will start focusing on the jazz legend’s compositions and add a number of those to our repertoire. Hopefully we will be able to celebrate Chick’s works in the… Continue Reading

The Real Christmas Book

In December we did 2 gigs at the Fana kulturhus featuring christmas songs only  (with the exception of a few Shorter / Hancock tunes). The main source of printed music is The Real Christmas book which we stumbled upon. This book… Continue Reading

“Happy birthday, Herbie!” – a dance tribute to Herbie Hancock

For the spring term, one our assignments were to give a concert where we apply ICT as a musical tool. In addition we will produce an accompanying text with reflections on the creative process seen in relation to relevant theories… Continue Reading