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Marilyn Mazur's Shamania

Free admission

Percussionist/composer Marilyn Mazur now presents her large and colorful orchestra, in which she has gathered 10 strong female scandinavian music profiles plus the norwegian dancer Tine Erica Aspaas.

Shamania began when Copenhagen Jazz Festival suggested to Mazur to revive her old music theatre group Primi Band (from the 1980s, with e.g. Lotte Anker).

Mazur loved the idea of creating a new large group with some of the fantastic female musicians of today and to present a totally fresh version of the ideas from Primi: a ritualistic, organic, cacophonic and sprawling female community centered on primitive force/voices/rhythm/good energy and movement.

Time seems highly ripe for this new Mazur-world jazz-project, which is something really special both musically and visually. Shamania had its first performance on July 8th 2015 at Copenhagen Jazz Festival, and has played many large festivals in Europe since then.

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Line up:
  • Josefine Cronholm (vox, perc), Hildegunn Øiseth (tp)
, Sissel Vera (sax, vox), Lotte Anker (sax)
, Lis Wessberg (trb), Makiko Hirabayashi (keys), 
Ellen Andrea Wang (bass, vox), Lisbeth Diers (perc), Marilyn Mazur (komposition/leder, tr, perc)

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