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Signe Emmeluth's Amoeba (DK/NO)

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Danish, Oslo-based alto saxophone player Signe Emmeluth is only 25 years old but already established herself as a leading improviser and composer. She leads the quartet Konge with such heavy-weights as Swedish sax titan Mats Gustavsson, Norwegian double bass player Ole Morten Vågan and Danish drummer Kresten Osgood, and has collaborated with other innovative European improvisers as Norwegian Paal Nilssen-Love, British double bass player John Edwards and and fellow-Danish sax player Mette Rasmussen.

Emmeluth's Amoeba is Emmeluth's debut album as a leader and features Danish pianist Christian Balvig, Norwegian guitarist Karl Bjorå, who plays with Emmeluth on the duo Owl duo is known also from the punk-jazz trio Yes Deer, Norwegian-Copenhagen based drummer Ole Mofjell, who has played with Bjorå in the short-lived trio Brute Force.

Emmeluth herself sounds as a strong, opinionated improviser and bandleader who is well-versed in the legacy of Peter Brötzman...

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Line up:
  • Signe Emmeluth - sax, komposition
  • Karl Bjorå - guitar
  • Ole Mofjell - trommer
  • Christian Balvig - piano

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