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HENRIKSEN, ARVE - Towards Language

Format: LP + CD
Label & Cat.Number: Rune Grammofon RLP 3192
Release Year: 2017
Note: one of the main figures of the Norwegian experimental/ambient Jazz-szene (member of SUPERSILENT) with already ninth solo album! "..recorded 'live in the studio' in a chamber music like approach inspired by contemporary elements from composers like TORU TAKEMITSU and MANUEL DE FALLA, to traditional organ music, and at the end of the album bringing in a traditional 'kven' (ancient Nordic song tradition) theme from the roots of my family from the North of Norway..."
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Arve Henriksen is a major representative of a golden generation of Norwegian jazz musicians. This is his ninth solo album (eight on Rune Grammofon and one on ECM), he has also released a dozen albums as a founder member of Supersilent and appears on well over a hundred records by artists like David Sylvian, Jon Balke, Trygve Seim, Imogen Heap, Arild Andersen and many more. With "Towards Language" trumpeter Arve Henriksen is back with his trusted long time musical partners Jan Bang and Erik Honor. Arve first collaborated with the pair on the much loved and highly praised "Chiaroscuro" (2004), Arves second album, and later on "Cartography" (ECM 2008) and "Places Of Worship" (2013). Also an important part of the line-up is Eivind Aarset, the ECM associated guitarist extraordinaire.



Mit ,Towards Language" ist der Trompeter ARVE HENRIKSEN mit seinen bewhrten musikalischen Partnern JAN BANG und ERIK HONOR zurck. ARVE kollaborierte erstmals auf dem umjubelten ,Chiaroscuro" (2004) mit den beiden, auf dem Nachfolger und spter dann auf ,Cartography" (ECM, 2008) und ,Places Of Worship" (2013). Ein ebenso wichtiger Teil des Lineups ist EIVIND AARSET, der herausragende ECM-Gitarrist. ,Towards Language" ist ARVEs neuntes Album (acht auf Rune Grammofon und eines auf ECM) unter seinem eigenen Namen. Auerdem hat er mit zahlreichen Knstlern wie DAVID SYLVIAN, JON BALKE, CHRISTIAN WALLUMROD, TRYGVE SEIM und TRIO MEDIAEVAL zusammengearbeitet. ARVEs Statement zu seinem neuen Album und dessen Titel: ,With this recording, the good help and inspirational artistic contributions from EIVIND AARSET and JAN BANG at the recording session in Oslo has led to these selected tracks. Music that has a connection to ,Places Of Worship but this time recorded ,live in the studio in a chamber music like approach inspired by contemporary elements from composers like TORU TAKEMITSU and MANUEL DE FALLA, to traditional organ music, and at the end of the album bringing in a traditional ,kven (ancient Nordic song tradition) theme from the roots of my family from the North of Norway, sung by Anna Maria Friman of TRIO MEDIAEVAL."

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