Label: No Paper Records - R05 • Format: CD Album • Country: Poland • Genre: Electronic, Jazz, Classical • Style: Future Jazz, Experimental
The core of the band are the brothers and the main songwriters, Lars and Martin Horntveth. Martin formed Jaga Jazzist together with Ivar Christian Johansen in while they still were in their teens, though Johansen later left the group. The brothers are also prominent figures of the Norwegian pop act The National Bank.
The EP Magazine showed signs of the catchy, cinematic approach to jazz music they later become known for. The very young Lars Horntveth became increasingly involved in composing the music they played.
After Magazine word spread about their fresh musical expressions and energetic live shows, and the band toured extensively before they signed a recording contract with Warner Music of Norway in The highly anticipated debut album for Warner, A Livingroom Hushwas released in and consists of a melodic and energetic mix of lounge Music!
Dance! Drama! - Jaga Jazzist Live With Britten Sinfonia - Jaga Jazzist Live With Britten Sinf, cinematic themes and instrumental rock. The band features trumpetstromboneelectric guitarbassdrumstubabass clarinetsFender Rhodesvibraphone and a rack of electronics, as well as strong melodies and rhythms.
Jaga Jazzist is widely considered to be one of the premier acts of the so-called nu-jazz movement of Scandinavia. All About Jazz 's John Kelman wrote of the album:.
This piece marriage of Jaga Jazzist and Britten Sinfonia is capable of everything Miburounin - OVe-NaXx - Ovnx Shoot Accel Core earth-shattering power to refined beauty.
With Britten conducted by the world-renowned Christian Eggen, Live with Britten Sinfonia is the vital document of an opportunity that no longer need feel missed by so many Jaga fans around the world—an album that, transcending their already significant accomplishments, demonstrates even greater potential for Lars Horntveth's writing and Jaga Jazzist's effortless and faultless performances.
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