Trygve Seim (NO)
Note! The event is postponed due to the coronavirus situation.
Tickets purchased for 2.2.2022 are valid for this new date.
Norwegian saxophonist Trygve Seim’s eighth ECM album, Helsinki Songs, is a classic-in-the-making.
It was with his ECM leader debut, Different Rivers, that Seim made an immediate impact on the jazz scene, with the disc winning the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik as Album of the Year in 2001. Since then, the saxophonist has been heard on more than 20 ECM releases.
A natural improviser, Seim has ventured beyond early jazz playing to expand his palette via studies of Arabic music in Cairo. He has also explored Indian classical traditions.
In recent years, the saxophonist recognized certain kinships that these traditions – with their scales, modes and melodic arabesques – have with the folk music of his native Norway, even as he has returned to the format of the classic jazz quartet.
This exquisite concert will feature tracks from Helsinki songs, as well as new material by Seim.
Trygve Seim (Tenor and Soprano Saxophone), Kristjan Randalu (Piano), Mats Eilertsen (Double Bass), Markku Ounaskari (Drums)
Duration 1 h 10 min
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