Recent News

  • Norway and UK double bill tour with Kit Downes/Lucy Railton (Tricko Tarecko)

    The great Kit Downes and Lucy Railton are joining us for a tour in Norway and the UK in april/may of 2014 – We are doing gigs in Oslo, Trondheim, Bergen, London, Birmingham and Brighton. We´ll be doing separate sets plus some collaborations throughout the tour – We are really looking forward! Check the gig [...]

  • Art Transplant review @ Jazzwrap

    Stephan Moore of JazzWrap reviewed our Clean Feed release with Axel Dörner, concluding that “their unity breeds exciting creativity and fluidity”. Read the full review HERE

  • ….another review from down under!

    …..And here´s a review from our first concert of the tour, in Auckland NZ, at the lovely Creative Jazzclub – Thanks to Jeff Jenderson and Roger Manins for making this one happen!   READ IT!  

  • Review from down under

    We just completed our first ever tour of Oceania, playing concerts in New Zealand and Australia, with highlights such as the Melbourne Jazz Fest – An amazing experience! Here´s a review from our sold out concert at Bennets Lane´s during the festival, check it out! TO REVIEW  

  • Australian Tour Coming Up!

    Our New Zealand/Australia tour is coming up next week, with a total of 6 gigs in the territory  - We can´t wait to get down there! See upcoming gigs for more info! Many thanks to our great (new) friends Sean Foran and Jeff Henderson for helping us out with this. Also, check out our really [...]

  • Best of 2011

    “Facienda” made it to Allaboutjazz´s John Kelmans “Best of 2011″ list, in the “New Jazz Releases” category – we´re honored! John is curating a series of shows @ KongsbergJazz this summer, be sure to check it out of you´re around…

Concerts

Date Venue Tickets
April 24, 2012 Murmansk, Russia

Murmansk, Russia

April 27, 2012 Antikvariatet, Trondheim

Antikvariatet, Trondheim

April 28, 2012 Soddjazz Festival, Inderøy

Soddjazz Festival, Inderøy

April 29, 2012 Kampenjazz, Oslo, Norway

Kampenjazz, Oslo, Norway

June 4, 2012 June 4th-19th AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND TOUR!

June 4th-19th AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND TOUR!

June 6, 2012 Creative Jazzclub, Auckland, new Zealand

Creative Jazzclub, Auckland, new Zealand

June 9, 2012 Melbourne Int. Jazz Festival, Australia

Melbourne Int. Jazz Festival, Australia

June 13, 2012 SIMA, Sydney, Australia

SIMA, Sydney, Australia

June 14, 2012 The Turnaround, Brisbane, Australia

The Turnaround, Brisbane, Australia

June 16, 2012 SoundOut, Canberra, Australia

SoundOut, Canberra, Australia

October 9, 2012 Ski Jazzklubb, Ski

Ski Jazzklubb, Ski

October 10, 2012 Evidence Jazzklubb, Kongsberg

Evidence Jazzklubb, Kongsberg

October 20, 2012 Dølajazz Festival, Norway (w/Axel Dörner and Michael Thieke)

Dølajazz Festival, Norway (w/Axel Dörner and Michael Thieke)

February 18, 2013 Dokkhuset, Trondheim, Norway

Dokkhuset, Trondheim, Norway

March 13, 2013 MIR, Oslo, Norway

MIR, Oslo, Norway

March 14, 2013 Molde Jazzklubb, Norway

Molde Jazzklubb, Norway

March 15, 2013 Bergen jazzforum, Norway

Bergen jazzforum, Norway

December 1, 2013 Motif Japan Tour – Airegin, Yokohama

Motif Japan Tour – Airegin, Yokohama

December 2, 2013 Motif Japan Tour – Pit Inn, Tokyo

Motif Japan Tour – Pit Inn, Tokyo

December 3, 2013 Motif Japan Tour – Candy, Chiba

Motif Japan Tour – Candy, Chiba

December 4, 2013 Motif Japan Tour – Fukui

Motif Japan Tour – Fukui

December 5, 2013 Motif Japan Tour – Tokuzo, Nagoya

Motif Japan Tour – Tokuzo, Nagoya

April 23, 2014 Dokkhuset, Trondheim

Motif/Kit Downes and Lucy Railton Norway Tour

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April 24, 2014 Nasjonal Jazzscene Victoria, Oslo

Motif/Kit Downes and Lucy Railton Norway Tour

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April 25, 2014 Bergen Jazzforum (USF Verftet), Bergen

Motif/Kit Downes and Lucy Railton Norway Tour

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May 9, 2014 CBSO Centre, Birmingham

Motif/Kit Downes and Lucy Railton UK Tour

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May 10, 2014 The Vortex, London

Motif/Kit Downes and Lucy Railton UK Tour

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May 11, 2014 The Verdict, Brighton

Motif/Kit Downes and Lucy Railton UK Tour

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Videos

  • Motif @ Blackbox Münster
  • Motif @ SeixalJazz Clube 2009
  • Motif “Apo Calypso” @ Shinjuku Pit Inn