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 [...]
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
…..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!
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
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 [...]
“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…
…..We released a cool new album, “Art Transplant”, with our friend Axel Dörner! He subbed with us on a tour of portugal when Eivind Lønning wasn´t available, and the AMAZING clean feed records did a recording with us in Namouche Studios, Lisbon. Thanks to Jazzland also, for letting us release it on the side – [...]
Nate Chinen of the New York Times gave “Art Transplant” a great review, stating that “Motif specializes in a shape-shifting, cheerily virtuosic strain of avant-garde jazz, weighing song form against pure texture - Art Transplant (….) takes those means to their logical ends.”
Marcus O´Dair from Jazzwise gave us a great review, stating: “A staggering high standard of musicianship and, more importantly, musicality, among the five core players and various guests”
The great people from CUBA in Münster has posted this clip of the song “Lines For Swines” on their youtube channel. WATCH IT!