The Source: Of Different Cikadas

Following on from the critically-acclaimed and prize-winning “Different Rivers”, here’s Norwegian saxophonist Trygve Seim’s other band, the Source, which he co-leads with trombonist Oyvind Brække and drummer Per Oddvar Johansen, joined by the unique Cikada String Quartet, and diverse guests. The album defies succinct summary – material ranges from meditative improvising to tango, from an excerpt from Lutoslawski’s 1964 String Quartet to folklore-inspired pieces and free jazz. With the Source, all options are open…



Release details:

ECM 1764
released 2002

Øyvind Brække, trombone
Trygve Seim, tenor and soprano saxophones, clarophone
Per Oddvar Johansen, drums
Henrik Hannisdal, violin
Odd Hannisdal, violin
Marek Konstantynowicz, viola
Morten Hannisdal, cello
Frode Haltli, accordion
Arve Henriksen, trumpet
Christian Wallumrød, piano
Finn Guttormsen, bass

Organismus Vitalis
Mmball
Funebre from String Quartet
Deluxe
Bhavana
Saltpastill
Flipper
Plukk
Obecni Dum
Suppressions
Number Eleven
Fort-Jazz
Sen Kjellertango
Uten Forbindelse
Tutti Free

Recorded November 2000

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