About the album
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..
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