About the album
Still Distant Still is the significant debut album from this exciting new trio formed by the Norwegian saxophonist Torben Snekkestad. Consisting of some of the most promising musicians from the contemporary Nordic music scene, The Living Room converges various sounds and styles of play into a sonically vibrant field: A common ground shared by their curiosity to explore and expand the disciplines of both conventional and unconventional instrumental approaches.
Already headlined on a series of remarkable recordings and performances with artists such as Christian Fennesz, Barry Guy, Andrew Cyrille, John Taylor and Koichi Makigami, The Living Room members have each marked their original presence and place on the international music scene. As a collective they form an interlocking unit on this recording done in the legendary Rainbow Studios in Oslo.
Moving effortlessly within compositional frameworks and leaping off into open improvs, the three like-minded musicians unfold a unique sonic space, creatively, enlivening the living room.