Jazz at MUNCH: Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity

Ferocious energy from an inventive Norwegian jazz trio.

Event

Festsal
24.05.2023 20:00

Photo: Christoph Charpenel

Doors open 19:00
Seated

Petter Eldh – double bass 
Gard Nilssen – drums 
André Roligheten – saxophones, clarinet 
Plus special guests 

Spellemann prize-nominated trio Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity are one of the most dynamic small groups on the current Norwegian jazz scene. Groove, energy and tight interplay are the keywords, with Nilssen’s energetic freestyle drumming at the centre. The trio’s music recalls the classic free bop of the 1960s and 70s, but at the same time sounds fresh and newly invented.  
 
The group’s latest LP, Elastic Wave, was released in 2022 on ECM Records. At tonight’s concert they promise a few surprise guests.  

This concert is part of the Jazz at MUNCH series, presented in collaboration with Oslo Jazz Festival.  

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