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Marius Neset

Pinball - CD

  • Format: CD (erhältlich auch als Vinyl )
  • Cat No.: ACT 9032-2
  • Barcode: 614427903228
  • German Release: 30/01/2015
  • Genre: Saxophone Jazz, Norwegian Jazz, Jazz

“Marius Neset is one of the great new tenor sax players of our age, in the tradition of Michael Brecker and Jan Garbarek” (Jazzwise). After his excursion into the bigger band format on his ACT debut “Lion” with the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, Neset now returns to the compact quintet (with guests) for “Pinball“. Neset and his companions present a shimmering kaleidoscope of forms of expression and influences and delight with compositional and instrumental complexity. At the same time, Neset sounds more mature, soulful and melodic than ever before.

CD € 17,50



Push the button, see what happens.  Artists prize certain recording studios as much as they do producers or players. The room that adequately captures sound and provides optimal conditions for musicians working at the highest creative level is much in demand, and in some instances it is the location that can be something of a game changer. A studio in an unusual place with a unique ambience or history can greatly affect the act of making music. Ocean Sound Recordings is a case in point. Built on the Norwegian island of Giske, it wears its name well, offering those who come to blow horns, strike keys or beat drums a grandiose view of the Atlantic.     It was here that Marius Neset, the 29 year-old Norwegian saxophone prodigy who has made major waves on the European jazz scene in the past three years following th...

line up

Marius Neset / tenor and soprano saxophones
Ivo Neame / piano, Hammond B3 organ, CP 80, clavinet
Jim Hart / vibraphone and marimba, additional drums on track 4
Petter Eldh / double bass
Anton Eger / drums and percussion

Additional musicians:
Andreas Brantelid / cello on track 1, 2, 6 and 7
Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen / violin on track 1 and 11
Ingrid Neset / flute on track 1, 5 and 11
August Wanngren / tambourine on track 3
Pinball band - clapping on track 1, 2 & 7


Recording Information

Produced by Marius Neset and Anton Eger

Recorded by Henning Vatne Svoren at Ocean Sound Recordings, 30th June - 2nd July 2014
Mixed by August Wanngren at We Know Music Studios
Mastered by Thomas Eberger at Stockholm Mastering

Artwork by Rune Mortensen
Cover photo by Lisbeth Holten