Marius Neset

Viaduct - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9048-2
  • Barcode: 614427904829
  • German Release: 22/11/2019
  • Genre: Saxophone Jazz, Jazz

Gripping orchestral score with jazz core: A dramatically varied and visionary cross genre journey

CD € 17,50

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The 34-year-old Bergen-born tenor/soprano saxophonist-composer Marius Neset presents his new recording Viaduct and makes his boldest, most restlessly diverse statement to date. On his fifth album for leading European label ACT, Neset organically integrates a wide-ranging, colourful kaleidoscope of influences with his compelling compositions/arrangements for a pair of extended suites. Originally commissioned for the opening concert of the Kongsberg Jazz Festival in 2018, Viaduct offered Neset a fantastic opportunity to reunite his regular top-notch Brit-Scandi jazz quintet with world-class 19-piece London Sinfonietta, having initially performed together for his 2016 ACT release Snowmelt.Made up of members of celebrated UK and Scandinavian contemporary jazz groups including Phronesis, Django Bates’ Beloved and Cloudmakers, Neset’s quinte...

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Marius Neset / tenor & soprano saxophones
Ivo Neame / piano
Jim Hart / vibraphone, marimba & percussion
Petter Eldh / double bass
Anton Eger / drums & percussion

London Sinfonietta conducted by Geoffrey Paterson


Recording Information

All music composed and arranged by Marius Neset

Produced by Marius Neset

Recorded by Jon Bailey at AIR Studios, London, 19th and 20th December, 2018. Assistant recording engineer: Laurence Anslow.
Mixed by August Wanngren at Virkeligheden
Mastered by Thomas Eberger at Stockholm Mastering