Marius Neset

Tributes - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9051-2
  • Barcode: 614427905123
  • German Release: 25/09/2020
  • Genre: Bigband, Jazz
CD € 17,50

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“This album marks a new phase,” says Marius Neset. “It was the last thing I did in Copenhagen, which has been my life for the past seventeen years.” In late 2019 the saxophonist and composer moved from the Danish capital to return to his native Norway. In “Tributes”, recorded shortly before he left, he marks this point of transition with music that has astonishing freshness – and unmistakably vivid feelings of joy and fulfilment.The Norwegian saxophonist was already making his mark while still a student at the beginning of those Copenhagen years. This was a player of “hurtling virtuosity” (Guardian) for whom there seemed to be no technical barriers on the instrument, and his star has continued to rise ever since. In 2016 he was included in Downbeat magazine’s list of "25 for the Future", the first time a musician based in Eur...

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Marius Neset / tenor & soprano saxophone
Danish Radio Big Band , conducted by Miho Hazama

Recording Information

Music composed and arranged by Marius Neset

Produced by Marius Neset

Recorded by Morten BuDchert at DR Studio 3, Copenhagen, March 2019. Assistant recording engineer: Ossian Ryner
Mixed by August Wanngren at Virkeligheden
Mastered by Thomas Eberger at Stockholm Mastering

Artwork by Rune Mortensen
Cover photo by Fred Jonny