Jazz from the north – five bands chosen from the fertile musical territory that includes Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and
Sweden. In chronological order:
Icelandic pianist Baldvin Snær plays from his album Renewal.
Finland’s Signe – it means “a woman triumphant” in old Scandinavian - are a sisterhood of four voices and a double bass.
Danish quintet I Just Came from the Moon won the Danish Young Jazz Competition, and feature their album Hoax, with the atmospheric writing of leader Ferderik Hagner at the core.
Norway’s BounceAlarm are a sextet combining whiplash bop breaks, oases of cool jazz, and rock energy.
Finally to Sweden, whose Don-Qui Five take to the stage with a brand of massive and hyperactive acoustic impro-rock.
25.11.2018 13:30 - 25.11.2018 19:00
Barbican, Freestage level G, Silk Street, London EC2