Mats Gustafsson Newswire

Mats Gustafsson Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mats Gustafsson.

Results 1 - 11 of 11 in Mats Gustafsson

  1. PERFORMANCE / TOUR: Jazz This Week: The Thing, Denise Thimes, Charlie ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 21 | All About Jazz

    ... March 22 New Music Circle presents the Scandinavian free-jazz trio The Thing at Off Broadway. Saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Ingebrigt HA ker Flaten, and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love have been working together since the turn of the century, ...

    Comment?

  2. VIDEO / DVD: STLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Spotlight on the ThingRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... style that's sometimes been called "Action Jazz" (after their 2006 album of the same name), saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, and bassist Ingebrigt HA ker Flaten draw as much inspiration from punk rock and various world musics ...

    Comment?

  3. Scandinavian free-jazz juggernaut the Thing returns after dropping a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Chicago Reader

    Over the course of its career the Scandinavian juggernaut known as the Thing has collaborated with a wildly diverse group of musicians: art-pop singer Neneh Cherry , free-jazz warrior Joe McPhee, Japanese experimentalist Otomo Yoshihide, polymath Jim O'Rourke, and Sonic Youth front man Thurston Moore , among others. The trio-saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, drummer Paal Nilssen-Love, and bassist Ingebrigt HA ker Flaten -surveys classic free-jazz tunes by Don Cherry as well as garage-rock classics by the Sonics-highlighting the inextricable link between soul and muscularity, and digging into how sound can be both a weapon and a balm.

    Comment?

  4. Fire!: The HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... Up And Down; To Shave the Leaves, in Red, In Black; I Guard Her to Rest, Declaring Silence. Personnel: Mats Gustafsson: tenor, baritone and bass saxophones, live electronics; Johan Berthling: electric and double bass; Andreas Werlin: drums, ...

    Comment?

  5. Fire! - The HandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Jazz & Blues Music Reviews

    The Swedish trio Fire! consists of Mats Gustafsson on saxophones, Johan Berthling on bass and Andreas Werliin on drums. They stake out a twilight area of music where free jazz meets heavy metal, with thick sludge being punctuated by blasts of raw unadulterated power.

    Comment?

  6. Liudas Mock?nas / Arnas Mikalkenas / Hakon Berre: PlungedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | All About Jazz

    ... content to leave the aerobatics to MockA nas. On his own expansive "Pels," the saxophonist recalls first Mats Gustafsson with his sudden tenor plosives and wild skronk, and then with his flowing lines as they work up to a sweepingly majestic finale. ...

    Comment?

  7. StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Winter/spring 2018 jazz preview, part 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders, and Henry Cole. Next up, it's The Thing , the avant-jazz trio of saxophonist Mats Gustafsson, bassist Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, and drummer Paal Nilssen Love. They'll be in St. Louis on Thursday, March 22 for a concert ...

    Comment?

  8. All That's Jazz, by Sammy Stein (2017): BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... preparing this book, Stein has spoken to several jazz musicians ranging from Daniel Bennett to Greg Osby to Mats Gustafsson and drawing from prior conversations with others like Peter Brotzmann to get uniquely jazz musician perspectives on basic but ...

    Comment?

  9. James Blood Ulmer and The Thing - Baby TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | Jazz & Blues Music Reviews

    The venerable Scandinavian free jazz supergroup The Thing consisting of Mats Gustafsson on tenor and baritone saxophones, Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on electric and acoustic bass and Paal Nilssen-Love on drums and percussion has kept their music fresh though building some excellent meetings with fellow musicians and this meeting with the legendary guitarist James "Blood" Ulmer is another feather in their cap. "Interview" starts somewhat quietly with guitar and bass probing the silence, the drums build in as does some raw and exciting saxophone as the track takes flight.

    Comment?

  10. James Blood Ulmer: Baby TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... gets an opportunity to build. Any extraordinary recording. Personnel: James Blood Ulmer: electric guitar; Mats Gustafsson: tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone; Ingebrigt HA kerflaten: electric bass, acoustic bass; Paal Nilssen- Love: drums. The best ...

    Comment?

  11. Mats GustafssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | All About Jazz

    If Mats Gustafsson approach to music were to be described with a single adjective, it would have to be "intense." This applies to him both as a musician, as illustrated by over three decades of playing with stalwarts of the free and creative jazz scenes on both sides of the Ocean , and as a voracious crate-digger and record-trader.

    Comment?