Tag: Ivar Grydeland

Dans les Arbres – Phosphorescence

Ingar Zach – percussion Xavier Charles – clarinet Ivar Grydeland – electric guitars, real time sampling Christian Wallumrød – amplified prepared piano, synthesizer Sciure Fluorescent Luminescent Phosphorescent (33:50) HUBRO CD2581   Well, it’s not your typical free improv – if there ever is such a thing as typical in this genre, but this album has…




7 Questions for… Ivar Grydeland

My first exposure to Ivar Grydeland’s music was his 2012 Hubro solo album, “Bathymetric Modes” – sparse yet warm, humorous, completely unpredictable and yet with clear form and structure (yes, I liked it). Delving deeper, I found his work with improvisers Huntsville (also Hubro) and Dans les arbres (whose ECM debut was described in The…