EUROPES LEADING INNOVATORS JOIN FORCES FOR A SUPER GROUP.
BUGGE WESSELTOFT, HENRIK SCHWARZ & DAN BERGLUND – full concert
BUGGE WESSELTOFT (PIANO)
Since 1990 Bugge Wesseltoft has made an impressive, truly post-modern transistion from his ECM nordic jazz traditions.
Playing and recording together with the likes of Jan Garbarek, Sidsel Endresen, Terje Rypdal, Nils Petter Molvaer, Jon Eberson to forming his own innovative, worldwide touring group New Conception Of Jazz.
Wesseltoft is the founder of his exquisite label Jazzland Recordings, a highly demanded score composer and is credited as producer Joyce, Torun Eriksen, Akiko, Karen Mok.
Recently he made himself a name in the world of classical music playing selected Bach repertoire, Goldberg Variations or beside violinist Henrik Kraggerud on the beautiful ACT album Last Spring.
HENRIK SCHWARZ (COMPUTER)
Henrik Schwarz is now for over 20 years one of the most sought after producers of electronic dance music. Schwarz comes from the Chicago/ Detroit techno culture, and performs at major music festivals on all continents.
Schwarz composed severeal film scores as also for the renowned dance company Staatsballett Berlin. He has been moving towards the jazz and improvisation together with Bugge Wesseltoft in 2011.
Schwarzs energetic dance music textures been requested by legends like Michael Jackson, Boy George, indie stars The Foals, Ane Brun, singers Mari Boine, Mark Murphy, Raoul Midon, Ethnic Heritage Ensemble and many more.
DAN BERGLUND (BASS)
A rock music lover from heart Berglund been one important third of the group E.S.T., the Esbjorn Svenson Trio.
He made his way from the Royal Music University of Stockholm to the largest venues all around the globe.
Dan Berglund is legendary for his deep and full “Mingus-like” bass tone and his “Jimi Hendricks-like” solos, using all sorts of effects to make the double bass sound like screaming electric guitars. This has made him the sensation in many of e.s.t.´s concerts.