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Album of the Day: Husmo HAV, “Ripples”

Husmo HAV’s name combines leader/trumpet player Thomas Husmo Litleskare’s middle name with “hav,” which is Norwegian for “ocean.” They’re a collective formed by former students at the Norwegian Academy of Music, who have long-standing personal and creative relationships: Litleskare, bassist Stian Andersen, and drummer Tore Flatjord worked together in four other bands before this, and the latter two recommended keyboardist Marte Eberson as the element this new project was missing.

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The Best Jazz on Bandcamp: September 2019


This year is shaping up to be one of the best ever for jazz. September—like every other month this year—contained too much great music to capture in a single column. Not only did two of the greatest musicians on the modern scene release new music, but a clutch of exciting new ensembles make their formidable debuts.

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