The much awaited debut release of Soundscape Orchestra is finally here and it sounds and looks amazing. The release of this double vinyl is celebrated with a concert and an associated art exhibition.
SO's playful futuristic electronic jazz has been making a buzz in the music community for a while and has got some rave reviews already. Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter wrote:
“Soundscape Orchestra succeeds with apparent modesty to crack one of the truly great nuts. Namely to incorporate new technology and bring jazz forward”
The release is a cooperation with internationally celebrated artist Per Josephson. His beautiful interpretations of the music with specific art pieces for all the compositions has brought this project to another level.
Thomas Wingren - live electronics, percussion
Adam Forkelid - keyboards
Anders Åstrand - vibraphone
Peter Fredman - saxophones, clarinets, flute
Calle Rasmusson - drums