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Anne Mette Iversen: Invincible Nimbus (Brooklyn Jazz Underground)

Though she has a longstanding relationship with the Brooklyn Jazz Underground Ensemble and its imprint, Danish bassist Anne Mette Iversen has resided in Berlin since 2012. For Invincible Nimbus, the second album by her Ternion Quartet, Iversen incorporated concepts from fugues, Olivier Messiaen, and theorist Nicolas Slonimsky into an improvisational setting. The results are delivered … Read More “Anne Mette Iversen: Invincible Nimbus (Brooklyn Jazz Underground)”

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Two Albums by Bassist Anne Mette Iversen

ANNE METTE IVERSEN TERNION QUARTET Ternion Quartet (BJU) ANNE METTE IVERSEN QUARTET +1 Round Trip (BJU) Composer-bassist Anne Mette Iversen has been the best reason to pay attention to the Brooklyn Jazz Underground collective the past few years, and these simultaneous releases with two completely separate bands signal another growth spurt in her development and … Read More “Two Albums by Bassist Anne Mette Iversen”

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Anne Mette Iversen’s Double Life: So Many Roads

The title So Many Roads evokes a journey that abounds with possibilities. The tracks-a prologue, four chapters and an epilogue-suggest a short story, a more well-defined path. Both conventions are at work here. Bassist Iversen and her group-John Ellis on saxophones, pianist Danny Grissett, trombonist Peter Dahlgren and drummer Otis Brown III, augmented by the … Read More “Anne Mette Iversen’s Double Life: So Many Roads”

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