Tigran Hamasyan, Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Jan Bang

Tigran Hamasyan, Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Jan Bang - Atmospheres (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Tigran Hamasyan, Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Jan Bang - Atmosphères (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 89:01 minutes | 1,55 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This far-reaching double album, recorded and mixed in three days in Lugano, introduces a quartet featuring pianist Tigran Hamasyan with Arve Henriksen on trumpet, guitarist Eivind Aarset and Jan Bang on live samples. The musicians had played in diverse configurations on ECM, but with Hamasyan at the centre of the sound, bringing with him ancient folk melodies transfigured in the compositions of Komitas, other inspirations come into play. All four players are at a creative peak here, whether freely reflecting upon Armenian themes or spontaneously shaping atmospheric soundscapes together.
Tigran Hamasyan, Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Jan Bang - Atmospheres (2016)

Tigran Hamasyan, Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset, Jan Bang - Atmospheres (2016)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) +cue, log, artworks - 415 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 204 MB | min
Jazz | Label: ECM Records | Release Year: 2016

This far-reaching double album, recorded and mixed in three days in Lugano, introduces a new quartet with Tigran Hamasyan, Arve Henriksen, Eivind Aarset and Jan Bang. The Norwegians had played in diverse configurations on ECM - Jan Bang on Eivind Aarsets Dream Logic, for instance, and Bang and Aarset on Arve Henriksens Cartography - but with Hamasyan at the center of the sound, bringing with him ancient folk melodies transfigured in the compositions of Komitas, other inspirations come into play. All four players are at a creative peak here, whether freely reflecting upon Armenian themes or spontaneously shaping atmospheric soundscapes together.
Arve Henriksen - Cartography (2008) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz] RE-UP

Arve Henriksen - Cartography (2008)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 51:19 minutes | 869 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Arve Henriksen is a classically trained musician whose ethereal, Japanese-influenced trumpet playing has literally placed him in a league of his own. He was born in Stranda, Norway, and educated at the Trondheim Conservatory. His interest in minimalist Japanese music went on to have a profound effect on his trumpet playing and his music career. Henriksen went on to collaborate with numerous musicians on avant-garde, minimalist, and Eastern-influenced music, working with artists such as Anders Jormin, Edward Vesala, and the Source, before striking out on his own with 2001's Sakuteiki. He is also the trumpter of the improvisational jazz terror group Supersilent.

Arve Henriksen - Towards Language (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at June 6, 2017
Arve Henriksen - Towards Language (2017)

Arve Henriksen - Towards Language
Jazz, Moder Classical | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 38:24 min | 89.0 MB
Label: Rune Grammofon | Tracks: 09 | Rls.date: 2017

With Towards Language trumpeter Arve Henriksen is back with his trusted long time musical partners Jan Bang and Erik Honoré. Arve first collaborated with the pair on the much loved and highly praised Chiaroscuro (2004), Arve's second album, and later on Cartography (ECM 2008) and Places Of Worship (2013).

Arve Henriksen - Places Of Worship (2013)  Music

Posted by Designol at Jan. 24, 2017
Arve Henriksen - Places Of Worship (2013)

Arve Henriksen - Places Of Worship (2013)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 190 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 105 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Modern Creative, Experimental Ambient, Sound Sculpture | Rune Grammofon | # RCD 2147 | 00:40:10

Places of Worship signals trumpeter and composer Arve Henriksen's return to Rune Grammophon and furthers his collaboration with both Jan Bang and Erik Honoré. Here his experimentations with sound, space, and texture offer listening environments that reflect various sacred spaces the world over, hence its title. While these tracks are impossible to separate from the influences of Jon Hassell's Fourth World Music explorations or the more murky moodscapes of Nils Petter Molvær, they are also more than a few steps removed from them. Henriksen never separates himself from the environmental information provided by his natural Nordic landscape. The lush, wild, and open physical vistas of its geography provide an inner map for the trumpeter and vocalist that amounts to a deeply focused series of tone poems.
Jan Bang, Erik Honore, Gaute Storaas, Arve Henriksen - Knut Hamsun's Victoria (2013) [Official Digital Download]

Jan Bang, Erik Honoré, Gaute Storaas, Arve Henriksen - Knut Hamsun's Victoria (2013)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 39:31 minutes | 376 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

The Norwegian musicians Jan Bang, Erik Honoré, Gaute Storaas and Arve Henriksen have composed the music for the film 'Victoria', based on Knut Hamsun's novel. They have also performed and produced the score, which features the pianist Tigran Hamasyan, the guitarist Robert Jürjendal and the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Hernando Rico.

Eivind Aarset - Dream Logic (2012) [Official Digital Download]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by HDV at Oct. 21, 2015
Eivind Aarset - Dream Logic (2012) [Official Digital Download]

Eivind Aarset - Dream Logic (2012)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 47:32 minutes | 403 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The renowned Norwegian guitarist – who has previously contributed to ECM recordings with Nils Petter Molvær, Marilyn Mazur, Arve Henriksen, Andy Sheppard, Arild Andersen and Jon Hassell – with a first ‘leader’ disc for the label, recorded in Kristiansand and Oslo. “Dream Logic” is aptly named, its slowly developing drifting pieces, built up from layers of guitars, have an almost hallucinatory quality, an otherworldly ambience. Jan Bang, who is co-composer of a number of the pieces, also contributes sounds and samples, and co-produced the disc.

Arve Henriksen - Cartography (2008) {ECM 2086}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Nov. 8, 2014
Arve Henriksen - Cartography (2008) {ECM 2086}

Arve Henriksen - Cartography (2008) {ECM 2086}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 236MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 150MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, World Fusion

Trumpeter Arve Henriksen's brand of contemporary improvised music could easily be compared to ECM labelmates Jon Hassell and Nils Petter Molvaer. Yet there are certain distinctions that separate the voodoo economic vistas of Hassell and the film noir style of Molvaer from the spacious, more organic sound that Henriksen has created on this recording, as the title suggests. Using the slightest of note clusters or phrases, Henriksen also surrounds himself with a certain yin-yang concept, where 180-degree polar opposites congeal without clashing.

Eivind Aarset - Dream Logic (2012) {ECM 2301}  Music

Posted by tiburon at Nov. 5, 2012
Eivind Aarset - Dream Logic (2012) {ECM 2301}

Eivind Aarset - Dream Logic (2012) {ECM 2301}
Digital Download | FLAC tracks | M3U+MD5 | Digital Booklet (PDF) | 170MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Experimental, Minimalism

The renowned Norwegian guitarist – who has previously contributed to ECM recordings with Nils Petter Molv?r, Marilyn Mazur, Arve Henriksen, Andy Sheppard, Arild Andersen and Jon Hassell – with a first ‘leader’ disc for the label, recorded in Kristiansand and Oslo. “Dream Logic” is aptly named, its slowly developing drifting pieces, built up from layers of guitars, have an almost hallucinatory quality, an otherworldly ambience. Jan Bang, who is co-composer of a number of the pieces, also contributes sounds and samples, and co-produced the disc.

Trio Mediaeval & Arve Henriksen - Rimur (2017) {ECM 2520}  Music

Posted by tiburon at July 2, 2017
Trio Mediaeval & Arve Henriksen - Rimur (2017) {ECM 2520}

Trio Mediaeval & Arve Henriksen - Rimur (2017) {ECM 2520}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 370MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Classical

The music of this album is a clear example of the deep-rooted migrational nature of our local existence. It is music of a remote past, marked by radically different life conditions. It is music from distant areas connected by wandering people in search of better life conditions. It is music handed down by word of mouth for a long time and finally documented in written form during the last century. It is music to be recovered, reconstructed and re-contextualized in an ongoing process of searching, appropriating and re-inventing, of sense making at the intersection of a resonating past and today's breathing.