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Karl Seglem - Som Spor


posted by Jon-Trygve on 08.05.15 10:03 in Music Reviews Print  

SCORE: 3 HUZZAH!*
"Som spor" is yet another strong album by a musician that creates music like no one else. And he just keeps getting better at it!


Karl Seglem is on a mission. And he has been since he and percussionist Terje Isungset formed the duo Isglem in 1987 and started his own "Sogn-a-song" project in 1988.

His mission and main project has been to move in the landscape between folk music and jazz and combine these musical styles in new and interesting ways.

Over the years since the late 80s his project has been documented through many albums, both in his own name, with the duo Isglem and the trio "Utla" with Isungset and fiddle player Håkon Høgemo.

 

 

This is not to say that the folk music /jazz merge is the only direction Seglem has been working in.

 

 

Seglem and Isungset were among the very pioneers of the Norwegian free jazz scene with their Isglem duo when they started.

 

 

Seglem is also no stranger ...


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