2018 SHOWCASE and seminar at EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL
Nordic Jazz Comets 2019 Showcase
Barbican Centre Free Stage (Ground floor)
Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
Sunday 25 November @ 2–7pm
2:00pm Baldvin Snær Quintet
Icelandic pianist Baldvin Snær plays folk-influenced jazz from his 2018 album Renewal.
Signe means “a woman triumphant” in old Scandinavian - are a Finnish sisterhood of four voices and a double bass.
4:00pm I Just Came from the Moon
The quintet won the Danish Young Jazz Competition, and feature their album Hoax, with the atmospheric writing of leader Frederik Hagner at the core.
Energetic Norwegian sextet combines whiplash bop breaks, oases of cool jazz, and rock energy.
6:00pm Don-Qui Five
The Swedish quintet take the stage with a brand of massive and hyperactive acoustic impro-rock.