new tour dates up – the fall 2018!!!

Sep.20, 2018

Mats

all upcoming concerts in the fall !!!!

 

and more to be added later!

 

a vinyl a day……


PENDERECKI´s ACTIONS for jazzensemble

Sep.12, 2018

Bilden kan innehålla: en eller flera personer, personer på scen och inomhus

https://www.facebook.com/fireorchestra/videos/266135967357574/

 

premiered sept 11th 2018 — a new version of the free jazz / contemporary music classic — in krakow at the

GREAT sacrum profanum festival!!!

http://sacrumprofanum.com/

 

45 minute long new version using the structure and content of the original piece!

 

first review of the concert here ( in polish) :

https://polifonia.blog.polityka.pl/2018/09/12/i-tworca-i-tworzywo/

 

Bilden kan innehålla: en eller flera personer, personer på scen, personer som står, konsert och inomhus

 

 


ACTIONS for FREE JAZZ!

Sep.09, 2018

it is time again….

for ACTIONS!!!!!

tuesday sept 11th in Krakow!

 

penderecki´s  “ACTIONS FOR FREE JAZZ ENSEMBLE” will be performed again.

special commisson from the sacrum profanum festival in Krakow

http://sacrumprofanum.com/program/actions

in a re arrangement by Mats Gustafsson performed by a special version – one time only –  of the Fire! Orchestra:

Goran Kajfes – trumpet

Niklas Barnö- trumpet

Susanna Santos – trumpet

Reine Fiske- guitar

Per Åke Holmlander-  tuba

Maria Bertel- trombone

Anna Högberg  – alto sax

Mats Gustafsson – bari sax & conduction

Per Johansson – tenor sax & clarinet, flute

Christer Bothen – bass clarinet

Alex Zetson- hammond organ

Elsa Bergman – double bass

Torbjörn Zetterberg – electric bass

Andreas Werliin – drums

Céline Grangey – sound


ZIGA KORITKNIK – NEW BOOK

Sep.04, 2018

please support ZIGA KORITNIKS new book project!  A crowdfunding process starting sept 6th.

 

find more info here:

Home

this is one of the  most interesting and amazing photo projects in many years —  looking for the moment ,within creative music and related matters , to freeze and keep  for the future.

 

 

Project “Cloud Arrangers” has been aproved by  Kickstarter! Book  goes online on 6th of September 2018 at 12:01 AM.

If interested to support or order it, kindly invited to send us your email address.
We’ll remind you on start.
Send your email address to: zkoritni@gmail.com


new interview – 15 questions

Aug.23, 2018

new interview up on the great  and interesting site:

https://15questions.net/interviews/2018/

 

check it out here:

https://15questions.net/interview/fifteen-questions-interview-mats-gustafsson/page-1/

 

new technique

photo: Johnny Corvette


ANDRA JAZZ!!!

Aug.16, 2018

GREAT NEWS!

 

the best jazz record shop in EUROPA : Andra Jazz in Stockholm will continue its business!!!

after the sad passing of the founder of ANDRA JAZZ / BLUE TOWER RECORDS, Harald Hult , this May — we have all hoped that someone could take over the business and keep the legacy rockin!!!

and yes – IT IS HAPPENING!

ANDRA JAZZ will still be ROCKIN!

Sven Dolling is name of the new owner. a very dedicated music enthusiast and collector.

new opening times: wednesday – friday 15-18

saturdays 12- 15

or by appointment.

tel +46 708 444 552   (NB — new telephone nr, the old nr +468310707 is not functioning any longer)

Bilden kan innehålla: 1 person, står, skägg och glasögon

we are very excited about this —- and that the legacy will now continue!

with a new direction and focus perhaps but with the fundament that Harald created.

the new website will be active later at:
andrajazz.se    ( under construction)

discogs activity:

https://www.discogs.com/seller/AndraJazz/profile?sort=listed%2Cdesc&limit=250&page=1

email me with any questions or comments – or requests for rare records and I will pass it all on to Andra Jazz, as always!

PEACE & FIRE //// one vinyl a day keeps teh doctor away………..

 


ZU !!!!!!

Jun.25, 2018

enjoying life and music together with ZU — the original version with Jacopo Battaglia on drums!

an INSANE italian tour —- last gig tonight in Roma!

 

HOW TO RAISE AN OX!!!! ????

 

Jazz is Deads foto.

Jazz is Deads foto.

 

Jazz is Deads foto.

 

 

Jazz is Deads foto.

 

 

Jazz is Deads foto.


ZU & Mats Gustafsson

Jun.21, 2018

now is the time.

it is time again! FINALLY!!!!!

HOW TO RAISE AN OX – and MORE!!!!

ZU & Mats Gustafsson

 

Area Sismicas foto.

 

22.06.2018 Venezia Argo 16 Italy
23.06.2018 Torino Casa Romana Almese Jazz is Dead Italy
24.06.2018 Forli Loc Area Sismica Italy
25.06.2018 Roma MONK Italy

HARALD HULT R.I.P

Jun.06, 2018

ANDRA JAZZ! in Stockholm

http://matsgus.com/discaholic_corner/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/IMG_7710.jpg

 

HARALD HULT R.I.P.

1940 – 2018

the most amazing teacher and mentor of jazz music – all styles and more.

has passed away —  but his legacy and his music will live on forever.

TO LISTEN!!!

HOW TO LISTEN!

and to LISTEN AGAIN!

and AGAIN!

 

longer memorial text will be published soon.


FIRE!!!!

May.29, 2018

we just put Paris on Fire — at the great Vilette Conique festival 2 days ago – this week hitting:
bergen may 30th

barcelona  may 31

porto june 1st

see fire web:

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