the wrong note twice

Jun.18, 2022

a creative podcast – by the great vadim budman, preparing the one week canadian tour of FIRE!!!!!

june 27th – july 3rd

ENJOY THE NOISE —–  and see you out there!!!!


ENSEMBLE PHOENIX & MATS GUSTAFSSON

Jun.05, 2022

this week:  premiere for a new brutal collaboration:

http://ensemble-phoenix.ch/

 

ENSEMBLE PHOENIX (BASEL)  & MATS GUSTAFSSON

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performing:

“PLUGS EXTENDED ” (2000/2018) version 14

“Hidros oT” (2019/2022) version 2

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IN BASEL –  10 & 11 june 2022 – Metallbau, basel:

https://www.hinto.ch/de/events/ensemble-phoenix-basel-spielt-blanko-2022-metallbau-oetlingerstrasse-156-basel-e144961-20.html

in addition;  new works by  Lucas Niggli

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PREMIERE

May.14, 2022

today – the premiere of the ENSEMBLE E!

in lublin, poland!

playing EE Opus ONE (2022) and PLUGS EXTENDED (2000, 2018, 2022) version 13.

news ways and directions of traditional folk music and free improvised music!!!

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Sylwia S?wia?tkowska (PL)-suka

Arne Forse?n (SWE)-prepared piano, clavichord

Susana Santos Silva  (POR/SWE)- trumpet

Daniel Formo (NOR)- organ, prepared piano

Maniucha Bikont (PL)-vocals, tuba

Helga Myhr (NOR)- hardanger fiddle

Mats Gustafsson (SWE/AUT) – sax and flutes, conductions

Mikael Werliin  (SWE) – sound


ENSEMBLE E WORLD PREMIERE!!!!!

May.14, 2022

and now is the time!!!

the world premiere of ENSEMBLE E in Lublin, Poland  tonight, may 14th 2022 !!!!!!

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one of the most INTENSE projects i have ever been involved in , with some super amazing musicians —- dealing with traditional folk music from different cultures, Poland, Ukraine, Sweden, Norway and Portugal.

all put together in new ways of free improvised music, conductions and graphic scores!!!

MINDBLOWING!

Two days of rehearsals showed us some radically new ways to deal with traditional music materials by sharing and interacting!!

initiated and supported by the new  inbetween project and Avant art!!

https://inbetween.avantart.pl/

 

 

Sylwia S?wia?tkowska (PL)-suka

Arne Forse?n (SWE)-prepared piano, clavichord

Susana Santos Silva  (POR/SWE)- trumpet

Daniel Formo (NOR)- organ, prepared piano

Maniucha Bikont (PL)-vocals, tuba

Helga Myhr (NOR)- hardanger fiddle

Mats Gustafsson (SWE/AUT) – sax and flutes, conductions

 

premiering a new piece written for this spectacular ensemble: “EE OPUS ONE” (2022) and “PLUGS EXTENDED version 13” (2000/2018/2022)

 

 

 


some GREAT SY memories!!!!

May.04, 2022

never seen this clip from swedish TV before:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MyyVjwK53M

 

hilarious….. 22 years ago…..

from one of the most important weeks of MEETINGS ever within experimental music in Sweden!!!


arbetsdagar CANCELLED

Apr.01, 2022

ARBETSDAGAR with Leif Elggren & Mats Gustafsson at RÖNNELLS april 6th and  HUNDÖRAT  april 7th is cancelled- because of….. COVID….

we will be back shortly with new dates —-   looking at October for the next chance to FIGHT stupdities!!!

it will HAPPEN!!!! it is about time!!!

peace & fire /  leif & mats



new video interview from the discaholic vaults

Feb.27, 2022

NEW interview –  all from the discaholic  vaults…. DR JAZZ – interviewing yours truly about: solo music, influences, beginnings, brötzmann, lovens, barry guy,   compositional approaches, VINYLs and more…. much more…..

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGOH1ggBO7U

 

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new tour dates

Feb.21, 2022

after all post-poning, cancellations and changes of plans…. it feels very good to be presneting some new tour dates again!!

click the link:

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and soon… control yourself…. the new auction list # 4 of rare records will go public!!

march 1st!!!  & deadline for bidding is march 31st. NO WAY BACK!!!!

Gustafsson by Michele Giotto

 


el intruso

Jan.11, 2022

best of lists – a common thing this part of the year. El intruso´s list is special though – a LOT of journalists from all over the world making votes and shit.

but , why are there no Fluteophone catagory ?  or slide saxophone ?

 

https://elintruso.com/encuesta-2021-periodistas-internacionales/

new technique

bari sax cateogory 2021:

 

MATS GUSTAFSSON (109 Votos)

Linda Fredriksson (43 Votos)

Dave Rempis (26 Votos)

Josh Sinton (23 Votos)

Gary Smulyan (22 Votos)

Ken Vandermark (22 Votos)