Julie Kjær 4-tet

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Danish saxophonist and flautist, Julie Kjær leads her quartet into a mesmerising world of sound. The group takes you on a journey through a universe of timbral dimensions, rhythmic tension and lyrical melodies.

Lineup:  Julie Kjær – alto sax and flutes, Kristian Borring -guitar, Ruth Goller – bass, Jon Scott – drums

Julie’s edgy and thoughtfull playing and ‘dark, otherworldly imagery’ (Jazzwise) has become incerasingly evident around Europe, inhabiting ground between composition and free improv. She has toured internationally and recorded with Django Bates and his band StoRMChaser, and the Danish big-band “Blood Sweat Drum’n Bass” where she has played with amongst others: Dave Douglas, Arve Henriksen and Palle Mikkelborg. She plays with London Improvisers Orchestra and is a leader and sidewoman of several other English and Danish ensembles. Julie was recently chosen to be a Sound and Music “New Voice” artist and will be a part of the ‘Portfolio’ artist development program for improvisers.

 

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