Paal Nilssen-Love Large Unit
Roundhouse Performance Centre
Time 5:00 pm
“Formidable and flexible” (DownBeat) Norwegian drummer Paal Nilssen-Love is a force of nature known for his highly original work with Atomic and The Thing. For this special afternoon of music, the Vancouver audience will be treated to a series of “Small Units”—from solos to quintet settings—leading up to the powerful 11-piece “Large Unit”, comprising jazz, improv, and electronic music vanguards from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland. With Mats Aleklint trombone, Thomas Johannson cornet/flugel horn, Julie Kjaer alto sax/flute, Klaus Holm saxophones, Per-Ake Holmlander tuba, Ketil Gutvik guitar, Tommy Keranen electronics, Jon Rune Strøm, Christian Meaas Svendson bass, Andreas Wildhagen drums.
Thanks to Norsk Kulturrad – Arts Council Norway, Music Norway, Norwegian Jazz Forum, Norwegian Fund for Performing Arts.