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Jan Bang

Primary Instrument: Live sampling

Born: 1968    

Jan Bang

The musical spheres Jan Bang works in revolve around such luminaries as Jon Hassell, David Sylvian, Brian Eno, Sidsel Endresen, Nils Petter Molvær and Arve Henriksen. From his work as successful pop producer in the 1990s, his creative thrust and pioneering work in developing the concept of live remix - improvising with electronics alongside more conventional instruments and performers - has led to him being constantly in-demand as a producer and performer today.

In 2005 he launched, together with Erik Honoré, the internationally renowned Punkt Festival, where Bang's live sampling - his own musical instrument - works within the framework of overlapping concerts: one being the original; the other, the remix. The Punkt brand has already traveled abroad to the UK, Germany and has plans to visit the United States.

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”...It's rare for an album to quietly shake the foundation of what music is...and can be…a 45-minute travelogue of sound, shape, color and emotion that touches on the human condition with rare depth and keen perception.”
- John Kelman, AllAboutJazz.com

“...Another very special album from the Samadhi Sound stable”
- Boomkat.com

”...One of the more impressive albums I have heard in a long time. “It proves that there are always new roads to travel, that there is still a lot of new music to explore”
- Vancooten.com

”...A refined, close to chill-out sound which has more of an urban feel than fellow Norwegian Jan Garbarek's more spacey and forlorn landscapes”
- Wall Street Journal

”...Jan Bang interweaving live instrumentals, studio processing, field recordings and other effluvia into dreamy, off-kilter soundscapes-- dreamscapes might be a better term--that carry the whiff of the exotic”
- Blogspot.com

”...Det är de små beståndsdelarna som används till stor effekt för att få fram skönheten”
- Dagensskiva.com

”...Et de vakreste og ikke minst atmosfærefulle musikalske landskapene på svært lang tid”
- Tor Hammerø, Nettavisen

”...På subtilt vis bryter Bang med forventningene han bygger opp, og gir igjen for oppmerksom lytting”
- Dagsavisen

”...Suggestivt till max med en minimum av toner. Antydda klanger--precisa stämningar. Drömskt, mystiskt på gränsen till naturromantiskt”
- Kristianstadsbladet

”...Et stemningsdokument fra en lydverden jeg har sluttet å omtale som eksotisk”
- Oslopuls.no

”...En krevende og interessant opplevelse”
- Fædrelandsvennen

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    Jazzland Recordings
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    Victoria

    Megafon
    2013
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    Knut Hamsun's Victoria

    Jazzland Recordings
    2013
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    Jan Bang: Narrative From The Subtropics

    Jazzland Recordings
    2013
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    Uncommon Deities

    Megafon
    2012
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    Jan Bang / Erik Honore: Uncommon Deities

    SamadhiSound
    2012
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    ….and poppies from Kandahar

    SamadhiSound
    2011
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