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Jan Garbarek

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: March 4, 1947    

Jan Garbarek

The Norwegian saxophon player, Jan Garbarek had an early breakthrough into the elite of modern jazz in the 60's, due to his extensive cooperation with Keith Jarrett. His name is listed next to the big names from the U.S. and is associated with the birth of an original european sound in jazz. His tone is clear, indipendent, ascetic and pure. “The north and nature, song and mystery” are what Garbarek calls his origins and these are his unrefutable heritage. If it wasn't for his strong inner connection with Norwegian folklore, he wouldn't be able to integrate Brasilian and Asiatic influences as convincingly as he does...
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  • Jan Garbarek / Egberto Gismonti / Charlie Haden: Magico - Carta de Amor

    ECM Records
    2012
  • Carta De Amor

    Megafon
    2012
  • Dansere

    Megafon
    2012
  • Jan Garbarek: Dansere

    ECM Records
    2012
  • Officium Novum

    ECM Records
    2011
  • Officium Novum

    ECM Records
    2010
  • Dresden

    ECM Records
    2009
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Featured recording “Officium Novum”

Officium Novum
ECM Records (2010)

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