Marius Neset

In April 2011 Marius Neset released Golden Xplosion, an album that led to the saxophonist and composer becoming one of the most talked about newcomers on the European jazz scene in recent years. At just 25 years old, he was described by Terje Mosnes in Norway’s Dagbladet as “the most talented Norwegian saxophonist since Jan Garbarek in the 1960s”, but it is the maturity in both his writing and playing, combined with the extraordinary energy and commitment he puts into every performance which really impresses.

Released on the British label Edition Records, and featuring a stellar lineup of Django Bates (keyboards), Jasper Høiby (bass) and Anton Eger (drums), Golden Xplosion won 5-star reviews from the Guardian, Telegraph and Irish Times in addition to rave reviews in Danish Magazine, Jazz Special and Norway’s Jazznytt, praising both the virtuosity and musicianship of the compositions and performance.

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“Twenty-five-year-old saxophonist Marius Neset is a marvel. He makes his instrument dance like a gazelle and soar like an eagle, and he’s an ingenious composer too” – Ivan Hewitt (Telegraph*****)

“Mark the name. At 25, this Norwegian saxophonist will surely be a major figure on the European jazz scene if this astonishing – and astonishingly personal – album is any indication”. Ray Comiskey – (Irish Times*****)

“Marius Neset combines Brecker’s power and Jan Garbarek’s tonal delicacy, but has a vision that makes all 11 originals on this sensational album feel indispensable, and indispensably connected to each other

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Events

Date Event Time Tickets
May12Thu Morten Schantz Godspeed feat Marius Neset Stefan Pasborg
Godset
Kolding, Denmark
20:00
medl. 80 kr./ medl. studiekort 40kr./ øvrige 120 kr. DKK

Albums

Pinball
Pinball
ACT Music
2015
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Marius Neset / Trondheim Jazz Orchestra: Lion
Marius Neset /...
ACT Music
2014
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Lion
Lion
Edition Records
2014
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Marius Neset: Birds
Marius Neset: Birds
Edition Records
2013
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Golden Xplosion
Golden Xplosion
Edition Records
2011
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Golden Xplosion!
Musea
2011
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