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Haftor Medboe

Haftor Medbøe is a jazz guitarist, composer, educator and researcher based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is Jazz Musician in Residence and Associate Professor at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.

The current album with Espen Eriksen (piano) and Gunnar Halle (trumpet) The Space Between is released on Losen Records, Norway from 20th Nov 2016.

Places + Spaces, featuring Anneke Kampman and Konrad Wiszniewski is available now from www.fabrikant-records.net and all good digital retailers. Recorded in Edinburgh, Scotland the album fuses the found sounds of nature alongside acoustic and electronic instrumentation.

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”They’re on to something new and exciting” Jazzine

“The album as a whole is a beautiful piece of art” JazzWorldQuest

“A band with huge integrity and originality” JazzNyt

“Great music reaching fulfillment and intensity” Jazz Review

“Envelope pushing” The Guardian

“Bold and strident” ... “One to watch” Glasgow Herald

“Contemporary and beautiful” Noise magazine

“Vivid musical soundscapes” The List

“... and yes, the hairs on the back of my neck moved” The Islay Directory

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

Edinburgh City, EH3

Credentials/Background

Jazz Musician in Residence, Napier University Edinburgh

Clinic/Workshop Information

Offers clinics in improvisation and ensemble playing.

Albums

Videos

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