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Danish pianist and composer Karen Bach established the trio in 2004 while studying at the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen, and since then they have been playing various scenes and festivals in Denmark, Sweden and Germany, and recorded three albums together. The first album Samtale (english: Conversation) was recorded during four cold September nights at Christians Church in Copenhagen, fall 2005. Second album Flash Forward and Back was released at Copenhagen Jazzhouse, fall 2007, and mastered by the famous norwegian ECM-veteran Jan Erik Kongshaug. These albums can be found at iTunes, Amazon, Napster etc.
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Jakob Baekgaard, AAJ:
One of the joys of following a trio throughout many years of musical communication is the pleasure of hearing a distinctive sound emerge from intense work with form and content. Pianist Karen Bach's third album with her trio, Secret Rooms, is a work of distinction from three talented musicians who have worked hard to achieve their own sound, and the album represents the refinement of an aesthetic that has been developing over a long time...
Secret Rooms is a strong effort from a group which has found their own take on the Nordic sound. There's room for improvisational wildness, tantalizing melodies and quiet meditation
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