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Silent Fires is a cross-genre intermixture of lyrics and acoustic-electronic fragments, all merged into written and improvised soundscapes. Their debut album #Forests is a collective exploration around the theme of spirituality in its multiple meanings.

The band reunites four young emerging talents from the European improvised music scene: singer Karoline Wallace, trumpeter/soundscaper Hilde Marie Holsen, violinist Håkon Aase and pianist Alessandro Sgobbio.

Silent Fires performs and improvises on stage with contemporary dancer Synne Garvik, offering a multi-art experience of improvised music and realtime choreography.


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A first rate debut album, full of promise for the future. All About Jazz (USA)

A perfect fusion between contemporary acidifications and North-European melodic masses. Musica Jazz (IT) — Album of the month

An album full of suppleness, inventiveness, emotion, abstraction and sensuality. Captivating. Silence and sound (FR)

A very exciting musical excursion with very talented people. A wonderful collective. Nettavisen (NO)

An enchanting sound that ECM boss Manfred Eicher probably would sign for. Jazzradar (NL)

Superbly meditative, immersive - like the most delicate Arvo Pärt. His Voice (CZ)

A timeless surprise that shall be referenced as a golden, treasured classic in the future. Nite Stylez (DE)

This is music with a great sense of musicality and sophistication. Percorsi musicali (IT) — Best albums of 2019

Outstandingly beautiful recording

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