New Conception Of Jazz 2016
THE 2016 RETURN OF NEW CONCEPTION OF JAZZ. 20 YEARS ANNIVERSARY TO BE CELEBRATED.
2016/17 brings brand new line up. 4 amazing, young talents from Oslo.
The band will perform both new and old material featuring “hits” like “You Might Say”, “Existence” and “Change”.
After a 10 years break Bugge Wesseltoft restarts his iconic New Conception of Jazz in connection with the bands and record labels Jazzland 20 year anniversary. The original formation hitting of back in 1996 really created a new and fresh boost for european jazz music together with artists like Erik Truffaz and Nils Petter Molvaer. Key element and concept of the group were the blend of electronic clubmusic and live jazz. New Conception of Jazz became the definition and leading figure of Electronic Jazz.
The band took a break after 10 years of worldwide touring, 400 concerts and 5 albums, “New Conception of Jazz”(1996), Sharing (1998), Moving (2001), Live (2003), Filming (2004).
Now, hitting 2016 it’s time for a fresh start – kicking off Jazzland Recordings and the groups 20 year anniversary, with all new young musicians.
“Members are among norways most promising new musicians” says Bugge “and we are all so exited to play as a formation”. The band will perform both new and old material featuring NCOJ “hits” like “You Might Say”, originall yfeaturing Sidsel Endresen, “Existence” and “Change”.