5. april 2024

Amalie Dahl's Dafnie
Står op med solen

Om utgivelsen

Står op med solen’ (Rising with the sun) is the second album of Amalie Dahl’s Dafnie, which comes out on April 5th in collaboration with Sonic Transmissions Records and Aguirre. With this album, the band continues the exploration of their group sound. We hear influences from both old school free jazz, and contemporary Scandinavian jazz like Fire! Orchestra and Christian Wallumrød Ensemble, as well as clear connection to the Trondheim milieu, where the group was founded in 2020.

The energetic and expressive band explores their more subtle side with this record. ‘Står op med solen’ is an album longing for humans to be one with nature. The music comments on the world’s ultra-capitalistic power structures of today, where everything has to move fast and be productive all the time.

The band navigates like one organism through parts of organic free jazz, strict structures and composed cells. They start out where their first record ended, in the familiar free jazz sound with riffs and melodies, and take us safely on their onward journey.

Amalie Dahl’s Dafnie brings together five well-known names from the Norwegian jazz scene, also known from other projects like Kongle Trio, Bliss Quintet, I like to sleep, Veslemøy Narvesen, Galumphing Duo, Treen and Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, among others. The band has already been touring in Scandinavia, Poland and Germany during the past 3 years, and is well known for their playful and close chemistry. Their first record ‘Dafnie’ (Sonic Transmissions Records, 2022) received excellent reviews in The Wire, The Quiestus among other. To celebrate the new album Amalie Dahl’s Dafnie will do 11 concerts in Europe between April 22nd and May 5th.

Recorded at Flerbruket by Magnus Skavhaug Nergaard August 7-8th 2023
Mixed by Magnus Skavhaug Nergaard
Mastering and Lacquer cut by Anne Taegert at Dubplates & Mastering
Coverart by Juliane Schütz
Coverdesign by Jeroen Wille
Released by Sonic Transmissions Records & Aguirre

Musikere

Amalie Dahl - Saxofon, elektronik, kompositioner
Oscar Andreas Haug - Trompet
Jørgen Bjelkerud - Trombone
Nicolas Leirtrø - Kontrabas
Veslemøy Narvesen - Trommer

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