André Roligheten - tenor saxophone
Eyolf Dale - piano

poniedziałek, 14 wrzesień, 2015 - 21:00
20/15 PLN

Albatrosh is quite a rare species. A two-headed creature with an impressive wingspan. It utilizes the wind optimally and with its dynamic, efficient flight, it has exceptional reach. It is fearless of other species, and would love to invite you to its nest.

Albatrosh consists of saxophonist André Roligheten and pianist Eyolf Dale, two critically acclaimed jazz musicians. They grew up together in Skien, Norway, and started playing music together at an early age. Since the official the formal birth of their band in 2006, the duo has played concerts all over the world, including at major festivals. Their fifth album, ”Night Owl”, was released by Rune Grammofon internationally in January 2015.

André Roligheten – tenor saxophone

André was born in 1985, Skien. He started playing the saxophone at the age of 8 and early on became interested in improvised music. Roligheten has studied to Bachelor at the Jazz Academy at NTNU in Trondheim, and in 2011 he finished his Masters degree in improvisation at the Norwegian Academy of Music.

Eyolf Dale – piano

Eyolf was born in 1985, Skien At the age of 6 he sat down at the piano bench playing and composing music on the piano at home, and it was clear that there was no return. He studied jazz piano and composition at the Norwegian Academy of music, and finished his Masters degree in 2011.

The music of Albatrosh is based on strong compositions in perfect harmony with seamlessly integrated improv. Many years of close collaboration allows the duo to interact unafraid of beauty, unafraid of the abstract – without ever losing track of the goal. The signature of the duo is a perfect smoothie of detailed sounds blended into unique and original expression. Their previous duo album, “Yonkers” (2011), received unequivocal international critical acclaim:

“Both players are formidable improvisers” –The Guardian,