AUDIBLE THINK: December 5, 2007: Daniel Levin & Ingebrigt Haker Flaten

AUDIBLE THINK: Improvised Music Series
at Gallery x, 169 William Street, New Bedford, MA

presents December 5, 2007, 7:30pm (2 sets, $5/suggested)

Daniel Levin & Ingebrigt Haker Flaten
Daniel Levin, cello
Ingebrigt Haker Flaten, bass

Improvised and original music.

Daniel Levin began playing the cello at age six, and studied classical music intensively through adolescence. During this period he attended the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, the Mannes College of Music, and the New England Conservatory of Music. Since then, he has had opportunities to work with many major improvisers and composers in the creative music world: Borah Bergman, Mark Dresser, Joe Morris, Rob Brown, Whit Dickey, Joe & Mat Maneri, Tim Berne, J.D. Parran, Warren Smith, Satoshi Takeishi, Joe McPhee, Joe Giardullo, Taylor Ho Bynum, Bhob Rainey, Tom Rainey, Roy Campbell, Frode Gjerstad, Sabir Mateen, Billy Bang, Jason Hwang, William Parker, and many others. Venues in which he has performed include The Vision Festival (NYC), The New Orleans Jazz Festival, JVC Jazz Festival (NYC), XM Satellite Radio, WGBH FM (Boston), The Knitting Factory, Tonic, CBGB's Gallery, The Brecht Forum, Cornelia Street Cafe, Barbes, Vision Club Series, and Roulette, the Stone, and Firehouse 12 in New Haven. Daniel has performed professionally in several other genres including: Klezmer music with Hankus Netsky, contemporary compositions for solo cello such as Joe Maneri's microtonal Sharafuddin bYah-Yah Maneri Makhdum Ul-Mulk, and large ensemble pieces, including Lou Harrison's Concerto for Violin, Piano, and Orchestra with the NYC-based Alarm Will Sound. His recorded work includes Enter the Continent (Masashi Harada Condanction Ensemble) on EMANEM, and, as a leader, Don't Go it Alone (Daniel Levin Quartet) on Riti Records and Some Trees (Daniel Levin Quartet) on HatOLOG

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b. Oppdal, Norway) is one of the most important figures in creative music in Norway – and elsewhere – today. Since 1995 Ingebrigt Håker Flaten have been a professional musician based in Oslo, and have been an important musician in leading scandinavian bands such as The Source, Element, Maria Kannegård Trio, Petter Wettre Trio, and between 1997-04 toured the world with the famed norwegian keyboard/piano player Bugge Wesseltoft and his New Conceptions of Jazz. Together with Bugge he performed with internationally established artists such as John Scofield (US), Joshua Redman (US) and Eric Trufaz (FRA).Today Ingebrigt Håker Flaten have released more than 40 recordings and is focusing his work in Atomic, The Thing with Mats Gustafson, Atomic/School Days, Scorch Trio with Raoul Björkenheim, The Electrics with Axel Dörner, Free Fall with Ken Vandermark, Close Erase with Christian Wallumrød, Tore Brunborg Kvartett and is regulary doing solo performances. Ingebrigt Håker Flaten´s creative and highly original bass playing has been highly regarded all over the world and he have done several performances with major international artists such as Evan Parker (UK), Paul Lytton (UK), Joe McPhee (US), Joe Lovano (US), Yusef Lateef (US), Tony Oxley (UK), Iain Ballamy (UK), Dave Liebman (US), Chris Potter (US), Zim Ngqvana (SA), Benoit Delbeq (FRA), Dr.L.Subramaniam (IND), Billy Cobham (US), Jean Luc Pounty (FRA). He has frequently appeared at important international jazz festivals in Den Haag, Liége, Montraux, Athens/Georgia, Cape Town, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Paris, Istanbul, Saalfelden, Nice, Groningen, San Francisco, San Sebastian, Lüc, Nancy, London, Perpignan, Molde, Perth, Kongsberg, Berlin, Houston and legendary clubs such as New Morning in Paris, Quasimodo in Berlin, Ronny Scotts and Pizza Express in London, Knitting Factory and Tonic in New York, Empty Bottle in Chicago, Blue Note in Yokohama and Hemlock Tawern in San Francisco. His musical expression is based on the language of jazz and improvised music, acoustic and electronic, but his interest in rock and ethnic music also shows through his collaborations with the norwegian rock bands Motorpsycho and Cato Salsa Experience as well as his work through Rikskonsertene with musicians from Palestine and India.In July 2003, as the first bass-player in Norway, he released his solo-CD “Double bass” on the norwegian label SOFA. In July 2004 Ingebrigt Håker Flaten was awarded Kongsberg Jazzfestival official “Vitalprisen” – the highest award for jazz musicians in Norway.

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