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Wesseltoft & Schwarz duo

Mon 25 Jan 10 - by creaminal - 0 Comments

In early 2009, Norwegian pianist Bugge Wesseltoft met up with Berlin’s producer and DJ Henrik Schwarz for an improvised session exploring their collaborative force to combine acoustic jazz with electronic music. For both of them, that special night sparked off a new beginning of a future project. Since then they performed together in various gigs and now they are already recording their album for a release in 2010. Yesterday they published the first glimpse of how they work together in Bugge’s studio room in Oslo:

Here you can watch the duo performing ‘Dreaming’ at Montreux Jazz Festival 2009 (more videos here)

Don’t forget to join their official facebook page and go to their myspace site for some demo previews and live dates. On 11th of February, they will be holding a lecture at Red Bull Music Academy 2010 in London followed by a live performance in Royal Albert Hall alongside Carl Craig and more a day later. Get your tickets here!

Plus: Henrik Schwarz has shared his own made and heavily used software called Schwarzonator for Ableton heads.

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