Big City Moves Mosambique

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  • 1Mosambique04:49
  • 2Mr. Cool03:28
  • 3Milla Mo01:09
  • 4The Underdog04:41
  • 5The Chase05:18
  • 6Fela06:03
  • 7That's Too Fast02:49
  • 8Into The Night05:18
  • Total Runtime33:35

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Mosambique hits you right in the face with its snappy synths, sassy horns and pulsating rhythms. It's dirty and raw, with a scoop of self-irony. The band shows that jazz has no trouble being danceable!

With roots in both jazz, afrobeat and today's club music the band has created a sound that echoes 2019. Ivan Blomqvist, known from the band Rohey, has gathered some of the best young jazz musicians that Norway has to offer. Together they have created music that can both appeal to jazz cats and the young club scene. In March 2019, their debut album, «Big City Moves» will be released on Jazzland Recordings. Be prepared for a musical vitamin boost!

Ivan Blomqvist, keyboards
Lauritz Lyster Skeidsvoll, saxophone
Lyder Øvreås Røed, trumpet
Kristian B. Jacobsen, bass
Henrik Lødøen, drums

Ivan Blomqvist
(b. 1986) is a Swedish pianist/keyboardist/songwriter/ composer/producer based in Oslo, Working with jazz, afro, r&b and pop. He has a bachelors degree in improvisation and jazz, from the highly acknowledged jazz department at the university of science and technology in Trondheim. He´s working as a keyboardist and songwriter in the Spellemann nominated (Norwegian grammy) future soul band Rohey, as well as other project such as Kimbra, Linda Sundblad, Maya Vik , Erlend Mokkelbost, Silja Sol, Mosambique.

“The general consensus among the audience members that I spoke to after the performance was that we would be hearing a lot more from the hugely impressive Blomqvist both as a pianist and a composer, his potential was blindingly obvious. ” Ian Mann (UK), “The Jazz Mann”

“Ivan Blomqvist is a nice new acquaintance with blues, lyricism and humor, dexterous and distinct.” (Sven Bjerstedt, Ystad Allehanda)

”Existential questions have rarely sounded so cool. With impeccable musical taste and headstrong lyrics, the up-and-coming Norwegian group Rohey has presented their debut album A Million Things. (Evan Crandell, 24our music)

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