Immediate Sound

by The Thing with Ken Vandermark



Released on Smalltown Superjazz - 2007 (


released October 1, 2007

The Thing with Ken Vandermark is:

Mats Gustafsson - alto and baritone saxophones
Ken Vandermark - tenor saxophone
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten - bass
Paal Nilssen-Love - drums

All music by Gustafsson (STIM) / Håker Flaten (TONO) / Nilssen-Love (TONO) / Vandermark (ASCAP)

Recorded in concert at The Hideout, Chicago, April 21st 2007 by Amos Scattergood. Mixed June 2007 by ken Vandermark, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and Amos Scattergood. Mastered July 2007 by Ausdun Strype at Strype Audio. Produced by The Thing and Ken Vandermark. Co-produced by Joakim Haugland. Photos by Ken Vandermark. Sleeve design by Rune Mortensen



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Only once in a great while does a group of musicians come along with an inherent discipline that dares to question the realm between the known and the unknown. Mats Gustafsson, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and Paal Nilssen-Love of the Scandinavian Power Trio, “The Thing,” provide a language so determined in its musical complexity, boundaries literally and figuratively disappear/Lloyd Peterson, April 200 ... more


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