Artist: Ingebrigt Haker Flaten Chicago Sextet
Album: Live at Saalfelden Festival 2011

1. Virgoan Ways 15:08
2. Rosewood Avenue 03:44
3. Wells 05:13
4. Irrational Ceremony 13:03

Released on Tektite Records - 2012 (www.tektite-records)
Digital pre-release on August 11th. 2012

Gatefold Vinyl released:

Europe : November 13th. 2012
USA : January 16th. 2013

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten Chicago Sextet Live at Jazzfest Saalfelden

Live at Jazz Fest Saalfelden 2011 marks the third iteration of the quintet led by the powerful Norwegian bassist and composer Ingebrigt Håker Flaten. In fact, this time out the quintet has actually become a sextet with the addition of the acclaimed vibraphonist Jason Adasiewicz. As the album title says, the music was cut live at the prestigious International Jazzfestival Saalfelden in Austria in August of 2011, a concert that marked the first-ever performance by this particular line-up. It should come as no surprise that Håker Flaten forges yet another new approach here, easing the ferocity that’s distinguished much of his playing and that often characterizes that sound of Chicago improvised music. The bassist lived in Chicago for several years, but he’s been working with its musicians for even longer. In addition to Adasiewicz, guitarist Jeff Parker, saxophonist Dave Rempis, and drummer Frank Rosaly are all key... more

released September 10, 2012
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten Chicago Sextet is:

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten – acc & el bass/electronics
Jeff Parker – guitar/pedals
Dave Rempis – reeds
Ola Kvernberg – violin
Jason Adasiewicz – vibraphone
Frank Rosaly – drums

All music composed and arranged by Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (ASCAP/TONO/NCB). Recorded live at Jazzfestival Saalfelden©11 by Martin Leitner on august 27, 2011. Recording supervisor Franz Ruedl ORF. Front of house sound Bruno Muff. Monitor sound Florian Liechti. Mixed by Chico Jones and Ingebrigt Håker Flaten at Ohm Recordings, Austin/Texas, April/May 2012. Mastered by Casey Clemmons, Austin/Texas, May 2012. Produced by Ingebrigt Håker Flaten. Cover photo by Andrea Lorena Salazar de Håker Flaten. Cover design and layout by Tomas Einarsson.

This recording was partly funded and made possible by the support of Zentrum Zeitgenössischer Musik and the 32nd International Jazzfestival Saalfelden©. Jazzfestival Saalfelden© is a registered trademark of Zentrum Zeitgenössischer Musik.