When released internationally in 2009, Norwegian trumpeter Nils Petter Molvær's Hamada
was heralded as anything Molvær has done before," with its stunning growth and unexpected directional shifts" making Hamada
one of Molvær's most moving and challenging records to date." (John Kelman , All About Jazz
To celebrate Thirsty Ear's North American release of Hamada
on August 31, 2010, All About Jazz is providing a bevy of features:
- Read AAJ Contributor Paul Olson's in-depth 2006 interview with Molvær, Nils Petter Molvær: Skeletons, Samples and Fish Fillets;
- Read insightful CD Reviews of Hamada, from AAJ Managing Editor John Kelman and AAJ Senior Editor Chris May;
- Download Cruel Altitude," a full track from Hamada, today's Daily Download;
- Watch Nils Petter Molvær and his trio, performing music from Hamada, live at Posthof Linz in November, 2009, today's Video of the Day.
All About Jazz is committed to bringing you the most exhaustive coverage surrounding new releases, so be sure to check out all the buzz surrounding Nils Petter Molvær and Hamada
at AAJ today!