Karl Seglem, Norwegian tenor saxophonist and goat horn player, composer, poet
"A National Music Treasure"
"One of the finest voices in Nordic jazz"
Karl Seglem has developed a distinctive identity, in many ways his own personal musical language rooted in Norwegian folk music and nature of his country.
Highlights: Rit - Ossicles - 3CDJazzBukkBox - Som spor - Nordic Balm
His use of goat horns and other traditional instruments, notably his passion playing together with the Hardanger fiddle, is masterly and excitingly blended with a plethora of modern and eclectic elements; jazz improvisation, world music traits and rock characteristics.
Karl Seglem often returns to the notion of the acoustic heart of his music, which is the grounded and timeless leitmotif.
He has acclaimed National prizes and awards for his groundbreaking work, and the Buddy Award, the highest Norwegian jazz award.
Karl Seglem is collaborating with many of the foremost Norwegian and foreign musicians, writers, painters, film-makers, dancers & coreographers.
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