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Enter Part One Enter Part One 13:43    
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Track length:13:43
Artist: Fire! Orchestra
Composer: Mats Gustafsson,Johan Berthling,Andreas Werliin,Mariam Wallentin
ISRC: NOFGR1458010
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Enter Part Two Enter Part Two 17:09    
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Track length:17:09
Artist: Fire! Orchestra
Composer: Mats Gustafsson,Johan Berthling,Andreas Werliin,Mariam Wallentin
ISRC: NOFGR1458020
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Enter Part Three Enter Part Three 14:40    
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Track length:14:40
Artist: Fire! Orchestra
Composer: Mats Gustafsson,Johan Berthling,Andreas Werliin,Mariam Wallentin
ISRC: NOFGR1458030
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Enter Part Four Enter Part Four 8:59    
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Track length:8:59
Artist: Fire! Orchestra
Composer: Mats Gustafsson,Johan Berthling,Andreas Werliin,Mariam Wallentin
ISRC: NOFGR1458040

Fire! originated as the trio of Swedish improv masters Mats Gusfasson (sax), Johan Berthling (bass) and Andreas Werliin (drums). None of them are what you could call jazz purists; they all play in many different groups and contexts, including The Thing (Gustafsson), experimental folk-electronica outfit Tape (Berthling), and skewed pop unit Wildbirds And Peacedrums (Werliin). Around 2011 the idea sprang up to expand a massive orchestra around the core trio, featuring the cream of Scandinavian jazz, improvisation and avant rock players and vocalists. After playing rare shows a handful of times a year, culminating with a number of ecstatic Scandinavian shows this January, this incredible mass ensemble took one day off to record their first studio recording in Gothenburg. Following last year’s live debut ”Exit”, ”Enter” might surprise with its slow, treacly funk dynamics, running through a kaleidoscope of moods, rhythms, textures and dynamics. Muscular rock rhythms flesh out texts written by singer Mariam Wallentin, inspired by legendary free jazz saxophonist Joe McPhee, and sung in soured blues moans by the Orchestra’s three-headed vocal team of Wallentin, Ethiopian born Sofie Jernberg and Silverbullit´s Simon Ohlsson. Recalling the righteous big band jazz of the late 60s by figures such as Charlie Haden, Sun Ra, Mike Westbrook and Chris McGregor, there are also echoes of Matana Roberts’s recent jazz tapestries and the steamy psych-funk of Brightblack Morning Light. Part Two opens on a groove ripped from The Beatles’ psychedelic classic ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’. Using collective riffing at its finest, this is an epic suite that undergoes constant scene-shifts between relentlessly building rhythms, rising in emotional intensity as the furnace is stoked.

Personel

Mariam Wallentin – vokal

Sofia Jernberg – vokal

Simon Ohlsson – vokal

Goran Kajfes – trompet

Niklas Barnö – trompet

Magnus Broo – trompet

Emil Strandberg – trompet

Mats Äleklint – trombone

Per Åke Holmlander – tuba

Anna Högberg – altsax

Mats Gustafsson – tenorsax, dirigering

Elin Larsson – tenorsax

Fredrik Ljungkvist – barytonsax, klarinett

Martin Küchen – barytonsax

Christer Bothén – basklarinett, guimbri

Jonas Kullhammar – bassax

Andreas Söderström – gitar, lap steel

Sören Runolf – gitar

David Stackenäs – gitar

Martin Hederos – fender rhodes, orgel

Sten Sandell – piano, elektronik och röst

Joachim Nordwall – elektronikk

Johan Berthling – elbass

Joel Grip – bass

Dan Berglund – bass,

Andreas Werliin – trommer

Johan Holmegard – trommer

Raymond Strid – trommer

 

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