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20h30 // De Ruimte // Amsterdam // 6-18€ (sliding scale) // Tickets at the door

  • Thanks to the Corona Virus Emmeluth’s Amoeba will NOT do their tour. Therefore, this SITP evening with Mary Oliver solo is cancelled.

    Mary Oliver explores virtuosity in both scored and improvised music. Based in Amsterdam, Oliver is a key member of the improvising community, locally and internationally. She has performed with musicians a.o. Han Bennink, Erik Bosgraaf, Mark Dresser, Tristan Honsinger and many more. Mary Oliver is a member of the Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra.

    Mary Oliver – violin, viola

    Signe Emmeluth (25) is a Danish saxophone player and composer, currently living in Oslo (NO). Emmeluth has lately become a leading voice of improvised music in the Nordic countries with the bands, she is part of, such as KONGE (Mats Gustavsson, Ole Morten Vågan and Kresten Osgaard) and OWL (duo with Karl Bjorå). She is also known through her collaborations with artists like Paal Nilssen-Love, Pascal Niggenkemper, John Edwards and Mette Rasmussen.

    The debut album of Emmeluth’s Amoeba POLYP was well received:
    “Her music changes its shapes and colors rapidly, always expanding its boundaries and vocabularies. But throughout these changes Emmeluth’s Amoeba moves as a tight, fearless unit” (The Free Jazz Collective)
    “Intelligent and imaginative music that has a lot to offer. Not just a mixture of influences. But music that comes from a strong and clear vision. ” (Vital Weekly)

    Signe Emmeluth – sax, composition | Karl Bjorå – guitar | Ole Mofjell – drums | Christian Balvig- piano