20:00 – 22:00
Akvariet Trio (jp/fi/de)
Rieko Okuda – Piano
Antti Virtaranta – Bass
Wieland Möller – Drums
The Berlin based Akvariet Trio is presenting their new released Album „Orakel“ at the Koncertkirken in Copenhagen as part of their Album Release Tour, which is kindly supported by the „Berliner Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa“.
Fields of Sound Beyond Imagination: Terrific Debut Album of the Akvariet Trio Featuring Markus Stockhausen On September 15th, 2017, the Swiss jazz label Unit Records released ORAKEL, the debut album of the Berlin Akvariet Trio: jazzy and rock-like, impromptu or precisely composed sound patterns. A poetic journey to the centre of human spirits – with all the ups and downs. As the spirits of the soul are so multilayered, they can hardly be grasped by everyday language. If you want to understand life more deeply, you must use other means. The complexity of our existence demands a medium that is permeable.
By its album ORAKEL, the Akvariet Trio proves that you can even tell stories by music. At any rate, the thought of a life story or a phase of life directly comes up when you are listening to the first album of the Berlin jazz trio around Wieland Möller, its founder and drummer, the Japanese pianist Rieko Okuda and the Finnish bass player Antti Virtaranta.
The album comprises 4 compositions by the trio members plus “Dunkles Licht“, a mystically vibrating and trance-like piece which tops it all. With his playing the flugelhorn, the trumpeter and composer Markus Stockhausen roams real depths of life and, by tones like oracle chants, makes the listener dive into a lyrically and, at the same time, highly concentrated and dreamy world. ORAKEL is a promising debut album. The tonal resources of the Akvariet Trio with Markus Stockhausen are enormous. From lyrically flowing motions to whirling ecstasies, from strictly arranged structures to improvisational material – all that modern sound art characterizes is in this relase. The Akvariet Trio does not fit into any category – a fact that goes without saying, for openness and curiosity towards different styles and traditions are a must of any lively contemporary music. (Jörg Schenuit)
“It was a pleasure to work with these young and creative musicians. Differenciated strains of sounds, concentration of energy and multilayered structures made it a very intimate musical experience. All the best for this trio.” – Markus Stockhausen
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