Anne Mette Iversen Quartet +1

The Anne Mette Iversen Quartet +1 is an extension of the Anne Mette Iversen Quartet, by addition of the outstanding Swedish trombonist Peter Dahlgren

In the meeting between Peter and Iversen's long-time collaborators from New York, the widely known and respected musicians John Ellis, Danny Grissett and Otis Brown III; a synergy develops and takes the music to new levels.

The musicians worked together on Double Life's album So Many Roads and have toured together several times; but Round Trip is their first album as 'quintet'. Released on April 28, 2017, it has receeived rave review from around the globe, and you can listen and order it here on the right.

Line up: John Ellis - tenor sax, Peter Dahlgren - trombone, Danny Grissett - piano, Anne Mette Iversen - bass & composition, Otis Brown III - drums & cymbals








What the critics say:

Editor’s Pick, JazzTimes:  A “blend of intimacy and adventure”   &   “…a durable listening pleasure for new and expanded discoveries.”   & “…the band members are really hitting their stride.”  - Britt Robson, JazzTimes

Thoroughly compelling and wholly rewarding material.“     - Yoshi Kato, Downbeat Magazine

A tour de force of tightly arranged, well-executed contemporary jazz … full of inventive approaches to the quintet format.” … “...what the quintet achieves throughout the album: turning Iversen’s impeccable and creative arrangements into exciting improvised music.”  -  JazzScene 

Brimming with bold sounds, Round Trip is a successful achievement where no redundancy is found. This CD packs all the virtuosity and straightforwardness of these musicians whose rapport is equally laudable since they bring a cutting honesty and luxurious gravitas into the innovative jazz sphere.”                             - JazzTrail

…the construction of these songs is very impressive.”...“Anne Mette Iversen is a fine player and an even better composer.”   - Richard B. Kamins, StepTempest


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