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Jaga Jazzist (performer)
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Title
One-armed bandit
Performer
Jaga Jazzist
Publisher
Ninja Tune, 2010
1 cd
Playing time
00:53:32
EAN
5021392578125
CDR
JK158981
Placing suggestion
78 - Pop (NBLC) P8 - Instrumentaal (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 18 times in Flemish libraries

About Jaga Jazzist

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Jaga Jazzist (also known as Jaga) is a Norwegian experimental jazz band, that rose to prominence when the BBC named their second album, A Livingroom Hush (Smalltown Supersound/Ninja Tune), the best jazz album of 2002.

Biography

The core of the band are the brothers and the main songwriters, Lars and Martin Horntveth. Martin formed Jaga Jazzist together with Ivar Christian Johansen in 1994 while they still were in their teens, though Johansen later left the group. The brothers are also prominent figures of the Norwegian pop act The National Bank.

Jaga Jazzist nearly created a sensation with their debut album Jævla Jazzist Grete Stitz (1996), that contained playful, humorous jazz with elements of rap. The EP Magazine (1998) showed signs of the catchy, cinematic approach to jazz music they later become known for. The very young Lars Horntveth became increasingly involved in composing the music the…Read more on Wikipedia