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Jaga Jazzist

Jaga Jazzist
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Norway
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Jaga Jazzist (sometimes known simply as Jaga) is an omnivorous Norwegian electronic-jazz-rock ensemble. The core of the band consists of brothers and main composers Lars (woodwinds, programming, guitar) and Martin (drums, percussion, programming) Horntveth. Since the band's founding in the mid 90s, they have worked with their sister Line Horntveth (tuba, flute, percussion, vocals) and Andreas Mjøs (guitar, percussion, mallets). Bassist Even Ormestad joined in 1995, and more than two dozen other musicians have contributed over the years on a wide variety of instruments.
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http://www.jagajazzist.com
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Releases on file (8)
Jaga Jazzist — Starfire Jaga Jazzist — Starfire
(Ninja Tune ZEN223CD, 2015, CD)
Jaga Jazzist — Live with Britten Sinfonia Jaga Jazzist — Live with Britten Sinfonia
(Ninja Tune ENCD196, 2013, CD)
Jaga Jazzist — One Armed Bandit Jaga Jazzist — One Armed Bandit
(Ninja Tune ZENCD152, 2010, CD)
Jaga Jazzist — What We Must / Spydeberg Sessions Jaga Jazzist — What We Must / Spydeberg Sessions
(Ninja Tune ZEN103, 2005, 2CD)
Motorpsycho + Jaga Jazzist Horns — In the Fishtank Motorpsycho + Jaga Jazzist Horns — In the Fishtank
(Konkurrent FISH 10 CD, 2003, CD)
Jaga Jazzist — The Stix Jaga Jazzist — The Stix
(Ninja Tune ZEN CD81, 2003, CD)
Jaga Jazzist — A Livingroom Hush Jaga Jazzist — A Livingroom Hush
(Ninja Tune ZEN CD76, 2001, CD)
Jaga Jazzist — Magazine Jaga Jazzist — Magazine
(dBut ndbut 007, 1998, CD)

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