In the organizer's words:
Hearth is a quartet that unites 4 unique voices on their respective instruments: Kaja Draksler on piano, Ada Rave on tenor saxophone and clarinet, Mette Rasmussen on alto saxophone, and Susana Santos Silva on tromete.
All four are established in the European scene and far beyond, performing on the most important stages with their own formations and as part of various projects. Hearth released their first album Melt on the Clean Feed label in April 2021.
"A tapestry of musical textures" is how Linda Cooper describes Hearth's music. "The four instrumentalists have embraced the unknown, taking the liberty to explore unfamiliar paths in captivating ways, offering listeners refreshing musical experiences."
Peter Margasak wrote in Downbeat Magazine, October 2016 "The quartet moved seamlessly between serene hiss, chaotic chatter and articulate conversation."
Olaf Rupp plays improvised music on acoustic and electric guitar. The organic flow of his music is controlled neither by chance nor by dominant, willful decisions. For Olaf Rupp, concentration, attention and energy must be present equally in loud and fast, as well as in quiet and subdued playing. In his work he explores sound murmurations, that is, how clusters of movement can be perceived as a single, moving, condensed sound. For Olaf Rupp, each individual note is a characteristic color point in a sound matrix, and this "tone color" is more important than the position of this note in usual systems of order. A sequence of notes thus creates a moving sound for him, not a melody. And the individual color of each note is more important to him than the melodic or harmonic charge that listeners can give it - or not.
In addition to many collaborations, five solo albums by Olaf Rupp have been released so far on the FMP, RELATIVE PITCH, GROB and GLIGG labels.
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