Dag Magnus Narves
Dag Magnus Narves
The two-day Soundscapes festival in September 2018 featured tenor and soprano saxophonist Evan Parker and violinist Phil Wachsman from the U.K.; Austrian drummer Paul Lovens; Italian, Munich resident trombonist Sebi Tramontana; German bassist Matthias Bauer; Berlin-based Mexican vibraphonist Emilio Gordoa; Norwegian-in-Berlin drummer Dag Magnus Narves; Berlin-based Finnish soprano saxophonist and festival organizer Harri Sjöström; plus three locals: Italian pianist Libero Mureddu, who has lived in Helsinki for 15 years; accordion player Veli Kujala, and the country’s double bass doyen Teppo Hauta-aho. Highlights and review by Ken Waxman (see the Reviews tab).