I stayed a few days in Las Vegas to work with our distributor there. At the end of our trip we took the occasion to make a small jorney into the wild around Las Vegas. This was shoot in Mount Charleston….
Nils Petter Molvær is an amazing musician, he did bring a new sound to the ECM label, I remember listing one his first album (Khmer) and being completely overwhelm by his new sound. He is using a lot of sound treatments to it’s trumpets and also play with a lot of electronics, still the roots are in Jazz music.
The word “Hamada” is taken from the Arabian language and means dead, inanimately, congealed, lapsed. You can expect much more from his music, the soundscapes are exceptional. You can listen a few tunes on his web site: