selected projects

 
 
acoustic solo record FLUX available on 180gram vinyl

acoustic solo record FLUX available on 180gram vinyl

solo

solo work includes doing both acoustic and electro-acoustic solo performances:

acoustic - placing the acoustic drum set in the forefront focusing on exploring dynamics, timbre and textures

electro-acoustic - software based live processing of smaller setups creating minimal floating soundscapes


Hanslip/Karlsen - duo

“Hanslip/Karlsen duo is a collaboration between

british saxophonist Mark Hanslip and

norwegian drummer Emil Karlsen. They

play improvised music stretching from

open textural playing to fiery free jazz. “

Debut record out on noumenon in september

Live from Fusebox, Leeds

Live from Fusebox, Leeds

 

CATCH 22

Jake Rider (sax) / Matt Taylor (guitar) / Emil Karlsen (drums)

“Catch 22 are an explosive new improvising trio hailing from the fringes of the Leeds jazz scene. Heavy riffs, angular motifs and haunting melodies, the three young musicians create a whirlwind of sound and energy that will blow you away “

modern machinery available on CD/DL

modern machinery available on CD/DL


selected work also includes large ensembles mainly being the London improvisers orchestra and the blank canvas octet