Mon, 18 Nov | The Whiskey Jar

Nq Jazz // Kleppan Project (NOR)

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Nq Jazz // Kleppan Project (NOR)

Time & Location

18 Nov 2019, 20:30
The Whiskey Jar, 14 Tariff St, Manchester M1 2FF, UK

About The Event

Amund Kleppan is a rising jazz drummer from Norway. He currently lives in Berlin, where he studies at the Jazz Institute Berlin. In 2018 he won a Danish Music Award (Jazz) for his band Aloft Quartet. Kleppan has shared the stage with musicians like Arild Andersen, Marius Neset, Marcin Wasilewski, Peter Weniger, Jacob Young, Trygve Seim, Ellen Andrea Wang, Bernt Moen and Judy Niemack. He won the talent prize at the Lillehammer Jazzfestival 2017, and played a trio concert with Arild Andersen and Marius Neset the year after.

Watch/Listen: www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uCcmTArKJk www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pJCHNEa10E

Kleppan Project is an international jazz quintet with up-and-coming young jazz musicians. The Norwegian jazz drummer Amund Kleppan releases his debut album with this group the 15th of November 2019. He currently studies at the Jazz Institute Berlin, and last year he won a Danish Music Award (Jazz) with his band Aloft Quartet. Now, Kleppan wishes to release an album in his own name with solely own compositions and arrangements.

Tal Arditi (ISR) // Guitar Julius Gawlik (DEU) // Tenor Saxophone Rasmus Sørensen (DNK) // Piano Julian Haugland (NOR) // Double Bass Amund Kleppan (NOR) // Drums

Doors 8 // Music 8.30 // Entry £5 / £4 students