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Perfectly Unhappy

Andy Sheppard, Espen Eriksen Trio

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1
Above the Horizon
Espen Eriksen Trio; Andy Sheppard
5:42
2
1974
Andy Sheppard; Espen Eriksen Trio
6:04
3
Perfectly Unhappy
Espen Eriksen Trio; Andy Sheppard
4:41
4
Indian Summer
Andy Sheppard; Espen Eriksen Trio
5:16
5
Suburban Folk Song
Espen Eriksen Trio; Andy Sheppard
5:09
6
Naked Trees
Espen Eriksen Trio; Andy Sheppard
5:36
7
Revisited
Espen Eriksen Trio; Andy Sheppard
6:19
8
Home
Espen Eriksen Trio; Andy Sheppard
3:55
Total Playing Time    42:42
“A wonderfully plaintive jazz record, abandoned to the lost art of melodic minimalism, stripped back and beautifully near bare. No smoke and mirrors, just the graceful chemistry of superb musicians at the top of their game.”
- BBC Music

Espen Eriksen Trio was formed in 2007 and released their first album in 2010. Since then, they have released two more records on Rune Grammofon, and toured in 16 countries across four continents. The music relies on highly melodic tunes and a “less is more” approach often credited for its unique voice within today’s jazz scene by the international press.

The aptly named Perfectly Unhappy features eight new songs by the pianist, all written with this collaboration in mind. These are enchanting and lyrical tunes, often melancholic and uplifting at the same time and will surely speak to followers of both the trio and Sheppard and attract many new ones. With a career spanning over four decades, working together with the likes of George Russell, Gil Evans and Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard is truly one of Europe’s leading saxophonists. He is currently an ECM recording artist with his own quartet.

"I knew from the first time I heard the trio play that I would fit right in. I loved the melodic sense and vibe and was thrilled when I was invited to guest with the trio in London in 2016. Espen wrote a set of fantastic tunes for the recording session in Oslo. They played themselves and we had a ball recording, everything clicked and in two days we had made a very special album."
- Andy Sheppard
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