Stikkordarkiv: Jazz

Fram – og tilbake

Vi står foran en valgkamp hvor forholdet mellom by og land blir en del av retorikken. Noen av årsakene er åpenbare, som kommunereformen og det som oppfattes som en sentraliseringslinje fra sittende regjering. By og land, mann mot mann, heter det. Bak denne retorikken ligger et par århundrer med sentralisering og en frykt for at … Fortsett å lese Fram – og tilbake

The dancing girl with the white umbrella

Every day at Moldejazz the day kicks off with a parade, which has become a traditional and inseparable part of the festival. The crowd lines up both sides of the street every time the parade passes. It is formed by the marching band Jazzlogen and the dancers of Molde kulturskole, and every day it predicts … Fortsett å lese The dancing girl with the white umbrella

A Piece of New Orleans at Moldejazz

“During this song people in Norway tend to take their clothes off,” said Irvin Mayfield, the conductor and a trumpeter of New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, when he introduced a Mardi Gras celebration song. Fortunately no one in the audience really took their clothes off. Instead they got an uplifting and cheerful jazz show. As the … Fortsett å lese A Piece of New Orleans at Moldejazz