In Schlippenbach/Narvesen Duo, two strong voices from different generations of improvised music converge to create a unique sound. By enmeshing their individual creative energies and vocabulary the duo produces dynamic and subtle expressions in vigorously developed movements that unravels layered improvisation for the attentive listener.


Alexander von Schlippenbach - piano

Dag Magnus Narvesen - drums

DAMANA was created in 2013 by Dag Magnus Narvesen to realise some of his music for larger ensembles. His progressive compositions, rooted in jazz and contemporary classical music, combined with the pristine musicianship of some of the most prominent jazz players in Norway, offers an engaging, refreshing and playful musical experience.

Their debut album Cornua Copiae (Clean Feed) has been highly acclaimed by many jazz reviewers since its release in 2016.


Kristoffer Alberts - alto saxophone

Jørgen Mathisen - tenor saxophone

André Roligheten - baritone saxophone and bass clarinet

Hayden Powell - trumpet

Kristoffer Kompen - trombone

Øyvind Dale - piano

Adrian Myhr - double bass

Dag Magnus Narvesen - drums


"Cornua Copiae is an exciting, ever-surprising work, one that will undoubtedly appeal to listeners who not only want their jazz to entertain, but to astound."

- Derek Stone, The Free Jazz Blog

Photo: Eyolf Dale

Some of the most interesting and innovative jazz musicians from the Berlin scene come together in Dag Magnus Narvesen kvintett to create a new realm of free improvised jazz music. The group works with compositional guidelines that inspire and direct these incredibly skilled musicians.


Axel Dörner - trumpet

Tobias Delius - reeds

Håvard Wiik - piano

Antonio Borghini - double bass

Dag Magnus Narvesen - drums

Photo: Marc van der Kemp

Playfulness, spontanuity and curious conversation form the base of the free improvised jazz music played in this trio. The music often takes the shape of musical pieces that sound precomposed, occationally interrupted by colourful textures.


Tobias Delius - reeds

Mike Majkowski - double bass

Dag Magnus Narvesen - drums

Photo: Cristina Marx

This quintet plays with a broad range of sounds and have the characteristic to be very dynamic. The use of an extended musical language allows us to move from different styles, from free jazz or orchestral avant-garde music to free improvisation with soft noises and complex sonorities. Unexpected, spontaneous, fresh, surprising and seductive.

MOVE Quintet released the live recording Hyvinkää (UniSono Records) in 2017.


Harri Sjöström - saxophones

Emilio Gordoa - vibraphone

Achim Kaufmann - piano

Adam Pultz Melbye - double bass

Dag Magnus Narvesen - drums

NOCZ is a Norwegian/Czech free jazz band initiated and run by Didrik Ingvaldsen and Radim Hanousek.

NOCZ also has a special project with the renowned Czech musician Iva Bittová.


Didrik Ingvaldsen - trumpet

Radim Hanousek - reeds

Marian Friedl - double bass

Dag Magnus Narvesen - drums

Photo: Tomáš Svoboda

Since 2005, this large ensemble based in Stavanger, Norway has focused on contemporary and improvised music.

The orchestra is organised in a "pool" of musicians which gives the orchestra an enormous flexibility in terms of instrumentation for each project.

Photo: Karina Gytre