MENU
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE

Post Rock/Math rock • Multi-National


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Chicago Odense Ensemble picture
Chicago Odense Ensemble biography
CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE is a new international project consisting of members of the American post-rock band TORTOISE, the Danish space rock band CAUSA SUI and of the American jazz group CHICAGO UNDERGROUND COLLECTIVE (already connected to TORTOISE via the shared guitarist Jeff Parker). The project was born in 2008 when Jonas Munk and Jakob Skøtt came from Denamark to stay and play in Chicago, leading to memorable improvisation sessions that were later edited, arranged and enriched by Jonas Munk in his Odense studio. The material was released as a self-titled album in 2011.

The music of C.O.E. sounds like the natural consequence of the combined pedigrees of the players: jazz brass and lead guitar flourish over groovy TORTOISE-like song-structure and psychedelic soundscapes. The eclecticism of the music makes it very interesting to place it in a very complex net of musical influences, connections and references. The experimental jazz side of TORTOISE and other early post rock bands (TALK TALK, .O.RANG, PRAM) can hardly be denied after such an emphatic statement. More recent jazz-based post rock bands such as KAMMERFLIMMER KOLLEKTIEF, BELL ORCHESTRE or TUNA LAGUNA and post-rock influenced Nu-Jazz based bands such as JAGA JAZZIST (already connected to TORTOISE) or SPECIAL OTHERS also spring to mind. The officially declared influences range from early '70s psychedelic fusion (MILES DAVIS, HERBIE HANCOCK) to kraut/space rock (POPOL VUH), and it its jazziest moments the music resembles that of Nu-Jazz artist NILS PETTER MOLVAER. Finally, it should be mentioned that similar sounding results were also achieved on the In The Fishtank album resulted from the collaboration between the psychedelic band MOTORPSYCHO and the post-rock influenced Nu-Jazz band JAGA JAZZIST.

In conclusion, CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE represents one of the finest recent efforts in the experimental area and a very revelatory one in what crossing boundaries and the essence of experimental / post rock are concerned.

Bio by Alex (harmonium.ro)

Chicago Odense Ensemble official website

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE forum topics / tours, shows & news


CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE forum topics
No topics found for : "chicago odense ensemble"
Create a topic now
CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE tours, shows & news
No topics found for : "chicago odense ensemble"
Post an entries now

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE

Buy CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE Music



More places to buy CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE music online Buy CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

0.00 | 0 ratings
Chicago Odense Ensemble
2011

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

CHICAGO ODENSE ENSEMBLE Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
Thanks to harmonium.ro for the artist addition.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives