oxley/grydeland/kluften

Tony Oxley is one of the pioneers of European improvised music. For decades he has been one of the most respected improvising percussionists in the world and is known from his work with Cecil Taylor, Bill Dixon, Derek Bailey, Paul Bley. Read (much) more about Tony Oxley at Peter Stubleys webpage

Ivar Grydeland, born in Trondheim 1976. Studied at the Norwegian Academy of music from 1996-2000, and from 2001–2003.
Ivar Grydeland plays acoustic guitar, electric guitar, pedal steel guitar and banjo in groups like Huntsville, Dans les Arbres and Hanne Hukkelberg.

Tonny Kluften has a highly characteristic approach to the double-bass. Using various bows, sticks and rubber band he is creating a characteristic and distinguished sound. He is playing in a trio with Tony Oxley and Ivar Grydeland, and is co-leading the improvising ensemble «No Spaghetti Edition» — an ensemble that includes and has included most of the leading Norwegian improvisers and improvisers from abroad. He has also played with these fine musicians: Peter Brötzman, Derek Bailey, Pat Thomas, Susie Ibarra, Sunny Murray, Frode Gjerstad, Axel Dörner, Jarle Vespestad, Paal Nilssen-Love, Helge Sten, Erik Balke, Ingebrigt Flaten, Christian Wallumrød, Håkon Kornstad, Trygve Seim, Rolf Erik Nystrøm, Arve Henriksen, Ingar Zach, Maja Ratke, Ivar Grydeland, Frode Haltli, Bjørnar Andresen, Per Oddvar Johansen.