Album highlight : Mark Hanslip / Emil Karlsen / Planish
Mark Hanslip - sax
Emil Karlsen - drums
Mark Hanslip and Emil Karlsen are a new collaboration on the UK improvised music scene.
They met about a year ago on a gig in Liverpool, decided to have a play, and felt an
immediate musical connection. Several gigs later they are releasing their debut record
‘Planish’. A meeting of a gifted young drummer and an experienced improvised,
'Planish' is an explorations of the full scope of the sax/drums format, from textural open playing to fiery free jazz.
noumenon is a new UK label and platform for improvised music with a scandinavian presence. Created by UK based norwegian drummer Emil Karlsen the label showcases improvisational work with the aim of promoting creative music stretching from avant- garde jazz to contemporary European. With a growing reputation and presence on the improvised music scene - noumenon will continue promoting boundary-pushing music from the UK and beyond.