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Offpiste Gurus – In Case of Fire

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Artist: Offpiste Gurus
Producer: Nikolaj Nørlund
Released: 2015
Label: Enja/Yellowbird
Genre: Indie-jazz

In Offpiste Gurus’ music the singer-songwriters predilection for storytelling meets with the blue toned cool which Scandinavian Jazz is so famous for. And with the word of the American blog Nordic Spotlight  Offpiste Gurus “pull together the pop sensibilities of the indie world with the slow soulful lilt of the jazz ensemble”. 

All songs by Væring/Lundin

Offpiste Gurus are:
Trinelise Væring – vocal and banjo.
Fredrik Lundin – tenor- and baritone saxophones, bassflute, piano, Fender Rhodes and backing vocals.
Thomas Vang – Höfner bass, Fender Rhodes bass, doublebass, violin and backing vocals.
Jeppe Gram – drums and percussion, vibraphone and backing vocals.

Album Guests: trumpet – Maj Berit Guassora, trombone – Mia Engsager, tuba og bass trombone – Jakob Munck

Tracklist:

1. Nickname and Shoe Size 4:41
2. Wouldn’t Be the First Time 2:35
3. When Pigs Fly 4:18
4. Accidentally on Purpose 4:27
5. In Case of Fire 3:18
6. One and Lonely 4:34
7. Are You One of Those Guys? 3:16
8. Big Girl 3:41
9. Trip to the Moon 3:16
10. Submarine 3:24
11. Love Is an Old Toyota 3:54

Album Reviews

"Dybt originalt og helt ud over grænsen for, hvad der er jazz, rock punk, rockabilly og eksperimentelt…"- Peter Rahbek i Jazzspecial (DK)

"Modigt og kompromisløst kunstnerisk opgør" - Ivan Rod, Gaffa (DK)

"Cool som en dansk Rickie Lee Jones" - Kim Skotte, Politiken (DK)

"Noe av det hippeste" - Tor Hammerø, Tor de jazz (NO)

"Ein Geniestreich (…) diese CD kann man auch zwanzig Mal hintereinander hören!" - Nordische musik (DE)

"Faszinierend Schräg und doch eingängig" - Jazzthetik (DE)

"skæv underfundighed" - Kjeld Frandsen, Berlingske Tidende (DK)

"Pulls together the pop sensibilities of the indie world with the slow soulful lilt of a jazz ensemble" - Nordic spotlight (US)

"Female extraordinaire songwriter meets Scandinavian jazz saxophonist…fantastic! "- Nordicvibrations (blog)

"Überaus empfehlenswert" - Virgin Jazz Face blog (DE)

"Sehr persönlichen Musik-Cocktails (…) “In Case of Fire - Just taste it…" - Concerto (AT)

"Voll im skandinavischen Americana-Trend, Tom Waits, 60ties Rock oder Coco Rosie angelehnten Musikstil" - Jazzthing (DE)

"Værings sterke og distinkte vokal, med tydelege meldingar til ettertanke." - Roald Helgheim, Dagsavisen (NO)

"Mit Sinn und Verstand (…) dringendst empfohlen" - Sonic Soul (DE)