Oker (Norwegian for ochre) is an acoustic improvising quartet. The pieces can be long in duration with rich textures in gradual change, but also spontaneous and open. The ensemble balances between airy gestures and dense collective blocks of sound.
Fredrik Rasten – guitar
Torstein Lavik Larsen – trumpet
Adrian Fiskum Myhr – double bass
Jan Martin Gismervik – drums
Alexandre Losada, guitarist from Galicia, will open this evening.
Alexandre Losada is interested in experimental sound practices and free improvisation. Mainly uses electric guitar and objects. He collaborates with different musicians in numerous improvisation projects. Since 2008 is also part of Urro a trio project with whom has given many concerts and edited numerous cd –r . Urro explores a wide range of possibilities in the field of free music and collaborates with experimental filmmakers and artists.
In his solo work Alexandre focuses in free improvisation and the possibilities of the prepared electric guitar as sounds source.