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JÜ - Jazz Avantgarde Jazz Noise Rock Psychedelic Rock Improvisation Live Act in Budapest

JÜ Short Info

http://www.thepowerofju.com

# mixed by Bill Laswell
#Hungarian power jazz trio featuring Norwegian sax player Kjetil Moster
#First album out in November 2014 at RareNoise Records

Worlds collide when the raucous Budapest-based power trio ‘Jü’ (consisting of fire-breathing guitarist Àdàm Mészáros, fuzz-bassist Ernö Hock and the remarkably flexible drummer András Halmos) joins Oslo-based saxophonist Kjetil Møster for this subversive meeting of the minds on RareNoise Records. A powerful manifesto for ecstatic, exploratory, envelope-pushing music mixed by Bill Laswell and mastered by Michael Fossenkemper. Jü Meets Møster bridges the gap between free jazz and hellacious, distortion-laced, guitar-driven hardcore rock. Text by Bill Milkowski

Like the bastard offspring of Mahavishnu, James Blood Ulmer, Peter Brötzmann and The Magic Band, Jü takes us on a journey into musical territory that otherwise would have remained unexplored. Normal categories and genres don’t apply. This is ecstatic music, sometimes giving the impression of strictness as themes are energetically exposed in repetitive swirling patterns reminiscent of psychedelic or noise rock spiced with folk and power-jazz from the gut (but without the slightest hint of retro in the mix). By pushing their instruments to new limits, the members push their entranced audiences from the constantly flowing present into the future. The band opens minds with their clean, open approach and spirited improvisation; always pushing each other and the limits of the composition, but never allowing the structure to fall apart.

Each member of Jü is an accomplished player on the Budapest scene. Beside dozens of Hungarian groups, the members have played with international musicians such as John Zorn, Eugene Chadbourne, Charles Gayle, Chris Potter, William Parker, Hamid Drake, Pamelia Kurstin, Mikolaj Trzaska.

The band will release their debut album in November 2014 at RareNoise Records, which they recorded with Norwegian saxaphonist Kjetil Møster. Møster probably needs no introduction since his unique approach to his instrument, at once technical and energetic, has made him one of the most respected and sought-after musicians in both jazz and rock circles. His own bands include The Core, Möster, Gibrish and BRAT, while he has also performed with Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, and as a permanent member of Datarock, also touring with Röyksopp & Robyn.

http://www.thepowerofju.com

# mixed by Bill Laswell
#Hungarian power jazz trio featuring Norwegian sax player Kjetil Moster
#First album out in November 2014 at RareNoise Records

Worlds collide when the raucous Budapest-based power trio ‘Jü’ (consisting of fire-breathing guitarist Àdàm Mészáros, fuzz-bassist Ernö Hock and the remarkably flexible drummer András Halmos) joins Oslo-based saxophonist Kjetil Møster for this subversive meeting of the minds on RareNoise Records. A powerful manifesto for ecstatic, exploratory, envelope-pushing music mixed by Bill Laswell and mastered by Michael Fossenkemper. Jü Meets Møster bridges the gap be...

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Past Gigs JÜ

  • 10 | 2015 London Match&Fuse Festival
  • 08 | 2015 Saalfelden Saalfelden Jazz Festival
  • 08 | 2015 Tasov Beseda u Bigitu Festival
  • 07 | 2015 Ljubjana Ljubjana, Jazz Festival

Discography JÜ

  • 2014 JÜ Meets Møster Album | RareNoiseRecords

Media

  • Video JÜ - Jimma Blue | Live Sp...
  • Video
  • Video 56. jazz festival Ljubljana...
  • Video Jü - Dear Johann
  • Video jü + kjetil moster
  • Video JÜ - Gbeti Madjro | Live ...
  • Video JÜ - Partir | Live Specia...
  • Video JÜ - Brilliant Corners | ...
  • Sound JU And Kjetil Moster - Bhajan

Fan Radar

1,216 Fans
4,400 Plays

Origin

  • Budapest HU

Founded

  • 2010

Members

  • Adám Mészáros guitar
  • Ernö Hock bass
  • András Halmos drums

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