Moksha

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Moksha - World Jazz Jazz Live Act in Oslo

Moksha Short Info

Indian raga, Nordic jazz, virtuosity and spontaneity. Moksha draws inspiration from traditional music from different parts of the world, but also from the moment. A concert experience characterized by complex rhythms, catchy melodies and contemplation. The band was established in 2012, and has over the last years toured in Norway, Europe and Nepal and collaborated with sitar master Ustad Ashraf Sharif Khan based in Hamburg, and flautist Rubin Shrestha based in Nepal, among others. After three days in studio summer of 2015 was the trio's debut album recorded completely, and will be released on Bugge Wesseltoft's record company Jazzland Records in April 2016.

Members:
Oddrun Lilja Jonsdottir (Norway/Iceland): guitar
Sanskriti Shrestha (Nepal): tabla and vocals
Tore Flatjord: Darbuka (Norway): darbouka, djembe and other percusion

Tours:

-Tour in Norway, Denmark, Germany and Poland (2014)
-Tour i Nepal (2014) 

-Framtida i norsk jazz (2013)

Crossover projects:
-Silent movie concert (2015)

-Meditation concert (2015)




Festivals:
-Lillefestivalen (2015)

-Kongsberg jazzfestival (2015)

-Serendip jazzfestival (2014)
-Oslo jazzfestival (2014)
-Soddjazz (2013)

Guest artists
-Sitarist Ashraf Sharif Khan Poonchwala (Pakistan)

-Fløytist Rubin Kumar Shrestha (Nepal)


In addition to a lot of single concerts around in Norway.

For our Jazzland release in April 2016 we have confirmed gigs at:
Kampenjazz, Oslo
Vaktbua, Odderøya, Kristiansand
Cafe Bacchus, Stavanger
Ila Brannstasjon, Trondheim
Cafe Sanaa, Bergen
Gol Galler, Gol
Grorud Kirke, Oslo
Lunsj med kultur, blindern, oslo
Brötz, Göteborg
Headquarters, Aarhus
Gimle Café, Roskilde
MAO, Hamburg
Piec Art, Krakow

TBA: København, Bremen, Berlin, Wien, Prague +++

Indian raga, Nordic jazz, virtuosity and spontaneity. Moksha draws inspiration from traditional music from different parts of the world, but also from the moment. A concert experience characterized by complex rhythms, catchy melodies and contemplation. The band was established in 2012, and has over the last years toured in Norway, Europe and Nepal and collaborated with sitar master Ustad Ashraf Sharif Khan based in Hamburg, and flautist Rubin Shrestha based in Nepal, among others. After three days in studio summer of 2015 was the trio's debut album recorded completely, and will be released on Bugge Wesseltoft's record company Jazzland Reco...

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Past Gigs Moksha

  • 04 | 2016 Hamburg MAO
  • 04 | 2016 Aarhus Headquarters
  • 04 | 2016 Gothenburg Brøtz
  • 04 | 2016 Oslo Kampenjazz
  • 11 | 2015 Oslo Victoria, Nasjonal Jazzscene
  • 08 | 2015 Oslo Oslo Jazzfestival
  • 07 | 2015 Kongsberg Kongsberg jazzfestival
  • 04 | 2014 Nepal Touring

Discography Moksha

  • 2016 Relasealbum April2016 Album | Jazzland Recordings

Media

  • Video Dui Murti (live at Nasjonal...
  • Sound Den magiske gitaren
  • Video Moksha in House of Music , ...

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Origin

  • Oslo NO

Founded

  • 2014

Members

  • Oddrun Lilja Jonsdottir (Norway/Iceland) Guitar
  • Sanskriti Shrestha (Nepal/Norway) Tabla and Vocal
  • Tore Flatjord(Norway) Darabouka,Djembe and other Percussion

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