Frøy Aagre | Cycle of Silence – [ACT Music, 2010]
Frøy Aagre has released two acclaimed albums; Katalyze (2004) and Countryside (2007). The last was named one of the top ten jazz albums in 2007 by the Norwegian newspaper Dagsavisen. Her group consist of some of the finest young musicians on the Norwegian Jazz Scene (Andreas Ulvo: piano, Audun Ellingsen: bass, Freddy Wike: drums) and they “truly functions as a band, each member playing off one other and, above all, serving the songs.”(AllAboutJazz, US).
Her international reputation is growing. Aagre and her band was one of six jazz acts worldwide to be selected to play a showcase at the prestigious arrangement ”MIDEM Talent Jazz” at the international music fair MIDEM in Cannes January 09. In November 08, Aagre did a successful UK tour that included sold-out performances at London Jazz Festival with trumpet legend Kenny Wheeler. Continue reading