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New Large Unit Album Now Available for Pre-Order

Large Unit‘s new album "Fluku" is now available for pre-order from PNL Records’ Bandcamp! You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album on October 13, 2017.

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Sep 20, 2017 | Share:          


The Ex presents part 7: LARGE UNIT

The Ex presents part 7: LARGE UNIT! Tuesday, April 4, Alliance Ethio-Française, 6:30 PM • Getatchew Mekuria Photo Exhibition: Getatchew Mekuria Photobook Presentation, Tribute concert for Getatchew Mekuria, Concert Large Unit. Wednesday, April 5, Teferi Mekonen College (Entoto), 2 PM • Wokshop | Ras Hotel, 6 PM • Tobiya Poetic Jazz Event. Thursday, April 6, Hager Fekir Theatre, 8 PM • Concert. Friday, April 7, Yared Music School, 2 PM • Workshop & Concert | Fendika Azmaribet, 9 PM • Concert

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Mar 10, 2017 | Share:          


Nilssen-Love Featured in Bandcamp Daily

Paal Nilssen-Love is the subject of an extensive interview conducted by Phil Freeman for Bandcamp Daily titled The Natural: Jazz Drummer Paal Nilssen-Love’s Many Incarnations.

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Mar 06, 2017 | Share:          


Large Unit "Selected Tracks 2013-2017," available for Pre-Order

Selected Tracks 2013-2017 is now available for pre-order from PNL Records. As the title suggests, this sample CD features a best of selection chronicling Large Unit's first five years since the band's 'First Blow' at the Molde Jazzfestival in 2013. The first 2 tracks are exclusive compositions from the upcoming album "Fluku" — PNL038, to be released later this fall, and 4 tracks chosen from their first four recordings. Partial reviews from those albums — ANA, LARGE UNIT 2015, ERTA ALE (Bonus Disc), and FIRST BLOW — follow below.

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Feb 07, 2017 | Share:          


Large Unit To The Artist Roster

We have been hinting at some big news, and here it is! So very excited to welcome to the Kato Bookbird roster one of our favorite big bands in the scene right now — The Large Unit — Paal Nilssen Love's biggest and most ambitious ensemble to date which started life at the Molde Jazzfestival in 2013 and has since then toured Norway and played Festivals all over Europe, Canada, Brazil, and the United States.

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Jan 03, 2017 | Share: