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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:          


Arashi Announces New Shows in May

After three successful tours of Europe and Japan in 2015-6, Arashi is hitting the road again this spring announcing performances in Poland, Sweden, Italy, Austria and Norway.

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Apr 24, 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:          


New Reviews of Steve Swell's Latest Releases

The FreeJazzBlog reviewed Steve Swell’s latest releases 'Live in Copenhagen' (featuring his trio with Peter Brötzmann & Paal Nilssen-Love), and 'The Chicago Plan' (together with Gebhard Ullmann, Fred Longberg-Holm and Michael Zerang), giving them 4 stars.

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Feb 08, 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: