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Jesper Elving, Felia Gram-Hanssen, Bjørn Heebøll, Anders Mathiasen ‎– bekeks 2 x cass,

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This is four improvisations with sound poetry, drums and various percussive instruments recorded in Copenhagen in the fall of 2015. Throughout the last four years these people have performed all over
Copenhagen, first as a trio with Elving, Mathiasen and Heebøll, and since 2014 as a quartet with Gram-Hanssen

Jesper Elving (b. 1979) started publishing poetry in 2006, and since then he has been experimenting with many different forms of publishing and performance. He has often worked as a curator and he has organized performances on different kinds of locations around Copenhagen such as cafés, shops, department stores, parks and sidewalks. His most recent project is a series of events which have taken place at the Mayhem venue where he combines concerts, poetry readings and exhibitions.

Anders Mathiasen (b. 1978) has worked as a songwriter/composer mainly in two bands; Murder and Vessel - he has also worked as a sound and installation artist. His latest release as Vessel 'Patterns of Blue' has been well recieved in  Denmark, Germany and England - in this quartet he plays acoustic guitars that are prepared and treated with various objects and traditional as well as less traditional percussive instruments.

Bjørn Heebøll (b. 1980) is a freejazz drummer who has played with musicians such as Herb Robertson, Pierre Dørge, Chris Speed, Peter Brötzmann, New Jungle Orchestra, Evan Parker, Lotte Anker, Jakob Anderskov, Fred Lonberg- Holm, Paul Duncan and Agusti Fernandez - on bekeks he plays prepared drums

Felia Gram-Hanssen (b. 1983) is a visual artist, a peformance artist and a musician. She graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in 2015.  She has been extremely active for many years in the underground art scene of Copenhagen, and she is the former drummer of the band Thulebasen. On these
recordings she plays on singing bowls, cymbals and home made xylofon made of metal and brass found on the streets.