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The Thing

The Thing are a Norwegian/Swedish jazz trio, consisting of Mats Gustafsson (saxophones), Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (double bass), and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums). The Thing were established in February 2000 to play a series of concerts in Stockholm and a recording of Don Cherry compositions that was released in Sweden by the label Crazy Wisdom/Universal. Melding German, British and American traditions of free music, their repertoire has later been collected from various sources such as James Blood Ulmer, Frank Lowe, PJ Harvey, White Stripes and Joe McPhee. McPhee was also a participating music ...read more

The Thing are a Norwegian/Swedish jazz trio, consisting of Mats Gustafsson (saxophones), Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (double bass), and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums). The Thing were established in February 2000 to play a series of concerts in Stockholm and a recording of Don Cherry compositions that was released in Sweden by the label Crazy Wisdom/Universal. Melding German, British and American traditions of free music, their repertoire has later been collected from various sources such as James Blood Ulmer, Frank Lowe, PJ Harvey, White Stripes and Joe McPhee. McPhee was also a participating musician on the She Knows... album (2001). Other guests who have joined The Thing for recording and performances include Ken Vandermark, Otomo Yoshihide, Thurston Moore, Jim O'Rourke and Jeb Bishop. « hide

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LPs
Collider (with DKV trio)
2016

5
1 Votes
Shake
2015

4.8
3 Votes
Boot
01/01/2013

4.3
2 Votes
Mono
2011

3
1 Votes
Bag It
2009

5
1 Votes
Action Jazz
2006

4.5
1 Votes
Garage
2004

4.5
1 Votes
She Knows
2001

4
1 Votes
The Thing
2001

4
1 Votes
Live Albums
Live with Thruston Moore
2014

4.5
1 Votes
Shinjuku Growl
2010

4
1 Votes
Shinjuku Crawl
2009

Live at Bla


3.5
1 Votes

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