Releases

 

Formo Tre & Metall
Amor & Labor
particular recordings 2013

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Daniel Formo (Hammond B3 organ)
Eirik Hegdal (melody sax/clarinet/bass clarinet)
Mattias Ståhl (vibraphone)
Erik Nylander (drums)

reviews:
Listed on Europe Jazz Media Chart for october
AllAboutJazz.com: “Formo Tre & Metall is an excellent quartet with a bold vision.”
Adresseavisen: “He plays B3 with such scope and melodic sensibility it is a joy to listen to”.
Bergens Tidende: “vital and engaging drive of improvisation” by “a strong and highly original band.”
Side2.no: “Formo has created a band and a sound unlike anything else on the musical horizon”
Dagsavisen: “Det er ei sprudlande oppkome av eit album”


 

Daniel Formo
At Large – a Hammond monologue
particular recordings 2013

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Daniel Formo (solo Hammond B3 organ)

reviews:
Bergens Tidende: “This is electroacoustic contemporary improvisation rich in ideas”;
bitaites.org: “Hammond B3 is a greater benefit to mankind than were penicillin, air conditioning and microwave. Daniel confirms this with absolute distinction”


 

Daniel Formo & Nils Henrik Asheim
Organ Point – Hammond dialogues vol I
particular recordings 2013

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Daniel Formo (Hammond organ)
Nils Henrik Asheim (church organ)

Svenska Dagbladet: “in the dynamic duo (…) they make the sounds both sparkle and shine mightily”

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Formo, Skaslien, Grenager & Duch
Twined – Hammond dialogues vol II
particular recordings 2013

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Daniel Formo (Hammond organ)
Bergmund Skaslien (viola)
Lene Grenager (cello)
Michael Duch (double bass)

 

reviews:
allaboutjazz.com: “The quartet becomes (…) a free improvised unit of the best kind, formulating captivating, rich language and almost telepathic interplay”

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Ola Kvernberg
Steamdome
Grappa 2017

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Ola Kvernberg (Violin, Guitar, Percussion, Organ)
Øyvind Blomstrøm (Guitar, slide guitar)
Daniel Formo (Hammond organ)
Nikolai Hængsle (Bass)
Børge Fjordheim (drums)
Erik Nylander (drums)
Hans Hulbækmo (drums)


 

Nypan Trio
Directions
Nypan Music 2015

Øyvind Nypan (guitar)
Daniel Formo (Hammond B3 organ)
Truls Rønning (drums)


 

Kobert – off the hook
øra fonogram 2011

Ingrid Lode (voc)
Daniel Formo (keyb)
Erik Nylander (dr, gt)

 

reviews: nettavisen • dagsavisen

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Solid! & Seamus Blake – visitor
parallell records 2011

Seamus Blake (sax)
Bjørn Vidar Solli (gt)
Daniel Formo (org)
Håkon Mjåset Johansen (dr)

reviews: tokyo jazznotesgeiger.dk • jazznyt • dagbladet.no • dagsavisen.no • panorama.no • nettavisen

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Kobert – invasion of privacy
impeller recordings 2009

Ingrid Lode (voc)
Daniel Formo (keyb)
Erik Nylander (dr)
featuring Andreas Elvenes (voc)

reviews:
Dagsavisen: “Saft suse! … this is the real thing”
Jazznytt: “This CD is a must”
Adresseavisen: “En humørpille av et album”
itsatrap.com: ”What sounds simple is anything but”

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Trondheim Jazz Orchestra & Kobert
mnjrec 2009

Ingrid Lode (voc), Heidi Skjerve (voc), Anita Kaasbøll (voc/electronics), Sissel Vera Pettersen (voc/sop.sax.), Espen Reinertsen (ten.sax/b.clar), Eirik Hegdal (sopranino/bari.sax), Eivind Lønning (tpt), Hayden Powell (tpt), Erik Johannesen (tbn), Lene Grenager (cello), Marianne Baudouin Lie (cello), Daniel Formo (org), Petter Vågan (guit), Øyvind Brandtsegg (vib/electronics), Erik Nylander (drums), and Helge Norbakken (perc)

reviews:
“Sounds almost like music from another planet” –Dagsavisen
“Snikende, nydelige melodilinjer som setter seg i systemet, en nesten overjordisk luftighet i lydbildet og en grunnstemning preget av undring stilt overfor de virkelig store spørsmålene”. –Adresseavisen
“vellykket nyinnspilling!” –Dagbladet
“musikk som vil leve lenge” –nettavisen.no

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Midtnorsk Ungdomsstorband – live at Dokkhuset
mnjrec 2009

Music composed and conducted by Daniel Formo and Hayden Powell


 

Solid – happy accidents
aim records 2008

Bjørn Vidar Solli (gt)
Daniel Formo (org)
Håkon Mjåset Johansen (dr)

 

reviews:
Dagbladet: “Triospill med kontroll og autoritet” (5)
Aftenposten: “bærer et solid preg av umiddelbarhet og spilleglede” (5)
Dagsavisen: “Eit nytt album med forrykande moderne jazz frå Solid!”
Adresseavisen: “Solid! skuffer ikke” (5)
Bergens Tidende: “lavmælte improvisasjoner og tett samspill” (5)
Varden: “Lekende og utfordrende” (5)
Telemarksavisa: “Super-solid!” (konsert: 6)

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Kobert – glowing
norcd 2006

Ingrid Lode (voc)
Daniel Formo (keyb)
Erik Nylander (dr)

 

reviews:
“Debut med særpreg” –adresseavisen
“Nobody else sounds like Kobert” –puls.no
“The freshness and playfulness is obvious.” –Bergens Tidene
“Völlig anders diese Musik … sehr fragil-reduzierten, aber komplett konzentriert-kraftvollen” –ters.org

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Solid
jazzaway 2005

Bjørn Vidar Solli (gt)
Daniel Formo (org)
Truls Rønning (dr)

 

reviews:
dagbladet: “A great record from a trio […] that have made themself respected” (5)
puls.no: “Challenging, smiling and virtuosic”
dagsavisen: “A classical trio setting with a wicked swing”
groove.no: «SOLID! has a personality that is boiling with playfulness”
TA: “This record commands respect” (5)

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