Norræna Húsið

Event info

The Jóel Pálsson Quartet with singer Valdimar Gudmundson celebrate the release of Jóel’s new CD ‘DAGAR KOMA’ with a concert in the Nordic House on Nov.15th.

This is saxophonist Jóel’s seventh album as a leader and the first one to include vocals.

The songs on the album are composed to Icelandic poems of known Icelandic writers Gyrðir Elíasson, Gerður Kristný, Þórarinn Eldjárn, Sigurbjörg Þrastardóttir and Bragi Ólafsson.

Performers are:
Valdimar Gudmundsson – vocals and trombone
Jóel Pálsson – saxophones
Eythor Gunnarsson – piano
Einar Scheving – drums
Valdimar K. Sigurjónsson – acoustic bass

Magazine JAZZ SPECIAL writes about the album:  “…Saxophonist and composer Jóel Pálsson has created a strong, insistent and deeply original work that instantly crawls in and seizes the soul.”