Ingar Zach

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Posted on 16:35

After 10 years of waiting, “Bow Shoulder” is finally out on HUBRO, featuring Yuka Honda, Nels Cline, Darin Gray and Glenn Kotche. Recorded in Wilco studio in Chicago 2010. Check out this album...

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DANS LES ARBRES new album on Bandcamp from 1st of April

Posted on 19:38

Dear all, we might not be able to play concerts these days, but we still make music. Check out Dans les arbres third album within a year: “Live in Tokyo” with the fantastic Yumiko Tanaka as guest. “Live in Tokyo” is recorded from a live concert in 2013. It’s available on our Bandcamp site from 1st of April. Enjoy !In the pipeline is also a long awaited new album from Huntsville. The new album was recorded back in 2010 in Wilco studio in Chicago and will be out on HUBRO before summer featuring; Nels Cline,...

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Posted on 13:49

Yes, it is the only right thing to do to stop the virus from spreading. All my concerts are cancelled until May. I am staying at home with my family, composing, eating, sleeping and doing yoga. Hang in there everyone ! Hugs from Madrid

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Posted on 19:15

Exciting projects coming up in 2020: Tour in Australia in January with my trio O3 and Aviva Endean. We are artists in residence at the MONA FOMA festival in Tasmania.Playing with Kim Myhr’s YOU|ME at the Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, USA in march.Composing a new piece for Ensemble Musikfabrik. Premiere at Ultima Festival in Oslo in...

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Posted on 10:19

DANS LES ARBRES is receiving great reviews for the new album “Volatil”. We also released new material on our NEW bandcamp site, please check it out HERE. If you want to catch us on tour we are playing 4 concerts in November:22 – Dans les arbres @ Festival Les Boréales in Caen/France. 23 – Dans les arbres @ Le Petit Faucheux in Tours/France. 24 – Dans les arbres @ Muzzix in Lille/France. 25 – Dans les arbres @ SOFA label night, Cafeteatret in...

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Posted on 10:02

Dans les arbres – Volatil (SOFA576) Dear all. Autumn is here and more concerts with Kim Myhr and the wonderful YouIMe project are in the pipeline. I am touring with Dans les arbres with our new album, “Volatil” (SOFA), out 18th of October, in Mexico and France in september and november. My duo with Michele Rabbia is doing concerts in Switzerland, Italy and Spain in October. In addition to my concert activity, I have just finished my first string quartet for the great Quatuor Bozzini. Its called “Between...

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New album out 29th of March !

Posted on 10:01

My new album on SOFA, “floating layer cake”, is going to be released the 29th of March. It features two compositions of mine; “The Lost Ones”, featuring Quatuor Bozzini, Kim Myhr and Caroline Bergvall and “Let the snare speak”. Check it out...

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Two new albums this autumn !

Posted on 13:25

         Two new albums are coming out this autumn. Kim Myhr’s – Pressing clouds passing crowds (HUBRO) featuring Quatuor Bozzini, Caroline Bergvall and myself. And the first album with my duo percussion/electronics collaboration with the great Michele Rabbia – so-nó-ro (Camjazz). Fear of the object – TBA (Substrata) featuring Chris Cogburn, Kjell Bjørgeengen and myself will also be out in November following a short tour in Mexico. Stay tuned for release dates ! Other releases planned for early 2019...

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Ingar Zach I Speak Percussion – Before Nightfall One soon out !

Posted on 19:04

  A new album of mine with Eugene and Matthias in Speak Percussion is going to be out late august on SOFA MUSIC, BUT there will be a pre-release concert in Melbourne on the 25th of June featuring Dans les arbres and Speak Percussion. For those of you who will be in Melbourne that day, you’ll be able to purchase this ...

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Posted on 15:12

Hi all, and first of all sorry for the long absence, but here is a list of my past activities and activities to come. – Upcoming concerts with O3 at Ensems Festival in Valencia and Only Connect Festival in Oslo in april/may and two concerts in Metz and Geneva late september. – Still touring with my solo-project around Europe in addition to a concert in Melbourne, Australia on the 17th of june. Updates of live-performances are to be found on this website. – Dans les arbres tour coming up in Australia/New Zealand in...

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Kim Myhr – You I Me + Erik Honoré – Unrest

Posted on 15:24

                      I’m happy to announce Kim Myhr’s forthcoming album; You I Me on Hubro. I’m playing various snares, percussion and electronics on this delightful album. Tony Buck and Hans Hulbækmo also plays various drums & percussion here in addition to millions of guitars by mr. Myhr himself. You shouldn’t miss this ! Also Erik Honoré’s second album for Hubro, Unrest is out now. The album comprises a set of beautiful pieces, as was the case with Heliographs. I’m very honored to be...

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Handful of things…

Posted on 13:25

    Hi all ! Back on track after summer holidays, there are a handful of releases coming up which im involved in. Here are two of them. More info coming soon ! – Release late september on the new belgium label Aspen Edities is the group LINUS + Økland/Van Heertum/Zach – Mono no aware. A tour with this line-up coming up in Holland/Belgium at the end of the month. – The ensemble O3 featuring Alessandra Rombolá, Esteban Algora and myself will release our second album, Trashumancia on SOFA the 20th of October. Check it out...

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Posted on 15:00

Hello all ! I am super happy to contribute on this impressive luxurious release on the danish label ILK. Omdrejninger is a project with different line-ups, directed by the two respectable gentlemen Mark Solborg and Christian Skjødt. In addition to Solborg and Skjødt and myself, Axel Dörner is adding his unique contribution to one half of this production. Check out a video here ! It’s available on LP/CD and download + some other goodies :))) ENJOY...

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News and new album with Agustí Fernández Celebration Ensemble

Posted on 17:39

Hello all. Letting you know about summer activities. Festival gigs in Copenhagen and Antwerpen and two new recordings with Ruben Machtelinckx Ensemble and the project DRIFT with Caroline Bergvall. More information here about these activities. I am also composing a new piece for Speak Percussion from Melbourne and for the ARá duo from Spain. AND, just released on the polish label Słuchaj; Agustí Fernández Celebration Ensemble. Check it out...

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Australia and new Dans les arbres album !

Posted on 17:45

I just came back from a wonderful short trip to Australia, playing solo concerts in Hobart, Tasmania, Sydney and Perth. I really enjoyed the little set with Jim Denley, Cor Fuhler and Melanie Herbert at the NOWNOW festival in Sydney. In Melbourne I started a project with the wonderful guys in Speak Percussion duo, a great review of our concert here. I hope to work more with them in the future. In february I’ll continue my solo tour of 2017 with performances in Barcelona and Castellón in Spain. The new and long awaited Dans les arbres...

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End of the year

Posted on 14:12

Another year has passed and 2016 and I’ve been fortunate to continue my work with my ensembles and to pursue my work as a soloist. At the end of the year I participated on the release, On Anodyne featuring Batagraf and Trondheim Voices. 2017 is looking promising. I am starting the new year with a small tour in Australia, featuring a collaboration with the fantastic Speak Percussion duo in Melbourne. I will also do solo concerts in Hobart, Sydney and Perth. Then I have solo performances coming up in Spain, France, Germany and Norway...

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Le stanze out on SOFA 7th of october

Posted on 17:00

Dear all, my new solo album “Le stanze” is ready for release on LP/CD and digital download on the 7th of October. Check it out on the SOFA website. It can be ordered directly from the SOFA website or purchased digitally from Phonofile. Check out the longest track on the album...

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New solo online

Posted on 11:40

Dear all. A new solo performance has been uploaded from my concert in Santa Cruz, Tenerife 29th of april. The sound quality is not a 100% but its ok considering its just a mic on a camera. Hope you like it, have a look.

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Composing and studying

Posted on 12:59

Hello all, and happy 2016. After a very nice silent movie project at the Tromsø International filmfestival and a great concert with Dans les arbres at Dark Music Days in Reykjavik, Iceland, I look forward to be working on my two new solo albums, recording projects with Caroline Bergvalls DRIFT, Miguel Angel Tolosa, Raul Fernandez Miró  and a new project with Kim Myhr, Miguel Angel Tolosa, Morten Olsen and Sofia Jernberg. Composing projects coming up for the performance group Stella Polaris, the catalan/italian duo ARá and constructing a...

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