The Young Mothers
Bassist Ingebrigt Håker Flaten has been a central musician in Norwegian and international jazz for many years. In a number of bands, from the legendary band Element in the 1990s to today's Atomic and The Thing, he has left his mark on the musical expression. He is a fearless musician who constantly seeks new challenges. A particularly successful result of his creativity is the sextet The Young Mothers.
Now he is taking this band with him to this year's Kongsberg Jazz Festival. In 2009, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten settled in Austin, Texas. There he quickly began to hang out in the city's musical avant-garde - and underground milieu. The abundant lushness he found there inspired him to put together the band The Young Mothers. Here, musicians with different musical background meet, and an important point is that each individual musician should contribute what is their own and personal and not necessarily adapt. The music will not only cross genres, but to a large extent include genres. A concert with The Young Mothers will be a joyous encounter with groovy rock rhythms, grinding jazz choirs, penetrating hip hop, glimpses of black metal and a bit more, all performed with improbable enthusiasm, intensity and energy.
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (bass), Jason Jackson (sax), Jawwaad Taylor (vocals/trumpet), Jonathan F. Horne (guitar), Stefan Gonzales (vibraphone/drums/vocals), Francisco Rosaly (drums)
Bassist Ingebrigt Flaten Håker has been a key musician in the Norwegian and international jazz scene for many years. In a variety of bands, from the legendary band Element in the 90's to the recent Atomic and The Thing, he has put his distinctive stamp on the musical expression. He is a fearless musician who constantly seeks new challenges. A very successful result of his creativity is the sextet The Young Mothers.