SPACE ACADEMY: Paal Nilssen-Love – workshop

Wednesday, March 22, 15:00-17:00, entrance € 25 / students € 20

Entrance incl. concert: € 30 / students € 25.


Making music in the moment, listening and responding, following and counteracting in the here and now – that’s what music improvisation is all about. In SPACE ACADEMY, world-renowned improv musicians tell all about their methods, techniques and experience. Check the whole program here.

Photo: Peter Gannushkin

Paal Nilssen-Love is one of the most dynamic, versatile and productive improv musicians coming from Norway in the last 20 years. He is known for his extremely intense and energetic playing and has worked extensively with key improv players such as Ken Vandermark, Mats Gustaffson and Peter Brötzmann. Ever prolific, he currently plays in bands such as Atomic, School Days, The Thing, Frode Gjerstad Trio, Peter Brötzmann Chicago Tentet and his own big band ensemble Large Unit. He has made numberless performances at festivals and clubs in Europe and USA, participated on more than 50 recordings and runs his own annual festival – All Ears – for improvised music in Oslo.