My Mixtape: Marius Neset

Friday, February 1, 2019 - 11:28

On Tuesday 5 February the jazz saxophonist and composer Marius Neset joined us at Southbank Centre to give a rendition of his most recent album Circle of Chimes. Ahead of this performance he put together this special mixtape for us, of music which has recently inspired him.

‘I have tried to put together a section of music that I have been listening to recently. I love to listen to new things, and to hear music that I haven’t heard before. I’m often listening to music that is quite different from my own music.

‘I’m inspired by music from composers from past centuries, and a lot of the music I listen to comes out in my playing or composing. I find that the music that brings the deepest emotions and gives me the most, is often music I don’t necessary understand immediately, but has something exciting going on, and that leads me to listen to it over and over again.

‘Here is a small selection of what has inspired me in the last few months.’


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