Japanese 12" Limited Edition
Release Date: 28/4/2021
Label: DISC MINOR
Travis Sullivan’s Björkestra is a genre bending jazz orchestra that interprets the music of Bjork Gudmundsdottir, one of the most influential pop artists of the past 25 years. The Björkestra transcends the boundaries of popular music and modern jazz while mesmerizing audiences with its engaging blend of improvisation, brilliant arrangements, and danceable grooves.
Whether you are a fan of Björk or jazz, the Björkestra offers something for anyone interested in listening to innovative, creative music while having fun in the process. Travis Sullivan employs a traditional big band instrumentation augmented by vocals and laptop. A live Björkestra show is a unique listening experience that impacts both the sonic and visual senses as they pay homage to the music of Björk through invention, not imitation.
The Björkestra has performed throughout the world at notable venues such as the Montreal International Jazz Festival (Canada), the SF Jazz Festival (USA), the Blue Note NYC, the Jarasum Jazz Festival (South Korea), Aperitivo in Concerto (Italy). The ensemble has also featured special guest jazz artists such as trumpet player Dave Douglas, tenor saxophonist Donny McCaslin, and guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel.
A1 Hyperballad 7:49
B1 Venus as a Boy 8:18