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MORTEN CARLSEN

MUSICIAN, COMPOSER & TEACHER

 

SUMMARY


 

He has throughout his working life been dealing with sound


 

Concrete sound, synthetic, electronic sound and many different kinds of music. The starting point was the clarinet, saxophone and jazz, free improvisation, folk music from Africa and the East. Later, new music and sound art, both as musician and composer.

 

As improvisator, he possesses an extraordinary sharpness and a strong presence which unfolds in an excellent instrument technique. As a member of the New Jungle Orchestra 1981 - 2014, he has toured most of the world and collaborated with musicians from China, Vietnam, Bali, Mongolia, Africa and the US. 

Has taught at music academies and institutes for electroacoustics in Denmark and abroad and participated in hundreds of releases. From 2014 lecturer in performance and musicology at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies of Copenhagen University. From 2018 supervisor at The Advanced Postgraduate Diploma Programme at www.rmc.dk