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BLACK MIRROR - WHITE CHRISTMAS (Original Television Soundtrack)

Released 2014 (download only)

Jon Opstad synthesizers (Roland Juno 106, ARP Axxe,Yamaha DX21, Yamaha TG33, Korg Monotron, Moog Slim Phatty, Camel Audio Alchemy, U-he Zebra, U-he Bazille, Spectrasonics Omnisphere), samples, processing
Steve Doman viola (tracks 8, 16, 18-20, 22-26)

recorded Oct-Dec 2014, Jon's Studio
Produced, recorded & mixed by Jon Opstad

All compositions by Jon Opstad

 

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Black Mirror

 

 

 

 

IGNIS (Contemporary Dance Soundtrack)

Released 2014 (download only)

Clare Wheeler violin

Jon Opstad

 

piano, prepared piano, kalimba, Klangauge, ARP Axxe synthesizer, samples, electronics

recorded Nov 2013-Feb 2014, Jon's Studio
mixed by Jon Opstad

All compositions by Jon Opstad

 

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Ignis

 

 

BLACK MIRROR - WHITE BEAR (Original Television Soundtrack)

Released 2013 (download only)

Jon Opstad synthesizers (ARP Axxe, Korg Monotron, Moog Slim Phatty, Roland Juno 106, Yamaha TG33, Spectrasonics Omnisphere), piano, prepared piano, programming
Alex Roth electric guitar (tracks 2,3,7,10,11)
Steve Doman viola (tracks 2,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,12,13)
Heidi Parsons cello (2,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,13)
James Opstad double bass (tracks 2,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,13); electric bass (tracks 3,7,10,11,12,13)

recorded Jan-Feb 2013, Jon's Studio
mixed by Jake Jackson

All compositions by Jon Opstad

 

Interpretations - Jon Opstad  

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In 2004 and 2007 I released two modern jazz CDs of original compositions.

 

INTERPRETATIONS

New Canvas Records NCR1003  (released 2007)

Nick Smart trumpet, flugelhorn
Simon Cosgrove soprano saxophone
James Allsopp tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
Liam Noble piano, fender rhodes
Justin Quinn electric & acoustic guitars
James Opstad double bass
Jon Opstad drums

recorded Sept 16th 2006 at Eastcote Studios, London
engineered by Anna Tjan
mixed by Jon Opstad

All compositions by Jon Opstad

Interpretations - Jon Opstad BUY CD (Jazz CDs)
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SESSION PHOTOS

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STILL PICTURE

New Canvas Records NCR1001  (released 2004)

Simon Cosgrove soprano saxophone
David Gange flugelhorn, trumpet
Tom Rogerson piano
James Opstad fretless bass, cello
Chris Hill double bass (track 1)
Jon Opstad drums, percussion

recorded Feb-Sept 2003
cello overdubs Apr 2004
mixed by Jan Erik Kongshaug at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, April 2004

All compositions by Jon Opstad

 

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Still Picture


 

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LIVE RECORDING

 

Additionally, here is an extract from a live concert recording from 2008:

PATHWAYS (Jon Opstad) - 13'09

Gareth Lockrane alto flute
John Turville piano
James Opstad double bass
Jon Opstad drums

recorded live at the National Portrait Gallery, London
October 8th 2008