news . last updated july 31. 2018
posted july 27. 2018
Gutvik Ukentlig 2018
First concert is Tuesday 31th July at Kulturhuset, Youngsgate 6, Oslo. Clarinetist and voice improviser Isabelle Duthoit performs in trio with bassist Jon Rune Strøm and Ketil Gutvik.
Andreas Winther performs Ungsoloen.
posted april 15. 2017
Large Unit goes USA, Roskilde, Molde, Berlin, Bezau!
posted oct 15. 2017
Large Unit goes Japan
30 Oct Jazz Inn New Combo in Fukuoka
31 Oct Environment 0g in Osaka
1 Nov Jazz Spot Candy in Chiba
2 Nov Jazz Spot Candy in Chiba
3 Nov Pit Inn in Tokyo w Akira Sakata
4 Nov Pit Inn in Tokyo w Jim O’Rourke
5 Nov Pit Inn in Tokyo w Michiyo Yagi
posted july 26. 2017
Gutvik Ukentlig 2017
First concert is Tuesday 25th July at Kulturhuset, Youngsgate 6, Oslo. Clarinetist Isak Hedtjärn performs in quartet with drummer Dag Erik Knedal Andersen, fluteist Bjørnar Habbestad and Ketil Gutvik.
Karl Hjalmar Nyberg performs Ungsoloen.
posted februaru 15. 2017
Large Unit goes Ethiopia
posted August 20. 2016
Large Unit goes Brazil
posted july 26. 2016
Gutvik Ukentlig 2016
First concert is Tuesday 26th July at Kulturhuset, Youngstorget, Oslo. Legendary guitar improviser John Russell performs in duo with Ketil Gutvik.
Torstein Lavik Larsen performs Ungsoloen.
posted july 26. 2015
Gutvik Ukentlig 2015
First concert is Tuesday 28th July at Kulturhuset, Youngstorget, Oslo. Composer, DJ and improviser Mariam Rezaei, bassist Michael Francis Duch and Ketil Gutvik performs in trio. Live Sollid Schulerud performs Ungsoloen.
posted april 20. 2015
Large Unit Europe & North American tour 2015
Thomas Johansson: trumpet, Mats Äleklint: trombone, Klaus Holm: reeds, Julie Kjær: reeds, Per Åke Holmlander: tuba, Ketil Gutvik: guitar, Tommi Keränen: electronics, Jon Rune Strøm: bass, Christian Meaas Svendsen: bass, Andreas Wildhagen: drums, Paal Nilssen-Love: drums, Christian Obermayer: live sound
European tour April/May 2015:
29th Rote Fabrik, Zurich CH
30th Mediawave, Komarom HU
1st Cafe Oto, London UK
2nd Cafe Oto, London UK
3rd Oorstof-Zuiderpershuis, Antwerp BE
4th Evinger Schloss, Dortmund DE
5th Jazzkeller Hofheim DE
6th Club Manufaktur, Schorndorf DE
7th Bimhuis, Amsterdam NL
8th Porgy & Bess, Vienna AU
9th Folken, Maijazz, Stavanger NO
North American tour June 2015:
13th New York NY: Issue Project Room
14th Baltimore MD: The Windup Space
15th Raleigh NC: Kings
16th Columbia SC: 701 Center for Contemporary Art
17th Lexington KY: Moondance Outdoor Ampitheater
19th Buffalo NY: Burchfield Penney Art Center
20th Montreal QC: Suoni per il Popolo
21st Montreal QC: Suoni per il Popolo
22nd Ottawa: Ottawa Jazzfestival
23rd Detroit MI: Trinosophes
24th Milwaukee WI: Sugar Maple
25th Chicago IL, Constellation
27th Vancouver BC: Vancouver Jazzfestival
28th Seattle WA: Earshot
posted february 15. 2015
Large Unit March 2015
Visit artacts '15 webpage for full program etc.
Further on I'll post live dates for our upcoming tours in May and June shortly. Meanwhile please follow Large Unit on twitter, and visit our facebook-page for instant updates.
posted 5. november 2014
Fritt Fall 2014
posted september 20. 2014
Paal Nilssen Love Large Unit activities autumn 2014
This autumn we'll visit Copenhagen Jazzhouse, Music Unlimited Festival in Austria, plus perform a release concert in Oslo for our upcoming box set "Erta Ale" in November.
27 October Copenhagen Jazzhouse
9 November Music Unlimited, Wels, Austria
12 November Blå, Oslo
posted july 24. 2014
GUTVIK UKENTLIG 2014
First date is 29 July at Kulturhuset, Youngstorget 3, Oslo. Different venues will be used from date to date. Please be aware of this
Thanks to Konsertforeninga, Norsk jazzforum, Kulturhuset, Taxi Take Away and Cappelens Forslag for all help and support!
posted february 22. 2014
Upcoming tour with Okkyung Lee & Kristoffer Alberts
Here's our upcoming tour:
TUESDAY / 4TH MARCH / BERGEN
NOBEL BOPEL 8pm
WEDNESDAY / 5TH MARCH / TRONDHEIM
FRIFORM / DOKKHUSET 8 pm
THURSDAY / 6TH MARCH / INDERØY
NILS AAS KUNSTVERKSTED 9pm
SUNDAY / 9TH MARCH / NESODDEN
HELLVIKTANGEN 6:30 pm
Photo: Peter Gannushkin / DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET
posted january 5. 2014
Upcoming tour with Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit
UNION SCENE, DRAMMEN
NASJONAL JAZZSCENE, VICTORIA
SCENE USF, Bergen Jazzforum
posted july 24. 2013 (wow!)
Gutvik Ukentlig 2013
Since the first concert in July 2003 this summer concert series for improvised music has evolved into a fantastic melting pot of new talents and some of the greatest improvisers around today.
This year's program mark the 10th anniversary for Gutvik Ukentlig. This is the list of amazing guests from abroad from 23 July until 3 September: Audrey Lauro (FR), Axel Dörner (DE), Tobias Delius (UK), Akira Sakata (JP), Fred Lonberg-Holm (US), Okkyung Lee (KOR), Sven Åke Homlander (SE), Steve Noble (UK)
Follow me on twitter for updates etc etc, and certainly the Ukentlig website where you'll find the full program, plus eleven years of history.
Swedish tuba-king Per-Ã…ke Holmlander visits Gutvik Ukentlig on 27 August, together with Kjetil Møster and Ståle Liavik Solberg.
posted july 24. 2012
Gutvik Ukentlig 2012
Follow me on twitter for recent program updates etc etc, and at the Ukentlig website you will find ten years of history.
Emil Strandberg åpner årets konsertserie sammen med Ståle Liavik Solberg og Ketil Gutvik.
posted november 19.
BØRRE MØLSTAD / LASSE MARHAUG / KETIL GUTVIK
On August 17th, and after about an hour in the car, we played for a handful of people at Alejandro Perez' Atelier Vanntårnet in Kongsvinger.
Followed up the next day by a packed house at MIR and the Blow Out!-festival, organized by Ståle Solberg and Paal Nilssen-Love.
I found some nice images by sjetilv from Blow Out! here!
posted november 19.
Contribution to Fritt Fall this season
A great duo with Ã˜yvind and Dag Erik, and great fun to play with Kai, too! Will happen again!
Then on December 17th Fritt Fall will repeat the solo maraton-success from december last year. Together we'll present 39 solos of improvised music between 2 and 12 pm. I'll post the program soon!
More about Fritt Fall here.
posted august 2.
Gutvik Ukentlig 2011
tirsdag 2. august
Antoine Chessex (CH) / Kristin Andersen / Guro Skumsnes Moe / Ketil Gutvik
+ Ungsoloen: Adrian Myhr
tirsdag 9. august
Tobias Delius (UK) / Paal Nilssen-Love / Ketil Gutvik
+ Ungsoloen: Henrik Nørstebø¸
tirsdag 16. august
Axel Dörner (D) / Morten J. Olsen / Ketil Gutvik
+ Ungsoloen: Njål Uhre Kiese
tirsdag 23. august
NO, GUTVIK med Lotte Anker (DK)
/dag erik knedal andersen/ketil gutvik/bÃƒÂ¸rre mÃƒÂ¸lstad/
+ Ungsoloen: Agnes Hvizdalek solo
tirsdag 30. august
Okkyung Lee (KOR) / Kristoffer Alberts / Ketil Gutvik
+ Ungsoloen: Vilde Alnæs solo
tirsdag 6. september
Robin Hayward (UK) / Atle Nymo / Mats Monstad / Ketil Gutvik
tba & Ketil Gutvik duo
+ Ungsoloen: Inga Margrete Aas solo
NB! Ekstra stort program fordi programmet 26. juli ble flyttet fram.
Check the webpage Gutvik Ukentlig 2011 for bios, images, links, and recently updated info..
posted march 12.
More upcoming dates and new projects
Fritt Fall at Sound of MU, Oslo -
March 12th at 15:00 hrs
Duo with Ole-Henrik Moe.
Fritt Fall at Sound of MU, Oslo - March 26th at 15:00 hrs
Trio with Lasse Marhaug on turntables and Børre Mølstad on tuba.
Blow Up! at MIR, Oslo - March 29th at 20:00 hrs
The trio NO, GUTVIK with Dag Erik Knedal Andersen on drums and tubaist Børre Mølstad.
Sound of Mu, Oslo - April 14th at 20:00 hrs
TBA TBA with TBA on TBA and TBA.
Blow Up! at MIR, Oslo - June 21th at 20:00 hrs
Ketil joins this long lasting duo of Birgit Ulher and Gino Robair for two exclusive concerts in Norway.
Smalt Konsertforum at Vemork, Rjukan - June 22nd at tba hrs
Trio with Birgit Ulher and Gino Robair at the famous museum in Rjukan
Upcoming dates and new projects
Duo with the amazing Ole-Henrik Moe.
Fritt Fall at Sound of MU - March 26th at 15:00 hrs
Played for the first time with Lasse Marhaug last summer. This time we join forces with our favourite tubaist Børre Mølstad in this brand new trio-constallation.
Blow Up! at MIR - March 29th at 20:00
The trio NO, GUTVIK plays at this brand new concert-series for improvised music at MIR in Oslo.
The Program - Gutvik Ukentlig 2010
tirsdag 27. juli
Emil Strandberg (SE) / StÃ¥le Liavik Solberg / Ketil Gutvik
tirsdag 3. august
Tanja Feichtmair (AU) / Lasse Marhaug / Ketil Gutvik
tirsdag 17. august
Kjell Samkopf/Ketil Gutvik Duo
/perkusjon og objekter/gitarer/
+ Birgit Ulher (D) solo /trompet/
Radio Signal No More
tirsdag 24. august
NO, GUTVIK med Fredrik Ljungkvist (SE)
/dag erik knedal andersen/ketil gutvik/bÃ¸rre mÃ¸lstad/
tirsdag 31. september
Paul Dunmall (UK) / Paal Nilssen-Love / Ketil Gutvik
/tenor saks og sekkepipe/trommer og cymbaler/gitarer og kodakbokser/
tirsdag 7. september
John Russell (UK) solo + Christian MÃ¼nthe
(SE) solo + Ketil Gutvik Solo
3 x solo impro-guitar
Ukentlig-webpage is up!
..also, extremely proud to present the program dates for last half of the series :
NO, GUTVIK with Fredrik Ljungkvist
Paul Dunmall/Paal NIlssen-Love/Ketil Gutvik
John Russell solo + Christian Münthe solo + Ketil Gutvik solo
Gutvik Ukentlig 2010
27. July, 3. Aug, 17. Aug, 24. Aug, 31. Aug and 7. Sept
The first booking is ready, which funny enough is the last date - Tuesday 7th Sept: John Russell solo + Christian Münthe solo + Ketil Gutvik solo
Don't miss it!
Fritt Fall, atumn 2010
The following dates are:
4/9 - Sesong hopp
16/10 - Daniel presents Klaus Holm
I'll post the program here as it falls in place..