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The duo Duplex composes its own music, based primarily on tunes that focus on improvisational elements. The traditional functions of the instruments are challenged, interwoven and intertwined. The result is a lyrical, responsive and experimental soundscape that is appealing and thought-provoking. Duplex presents an unconventional format with a distinctive mode of expression. NORCD is proud to be able to present Duplex’s debut with both the CD Duolia and the LP Sketches of… The duo, consisting of Harald Lassen on tenor-saxophone and mbira and Christian Meaas Svendsen on double bass, is already well known from several other musical constellations. Among the groups in which they both play are the band Mopti, which won the top prize for young jazz musicians at Jazzintro 2012, and the Andrea Kvintett. “Duplex delivered a high-quality mini-concert with their own material, and impressed the audience with their mastery of their instruments and with their precise, beautifully balanced interplay.” Dagbladet, daily newspaper (N)