Featuring: Percy Pursglove – Trumpet / Tom Seminar-Ford – Guitar / Chris Mapp – Bass
Stillefelt is a new trio founded by Birmingham based bassist and composer Chris Mapp.
The band name is a Norwegian phrase that translates as “quiet field” and the project is intended as a “dynamically quieter response” to Mapp’s powerful electro-jazz group Gonimoblast, an ensemble that originally included the pooled talents of trumpeter Sam Wooster, keyboard player Dan Nicholls, drummer/percussionist Mark Sanders and sound artist Leafcutter John – plus a whole battery of electronics.
The ensemble name hints at its inspiration, with undulating electronic soundscapes blurring the lines between each instrument’s voice, but still with their acoustic qualities at its heart, uniting three of Birmingham’s most distinct voices for the first time.
In partnership with NQ Jazz and The Yard. Made possible by Arts Council England’s Supporting Grassroots Live Music fund.