Jaga Jazzist

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Norwegian 9-piece instrumental band that started out in Tønsberg (a small town outside Oslo) in 1994, at which time Lars Horntveth (the main songwriter in Jaga) was 14 years old.
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Albums

THUG 011 Jaga Jazzist - Jævla Jazzist Grete Stitz album art Jaga Jazzist Jævla Jazzist Grete Stitz(CD) Thug Records (4) THUG 011 Norway 1996 Sell This Version
Jagapromo01 Jaga Jazzist - Airborne album art Jaga Jazzist Airborne(CD, Album, Promo, Car) Not On Label (Jaga Jazzist Self-released) Jagapromo01 Norway 2000 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - A Livingroom Hush album art Jaga Jazzist A Livingroom Hush (Album) WEA, WEA Europe 2001 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - The Stix album art Jaga Jazzist The Stix (Album) WEA Canada 2002 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - What We Must album art Jaga Jazzist What We Must (Album, EP) Ninja Tune, Smalltown Supersound UK 2005 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - One-Armed Bandit album art Jaga Jazzist One-Armed Bandit (Album, MiniAlbum) Ninja Tune Netherlands 2009 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - Jaga Jazzist Live With Britten Sinfonia album art Jaga Jazzist Live With Britten Sinfonia Jaga Jazzist Live With Britten Sinfonia - Jaga Jazzist Live With Britten Sinfonia (Album) Ninja Tune UK 2013 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - Starfire album art Jvgv Jvzzist* Starfire (Album) Ninja Tune UK 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Jaga Jazzist - Magazine EP album art Jaga Jazzist Magazine EP (EP) dBut Norway 1998 Sell This Version
STS05312 Jaga Jazzist - Going Down album art Jaga Jazzist Going Down(12") Smalltown Supersound STS05312 Norway 2001 Sell This Version
85738 98322 Jaga Jazzist - Airborne / Going Down EP album art Jaga Jazzist Airborne / Going Down EP(CD, EP) WEA International Inc. 85738 98322 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - Animal Chin EP album art Jaga Jazzist Animal Chin EP (EP) Gold Standard Laboratories US 2003 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - Day album art Jaga Jazzist Day (Maxi, Single) Ninja Tune Norway 2002 Sell This Version
none Jaga Jazzist All I Know Is Tonight(CDr, Single, Promo) Smalltown Supersound none Norway 2005 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - Bananfluer Overalt album art Jaga Jazzist Bananfluer Overalt (EP) Ninja Tune UK 2010 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - Oban album art Jaga Jazzist Oban (Single) Ninja Tune UK 2015 Sell This Version
ZENDNLS472 Jaga Jazzist - Prokrastinopel album art Jaga Jazzist Prokrastinopel(File, MP3, Single, 320) Ninja Tune ZENDNLS472 UK 2017
ZENDNLS448 Jaga Jazzist - Relative Peace (Oban Rework) album art Kimbra, Young Dreams & Jaga Jazzist Kimbra, Young Dreams & Jaga Jazzist - Relative Peace (Oban Rework)(File, WAV, Single) Ninja Tune ZENDNLS448 UK & Europe 2017

Compilations

Jaga Jazzist - '94 - '14 album art Jaga Jazzist '94 - '14 (Comp, Album, EP) Ninja Tune, Ninja Tune, Smalltown Supersound UK 2014 Sell This Version

Videos

none Jaga Jazzist - Jaga EPK Film album art Jaga Jazzist Jaga EPK Film(DVDr, Promo) Ninja Tune none UK 2005 Sell This Version
STS 123 DVD Jaga Jazzist - Live At Cosmopolite album art Jaga Jazzist Live At Cosmopolite(DVD) Smalltown Supersound STS 123 DVD Norway 2009 Sell This Version
BRC-372DVD Jaga Jazzist - Live With Britten Sinfonia DVD album art Jaga Jazzist Live With Britten Sinfonia DVD(DVD, Ltd, Promo) Beat Records, Ninja Tune BRC-372DVD Japan 2013 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Jaga Jazzist - What We Must 4 Radio Edits album art Jaga Jazzist What We Must 4 Radio Edits(CDr, Promo, Smplr) Ninja Tune none UK 2005 Sell This Version
Jaga Jazzist - One-Armed Bandit album art Jaga Jazzist One-Armed Bandit (Single) Ninja Tune UK 2009 Sell This Version
none Jaga Jazzist - Starfire album art Jvgv Jvzzist* Starfire(CDr, Promo) Ninja Tune none UK 2015 Sell This Version

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em22

em22

July 12, 2004
edited over 14 years ago
I just saw them in Montreal and they were magical. They played a new track where they all just stop and start singing. Other times they were so tight and did crazy drum 'n' bass beats. What is amazing is that I had the choice to either chill to their music or break out and dance my little heart out. Never turn down the opportunity to go see them live.
Jooles

Jooles

April 12, 2003
Jaga Jazzist are a big young Norwegian band (there's 10 of them and none of them look over 25). They each play more than 1 instrument. When they play live, it's difficult to fit them and their instruments on stage...the vibrophone is particularly space-consuming!

To describe their sound is not easy: think Cinematic Orchestra meets Aphex Twin and your about half-way there.

If you ever get a chance to see this group play live, don't turn it down.

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