Trumpeter Jeff Oster creates and ambient jazz sound on his new album, Next, joined by veteran session musicians like Nile Rodgers and Bernard Purdie.
Johan Agebjorn recently released the album Notes, an ambitious song cycle exploring chamber and electronic moods with singers. Agebjorn has been a fixture on Sweden’s ambient and pop music scene for years. In the pop world he’s the mastermind behind Sally Shapiro, the electro-pop project with a singer whose identity remains cloaked, although it may be revealed in our interview. In ambient music he’s released several beautiful, often pastoral albums.