NORTHERN is a new jazz project led by the internationally acclaimed composer and cellist Maja Bugge in collaboration with film maker Adam York Gregory and field recordist Hervé Perez. The artists are presenting the places that we love and know through a musical and visual encounter with our everyday. Playfully and with sense of humor Bugge journeys the audience through an audio-visual environment that holds beautiful  tunes, striking images and ambient electronics.

So far the band has been resident in Lancaster, Manchester and Barrow creating commissions for Manchester jazz festival, Full of Noises and Lancaster Arts.

If you are interested in more information about NORHTERN please contact maja directly.

Praises for NORTHERN

“Maja Bugge along  with her collaborating artists,  created an inviting audio-visual environment that offered uncompromising new work – demystified by the integration of familiar references and experiences. A compelling new piece that deserves a long and evolving lifespan.”

Steve Mead, Artistic Director, MJF 2019


“Northern is a very moving consideration of place and our relationship to it.”

Jocelyn Cunningham-artistic director Lancaster Arts



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