About the Project


This website, the album ”Evolving Patterns” and the final concert with the Per Zanussi Ensemble at the Earwaves Festival 28th of January 2017, constitute the results and documentation of the artistic research project ”Natural Patterns – Music Making With an Ensemble of Improvisers”.

The project has been conducted at Institute for Music and Dance, University of Stavanger, with support from the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme, from 2012 to 2017.

Photos by Jean C. Cena or Per Zanussi except where indicated.

Cover image by Øyvind Tendenes

Video by Bjørn Ketil Undem or Per Zanussi

Main supervisor: Nils Henrik Asheim
Second Supervisors: Ivar Frounberg and Eivind Buene

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