The Amazon Ensemble is a world music ensemble based in Norway, but with its roots in the Amazon rainforest. The group was established in 2009 in order to rescue the rich musicality from the Amazon indians, coating them in contemporaneous arrangements, with weft of innovative timbres and soundscapes inspired by the forest. Naturally, the group has broaden it musicality and use elements from many traditions such as Indian, Brazilian and Norwegian folk music.

    Led by the brazilian musicians Eduardo Agni and Txai Fernando - both officially initiated in different indigenous traditions of the Amazon - and the norwegian instrumentalist Sigmund Vatvedt, who for years has been working diligently in the study of musical traditions of ethnical cultures. This trio of strong musical cohesion and vast diversity is enhanced by the participation of special guests, master musicians from different backgrounds, united with a common purpose: To share a positive music inspired by the beauty of nature, and to make bridges between different people and cultures, with the universal language of music and art.
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