The opening tune of Karl Seglems new album is entitled "Balsam". Dedicated to his brother Erling Seglem, fighting with cancer for a long time, The video is recorded in Bergen in 2016. Interview and music. Enjoy!
Music critics have described Karl Seglem as a distinctive, innovative musician and composer. The albums “REIK” and “FEMSTEIN” attracted agreat deal of attention in the Norwegian and international press. Seglem has been called one of Norway’s foremost saxophonists, with an original and distinctive voice and a unique ability to renew himself. He has also made a name for himself abroad as a member of various groups, including Utla. As a musician and composer, and director of the NORCD record company, Seglem produces and releases his own music and that of others – music that explores the border between folk-, world music and jazz. He never takes the easy way out, and this is why he is so highly respected. Seglem has worked in a broad range of musical genres, and has performed at all the major Norwegian jazz- and folk music festivals, and his appearances abroad have included concerts in Germany, Japan, Scandinavia and UK.