Tortusa/Inge W. Breistein

Tortusa / Inge W. Breistein is a duo with electronic musician John Derek Bishop from Stavanger and saxophonist Inge W. Breistein from Bergen.

The music has an electronic – experimental sound where rhythmic repetition, harmonic textures and strong melodies are the focus. It can be described as Electronic Ambiance, but also refers to genres like nordic Jazz, free improvisation, minimalism and classical contemporary music.

Photo: Stig Anderson

The duo’s compositions includes a lot of improvisation. «Live» sampling with saxophone as the main audio source is a prominent element and contributes to a dynamic and exciting interaction between the two musicians .

Photo: Stig Anderson