Event Information:

  • Mon

    Carl Smith/Håker Flaten/Gibran Andrade - Soundpicture Trio

    8:00 pmCafe Creme, Austin TX

    Gibran Andrade drums (Mexico City), Ingebrigt Håker Flaten-bass and Carl Smith from Texas, play creative improvised music, this will also be the world premire of Soundpicture compositions by Carl Smith, paintings intended to be compositions are projected in a series to serve as longer form compositions for musical improvisers.
    The paintings are projected in the space for the viewers and the musicians.

About me

photo by Peter Gannushkin

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b. 1971, Oppdal) –  studied Jazz at the Music Consevatory in Trondheim, Norway (1992-1995) under the tutelage of bassplayer Odd Magne Gridseth.

When one listens to the great bassists in modern jazz history, a striking thing (though it may not be immediately arrived at) is that greatness is reached through open-mindedness and diversity. William Parker, Malachi Favors Maghostut, Peter Kowald, Wilbur Ware, Bertram Turetsky, Buell Neidlinger – all of these bass players have embraced a lifestyle of playing all sorts of music and the breadth of each musicians’ technique is a testament to those experiences. Norwegian bassist and composer Ingebrigt Håker Flaten is also a musician whose experience is both geographical and aesthetic. While the fertile Scandinavian new jazz scene offered a vast amount of opportunities to work in different bands with musicians whose concepts are as individual as the grains in a reed, Flaten has found home and on-the-bandstand education in places as far flung as Chicago and his current residence Austin, Texas. Continue reading “About me”



Henry Kaiser/Bob Hoffnar/Håker Flaten/Chris Cogburn ‘En Las Montanás De Excese’ (LP/CD) – Self Sabotage Records – April

Two Bands And a Legend (reissue)  – The Thing Records/TROST (LP/CD) – Summer

Ingebrigt Håker Flaten ‘Time Machine’ – Self Sabotage Records (LP/CD) – September

Tigerfish & Lioncats with Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (produced by Håker Flaten) – Self Sabotage Records (LP/CD) – September

The Young Mothers ‘Mother Dearest’ – TBA – Fall

Angles 3 ‘Live at Parede’ – Clean Feed Records – Fall


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Booking Inquiery

For booking of the groups Atomic &The Thing, please contact:
Danielle Oosterop

For the IHF Chicago Sextet contact: Sergio Merino
+34 619 440 484!/ARCOYFLECHA
P.O.BOX 9093
08080 – Barcelona, Spain

For all other inquiries contact me through the contact form above.