On 19 September Tasso Savvopoulos’ international quintet OUXPO recorded live for Edition FriForma at Klub Gromka in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The brand new Berlin-based free jazz quintet consists of American trumpeter Brad Henkel, German saxophonist Philipp Gropper, Greek guitarist and bandleader Tasso Savvopoulos, German double bass player Felix Henkelhausen, and Slovenian drummer-percussionist Dré Hočevar. The live sets were recorded by Iztok Zupan and the unit’s debut album is sceduled to be released early next year – stay tuned for this intriguing collaborative project on Edition FriForma.

Photo: Iztok Zupan