The Thing

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The Thing is a Norwegian/Swedish jazz band, consisting of Mats Gustafsson (saxophones), Ingebrigt Håker-Flaten (double bass), and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums). The trio was established in February 2000 during a series of concerts in Stockholm and a recording of Don Cherry-compositions that was released in Sweden by the label Crazy Wisdom/Universal. Melding German, British and American traditions of free music, their repertoire has later been collected from various sources such as James Blood Ulmer Read more on

The Thing
Album (2015)
The Thing
Album (2013)
Neneh Cherry & The Thing
The Cherry Thing
Album (2012)
The Thing With Barry Guy
Album (2012)
The Thing
Album (2011)
The Thing with Jim O’Rourke
Shinjuku Growl
Album (2010)
The Thing
Bag It
Album (2009)
The Thing with Ken Vandermark
Immediate Sound
Album (2007)
The Thing
Action Jazz
Album (2006)
The Thing
Live at Blå
Album (2005)
The Thing
Album (2004)