Heptagon is the latest project led by Swedish bassist and composer Kristian Lind, which combines his jazz/improvisation trio "K3" with string
Heptagon aims to craft a truly unique fusion, drawing inspiration from a diverse array of styles; primarily eastern Modal Maqam music, western classical music,
and jazz/impro. Heptagon experiments with: Turkish,Persian and Arabic makams, meters and rhythms, built upon “Western” harmonic grounds. Basically combining heterophonic music with Polyphonic
The project thrives on its innovative blend of meticulously composed sections and moments of improvisation, providing room for spontaneous musical expression
within a well-defined structure.
Heptagon seeks to introduce audiences to the rich heritage of Turkish/Persian and Arabic music, fostering a newfound interest in this genre among Western
listeners. Beyond introducing Turkish/oriental music, the Heptagon project also aims to infuse the "jazz world" with novel flavors of sounds, fresh approaches to thinking, composing, and
improvising, enriching the musical landscape for both performers and audiences alike.
K3 + STRING QUARTETT = HEPTAGON
Kristian Lind Doublebass, Compositions, Arrangements