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Anton Eger is a Norwegian/Swedish Jazz drummer, known from a series of recordings and collaborations with musicians like Django Bates, Marius Neset, Daniel HelÃ¸y Davidsen and Ivo Neame. Eger studied jazz at the Copenhagen Rhythmic Music Conservatory under the guidance of Django Bates among others, and played drums on Bates album Spring is Here (Shall We Dance?) (2008). Within the Scandinavian quintet JazzKamikaze he partisipates on several album releases and appeared at the international jazz festivals Kongsberg Jazzfestival, Moldejazz, North Sea Jazz Festival, Bangkok Jazz Festival, Rochester Jazz Festival as well as being part of the opening of the annual Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. He also collaborates within the trio Phronesis with double bassist Jasper HÃ¸iby also including pianist and saxophonist Ivo Neame. They have released four albums so far (2013) Organic Warfare (2007), Green Delay (2009), Alive (2010) and Walking Dark (2012). Alive was nominated jazz album of the year by Jazzwise and Mojo magazines. (Source: Wikipedia)
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