Composes music based on avantgarde jazz, modern classical music and Balinese gamelan
Olga Witte composes music that intergrates elements of experiental jazz and Balinese gamelan.
In 2019-2021 Olga Witte has been working on two organ trios. Organ Trio No 1 is an abstract piece written for pipe organ, which Olga Witte herself serves, and two trombones played by Jens Kristian Bang and Jens Balder. Organ Trio No 2 is a musical tale about a mighty East Javanese witch, Calon Arang written for pipe organ (Olga Witte) and Anja Nedremo on alto saxophone and Jacob Danielsen on tenor saxophone.
In 2021 the two trios were recorded in Skt. Lukas Kirke in Aarhus by Henrik Winther Hansen, and it was published December 19 2021 as the album Olga Witte Organ Trio No 1 + 2.
Tunes with other orchestras such as Aarhus Improvisers Orchestra, WitteKjær Duo and not least her debut concert: The Sensation of Ethnographic Things.
Olga Witte Organ Trio No 1
Olga Witte Organ Trio No 2 - music video produced by Olga Witte, puppeteer/dalang I Wayan Mardika.
In addition to that Olga plays with and composes for other groups. In the videos below she composed a piece for the project ToneArt: Under nattens overflade, presented at Musikhuset in Aarhus 6th of November 2022.
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She has arranged for Aarhus Jazz Orchestra. Below is a tune by the group Abekejser, performed by Aarhus Jazz Orchestra and Abekejser in November 2020. Here she also combines jazz with principles from Balinese gamelan.