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.
Tunes with other orchestras such as Aarhus Improvisers Orchestra, WitteKjær Duo and ToneArt presents TIME/SPACE can be heard at SoundCloud.
Olga Witte Organ Trio No 1
Olga Witte Organ Trio No 2
Mallinggårdsvej 37, 8340 Malling, Denmark
In addition to that Olga plays with and composes for other groups. In the videos below she composed a piece for Moving Circles, which was performed in 2020 (at 35:12 i the video).
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.