“his ability to create anchored interaction—as much a melodic foil as his band mates while, like them, ensuring that the needs to the song remain paramount—makes even the simplest contribution not just essential, but irreplaceable.” “..a discography that, in its unassuming selflessness, does just the opposite, and brings increasing attention to a leader whose acumen as a performer is matched by his ability to write music that’s deceptive in its apparent simplicity, and his skill in putting together bands with just the right players to meet his vision of the moment.” John Kelman, AllAboutJazz.com “SkyDive is a particularly evocative and incisive record” “Is undoubtedly proving his strongest work to date.” “SkyDive continues to showcase the extreme musicality of Eilertsen’s compositions as he makes very good use of his collaborators, giving each one their own space in which to evolve and contribute” TheMilkFactory 4.4/5 “musikk som fyller deg med velvære.” Dagsavisen, Roald Helgheim (N) “opplagt kandidat til årets CD” Dag og Tid “Skydive» er en nytelse av sofistikert vakker musikk” Bergens Tidende, Olav Gorseth 5/6 “mer smakfullt basspill enn det han leverer, serveres nemlig ikke på bygdene nå til dags.” “Mats Eilertsen har rukket veldig mye i…
Mats Eilertsen ´SkyDive` performing ´Radio` – Live @Dokkhuset, Trondheim, october 2012 -Radio- from Mats Eilertsen on Vimeo. http://www.tumblr.com/share/video?embed=http%3A%2F%2Fvimeo.com%2F53977855
All the different hotelroom-doors I have encountered in various cities the last year http://matseilertsen.com/hotels
SkyDive is nominated for the norwegian “Grammy”-awards, Spellemann, the cathegory of Jazz!