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Haftor Medboe is a highly regarded Scottish based composer, guitarist and educator. In this podcast interview, Ged Brockie of GMI discusses these areas of his work but also finds out about his new music label, Copperfly. Wonderfully evocative image of Haftor in performance Anyone who has had any dealings with the Scottish jazz scene will no doubt have come across Haftor Medboe. Haftor has been at the forefront of many new musical ventures over the years, not least his work with Napier universities yearly jazz summer school. What Haftor is now embarking on is a new music label. Creating a record label in the current digital world may sound fanciful, however, there is a twist. In this interview, Ged Brockie discusses Haftor's new plans as well as exploring his musical background, vision and direction. DO YOU HAVE ALEXA? ASK ALEXA TO PLAY THE GMI PODCAST Simply say “Alexa, open G. M. I. Guitar Music Institute” or “Alexa, start G. M. I. Guitar Music Institute" and you'll immediately be taken to the GMI podcast. You can find out all about the other commands by following the link from GMI - Guitar & Music Institute on ALEXA. If you enjoy the GMI podcasts then please leave a five star on our GoVocal link. GET 15% OF ALL GMI PRODUCTS AT OUR ONLINE STORE As a listener of our podcast we offer you 15% of any and all of our products found on the GMI Guitar Store. Visit our store by clicking the link, choose the products you wish and on checkout look for the COUPON CODE area. Add this code "GMI01" (no parenthesis!) and you will receive 15% of the total price of your entire order. Podcast Ep 37 – Table Of Contents 1.55 What is an "associate professor"?.3.12 Life and times.5.34 Discussing the old trope around Scandinavian musicians. 15.08 The backing of Norwegian arts by their government.20.12 Latest recording and work.23.54 Copperfly, a new record label.37.45 The Scottish Jazz Archive.46.25 The Napier Jazz Summer School. Video Material A selection of Haftor's music from Youtube Links To Haftor's Various Projects To find out more about Haftor's musical projects click on the following links. The Haftor Medboe website at Haftor Medboe. A detailed biography about Haftor can be found at the Napier University website. The new Copperfly label website is currently in beta. The Scottish Jazz Archive. Thanks for listening to our latest podcast, we have another lined up and it will be appearing soon. If you enjoyed this podcast, then please check out all our other GMI - Guitar and Music Institute podcasts.

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