Solo concerts in museums, record shops, opera houses etc.
Gullet was released on LP, CD and digital download in January 2014 on Barefoot Records.
“Melbye, gifted with masterful and highly creative command of the double bass, uncovers the insides of this massive instrument in a series of nine concise improvisations.” (…) “That” is a wise and playful improvisation that employs the resonating wooden characteristics of the bass and on “Zossener” it sounds as if the bow is the main instrument and the double bass is employing various extended techniques on the bow. “Knee Left” returns to the opening improvisation, applying similar methods and reaching a satisfying closure in this arresting journey.
Eyal Hareuveni, allaboutjazz.com
“The music is carefully constructed, sensitive and precise, with an adventurous search for sound, be it pizzi or arco or hammered.” (…) “Even if at moments the album sounds like an exercise in style, the authenticity of the artist’s search stands beyond a doubt, as he tries to carve true meaning and sentiment out of sound, (…)”