Tagged: jazz

Jazz musician Eivind Opsvik plays Brooklyn in May

Norwegian jazz musician Eivind Opsvik will perform three concert dates in Brooklyn during May. Opsvik is a Norwegian musician who’s been living in New York for more than 10 years. His main instrument is...

One Armed Bandit

Renowned jazztronica collective Jaga Jazzist return with critically acclaimed album after a four year hiatus. It has been more than four years since we heard from the band that perhaps more than any has...

Frøy Aagre: melodic traveler

Frøy Aagre is breaking through. The young Norwegian saxophone player and composer is just back from Australia where she played some of the most important jazz festivals. Her two records to date, Katalyze (2004)...

Norwegian Christmas at Union Station

For the 13th year in a row, The Royal Norwegian Embassy celebrates the Christmas season with the people of Washington D.C. with a series of events and concerts in various venues, as well as...

Norwegian Snow on Tour in New York

Siri Nilsen, Arne Hiorth, Helge Nysted, John Børge Askeland, and Thomas Hvale will be touring New York in December 2009. They will give concerts and be promoting the critically acclaimed CD “Snow”, as well...

Håkon Kornstad releases new album

The young Norwegian saxophone player Håkon Kornstad has just released his second solo album Dwell Time, announces Music Information Center Norway. Without delay jazz critics around the world have recognized it as a unique...

An interview with Jan Garbarek

Jan Garbarek is a Norwegian tenor and soprano saxophonist, active in the jazz, classical, and world music genres. Garbarek was the only child of a former Polish prisoner of war Czeslaw Garbarek and a...

Fantastic festival week in Oslo

Oslo confirms its status as the live music capital of Scandinavia this week, with four big festivals and hundreds of concerts in a multitude of genres. Music lovers can choose from pop, rock, jazz,...

Welcome to The Oslo Jazz Festival 2009!

On Sunday August 9, the Oslo Jazz Festival and Atomic Agency kicked off an unprecedented festival week in the Norwegian capital with Antony and the Johnsons and the Norwegian National Opera Orchestra on the...