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Label: Sofa
Quality: FLAC 16 bits 44.1kHz
mp3 included
Track length:2:34
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621010
Track length:4:08
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621020
Track length:1:55
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621030
Track length:2:24
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621040
Track length:4:02
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621050
Track length:2:46
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621060
Track length:4:15
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621070
Track length:2:29
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621080
Track length:4:17
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621090
Track length:2:48
Artist: Sidsel Endresen
Composer: Sidsel Endresen
ISRC: NOSFA0621100

Sidsel Endresen has been at the forefront of the Norwegian music-scene for more than two decades. Her work has spanned genres from «fusion» and «jazz-rock» in the -80’s - to free improvisation and «new music» in the -90’s and the new millennium.

Through her two solo-records on ECM Records («So I Write» and «Exile»), three duo-recordings with Bugge Wesseltoft, as well as other releases on the Jazzland label («Merriwinkle»,»Undertow» a.o.) - she has received wide international recognition and critical acclaim.

In international media she has been labelled «the Grand Dame of Nordic, poetic chamber-jazz» and «Europe’s most innovative jazz singer» - yet she does not consider herself a «jazz»-singer per se. She is influenced by many sources, including the ethnic and contemporary vocal expressions.

Sidsel Endresen has always moved in new directions - constantly renewing her music and her approach - and challenging the traditional role and function of the singer. She is today considered a major influence on a new generation of singers, both at home and abroad.

She has worked extensively with the voice as solo-instrument - and has developed her own, distinctive improvisational style - and her own abstract, phonetic «language» based on her exploration of the pure sound-aspects of the human voice.

Her solo-concerts are intimate, minimalistic - with complete focus on the voice - and with no use of electronic devises or effects. She occasionally accompanies herself on a few simple instruments (a small kalimba, and old mini tape-recorder, a glass.)
The repertoire for her solo-concerts is a mixture of improvisations and her own, pre-organised material.


«One» is recorded by Kai Andersen at Athletic Sound, Halden, Norway.
Mixed, edited and mastered by Helge Sten at Audio Virus LAB, Oslo, Norway.

About Sidsel Endresen:

From 1981-87, Sidsel worked as singer and co-writer in Jon Eberson Group. Together they released five CDs and won two Norwegian "Grammy" awards.

From 1989: Sidsel signed to the German label ECM Records, where she released two solo CDs - "So I Write" (1990) and "Exile" (1994) which won her much critical acclaim internationally. Both CDs in collaboration with Django Bates, Jon Christensen and Nils Petter Molvær, plus additional musicians on "Exile" David Darling and Bugge Wesseltoft.

From 1993: Duo with keyboardist Bugge Wesseltoft, released two CDs - "Nightsong" and "Duplex Ride", both on Curling Legs/ACT. "Duplex Ride" won them the Norwegian "Grammy" for 1998. New release on Jazzland/Universal: "Out here. In there.", March 2002.

1995-1999: Free improvising vocal trio ESE, together with Elin Rosseland and Eldbjørg Raknes. The trio wrote commissioned pieces for Vossa Jazz 1996, NRK 1997 and released the CD "GACK" (Jazzland/Kemistri 1999)

2000-20...