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Albums by Tord Gustavsen Ensemble

Label: ECM
Quality: FLAC 16 bits 44.1kHz
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Deep as Love Deep as Love 5:58    
Album only
Track length:5:58
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283401
2
Graceful Touch Graceful Touch 3:54    
Album only
Track length:3:54
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283402
3
IGN IGN 4:36    
Album only
Track length:4:36
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283403
4
Melted Matter Melted Matter 5:27    
Album only
Track length:5:27
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283404
5
At a Glance At a Glance 4:21    
Album only
Track length:4:21
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283405
6
Song of Yearning Song of Yearning 8:19    
Album only
Track length:8:19
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283406
7
Turning Point Turning Point 5:51    
Album only
Track length:5:51
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283407
8
Interlude Interlude 1:10    
Album only
Track length:1:10
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283408
9
Where Breathing Starts Where Breathing Starts 8:53    
Album only
Track length:8:53
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283409
10
Going Places Going Places 5:37    
Album only
Track length:5:37
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283410
11
Your Eyes Your Eyes 5:13    
Album only
Track length:5:13
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283411
12
Graceful Touch, Variation Graceful Touch, Variation 4:37    
Album only
Track length:4:37
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283412
13
Song of Yearning (solo) Song of Yearning (solo) 1:59    
Album only
Track length:1:59
Artist: Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Performer: Jarle Vespestad drums
Mats Eilertsen double-bass
Kristin Asbjørnsen vocals
Tore Brunborg tenor and soprano saxophones
Tord Gustavsen piano
Producer: Manfred Eicher
Composer: Tord Gustavsen
ISRC: DEB330283413

Introducing a new piano trio from Norway. Tord Gustavsen’s young group, already making waves in the Far North – where “Changing Places” has soared into the pop charts – is telling new stories within the framework of the jazz tradition. This is music that sings, at once gentle and robust. The songs Gustavsen writes sound like standards-in-the-making: lyrical, immediately memorable songs, songs of an appealing freshness, yet sophisticated in their involvement with the melodic line. And the trio improvises, with flair and originality, inside their structures.

Tord Gustavsen piano
Harald Johnsen double-bass
Jarle Vespestad drums

Recorded December 2001, June 2002

About Tord Gustavsen Ensemble:

Pianist Tord Gustavsen has released four albums on ECM Records with his ensemble and trio; "Changing Places" (2003), "The Ground" (2005), "Being There" (2007) and "Restored, Returned" (2009/2010). His music has been met by a huge volume of critical approval around the world (cf. Critics). The recent release also won the Norwegian Grammy Award (Spellemannsprisen).

After playing primarily in trio format for several years, Tord launched his new project, Tord Gustavsen Ensemble, in 2008 with a commissioned work for the Vossajazz Festival in Norway, followed by a few selected performances leading up to a new recording in 2009. Tord also plays in duo and trio formats with the musicians in the new ensemble.

Before starting his solo career, Tord had already been an important part of the Norwegian jazz scene for several years. His playing has formed a cornerstone in projects featuring some of the finest Norwegian singers, including Silje Nergaard, Siri Gjære, Kristin As...