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Albums by Bugge Wesseltoft

2013-07-29

Curating Arendal Sessions

Joaquin Claussell and Ilhan Ersahin
Arild Andersen, Mike Mainieri and Sidsel Endresen at Arendal Sessions
Mike Mainieri on one of those magnificent boattrips..Arendal Sessions
Nana and Arild

Just got back from a superb week in Arendal, a small cosy fishing village south of Norway, beeing invited to curate my own part of the festival.

Had the pleasure of inviting Such fantastic artists as Nana Vasconcelos, Michael Mainieri, Arild Andersen, Sidsel Endresen, Erik Truffax, Ilhan Ersahin, Joaquin Claussell, Audn Kleive, Kirsten Bråten Berg and more.

We all spent a wonderful week down there combining music with sailing, swimming and wonderful food. and the weather....!

 

Seriously hope to continue this adeventure next year, and hope to see you all down there again!

Certainly one of the nicests spots having a festival..

Concluded also supernice visits to Lviv-Ukraine,Aalesund, Blue Note Tokyo, Kongsberg Jazzfestival, Ludwigsburg Sclossfestspiele, Montreux Jazz, Garana Jazz and Jazz enlacosta, Spain.

Thank you so much for the invitations!

Met great collegues like Dan Berglund, Magnus Østrøm ,NIk Bartch, In The Country, Ingrid Lukas, Hedvig Mollestad Trio and many more.

 

Updating this article with some of the beautiful music I heard this summer.

 

Have a listen..

 

 

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