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Jorn

Jorn may be the single enterprise of journeyman Norwegian vocalist Jørn Lande (Masterplan, Vagabond, the Snakes, Ark, etc.), whose amazing talent offers allowed him to master from power metallic to bluesy hard rock and roll to pop. After fronting several metallic and hard rock and roll bands within the 1990s, …

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Jon Christensen

b. 20 March 1943, Oslo, Norway. Christensen earned the Norwegian Jazz Beginner Competition at age 17 and shortly became the standard drummer behind going to American musicians. Going back 2 decades he provides pursued two concurrent musical professions. On the worldwide jazz celebration circuit he provides played with performers as …

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Jon Balke

Norwegian pianist Jon Balke can be an avant-garde-leaning musician having a bent toward mixing different stylistic influences, including modern jazz, post-bop, rock and roll, folk, world, and traditional. He released his debut recording, On and On, in 1991. A yr later he produced his ECM debut with Nonsentration. An associate …

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Magnet

Finding very much popularity in his house country, Norwegian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Even Johansen is certainly Magnet, who as a teenager followed the name following a bizarre incident that still left him healed of anemia. Plus a group of EPs, Johansen’s catalog contains Calm & Still (2000), WORKING FOR YOU …

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John Norum

Though guitarist John Norum was a significant section of Countdown-era European countries, he remaining the band — right before its world-wide success — like a a reaction to its developing industrial sensibilities. He started recording a single recording with vocalist Goran Edman, drummer Peter Hermansson, and bassist Marcel Jacob; the …

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Mats Eilertsen

Mats Eilertsen can be an oft-recorded jazz bassist and composer from Trondheim, Norway. He not merely leads his very own groups, but can be an in-demand program player throughout North European countries. Eilertsen majored in jazz research at Trondheim Musikkonservatorium. As students, he was a founding person in the jazz …

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Jonas Fjeld

Jonas Fjeld is really a four-time Spellemannprisen award-winning Norwegian country-rock singer/songwriter and guitarist whose profession spans several years, from the 1970s and carrying on well in to the brand-new millennium. Furthermore to his important accolades, he also liked commercial success, striking the upper gets to from the Norwegian albums graph …

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Frode Haltli

b. 1975, nr. Trondheim, Norway. Haltli started playing accordion at age seven and even though he also performed French horn and trombone in blowing wind bands it had been to stay his principal device. As a kid he performed folk music but shortly shifted into different forms. Playing music by …

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Edvard Grieg

Composer Edvard Grieg, the icon of Norwegian music, still left his house in Bergen, Norway to review in the conservatory in Leipzig. There he started his formal musical education beneath the auspices of Ignaz Moscheles (piano) and Carl Reinecke (structure). Whilst in school, the youthful composer noticed the premiere of …

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Emperor

When attention 1st centered on Norway’s nearly cartoonishly violent dark metal scene within the mid-’90s, Mayhem were dubbed its godfathers, but a lot of the critical accolades were bestowed upon Emperor, whose musical innovations experienced more effect on the genre than every other band. Norwegian dark steel was rife with …

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