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Tord Gustavsen


Before he started his trio, Norwegian pianist Tord Gustavsen had been very much involved with his country’s jazz scene. Efforts to produces by groups just like the Silje Nergaard Music group, the Ulrich Drechsler Quartet, among others experienced already helped to determine him as you of Norway’s best players. In 2003, authorized to ECM, Gustavsen, alongside drummer Jarle Vespestad and bassist Harald Johnsen, released Changing Locations, which was adopted in 2005 with Floor. Two years later on, Becoming There, what Gustavsen known as the conclusion of the trilogy, strike shelves. This year 2010, Gustavsen shipped Restored, Returned on ECM, offering vocalist Kristin Asbjørnsen. He released his 1st quartet documenting, Well, in 2012, and his second, Prolonged Group, in January of 2014. After touring internatrionally on both festival and golf club circuits, Gustavsen and his trio (with Simin Tander instead of Johnsen within the bass seat) re-entered the studio room and recorded THAT WHICH WAS Said; it had been released by ECM in early 2016.

Quick Facts

Date Of Birth October 5, 1970
Profession Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist
Education University of Oslo
Nationality Norwegian
Music Groups Tord Gustavsen Trio
Music Songs Song Of Yearning, Where Breathing Starts, Graceful Touch, Staying There, The Prodigal Song, Silent Spaces, The Embrace, Eg Veit I Himmerik Ei Borg, Bass Transition, Right There, For Andy, Dedicated To Desi, Soulmates, Where Time Stands Still, Sweet Melting, Wombat's Love Song, I Refuse, O-S-K, Lay Your Sleeping Head, Two Boys, Serendipity, A Castle in Heaven, Sweet Melting Afterglow, What Was Said To The Rose / O Sacred Head, Imagine the Fog Disappearing, The Way You Play My Heart, I See You, The Source of Now, Your Grief, Devotion, Being There, The Gift, Longing To Praise Thee
Albums What Was Said, The Well, Being There, The Ground, Changing Places, Restored, Returned, Natt I Betlehem

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