Kristin Asbjørnsen Quartet
Olav Torget – guitars/vocals, Finn Guttormsen – bass, Anders Engen piano/perc/vocals, David solheim – Sounddesign, Ola Bråten – lightdesign
Singer and songwriter Kristin Asbjørnsen is one of the most distinguished artists on the vibrating extended music scene in Norway. Over the last decade, she has received overwhelming international response from critics and the public alike for her personal and unique musical expression.
2013/2014 saw the release of Kristin´s enchanting solo album “I´ll meet you in the morning” (via Emarcy/Universal) followed by an extended tour in Norway, Germany and France with Kristin Asbjørnsen Ensemble. The music affectionately reveals her enduring passion for African American spirituals. New concerts are confirmed during Spring 2016!
Spring 2016 will see a new collaboration between the Norwegian singer and composer Kristin Asbjørnsen, the Senegalese kora player Ablaye Cissoko and the Norwegian guitarist Olav Torget. Kristin has been invited by Global Oslo Music to compose new songs, and the commissioned work called «Traces of you» will be performed at Caféteatret in Oslo 12th March 2016.
Lørdag 12. Mars – på Caféteateret i Oslo – introduserer Kristin Asbjørnsen sitt nye samarbeid med den senegalesiske koraspiller Ablaye Cissoko og gitarist Olav Torget.
Konserten "Traces of You" er et bestillingsverk skrevet av Kristin Asbjørnsen for Global Oslo Music.
Published May 3, 2016
Kristin performs a midnight concert at the AnJazz Festival in Hamar Domkirke, Wednesday 4th May, together with Olav Torget (guitars), Anders Engen (perc&piano) and Finn Guttormsen. David Solheim and Ola Bråthen on sound/light design.
Hun vet hva hun tror på, hun vet hvor hun vil og hun vet hvordan hun skal komme seg dit. Om dette er gospel, soul, jazz eller noe helt annet er jeg overhodet ikke opptatt av for meg er det strålende personlig musikk fra en vokalist/musikant av verdensklasse.