Kristin Asbjørnsen Quartet.
Kristin Asbjørnsen – vocals, Olav Torget – guitars/vocals, Anders Engen guitars/piano/perc, Finn Guttormsen – bass, Rune Arnesen – drums/vocals
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 February 12, 2016
Together with Olav Torget – guitars/vocals, Gjermund Silset -bass/vocals and Rune Arnesen – drums/vocals, David Solheim – sound and Ola Bråten – light.
Rå avslutning på konsertserien.. Sammen med musikerne fremførte Kristin sine egne låter med en enorm herlig dynamikk, og glødende trøkk og varme
Altaposten, mars 2014