Kristin Asbjørnsen

Singer and songwriter Kristin Asbjørnsen is one of the most distinguished artists on the vibrating extended music scene in Europe.

Over the last decade, she has received overwhelming international response from critics and the public alike for her personal and unique musical expression. Spring 2018 saw the release of Kristin’s long awaited solo album Traces Of You. Kristin’s enchanting songs, based on her commissioned work Traces of You for Global Oslo Music in 2016, were met with outstanding response. Kristin has written all music and lyrics.

During 2019 Kristin will be touring in Europe in trio format with the kora player Suntou Susso and guitarist Olav Torget, performing songs from Traces Of You, as well as songs from her afro-american spirituals-repertoire.
She is well known for her great live-performances and she is touring with two extraordinary musicians. The Norwegian singer has featured on a number of album releases, as well as a series of tours and festival performances in Europe. She has won several national Music Awards. In France, Kristin became the winner of the Mondomix Babel Med prize in 2009. Her previous solo albums I’ll meet you in the morning (2013), The night shines like the day (2009) and Wayfaring stranger (2006) were released across Europe via Emarcy/Universal. Wayfaring stranger sold to Platinum in Norway.

Kristin made the score for the movie Factotum (Bukowski/Bent Hamer) in 2005. Kristin collaborates with the piano player Tord Gustavsen. During many years Kristin focused on work with her musical ensembles Kvitretten, Dadafon and Krøyt.

Recent news

Traces Of You – video teaser updated

Published February 9, 2019

Watch and listen here

 

Trondheim JazzFest 8th May

Published February 5, 2019

Kristin is heading for Trondheim JazzFest 8th May!
Buy tickets here!

Upcoming concerts

28th February

Crossroads Festival, Teatro Fabrizio De André,, Casal Grande - Italy

Kristin Asbjørnsen with Olav Torget (guitars) and Suntou Susso (kora, vocals)

5th March

NOMOS Jazz, Teatro Jolly, Palermo, Sicilia - Italy

Kristin Asbjørnsen with Olav Torget (guitars) and Suntou Susso (kora, vocals)

6th March

NOMOS Jazz, Teatro Jolly, Palermo, Sicilia - Italy

Kristin Asbjørnsen with Olav Torget (guitars) and Suntou Susso (kora, vocals)

© 2018 - Kristin Asbjørnsen