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Terje Rypdal

Terje Rypdal
Born: Aug 23, 1947 in Oslo, Norway
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Genre: Classical, Jazz, World, Pop/Rock
Biography: Norwegian guitarist Terje Rypdal has an instantly recognizable, difficult to peg style, both an as ensemble player and as a soloist. He has directly or indirectly influenced virtually every one of his countrymen who followed him on the instrument. He is also a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and, perhaps ...Read full biography
Lux Aeterna
Released: 2003
Label: ECM
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Lux Aeterna is a new five-movement work by composer, guitarist, and improviser Terje Rypdal who, like his labelmates Michael Mantler and Jan Garbarek, has done a great deal to blur the lines between European ...Read full review
Blue
Released: 1986
Label: ECM
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Terje Rypdal's all too short-lived rock band the Chasers played like a jazz trio -- a jazz trio that always pushed the barrier to achieve the visceral punch of rock. They could be funky as hell (note the ...Read full review
More Terje Rypdal albums: Main Albums (30), Compilations (5), DVD/Video (1)