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Hilde Hefte

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Hilde Hefte

A Brief Biographical Resume.

«The jazz-singer who manage to get the whole jazz-country to stop and listen.»

These words came from one of the most respected jazz journalists in Norway (Roald Helgheim) when he wrote his review about Hilde Hefte's new album 'Short Stories' (released 2013) and he is referring to her first solo-recording 'Round Chet's Midnight'.

And he continued - and said about her latest recording: «Hilde Hefte's most important decision. The jazz singer Hilde Hefte said she had to do something new, and she has done so with bravour.»

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Awards

Grants and prizes:
Vest-Agder County Council’s working grant.

Fund for performing Art's travelling grant.

Kristiansand Council's artist grant and Fegersteens working grant.

Vest-Agder County Council's artist grant.

Fund for Performing Art's travelling grant.

Kristiansand Council's artist grant and Kristiansand

Byspillkomitè - Culture prize.
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    An Evening In Prague

    Hot Club Records
    2008
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    On The Corner

    Ponca Jazz Records
    2006
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    Playsong. The Music Of Bill Evans

    Hot Club Records
    2001

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Featured recording “Short Stories”

Latest Release

Short Stories

Ponca Jazz Records (2013)

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Press about Hilde Hefte's new album Short Stories - PJRCD 124, released April 2013:

The National Newspaper DAGSAVISEN:
Hefte goes in a different direction on her brilliant solo-release.
Hilde Hefte’s most important decision. The jazz singer Hilde Hefte said she had to do something new, and she has done so with bravour. Roald Helgheim

The Newsapper LILLEHAMMER BYAVIS: 6 on the dice:
(...) «You Leave Me Breathless» is so undescribable beautiful in this version

The Newspaper GUDBRANDSDØLEN: 5 on the dice:
Very versatile from Hilde Hefte

The Newspaper FEDRELANDSVENNEN (Fvn): 5 on the dice
Brave woman.
(...) It is of course not enough being brave if you want to receive 5 on the dice in this newspaper...

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