Terje Rypdal


Terje Rypdal was born in Oslo, August 23rd 1947. He is known as one of the leading modern jazz guitarists in Europe. At the same time he is regarded to be an outstanding composer of contemporary art music. Rypdal has has a multifarious musical career since he started his pop band “The Vanguards” in the 1960'ies. He later started up “Dream” where his interest for jazz was awakened. In 1969 he joined the Jan Garbarek Quartet. At the same time he even played in George Russell's Sextet and big band. Rypdal has up through the years composed numerous jazz compositions for own as well as other groups.

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Albums

Melodic Warrior
Melodic Warrior
ECM Records
2013
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Crime Scene
Crime Scene
ECM Records
2010
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Vossabrygg
Vossabrygg
ECM Records
2006
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Live In Stuttgart
All Ice Records
2005
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Min Bul
All Ice Records
2003
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The Radiosong
All Ice Records
2002
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