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Terje Rypdal

Primary Instrument: Guitar

Born: August 23, 1947    


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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    Melodic Warrior

    ECM Records
    2013
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    Crime Scene

    ECM Records
    2010
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    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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    Lux Aeterna

    All Ice Records
    2002
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    The Radiosong

    All Ice Records
    2002
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Terje Rypdal Group - "Waves" (NRK, 1978)

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