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Birgitte Soojin

Grammy award nominated Korean-born, Norwegian-raised jazz vocalist and producer Facts • Birgitte Soojin (Birgitte Soo Jin Wisløff Hauge) • Norwegian, born January 2, 1983 in South Korea • Adopted to a Norwegian family (age 1) on the island of Nøtterøy • Lives in Copenhagen, Denmark (since 2006) • 3 times Danish Music Award, grammy-nominated • Owner of the record label HIGHLOW RECORDS

The internationally acclaimed, three times grammy-nominated Birgitte makes heartfelt jazz from a selection of blues, soul, scandinavian folk music and the good old fashioned swing jazz. With her powerful sultry voice, relaxed presence, honest enthusiasm and a great sense of humor, she makes us love jazz even more than we though we could. Normally one shouldn’t just reach for the box of superlatives, not only do they inflate before you know it, they can also add considerable pressure to the artist in the form of expectations. But in this case there is no need to refrain from stating that Soojin sings jazz with her whole body and mind - as if she does not want to do anything else. With her solid, gentle and atmospheric voice – she remains a star. There are singers who sing jazz, and then there are jazz singers. Soojin is for sure a jazz singer. Discography • 2016 Pergitte • 2015 Put the blame on me • 2015 Swing Low • 2011 Hi-Lo


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By the power of her heartfelt melancholy – the music turns into the pure truth 5 out of 6 stars, Denmark′s national daily newspaper Berlingske
Primary Instrument

Voice / vocals

Location

Copenhagen

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

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Albums

Pergitte

Highlow Records
2016

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Put the blame on me

HIGHLOW RECORDS
2015

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Swing Low

HIGHLOW RECORDS
2015

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Hi-Lo

Calibrated Music
2011

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