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Sidsel Endresen singer / composer / poet

From 1981-87, Sidsel worked as singer and co-writer in Jon Eberson Group. Together they released five CDs and won two Norwegian “Grammy” awards.

From 1989: Sidsel signed to the German label ECM Records, where she released two solo CDs - “So I Write” (1990) and “Exile” (1994) which won her much critical acclaim internationally. Both CDs in collaboration with Django Bates, Jon Christensen and Nils Petter Molvær, plus additional musicians on “Exile” David Darling and Bugge Wesseltoft.

From 1993: Duo with keyboardist Bugge Wesseltoft, released three CDs - “Nightsong” (1994), “Duplex Ride” (1998), both on Curling Legs/ACT - and “Out here. In there” (Jazzland/Universal, 2002). They received the Norwegian “Grammy” for ”Duplex Ride” and ”Out here. In there”.

1995-1999: Free improvising vocal trio ESE, together with Elin Rosseland and Eldbjørg Raknes. The trio wrote commissioned pieces for Vossa Jazz 1996, NRK 1997 and released the CD “GACK” (Jazzland/Kemistri 1999).

2000-2002: Solo project “Undertow” (Jazzland Rec. 2000), together with Audun Kleive, Patrick Shaw Iversen, Roger Ludvigsen, Bugge Wesseltoft and Nils Petter Molvær. Nominated for the Norwegian ”Grammy” 2000. Extensive touring in Norway and Europe. New line-up from 2002: Christian Wallumrød” keys and Jan Bang “live sampling and treatment. Tours / festivals in Europe, Great Britain, Canada and China.

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Review of her solo-concert in Germany: KulturZelt Kassel,June 20.th.-04:

“Uncompromising! One chair,one microphone,and little else. Sidsel Endresen lifts the art of singing to the highest level - yet she is completely natural and unceremonious. Her unforgettable performance astonished the audience and put them in a trance! This is not about traditional singing,or about acrobatics - but about music that is filled with a strange and wild beauty. A big “thank you” to the festival-team who had the courage to present exciting and new music in between all the “safe” acts of the festival!” Wollf von Rechenberg/Cityzene Kassel

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Album Snow Catches on her Eyelashes

Snow Catches on her...

Jazzland Recordings
2020

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Album Sidsel Endresen & Stian Westerhus: Didymoi Dreams by Sidsel Endresen

Sidsel Endresen &...

Rune Grammofon
2012

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Album Live Remixes Vol. 1 by Sidsel Endresen

Live Remixes Vol. 1

Jazzland Recordings
2008

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Jazzland Community

Jazzland Recordings
2008

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Album One by Sidsel Endresen

One

SOFA
2007

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