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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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Discography

Bleak House

Bleak House

Round 2 Records
2017

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Melodic Warrior

Melodic Warrior

ECM Records
2013

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Very Much Alive

Jazzland Recordings
2010

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Crime Scene

Crime Scene

ECM Records
2010

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Live in Leipzig

ECM Records
2008

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Vossabrygg

Vossabrygg

ECM Records
2006

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