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On February 23, 1998.

On February 23, 1998, “ECM” label released “The Sea II”, the 19th Ketil Bjørnstad album. It was recorded in December 1996, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ketil Bjørnstad – piano
  • Terje Rypdal – guitar
  • David Darling – cello
  • Jon Christensen – drums

 Track listing:

All tracks by Ketil Bjørnstad except where noted.

  1. Laila
  2. Outward Bound
  3. Brand
  4. The Mother
  5. Song for a Planet
  6. Consequences – David Darling, Jon Christensen, Ketil Bjørnstad, Terje Rypdal
  7. Agnes
  8. Mime
  9. December
  10. South

On February 1, 2013.

On February 1, 2013, “Rune Grammofon” label released the self-titled Grand General album. It was recorded in 2012, at “Øra Studio” in Trondheim, Norway, and was produced by Ola Kvernberg, Even Helte Hermansen, Rlend Slettevoll, Trond Frønes and Kenneth Kapstad.

Personnel:

  • Ola Kvernberg– violins, viola
  • Even Helte Hermansen- guitar
  • Erlend Slettevoll- keyboards
  • Trond Frønes- bass
  • Kenneth Kapstad– drums
  • Morten Stendahl – mastering
  • Magnus Børmark– recording, mastering
  • Kim Hiorthøy – sleeve design

Track listing:

  1. Antics – Trond Frønes
  2. The Fall of Troy – Trond Frønes
  3. Clandestine – Trond Frønes
  4. Tachyon – Ola Kvernberg
  5. Ritual – Ola Kvernberg
  6. Red Eye – Trond Frønes

 

On January 6, 2014.

On January 6, 2014, “Losen Records” label released “Fly North”, the 14th  Jan Gunnar Hoff album. It was recorded in 2013, at “Rainbow Studios” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Arve Henriksen and Jan Gunnar Hoff.

Personnel:

  • Jan Gunnar Hoff – piano, keyboards
  • Arve Henriksen – vocals, trumpet
  • Anders Jormin – bass
  • Marilyn Mazur – drums, percussion
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – recording, mixing
  • Darcy Proper – editing
  • medicineheads.com – design
  • Petter Furuseth – front cover photo
  • Guro Skjelderup – group photo
  • Mari Rokkan – Jan Gunnar Hoff photo
  • David Fishel – liner notes
  • Odd Gjelsnes – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Jan Gunnar Hoff.

  1. Fly North
  2. Living
  3. Arise
  4. Places
  5. Sacrifice
  6. Böcklin
  7. Spheres
  8. Valse De Décembre
  9. Questions
  10. Gathering

 

On January 1, 1997.

On January 1, 1997, “ECM” label released “The River”, the 33th Ketil Bjørnstad album. It was recorded in June 1996, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Personnel:

  • Ketil Bjørnstad: piano
  • David Darling: cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Ketil Bjørnstad, except where noted.

  1. I – William Byrd
  2. II
  3. III – William Byrd
  4. IV
  5. V
  6. VI
  7. VII
  8. VIII – David Darling, Ketil Bjørnstad
  9. IX
  10. X
  11. XI
  12. XII – Orlando Gibbons

On November 12, 2012.

On November 12, 2012, “ECM” label released “Dream Logic”, the sixth Eivind Aarset studio album. It was recorded 2011 – 2012, at “Punkt Studio & Tjernsbråtan”, in Norway, and was produced by Jan Bang.

Personnel:

  • Eivind Aarset- guitars, bass guitar, electronics, percussion, samples, programming
  • Jan Bang- samples, dictaphone, programming, recording, miing
  • Audun Kleive- log drum sample
  • Erik Honoré, Jan Erik Kongshaug – recording, mixing
  • Jan Erik Kongshaug – mastering

Track listing:

  1. Close (For Comfort)
  2. Surrender
  3. Jukai (Sea of Trees)
  4. Black Silence
  5. Active
  6. Close (Variation I)
  7. Reactive
  8. Homage to Greene
  9. The Whispering Forest
  10. Close (Variation II)
  11. The Beauty of Decay

On October 24, 2014.

On October 24, 2014, “All Ice” label released “World of Glass”, album by Terje Isungset and Arve Henriksen. It was recorded December 2011, live in Tallinn, and in 2012 in Bergen, Norway, and was produced by Arve Henriksen and Terje Isungset. All instruments used on the album are made out of glass, 15 glass artists worked on making instruments for two years.

Personnel:

  • Arve Henriksen – glass horns, glass trumpets, recording, mixing, editing
  • Terje Isungset – glass percussion, concept, recording, mixing, editing
  • Asle Karstad, Estonian Public Broadcasting – live recording engineer
  • Daniel Mikael Wold – mixing, mastering
  • Lasse Berntzen – album cover
  • Kaupo Kikkas – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Terje Isungset and Arve Henriksen.

  1. Cave
  2. Looking Through
  3. Transparent Shadow
  4. Crystal Clear
  5. Surface
  6. Optical Density
  7. Silica
  8. Obsidian
  9. Float
  10. Crunchy Crystal
  11. Melting Glass Process
  12. Blow
  13. Murano Stories
  14. Prism
  15. Clearness At Departure

On May 26, 2015.

On May 26, 2015, “ECM” label released “Now This”, the twelve Gary Peacock album. It was recorded in July 2014, at “Rainbow Studio” in Oslo, Norway, and was produced by Manfred Eicher.

Track listing:

  • Gary Peacock— bass
  • Marc Copland— piano
  • Joey Baron— drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Gary Peacock except where noted.

  1. Gaia
  2. Shadows
  3. This
  4. And Now
  5. Esprit de Muse – Joey Baron
  6. Moor
  7. Noh Blues – Marc Copland
  8. Christa
  9. Vignette
  10. Gloria’s Step – Scott LaFaro
  11. Requiem