Tord Gustavsen Trio at Saint Peter's Church
Michael Grofsorean uploaded this event on June 2, 2016
Sat, June 18, 2016
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In his return to Saint Peter's Church, Norwegian pianist Tord Gustavsen's new trio presents a blend of Sufi poetry and Norwegian hymns. The music has just been released on the album What Was Said, his seventh for ECM Records. This new project builds upon Gustavsen's long and deep musical association with drummer Jarle Vespestad, introduces the entrancing Afghan-German vocalist Simin Tander, and explores the tradition of Norwegian church music in a most untraditional way.
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The repertoire began with English translations of poems by the Persian mystic Jalal al-Din Rumi...