Sigurd Hole - Solo
«The songs are beautiful, the sense of timing and drama is great, - and his playing, with laser-aim intonation and veiled light cluds of overtones, is lavish» Jazznytt
Riversongs in Rådsalen.
We are very proud of this years new creation: a series of concerts in the newly renovated Rådsalen, the chamber music room at Kulturskolen.
In beautiful and unique sorroundings, we will present exclusive intimate and distinct musikal experiences demanding another kind of acustics than what a club venue or a theatre can offer.
First in the series is a solo-concert with Sigurd Hole, probably one of the busiest bass-players on the Norwegian jazz-scene this decade. After a long row of collaborations and releases with bands like, among others, Eple Trio, Jon Eberson, Karl Seglem, Helge Lien, Eli Storbekken and Tord Gustavsen, he debuted in 2008 with no less than two releases in his own name: the trio-album «Encounters» (withJarle Vespestad and Håkon Aase), and his solo double bass - album «Elvesang» wich he is bringing to Rådsalen and Moldejazz.
«Elvesang» recieved wonderful reviews around the world, as in The New York Times. John Kelman critic for Allaboutjazz.com, described «Elvesang» as «an album of profound beauty» and included the record in his «best of 2018» list. (Including greats like Bill Frisell, Jakob Bro og King Crimson) and the american magazine The New York City Jazz Record listed «Elvesang» under TOP 5 Best Solo Recordings of 2018.