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Jan Gunnar Hoff – Stille lys (Quiet Light) (2014) [Official Digital Download DXD FLAC Stereo 24bit/352kHz + 24bit/192kHz]

Jan Gunnar Hoff – Stille lys (Quiet Light) (2014)
DXD FLAC Stereo 24bit/352kHz / FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time – 89:56 minutes | 3.04 GB / 1,71 GB | Genre: Jazz
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Norwegian pianist Jan Gunnar Hoff has released several albums in the recent years performing original compositions; solo as on LIVING and with his FLY NORTH Quartet. This time Hoff delivers a concept album performing 15 songs and Christmas carols, both Norwegian standards and international classics. Stille lys (Quiet Light) is Jan Gunnar Hoff’s commission for Nordnorsk Lederutvikling, a group of Northern Trainees aiming to add an artistic and musical profile to their concept with an atmosphere of tranquility and proximity. Seeking inspiration in the North and at Ingmar Bergman Estate by the Baltic Sea, Hoff continues his solo journey, once again recorded by multi-Grammy nominated Morten Lindberg and 2L.

Hoff has released 14 recordings as a soloartist and co-leader and composed 200 works for different settings. Collaborations with Alex Acuña, Mike Stern, Pat Metheny, Maria Joao a.o. In 2005 he received the prestigious Edvard Grieg-prize for his jazz mass Meditatus and wrote the main commission work for Vossajazz. Highly acclaimed albums are Magma feat Mike Stern, Barxeta with Alex Acuña and Fly North feat Marilyn Mazur, Arve Henriksen, Anders Jormin. In 2014 Hoff received a Buddy, the highest distinction in Norwegian jazz and became an official Steinway & Sons Artist.

1 Mitt hjerte alltid vanker 03:40
2 Away in a Manger 03:03
3 Bånsull i advent 03:30
4 Hjem te jul 04:16
5 The Elder 02:16
6 Josefs julevise 04:00
7 Her kommer dine arme små 03:34
8 Et lys i mot mørketida 03:13
9 Nordnorsk julesalme 04:10
10 Å eg veit meg eit land 04:51
11 Det lyser i stille grender 03:19
12 Mitt land 02:55
13 De mørkeste dage 03:02
14 Home for Christmas 03:42
15 Deilig er jorden 03:51

Jan Gunnar Hoff – piano
Producer: Morten Lindberg
Recording engineer: Beatrice Johannessen
Editing engineers: Morten Lindberg and Jan Gunnar Hoff
Mixing and mastering engineer: Morten Lindberg

DXD 24-352




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