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Hilde Marie Kjersem: A Killer For That Ache

Read "A Killer For That Ache" reviewed by John Kelman


When singer/songwriter Hilde Marie Kjersem performed with her group in May, as part of a Bokna Fjord and Lysefjorden boat tour during the JazzNorway in a Nutshell 2008 showcase, she had a lot of things going against her. The group was performing outdoor on the boat's deck with a barely adequate PA system, the wind created numerous problems for the band and specifically the singer's ability to hear herself and maintain her pitch, and the less-than-perfect conditions seemed to compel ...


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