Arne Hiorth is an experienced musician, composer , producer, teacher and project coordinator. Hiorth has worked with top artists in Norway, like Mari Boine, Bjørn Eidsvåg, Anja Garbarek , Oslo Groove Company ( Spellemann Award for Jazz). Released his first solo album in 2004 , 7 Oliphaunt Images , including musicians like Eivind Aarset, Kjetil Bjerkestrand , Hallgrim Bratberg . He has a long history with music projects in South Africa, the latest being the Song of Freedom musical about Nelson Mandela , performed in Cape Town in march 2006.
Norwegian music press says:
- Perhaps the most beautiful christmas cd produced
- All the good songs , with a soft jazzy feel
- Real speak low beauty
- A tranquilizer to be enjoyed after the in-laws has left…
Hiorth and Nysted will tour London and New York in december,