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Tord Gustavsen Ensemble: Restored, Returned

Read "Restored, Returned" reviewed by Ian Patterson

A spare beauty has characterized all of pianist Tord Gustavsen's trio recordings, and in this sense Restored and Returned is a natural continuation of his musical journey, with space and subtle dynamics characterizing these intimate compositions. What sets this recording apart from his most recent efforts is mainly the addition of vocalist Kristen Asbjørnsen, who brings ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Tord Gustavsen Ensemble: Restored, Returned

Read "Restored, Returned" reviewed by John Kelman

With three albums mining a seemingly narrow area--and proving just how broad that territory really--Norwegian pianist Tord Gustavsen changes gears with Restored, Returned. Abandoning the longstanding trio that, with Changing Places (ECM, 2003), The Ground (ECM, 2005), and Being There (ECM, 2007), brought him greater international acclaim, Restored's quintet remains relatively introspective in tone. Still, with ...

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Tord Gustavsen Ensemble at Royal Northern College of Music

Read "Tord Gustavsen Ensemble at Royal Northern College of Music" reviewed by David McLean

Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Royal Northern College of Music
Manchester, England
October 21, 2009


With the imminent release of Restored, Returned (2009, ECM) exclusively in the UK, Norwegian pianist Tord Gustavsen makes his British live debut with his new ensemble at Manchester's Royal Northern College of Music as part of ...