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Sidsel Endresen

Sidsel Endresen is a singer / composer / poet from Norway. From 1981-87, Sidsel worked as singer and co-writer in Jon Eberson Group. Together they released five CDs and won two Norwegian “Grammy” awards. From 1989: Sidsel signed to the German label ECM Records, where she released two solo albums- So I Write (1990) and Exile (1994) which won her much critical acclaim internationally. Both albums in collaboration with Django Bates, Jon Christensen and Nils Petter Molvær, plus additional musicians on Exile David Darling and Bugge Wesseltoft.

Norwegian avantgarde pioneer Endresen has defined and re-defined vocal sound since her break-through in the early 1980s. Sidsel Endresen has worked with a vast number of musicians – in Norway and abroad, written music for films, theatrical productions as well as other commissioned work. She continues to be of huge inspiration to young vocalists  around the globe. Her work has spanned genres from “fusion” and “jazz-rock in the -80’s ,to free-improvisation,electronics and “new music” in the -90’s and the new millennium.