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Grand Piano – Tor Einar Bekken

The Entertainer (SCOTT JOPLIN) · My Bonnie (Trad.) / Take The A-Train (BILLY STRAYHORN) · Falling Rain Blues (LONNIE JOHNSON) · Just A Closer Walk With Thee ( Trad.) · Keep On Gwine (MEL LASTIE) · When The Saints Go Marching In (Trad.) · Grandmore… Blues (BEKKEN) · Tico Tico ( ABREU, DRAKE, OLIVIERA) · Shimmy Like My Sister Kate (PIRON) · Sugar Blues (CLARENCE WILLIAMS) · Buddy Bolden's Blues (F.MORTON) · Grand Boogie (BEKKEN) · How Could I Be Blue? (ANDY RAZAF) · That Lucky Old Sun (SMITH / GILLESPIE) · Django (JOHN LEWIS) · Jealous Kind (ROBERT GUIDRY)

Dr Bekken: piano, vocals on tracks 3, 6, 9, 10 and 14. Special appearance by Noora Noor: vocals on ”Jealous Kind”.

This record contains both classics as well as fresh interpretations from the good doctors extensive assortment.

kr 139

Genre: BluesPiano

The release of Dr Bekken’s new album

Dr Bekken is back with more medisin! The album Grand Piano is an eclectic and stylish journey through the good doctor’s inspirations and ideas. This form for music at this level is extremely rare, and even more so in in Norway. This is all complemented with an increadible contribution from his labelmate Noora Noor.


New release from Dr Bekken

Grand Piano

As the title of the works suggest, the instrument is a grand piano, more spesifically a classic Steinway located in the Kongsvinger Fortress. Such a great instruments unfortunately has a tendency to be left «unemployed», which is not the case here. The recording is done with the intention of preserving the rooms sound as much as possible, and is an audiophile treat.

Conribution from labelmate Noora Noor

Noora Noor is a participating as a guest on the album, singing the classic «Jealous kind» in a way that no one in this part of the world has done before.

AJ Piron |Andy Razaf |Beasley Smith |Billy Strayhorn |Clarence Williams |Drake |F. Morton |John Lewis |Lonnie Johnson |Mel Lastie |Noora Noor |Oliviera |Robert Guidry |Scott Joplin |Tor Einar Bekken |Trond Sand

Release date: 31.05.2013

EAN : 7033662065264

Cat.No.: BMCD6526

Priskategori : CD