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Terje Rypdal

Terje Rypdal
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Norway
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Terje Rypdal (born 23 August 1947) is a Norwegian guitarist and composer. Most of his music has been released on albums of the German record label ECM. Rypdal has collaborated both as a guitarist and as a composer with other ECM artists such as Ketil Bjørnstad and David Darling. Over the years, he has been an important member in the Norwegian jazz community, and has also given show concerts with guitarists Ronni Le Tekrø and Mads Eriksen as "N3."
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http://www.myspace.com/terjerypdalodyssey
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Releases on file (18)
Terje Rypdal — Melodic Warrior Terje Rypdal — Melodic Warrior
(ECM 2006, 2013, CD)
Terje Rypdal — Crime Scene Terje Rypdal — Crime Scene
(ECM 2041, 2010, CD)
Terje Rypdal — Vossabrygg Terje Rypdal — Vossabrygg
(ECM 1984, 2006, CD)
Terje Rypdal — Skywards Terje Rypdal — Skywards
(ECM 1608, 1996, CD)
Terje Rypdal — If Mountains Could Sing Terje Rypdal — If Mountains Could Sing
(ECM 1554, 1995, CD)
John Surman / Karin Krog / Terje Rypdal / Vigleik Storaas — Nordic Quartet John Surman / Karin Krog / Terje Rypdal / Vigleik Storaas — Nordic Quartet
(ECM 1553, 1995, CD)
Terje Rypdal & the Chasers — Blue Terje Rypdal & the Chasers — Blue
(ECM 1346, 1987/1996, CD)
Terje Rypdal — Chaser Terje Rypdal — Chaser
(ECM 1303, 1985/1996, CD)
Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette — To Be Continued Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette — To Be Continued
(ECM 1192, 1981/1997, CD)
Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette — Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette — Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette
(ECM 1125, 1979/2008, CD)
Michael Mantler / Edward Gorey — The Hapless Child and Other Inscrutable Stories Michael Mantler / Edward Gorey — The Hapless Child and Other Inscrutable Stories
(WATT4 831-828-2, 1976/1999, CD)
Terje Rypdal — Odyssey Terje Rypdal — Odyssey
(ECM 2136-38, 1975/2012, 2CD)
Terje Rypdal — What Comes After Terje Rypdal — What Comes After
(ECM 1031, 1974/1996, CD)
Terje Rypdal — Whenever I Seem to Be Far Away Terje Rypdal — Whenever I Seem to Be Far Away
(ECM 1045, 1974/1996, CD)
Jan Garbarek / Bobo Stenson / Terje Rypdal / Arild Andersen / Jon Christensen — SART Jan Garbarek / Bobo Stenson / Terje Rypdal / Arild Andersen / Jon Christensen — SART
(ECM 1015, 1971/2005, CD)
Terje Rypdal — Terje Rypdal Terje Rypdal — Terje Rypdal
(ECM 1016, 1971/1999, CD)
Min Bul — Min Bul Min Bul — Min Bul
(EmArcy 0044003861725, 1970/2003, CD)
Terje Rypdal — Bleak House Terje Rypdal — Bleak House
(Polydor 547 885-2, 1968/1999, CD)

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