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2016: Hei, if you would like to read some updates from me, you are welcome to follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gjertrud.lunde

Jan 2015: Happy to hear that "Hjemklang" was voted one of the best albums of the year by "All About Jazz"!  Nice!

The Press about "Hjemklang"

Downbeat (USA):

"Lunde knows how to let a good melody speak for itself, and her lovely, focused voice is frequently entrancing."

 

 All About Jazz (USA):

“…a siren song of balmy beauty that is hard to resist.”

 

Salt Peanuts (NO):

“…divinely beautiful singing. ..an incredibly good debut! "

 

Tonart (D):

"Everyone should have this little masterpiece on their list!"

 

Rocktimes (D):

“Make a note of this artist’s name!"

 

Tor de Jazz (NO):

"..a rare sincerity and heartfeltness.....a treasure, nothing less!”

 

Jazzthetik (D):

"…combines lightness and depth in a unique way…
...an invitation to enchantment through song."

 

Jazz Journal (UK): ”Characterful material....a striking album!”

 

Longplay (PL):

“…extremely communicative and evocative..”

 

OffTheTracks (NZ): ”But it’s Lunde’s voice - light, airy, commanding - that is the star here”

 

Jazzflits (NL):

"..sounds like the singing of the soul… An impressive debut!”

 

Jazzism (NL:

“A promising new Norwegian artist."

 

Jazzpodium (D):

"….impressionistic walk through pleasant soundscapes”

 

Concerto (AT):

..playfully crossing borders in a sensitive blend of jazz, classical, pop and word music.

 

NRWJazz (D):

"The melodies of the multi-faceted songs instantly stick in your memory."

 

O’s Place Jazz (USA):

“Gjertrud's vocalese is enchanted, sometimes even haunting

but rich and warm..”

 

Nordische Musik (D):

“…a dense and coherent atmosphere”

 

Audiophile (D):

“Sound quality on a five star level”

 

 Rhein-Zeitung (D):

“Gjertrud Lunde is without a doubt on her way to the top.”

 

 

 

December 2013:

I'm very happy to announce that my debut album "Hjemklang" will be released in 2014 on the record label Ozella Music. A lot of beautiful Scandinavian music has been published on this label and I'm very much looking forward. Dates for release concerts are coming up soon...  :-)

-Gjertrud-