Hilde Hefte - 'Round Chet's Midnight (CD)

Hilde Hefte - 'Round Chet's Midnight (CD)

SKU: HCRCD 126

Musicians:
Hilde Hefte voc , Egil Kapstad piano , Nisse Sandström sax , Bjørn Alterhaug bass , Eyvind Olsen Wahlen - drums

 

Released 1999

 

Recorded at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway May 3rd and 4th 1999 by Jan Erik Kongshaug. Mixed same place August 25th 1999
Produser: Jon Larsen / Alle photos: Frøydis Geithus/ Make-up on cover by Aina B. Vatlestad / Cover design: Jan Andersen Reklamebyrå A/S

 

Awarded by Randi Hultin in the jazz magazine Jazznytt - best jazz album of the year.

 

Released 1999 

Tracks: 

1. Just Friends - Sam M. Lewis / John Klenner

(Hefte voc, Kapstad pno, Sandströ tenorsax, Alterhaug b, Wahlendrums)

 

2. Close Enough For Love - Johnny Mandel / Paul Williams

(like track 1.)

 

3. I Will Wait For You - Michel Legrand / Norman Gimbel

(Hefte voc, Kapstad pno)

 

4. When Lights Are Low - Benny Carter / Williams

(like 1. and 2.)

 

5. Bye - Bye Blackbird - Ray Henderson / Mort Dixon

(Hefte voc, Kapstad pno, Alterhaug b)

  

6. Easy Money - Rickie Lee Jones

(Hefte voc, Alterhaug b)

  

7. My Buddy - G. Kahn / W. Donaldson

(like 1., 2. and 4.)

 

8. The Ballad of Thelonious Monk - Jimmy Rowles

(like 1., 2., 4. and 7.)

 

9. Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams - Johnny Mandel / Alan & Marilyn Bergman

(like 1., 2., 4., 7. and 8.)

 

10. Köp min skatt / Love For Sale - Cole Porter/Cornelis Vreeswijk / Östen Warnerbring/Hilde Hefte

(Hefte voc, Kapstad pno)

 

11. Don't Explain - Billie Holiday / Arthur Herzog

(Hefte voc, Sandström tenorsax)

 

12. 'Round Midnight - Thelonious Monk / Williams

(like 1., 2., 4., 7., 8. and 9)

 

Reviews:

The music magazine Listen to Norway: 
One of the most interesting new names in Norwegian jazz at the moment. 

 

Down Beat (USA): 
Norwegian discovery. 
Hilde Hefte is making waves on the Norwegian scene. 

 

Jazz Journal (England): 
She is not a beginner, knows how to phrase and swing, 
and interprets lyrics with care and understanding. Very good sound. 

Germany: 
Bestenchend ist ihre enorme gesangliche ausducksweise, 
ein Hauch Melancholie und viel herz. 

 

The music magazine Orkesterjournalen (Sweden):
Hefte is singing with a genuine jazz feeling. 

 

The music magazine Jazz Stage (Sweden): 
Hilde Hefte has got that special talent which gives her distans, tradition and humor, 
but so soulfull in the ballads. 

 

The music magazine Jazz Special (Denmark):
So close to her listeners in her interpretation. 

Japan: 4 stars 

 

Jazznytt (The Norwegian Jazz Magazine): Hilde Hefte; The sensation. Little Jimmy Scott couldn't have done this better. Noble Chamber music.

 

Musikken/NRK: We'll live with this release for a long long time. Thank you for finally releasing an album Hilde Hefte.

 

Puls: This I will call a sensation.

 

Newspapers in Norway:

Dagbladet: 5 on th dice. Hilde Hefte's CD is in its quality sensational. Impressiv in her style-quality.

Telemark Arbeiderblad:  5 on th dice.

Østlendingen:  5 on th dice. 

Nordlands Framtid:  5 on th dice.

Hamar Dagblad:  5 on th dice.

Nordlys:  5 on th dice.

Fvn:  5 on th dice. This is Chamber music on the highest level. 

 

Awarded by Randi Hultin in the jazz magazine Jazznytt - best jazz album of the year.

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