Posts Tagged ‘Knut Hamre’

Downbeat, August 1999

Steve, Turid, Knut, and Marc standing outside the church they recorded in.

“Å (just say “ah”) successful­ly joins the hardingfele, a.k.a. hardanger fiddle, with Tibbetts’ distinctive, often beautiful con­structions.”

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Å: Minneapolis Star-Tribune & Playboy

“repeating fiddle phrases evolve into fresh ideas, while Tibbetts’ guitar slithers off on sympathetic tangents, and gongs and other elements chip in their own wry commentary, creating an ebb and flow of stylish nuance like mist on the fjords”

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Å

Å by Steve Tibbetts

Knut Hamre and Steve Tibbetts. “Once again, Tibbetts has shown that the exposure of geographically isolated traditions doesn’t have to be exploitative or blandly commercial.” -Isthmus

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Jazz times, Å

Turid, Knut, Steve, Marc near Utne, Norway

“…music is the only genuine universal language… That idea springs to mind while listening to the latest project from the category-defying tone poet guitarist Steve Tibbetts, who has teamed up with Norwegian hardanger fiddler Knut Hamre for an intriguing and impressionistic set”

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