'Round about Christmas

Round about Christmas

'Round About Christmas presents cool and swinging Christmas jazz, including the Ane Brun duet "Christmas Is A Lullaby" and featuring Noora Noor on "What Are you Doing New Years Eve". "A new norwegian Christmas Classic" Jazznytt

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Månesjuk

MånesjukHilde Louises 7th album, her 1st in Norwegian. Jazzy, burlesque popmusic with a touch of cabaret. Aftenposten: 5/6 Nettavisen: 5/6 Hamar Arbeiderblad 6/6 Bergens Tidende: 5/6 Dagningen: 6/6 Romerrikes Blad: 5/6 Norskmusikk.org: 5/6 

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Divin' At The Oceansound

Divin at the oceansoundThis might be Hilde Louises first classic jazz-album, presenting a collection of her own songs, re-recorded in front of a live audience. Featuring her high end trio.

VG 5/6 Jazznytt Nettavisen 5/6 Bergens Tidende 5/6

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Hilde Louise Asbjørnsen is a rare and wonderful combination, equal parts musician, poet and storyteller. This enjoyable Scandinavian lady is hailed by Norwegian press as "three parts Monroe and one part Holiday". Hilde Louise's poetry is hypnotic. Her instrumental arrangements are like dark, expencive chocolate - rich, sweet-tasting, and very satisfying, while leaving you wanting more!" Skoot Larsson

Accompanied by some of the contry's hottest jazz musicians, Hilde Louise has released 8 solo albums, and toured Norway and Scandinavia in several rounds since 2002.

 

Her latest album "Sweet Morning Music", celebrating 10 years as a recording artist, got great reviews and is out in Germany autumn 2014.

 

Hilde Louise also has an awarded carreer as a stage actress and cabaret artist. She spent the winter of 2014 playing Ms. Adelaide in the success musical "Guys and Dolls" at Oslo Nye Teater, and will be playing "Roxie Heart" in "Chicago - The Musical" opening in January 2015..

 

But Hilde Louise is first of all deeply attached to her music. Her song «Undeceivable» was ranked among the finalists in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC 2010). She fronted the Swedish jazz/electronica duo KOOP on their last tour of USA, Asia and Europe, and is the co-writer and vocalist on their single «Strange Love» (Atlantic Records/Playground).

 
"The transfixing stage presence of sultry Norwegian vocalist Hilde Louise Asbjornsen stole the show. Her smoky, note-perfect rendition of Strangelove was so close to the record, we wondered if she was pulling a Britney."  Now Magazine, Toronto

 


 

"Det er som om noe av Billie Holiday har tatt bolig i henne. Hun er forføreren som presser deg litt lenger enn fornuften tilsier." Svein Andersen, Aftenposten

"..mørk, forførerisk eleganse og skjev, nærmest bohemsk, livsnyteri i en og samme gavepakke." Hardware.no

 

 

Jazz chanteuse, låtskriver og scenekatt Hilde Louise har gitt ut 8 kritikerroste album i jazzens grenseland. Hun har turnert landet i flere omganger både med eget band og i revy-duoen Asbjørnsen & Joh. og vunnet Komiprisen “Beste Kvinnelige Artist" for rollen som “Ulla” i “ The Producers” på Oslo Nye Teater. Mange husker henne særlig fra NRK's reality-serie "Maestro", der hun gikk seirende ut av konkurransen om å dirigere Kringkastnings Orkesteret.

Vinteren 2014 gledet hun 40.000 publikummere i musikalen "Guys and Dolls" på Oslo Nye Teater, sammen med Andrea Brein Hovig, Kåre Conradi og Hans Marius Mittet. Les Mona Levins anmeldelse.

Høsten 2014 kom samlealbumet "Sweet Morning Music" på Grappa Musikkforlag. Albumet markerer 10 år som plateartist, og inneholder en samling av Hilde Louises mest egenartede innspillinger. Utgivelsen av "Sweet Morning Music" har høstet glitrende kritikker både i Norge og i Tyskland.