'Round about Christmas

Round about Christmas

On November 22nd 2013 Sweet Morning Music released 'Round About Christmas, a cool and swinging Christmas jazz album and a great success on the Norwegian market.

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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 with Hilde Louise Orchestra in several rounds since 2002. In 2010, her song «Undeceivable» was ranked among the finalists in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC). 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).

Her first of the kind, 'Round About Christmas, received splendid reviews from a unison Norwegian press and was sold out by Christmas eve.

Hilde Louise also has an awarded carreer as a stage actress and cabaret artist. From January the 31st 2014  she is playing Ms. Adelaide in the success musical "Guys and Dolls" at Oslo Nye Teater. Review in English.

 
"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

 

LIVE REVIEW FROM TROMSØ: Hilde Louise Orchestra at Tromsø Kulturhus


 

"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

 

 

Hun har gitt ut 7 kritikerroste album i jazzens grenseland, 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 musikal-suksessen “ 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. 22. november 2013 lanserer hun sitt første jule-album, 'Round About Christmas, med amerikanske klassikere og rariteter, inkludert duetter med Ane Brun og Noora Noor.

 

Vinteren 2014 er hun å se i rollen som "Miss Adelaide" i musikalen "Guys and Dolls" på Oslo Nye Teater. Bestill billetter.

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