Jan Erik Kongshaug

The Other World - CD | Out Of Print

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9267-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92672 2
  • German Release: 01/01/1999
  • Genre: Guitar Jazz, Norwegian Jazz
Only digitally available

Jan Erik Kongshaug is one of a handful of recording engineers whose name and work over the years has earned the respect and admiration of musicians and discerning jazz connoisseurs the world over. His work with Manfred Eicher of ECM records is memorable, and Kongshaug is now one of the most requested sound engineers in jazz. With the recording of his first CD at the age of fifty-four, Kongshaug is revealing to the jazz world that he is also a superb musician and composer.Jan Erik was born into a musical environment. His father was a well known guitarist in Norway, while his mother was a professional singer. When Jan Erik was seven, he began playing accordion; around the age of 14, he picked up the guitar. By the early 60’s his inauences counted the likes of Barney Kessel, Wes Montgomery, and Kenny Burrell. After graduating from high sc...

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Jan Erik Kongshaug - guitar
Svein Olav Herstad - piano
Harald Johnsen - bass
Per Oddvar Johansen - drums

Recording Information

Recorded at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway
on April 14 - 15 and May 6, 1998
Engineered by Jan Erik Kongshaug
Produced by Jan Erik Kongshaug