Maria Kannegaard

Breaking The Surface - CD | Out Of Print

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9283-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 92832 0
  • German Release: 01/07/2000
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Norwegian Jazz

"Ihr Debüt-Album bündelt im Trio Emotion und Intellekt und gelangt zu einer nordischen Klarheit ganz eigener Ausprägung"

Only digitally available

I immediately sat up and noticed Maria Kannegaard the first time I heard her. It was a young Norwegian quintet called Alibi, and at the piano sat Maria. She was playing beautiful tunes, and then there was something about the way she was improvising. Something well defined, conscious, well thought through: "this is my music and nobody else’s". Since then I have heard her with other bands too. But now listening to her first solo album, it is this first impression which springs to mind. "Don’t Get Lost in the Wood" Maria Kannegaard says, and she speaks to me with music so soulful it leaves you with a massive impression, but at the same time this music possesses an inner calm. Her trio, featuring Mats Eilertsen on double bass and Thomas Strønen on drums, has been playing since 1997, and with this record they have deliv...

line up

Maria Kannegaard - piano
Mats Eilertsen - bass
Thomas Strønen - drums

Recording Information

Recorded by Audun Kleive at Audiopol Studio, Skien in April 1999
Mastered by Jan Erik Kongshaug at Rainbow Studio, Oslo
Produced by Audun Kleive and Maria Kannegaard Trio