Sinikka Langeland and Jaga Jazzist, Royal Festival Hall, London — a show of ice and fire

Sinnikka Langeland and Jaga Jazzist, Royal Festival Hall, London — a show of ice and fire A contrast in styles at this all-Norwegian EFG London Jazz Festival concert Financial Times NOVEMBER 21, 2017David Honigmann It was a show of ice and fire: medieval-tinged folk-jazz from Sinikka Langeland and an all-star ensemble, followed by genre-spanning electronic big-band […]

JAGA JAZZIST + SINIKKA LANGELAND | London, Royal Festival Hall

  The Prickle@ThePrickle REVIEW: On the closing night of this anniversary@LondonJazzFest to see the #RFH filled with such a broad range of people unified by a love of such eclectic music is to see the festival at its multifarious best @jagajazzist @sinikkala#wearejazz https://wp.me/p4xzQr-Wg  12:04 AM – Nov 21, 2017 JAGA JAZZIST + SINIKKA LANGELAND | London, Royal Festival Hall The 25th edition […]

Sinikka Langeland “The Magical Forest” automn tour – at London Jazzfestival

GIGS JAZZ & BLUES Jaga Jazzist + Sinikka Langeland Part of EFG London Jazz FestivalSee the UK live premiere of Sinikka Langeland’s new record, The Magical Forest along with music from Jaga Jazzist, in this double-bill concert. read less Sinikka Langeland is joined by a stellar ensemble of instrumental soloists Arve Henriksen and Trygve Seim, along with […]

Sinikka Langeland Ensemble “The Magical Forest” TOUR 2017

SINIKKA LANGELAND ENSEMBLE  & TRIO MEDIÆVAL THE MAGICAL FOREST TOUR  2017 The colours of The Magical Forest glow in this remarkable recording which brings together Sinikka Langeland’s Norwegian-Finnish-Swedish Starflowers quintet with the singers of the Trio Mediӕval. It’s an inspired concept: the Trio Mediӕval, with their affinity for folk music and their unique vocal blend, […]

Thom Jurek, All Music

ECM news A US reaction to Sinikka Langeland’s new recording The Magical Forest Perhaps the most endearing quality of The Magical Forest, its center, so to speak, is Langeland’s kantele playing. Her Finnish table harp bridges jazz improvisation and folk song in ‘Beaver,’ and illustrates the reach of Finnskogen from Western Europe to its outlying […]

og bakom synger skogene PLATE: Albumets tone har dype røtter, men synger for vår tid. AV: ARILD R. ANDERSEN

  PLATEANMELDELSE   Hun er avbildet i skogen med kantelen sin. Så er det også slik at trærne har en sentral plass i tekstene på Sinikka Langelands «The Magical Forest». Kantelen er det finske nasjonalinstrumentet, og Finnskogen har vært Langelands hjemplass siden 1992. På tidligere plater har hun benyttet tekster av Han Børli, Edith Södergran […]

Sjamanistanes inntogsmarsj Dag og Tid 12. aug LARS MOSSEFINN

Sjamanistanes inntogsmarsj  Dag og Tid 12. aug side 32245 ordForfatter: LARS MOSSEFINN Lars Mossefinn er frilans kulturarbeidar og fast jazzmeldar Dag og Tid Vis avisside Livet på Finnskogen er magisk, i alle fall med Sinikka Langeland som vegvisar. Sinikka Langeland held fram med å henta fram og la seg inspirera av folkemusikktradisjonen frå Finnskogen. Dette arbeidet og denne fasinasjonen har prega […]

Sterkt fra skoga 10.08.2016 Tor Hammerø

  Sterkt fra skoga 10.08.2016 | Tor Hammerø Sinikka Langeland har lenge vist oss at hun har noe helt spesielt på hjertet. Her gjør hun det kanskje i sterkere grad enn noensinne med stjernehjelp fra noen av våre aller beste. Sinikka Langeland (55) fra Grue på Finnskogen har i flere tiår vært en viktig og […]

What a beautiful noise: Sinikka Langeland and her kantele. The Guardian Dave Gelly Sunday 7 August 2016 08.00

    What a beautiful noise: Sinikka Langeland and her kantele. Photograph: Morten Krogvold Dave Gelly Sunday 7 August 2016 08.00 BST   The combination of jazz and Scandinavian folk music, which the ECM label pioneered, is sometimes accused of being chilly and remote, but this is different. Sinikka Langeland plays a kind of tabletop harp, […]

Sinikka Langeland – The Magical Forest ECM 2448. by Henning Bolte, London Jazz Nrws

Finnish singer / kantele-player(*)  Sinikka Langeland’s latest album with her eight-piece ensemble is a wondrous instance of spiritually unfolding pure and deep musical sounds. In close connection/communion with her strongly dedicated fellow musicians Langeland gives shape to the ancient mystical image of Jacob’s ladder, truthfully and abundantly in all its facets and dimensions. In firm […]

Sinikka Langeland: The Magical Forest By JOHN KELMAN

Sinikka Langeland: The Magical Forest  View Related Images By JOHN KELMAN Published: August 4, 2016 Sign in to view read count Some pairings seem, in retrospect, to be made in heaven; so inevitable that it’s only when they actually take place that it becomes clear how predestined they were all along. Sinikka Langeland—a forward-thinking traditional singer and kantele(Finnish zither/dulcimer […]

NOPAs Kardemommestipend til Sinikka Langeland og Ingvar Hovland Ballade – 01.03.2016

    Sinikka Langeland Foto: Dag Alveng Av - Red. NOPA, Norsk forening for komponister og tekstforfattere, deler hvert år ut Kardemommestipendet – en gave fra Egner-familien som gis som en påskjønnelse for arbeid som er gjort, og en stimulans til fortsatt produksjon. Kardemommestipendet er i år på 100 000 kroner. Stipendet deles som regel mellom […]

Page 1 of 512345