Sauna Cathedral av Sinikka Langeland til Jazzfest Berlin 3.nov kl. 15 Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Sinikka Langeland

Eivind Nordset Lønning
Trygve Seim
Maja S.K.Ratkje
Mats Eilertsen
Markku Ounaskari
Lyd:Pål Terje Antonsen

One of the most beguiling characteristics of contemporary creative music from Norway has been its innovative marriage of centuries-old folk traditions and the harmonic elasticity of jazz, and few figures illustrate this hybrid more beautifully and rigorously as Sinikka Langeland. The Finnish-Norwegian singer and composer will celebrate her debut at Jazzfest Berlin 2019 with a presentation of her latest workSinikka Langeland: Sauna Cathedral in the atmospheric ambience ofKaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Further information:https://bit.ly/2nMiyK7

SINIKKA LANGELAND SOLO When I Was The Forest

Kanteleimprovisasjoner over skogfinske runesanger, religiøse folketoner, polsdanser fra Finnskogen og nye komposisjoner.

SINIKKA LANGELAND  sang, kantele

TORE HANSEN  bilder- video

PÅL TERJE ANTONSEN lyd 

11.september Kunstbanken  Hamar kl.19                            

14.september Røgden Bruk   Grue Finnskog kl.19

15.september Austmarka kirke Eidskog kl.19                  

21.september Traktorstallen Eidsvoll kl.19

22.september Café Røed Jeløy kl.19

26.september Glasslåven kunstsenter Granavolden kl.19.30

28.september Victoria Nasjonal Jazzscene Oslo kl.20        


Sinikka Langeland og Mathias Eick 1.mars Litteraturhuset i Oslo

SINIKKA LANGELAND, vokal, kantele

MATHIAS EICK, trompet

LItteraturhuset i Oslo 1.mars
Til Oversatte dager fredag 1.mars kveld kommer «The Forest Duo», med Sinikka Langeland på sang og kantele og Mathias Eick på trompet.
Konserten «The Forest Duo» består av tradisjonelle runesanger og sanger med tilknytning til skogen fremført av Sinikka Langeland i samarbeid med den internasjonalt anerkjente trompeteren Mathias Eick.
Mathias og Sinikka spilte sammen for en del år tilbake men er nå i gang med et nytt samarbeid. Runesanger er del av den magiske Finnskogtradisjonen og Sinikka Langeland har i flere tiår arbeidet med den skogfinske kulturarven både som tradisjon og som inspirasjon for sin egen musikk. Dette arbeidet har resultert i flere utgivelser på det internasjonalt velrenommerte plateselskapet ECM, med oppmerksomhet fra både norsk og utenlandsk presse. Ved siden av svedjebrenning, skogfinske røykstuer og nevertradisjon er runesangen typisk skogfinsk. Det er her den skogfinske mytologien og livssynet kommer klart til syne, enkelt sagt at det er liv i alt, og dette “liv” kan om nødvendig påvirkes gjennom poetiske ytringer i besvergelsesform enten til helbredelse eller beskyttelse. Runesangene er også sammen med stedsnavn, enkelte ord i språket og innsamlede fortellinger, bærere av det gamle skogfinske språket som i dag er borte som talespråk. Trompeteren, bandleren og komponisten Mathias Eick er blitt kalt et av verdens største jazztalenter og turnerer verden rundt. Med fire album på plateselskapet ECM er han nå for en svært veletablert kunstner å regne.

Sinikka 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 David 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 noise from Jaga Jazzist. Appropriately for a country whose state broadcaster made a seven-hour programme about a train journey, the evening lasted three hours, pushing right to the limits of the venue’s permitted time. Langeland was joined by a host of ECM labelmates: Trio Medieval on vocals, Arve Henriksen on trumpet, Trygve Seim on saxophones, Markku Ounaskari on drums and Mats Eilertsen on double bass. Langeland plays the kantele, a flat zither with night-sky sparkle. Her set replicated her recent album The Magical Forest, which draws a northern arc from the depths of Norway to the Ainu of northern Japan. The songs tapped into deep reservoirs of the uncanny, starting with a prayer to the tree goddess, the trio singing slow upward harmonies, Seim breathing into his tenor like a panting woodland monster, Henriksen angelic. There was a wolfman; woman-birds flew around the world-pillar; Jacob witnessed the angels, the kantele a filigree ladder up to the heavens. Introducing “Kamui”, Langeland outlined the Ainu custom of raising a bear cub that is then “tortured to death” as a sacrifice; the audience were silent, unsure how to react. For the song she bowed the kantele, producing an anxious growl. Best of all was “Karsikko”, a meditation on grief, Langeland singing the hymn-like melody as a duet with Henriksen, Eilertsen arriving just at the end to underscore the lament.

JAGA JAZZIST + SINIKKA LANGELAND | London, Royal Festival Hall

REVIEW: On the closing night of this anniversary@LondonJazzFest to see the  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 https://wp.me/p4xzQr-Wg 

JAGA JAZZIST + SINIKKA LANGELAND | London, Royal Festival Hall

The 25th edition of the EFG London Jazz Festival drew to a multi-coloured, light-pulsing close at the Royal Festival Hall as two halves of contrasting but majestic Norwegian music lit up the Southb…

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The 25th edition of the EFG London Jazz Festival drew to a multi-coloured, light-pulsing close at the Royal Festival Hall as two halves of contrasting but majestic Norwegian music lit up the Southbank.

Sitting centre stage, Sinikka Langeland was a beacon of scarlet who quickly cast a spell over the hall. Singing while tickling and tapping the kantele (a zither-like instrument), Sinikka’s music has the universally-respected ECM stamp of authenticity and her varied approaches to folk songs quickly demonstrated why. There is a ponderous darkness to her music and the icy voices of Trio Mediaeval added a prophetic dimension to her rather peculiar tales. Heard the one about the bear being sacrificed in a forest who awakes into an outer-body experience, watching its own bear carcass on an alter from a tree? Although not exactly ‘Goldilocks’ Sinikka’s power of communication and gift for arranging created a liminal atmosphere where these songs could sparkle in the air.

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.

Sinikka Langeland is joined by a stellar ensemble of instrumental soloists Arve Henriksen and Trygve Seim, along with the voices of Trio Mediaeval.

Performing opposite them is Jaga Jazzist, playing music that melds jazz, rock, hip-hop, reggae, polka, electronic, classical and choral genres together to become a musical law unto themselves.

Jazz and improvised music from northern Europe has made a worldwide impact over the past half century. This year’s EFG London Jazz Festival comes together with our Nordic Matters programme, to create a varied all-day event, featuring landmark artists from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. More details on this programme to come.

Sinikka Sommer i P2 NRK torsdag 20.juli

Det var veldig fint å få lage Sommer i P2 program.
Jeg forteller om min vei inn i musikken og historier fra
barndommen i Solør m.m. + at jeg har fått velge musikk… Velkommen til å høre!

Det sendes på NRK P2 torsdag 20 juli kl 10 og kl 23 og i reprise fredag 21. juli kl. 14.

I tillegg kan det høres i NRKs radiospiller her: https://radio.nrk.no/serie/sommer-i-p2

Og lastes ned som podkast her: https://www.nrk.no/podkast/

Den 20.juli spiller jeg også «The Magical Forest» på Molde Jazzfestival.Sinikka Langeland 1-1

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, adapt themselves ideally to Sinikka’s sound-world, which is once archaic, timeless and contemporary. The quintet members, all bandleaders in their own right, are amongst the most characterful players in Scandinavia today, and Sinikka sets them free to improvise around her cycle of songs, built upon myths and legends of the world tree.

Photo: Lasse Brown

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