Hilde Hefte : 'Round Chet's Midnight

CD [Cover Art for Hilde Hefte / 'Round Chet's Midnight] Your Price: $26.92
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Sell date: 7/2007
Label: CD Baby
Mfg's Catalog#: 5637323
CDC Part#: 474226
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 Notes & Reviews
This is Hilde Hefte's first solo-CD, and what a debut! The album is showing a singer and musician with depth and humour, and with a personal, intimate, laidback way of singing that's seldom heard from singers. The reviews are outstanding: The music magazine Listen to Norway: One of the most interesting new names in Norwegian jazz at the moment. The music magazine Down Beat (USA): Norwegian discovery. Hilde Hefte is making waves on the Norwegian scene. The music magazine Jazz Journal (England): She is not a beginner, knows how to phrase and swing, and interprets lyrics with care and understanding. Very good sound. Germany: The most wonderful thing is her vocal phrasing with a lot of melancholy and a big heart. Japan: 4 out of 5 stars The music magazine Orkesterjournalen (Sweden): Hefte is singing with a genuine jazz feeling. The music magazine Jazz Stage (Sweden): Hilde Hefte has got that special talent which gives her distance, tradition and humour, but so soulfull in the ballads. The music magazine Jazz Special (Denmark): So close to her listeners in her interpretation. Awarded by Randi Hultin in the jazz magazine Jazznytt - the jazz album of the year. 11 newspapers in Norway gave this CD dice-trow 5. In Norway Hilde Hefte is what they call the musicians musician - AND she's not a beginner. She has studied music at the highly respected Barratt-Dues Music Intitute. She has been playing piano, guitar, alto saxophone, Bb clarinet and studied acting.

Just Friends
Close Enough for Love
I Will Wait for You
When Lights Are Low
Bye-Bye Blackbird
Easy Money
My Buddy
The Ballad of Thelonious Monk
Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
Kin Skatt / Love for Sale
Don't Explain
'round Midnight