Terje Rypdal

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by Terje Rypdal

Biography

23 August 1947, Oslo, Norway. The son of a nationally famous conductor, Rypdal had piano lessons as a child, but taught himself the electric guitar. Studying composition at Oslo University, he also studied George Russell’s theories of improvisation with Russell himself, and then played in his big band and sextet. In the late 60, Rypdal began to collaborate with Jan Garbarek, and played on the saxophonist’s first two albums for ECM Records, but he received more exposure in the 1969... Read more

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jazz
ecm
guitar
jazz fusion
fusion
norwegian
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