Bugge Wesseltoft

It’s Snowing On My Piano - Vinyl

  • Format: Vinyl (also available as CD )
  • Cat No.: ACTLP 9260-1
  • Barcode: 614427926012
  • German Release: 26/10/2012
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Norwegian Jazz, Christmas Jazz

Taking its title from an Ardy Strüwer painting, it was recorded (…) ‘with Christmas in mind’. Over the years (…) the album has gained something of a cult following in Europe, Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung arguing it is ‘quite possibly the greatest Christmas album to come from contemporary jazz.’ And ‘quite possibly’ it is (…).” JAZZWISE

No longer available – out of print

„It’s snowing on my piano“ year by year: Bugge Wesseltofts piano solo album is the faithful musical companion for Christmas time - without pathos, but full of passion and love. Released in 1997 the album is celebrated all over the world for it‘s almost transcendental beauty and timeless meditative power. With 150.000 copies sold to date, “the greatest Christmas-CD in contemporary jazz“ (German newspaper WAZ) became a modern Christmas classic. On a sunny late summer day in Oslo on September 8 I met Siggi Loch first time. He was there to research for a compilation of Norwegian Christmas music recordings and was struggling to make a breakthrough. After a wonderful conversation about music and jazz Siggi asked me if I could ever imagine doing an album of Christmas songs for his label ACT Music. I really had to think this over as I’m not a...

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Bugge Wesseltoft – piano

Recording Information

Recorded at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway
on October 15 - 16, 1997
Engineeed by Jan Eric Kongshaug and Mariann Kleiven
Produced by Siegfried Loch