Bugge Wesseltoft

The Bugge Wesseltoft Platinum Edition (CD + DVD Set) - CD | DVD | 2 CD Set

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 6003-2
  • Barcode: 6 14427 60032 5
  • German Release: 23/10/2009
  • Genre: Piano Jazz, Christmas Jazz

In ihrer fast überirdischen Schönheit ist "It`s Snowing On My Piano" vielleicht „die größte Weihnachts-CD, die der zeitgenössische Jazz je hervorgebracht hat." (Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung)

No longer available – out of print

When It´s snowing on my piano was released as a CD in November 1997, Tom Hammerø from Oslo’s biggest daily newspaper, Dagbladet, wrote, "Bugge Wesseltoft has recorded the nicest Christmas album that I’ve ever heard.” The journalist was writing not only for himself but also spoke on behalf of many, many listeners. The Norwegian pianist had succeeded in creating a classic which, every few years, manages to captivate music lovers (not only) at Christmas. The album has, meanwhile, become cult and has sold 100,000 copies so far. It is the best selling ACT production ever.The success story began in Stockholm, in September 1997, when ACT’s label boss, Siggi Loch, discovered the painting "It´s snowing on my piano" by Ardy Strüwer in Nils Landgren’s flat. The next day, in Oslo, he suggested to Bugge Wesseltoft that he record a so...

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CD: It`s Snowing On My Piano
Bugge Wesseltoft / piano

DVD: Excerpts from Nils Landgren "Christmas Concert With My Friends"
Nils Landgren / trombone / vocals
Bugge Wesseltoft / piano
Viktoria Tolstoy / vocals
Lars Danielsson / bass / cello
Ulf Wakenius / guitar, and other guests

Recording Information

CD: It`s Snowing On My Piano"
All music arranged by Bugge Wesseltoft
Recorded at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Norway, October 1997
Engineer: Jan Eric Kongshaug and Mariann Kleiven
Produced by Siegfried Loch

DVD: Excerpts from “Christmas Concert With My Friends”
Recorded live at Odensala Medieval Church,
Märsta / Stockholm, Sweden
Filmed by Barracuda Film & Television AB
Music recorded, mixed and mastered by Nilento Studio Gothenburg by Lars Nilsson
Produced by Nils Landgren
Excerpts taken from ACTDVD 9901-9, also available on CD: ACT 9454-2