|December 21, 2001
||Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
ways 2001 marks a turning point for me: The Coro Kallos
commisioned work "Tir'd with All These", the Yokohama Jazzpromenade, TV and
radio shows, touring the Norwegian coast with Swedish jazz guitar
legend Rune Gustavsson, all leading to increased attention from the
public and the press.
|December 19, 2001
||Tir'd with All These on CD in Japan.
Odd-Arne's work continues to recieve attention and praise. Sometime early 2002, Tir'd with All These will be released on a CD alongside compositions by Palestrina and Arvo Part. Odd-Arne feels honoured to be in their company on this CD.
|December 19, 2001||Odd-Arne's composition, Tir'd with All These,
and an interview with the artist, will be presented in
Norwegian radio channel P2's show Jungeltelegrafen
(Jungle Telegraph) some time in
January 2002. We'll post the exact time
Gig Guide as soon as we know.
|December 18, 2001
||We're happy to announce that Odd-Arne has
signed a contract with
Musikkhuset AS Musikkforlag on publishing the
score of Tir'd
with All These.
Through this publishing, the notation will be available worldwide!
|December 11, 2001||Odd-Arne plays on Martin Fixdal's latest
house project, called the Barry Martin Project.
Download part of Moving from Far North - DNB (mp3).
|December 3, 2001||We're publishing two clips from Tir'd
with All These by Odd-Arne Jacobsen (text by William Shakespeare, sonet 66).
Download from Sound Samples (mp3).
|November 22, 2001
||News articles in Norwegian press.
To the left Nordlys, the best-selling newspaper of northern Norway, presents Odd-Arne Jacobsen, Tir'd with All These and the Coro Kallos Anniversary Concert. The notice to the right appeared in Dagbladet, Norways second largest newspaper, describing Odd-Arne's success as a composer of the Coro Kallos piece for mixed choire and guitar.
|November 21, 2001||Solo concerts at Voksenåsen, Oslo
Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November.
The theme for these two concerts is Culture, Nature and Health in UN's year of volunteers.
|November 6, 2001
||New photographies from the Asia 2001 tour has arrived.
Sneak a peek at Gallery 2.
|October 25, 2001
||Odd-Arne has returned from Japan and his Asia 2001 Project.
The tour became a great success, especially the
Coro Kallos 20th Anniversary Concert featuring Odd-Arne's new
composition for mixed choire and gitar. We've recieved some pictures, placed
on Gallery 2, and there's more to come.
September 19, 2001
Norwegian TV2 Interview, Wednesday September 19, at 19:00
The TV2 show Absolutt Underholdning, features an interview with Odd-Arne. He speaks of upcoming events such as the concert with Coro Kallos and the Asia 2001 project, and gives us some of his thoughts on working with jazz.
See Gig Guide for details on upcoming events.
|August 29, 2001||The announced Pit Inn concert October 13, has been moved to October 7. See gigguide for further details.|
August 26, 2001
|There's a new exciting line up for the concert at
Yokohama Jazzpromenade October 6:
|June 20, 2001||A press photography of Odd-Arne Jacobsen can be downloaded here. It is taken from the Norden i Fokus site, and intended for used in press reviews.|
|June 14, 2001
||Norwegian newspaper Tromsø, featured a double-page interview with Odd-Arne Jacobsen and the Asia 2001 tour. We've recieved the newspaper, and scanned the article (Norwegian only).|
|June 13, 2001||An additional concert at the Place Evan, Tokyo, October 14 (ph: 81-492-96-4183) has been confirmed! See Gig Guide for more details.|
|June 12, 2001||NRK Nord-Norge, a regional division of the Norwegian National Broadcaster, portray Odd-Arne in a 30 minute special, June 12, 16:30, at P1, the main national radio channel in Norway.|
May 2, 2001
|Odd-Arne's gaining greater attention in Japan. We've confirmed he's playing the Yokohama Jazz Promenade, together with Haruna Miyake on piano, October 6, 2001. Miyake, being one of the leading music personalities in Japan, has previously worked with several of the world's best musicians: Bill Frisell, John Zorn, Wayne Shorter and Elliott Sharp, to name some. She is a composer as well as a piano player, with an extensive production. Currently, she works at the Ferris University in Japan, where she is a professor of piano. Haruna Miyake and Odd-Arne Jacobsen started their collaboration in 1995. Check out Blues for a Timeless Soul (OAJ - H.Miyake), performed live at the famous jazz club Pit Inn in Tokyo. (mp3 file)|
April 9, 2001
|April 28, at 12 o'clock noon.
Kunstnernes Hus (Artists' House), Oslo Norway, re-opens with the Chinese contemporary art exhibition Hot Pot. Odd-Arne Jacobsen and Zheng-Hong-Hong have the honour of playing the opening concert, on guitar and Chinese harp, respectively.
|February 12, 2001||During week 32, that is August 6-12, Odd-Arne will give lectures and concerts at Viken Collage of Further Education, situated in Gjøvik Norway. The theme of the week is How to Play in a Band - Improvisation and Harmony.|
January 30, 2001
We've just confirmed a gig at the famous jazz club Pit Inn in
October 13, 2001 is the night to reserve, and the musicians are:
January 9, 2001<!br>
|During the year 2000, Odd-Arne has reached millions
of people in Japan and China through concerts and magazine articles.
In addition to
the interview in Japan's largest
guitar magazine Gendai Guitar,
the December edition of AV State of the Art,
Chinese music magazine read by more than 1.6 million people,
presents Odd-Arne Jacobsen and his Asia 2000 Project for the Chinese
people. Odd-Arne considers it a great honour to be the first Norwegian
musician featured in AV State of the Art.
The article, in Chinese only, can be read here.
January 8, 2001
|In addition to the gigs during the Coast Tour of Norway, Rune Gustavsson and Odd-Arne will hold a concert at the Foreningen Norden, Harbitzalleen 24, 0275 OSLO, Sunday, March 4 at 2 p.m. For further details, see the gigguide.|