Tag Archive for traditional norwegian music

Oppstandelsesleiken. Titke page for the music video

Oppstandelsesleiken – Music for Easter

Watch the video premiĆ©re of Oppstandelsesleiken (Nature Rising)! With me are two outstanding musicians, Oddrun Lilja Jonsdottir on guitar and Ellen Brekken on bass: Oppstandelsesleiken Yes, “Oppstandelsesleiken” is a norwegian title, and it does not quite translate into english. The first part, oppstandelse, refers to the resurrection. The second part, leik, literally means “play”. But in the musical tradition of… Read more →

album cover, Carl Petter Opsahl Kyrkja

New album out!

Oh yes! I have a new album out. I recently released my sixth solo album, “Kyrkja”. And it has already garned a lot of attention internationally. Europe Jazz Network has just named it as one of the hottest album out right now! And I am in a very good company, together with Xhosa Cole, Bill Frisell, Anders Jormin and Keith… Read more →