Jessica Nicholas:

Nordic soul

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This week's show is brimming with Scandinavian sounds, including recent releases from Norway and Denmark, along with a rare vintage recording.

Norway's Geir Sundstol paints atmospheric soundscapes on a fascinating array of instruments; there's a jazz-meets-folk tribute featuring artists from various Nordic countries; and Danish pianist Thomas Clausen pops up on two different albums: a new duo recording and a newly-rediscovered session from 1980 featuring the great Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen.

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May 11, 2017. 2:00pm - 4:00pm
May 14, 2017. 12:00pm - 2:40pm

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Thomas Clausen (born in 1949) is a Danish jazz pianist. He has recorded with many leading Scandinavian jazz musicians, and with Bob Brookmeyer, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Miles Davis, Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, Jackie McLean, and Ben Webster.

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