Tag Archives: Terje Rypdal

The Dream - Get Dreamy - 1967 - Cover Art

9/2/16 – The Dream – Get Dreamy – 1967

One of Norway’s most famous musicians, guitarist Terje Rypdal started his recording career in the early sixties with the ‘Norwegian Shadows’. The trend for instrumental guitar groups with glassy lead tones was a worldwide phenomena and The Vanguards were¬†the Norwegian version. England had Hank Marvin but Norway had Terje Rypdal and although Rypdal is latterly […]

Micahel Mantler The Hapless Child Album Cover 1976

19/1/15 – Michael Mantler – The Hapless Child and other inscrutable stories / The Insect God – 1976

One of the great lost unknown albums of the seventies is The Hapless Child and other inscrutable stories by Michael Mantler. The album features Robert Wyatt on vocals with an impressive list of left of centre Jazz influenced guest musicians including,¬†Norwegian guitarist Terje Rypdal, Carla Bley on Keyboards, Steve Swallow on bass and Jack DeJohnette […]