Lunchtime jazz | Singing the masters' solo
Gerðuberg Culture House
Saturday, January 13 at 13.15-14
Stína Ágúststóttir – vocals
Kjartan Valdemarsson- piano
Leifur Gunnarsson – double bass
Matthías Hemstock- percussion
Lunchtime jazz 2018 starts with Stína Ágústsdóttir performing jazz songs by performers like Cannonball Adderley, Duke Ellington, Wynton Kelly, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and Wardell Gray. New texts in Icelandic will accompany these songs and those versions thus probably performed for the first time in Iceland.
In 2007, Stína released her first solo album, Stina August, which was recorded at the Toronto Canterbury Music studio where some of Canada's leading jazz musicians collaborated. Stína’s second solo album, Concrete World, was released in Iceland in 2010.
In this concert, Stína celebrates the release of her third album, Jazz in Icelandic, which consists of classical jazz songs in Icelandic where she wrote the lyrics herself. In this album she is accompanied by Iceland’s most prominent jazz musicians such as Sigurður Flosason, saxophonist; Anna Gréta Sigurðardóttir, pianist; Einar Scheving drummer and Þorgrímur Jónsson bassist.
For further information, please contact:
Hólmfríður Ólöf Ólafsdóttir
holmfridur.olafsdottir [at] reykjavik.is