Music for a While (band)

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Music for a While
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Tora Augestad and Music for a while 2014.
(Photo by Knut Andersen)
Background information
Origin Oslo, Norway
Genres Kabaret, jazz
Years active 2004–present
Labels Grappa
Website www.toraaugestad.no/project/music-while
Members Tora Augestad
Mathias Eick
Stian Carstensen
Martin Taxt
Pål Hausken

Music for a While (established 2004 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian kabaret ensemble led by Norway's uncrowned queen of cabaret, Tora Augestad.[1][2]

Biography

Their music is obtained from the cabaret, baroque and church music repertoire, with elements of jazz. They present different musical styles with a very distinctive sound.[1]

Music for a While released their debut album Weill Variations (2007).[3] The follow up album Graces that refrain (2012) received critical acclaim.[2] It was accompanied by a tour in Norway.[4] Their third release was the album Canticles of Winter (2014).[1]

Band members

Discography

  • 2007: Weill Variations (Grappa Music)
  • 2012: Graces That Refrain (Grappa Music)[2]
  • 2014: Canticles of Winter (Grappa Music)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Music For A While". Biography (in Norwegian). Parkteatret.no. Retrieved 21 December 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Hareuveni, Eyal (30 November 2012). "Music for a While: Graces That Refrain (2012)". Musical reviews. All About Jazz. Retrieved 21 December 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Traumland Youkali liegt im hohen Norden" (in German). MZ-Web.de. Retrieved 21 December 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>)
  4. "Music for a while på Sørnorskturné" (in Norwegian). JazzINorge.no. Retrieved 21 December 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>)

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