Album Title: Stone Rose
Performer: Ola Gjeilo
Playing time: 51’32”
Recorded:Sofienberg Church, Oslo, Norway - August 2007
Ola Gjeilo is a young Norwegian composer and pianist. As other pianists of personal interest, Ola is one of the last Scandinavian poets. Simplicity and poetry, that's what Gjeilo is all about. It is not really Jazz, not really Classical, not completely New Age. Listening to his first solo album, so many memories raced through my head. There is a bit of the Köln Concert, a few flutters of George Winston's soul, colors from Niels Lan Docky's palette...