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Being There (Tord Gustavsen album)

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Length  59:31
Label  ECM Records
Genre  Jazz
Release date  30 April 2007
Producer  Manfred Eicher
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Released  April 30, 2007 (2007-04-30)
Recorded  December 2006 Rainbow Studio, Oslo
Being There (2007)  Restored, Returned (2009)
Artists  Tord Gustavsen, Tord Gustavsen Trio
Similar  The Ground, Changing Places, Restored - Returned, The Well, Extended Circle

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Being There is an album by Norwegian jazz pianist and composer Tord Gustavsen recorded in December 2006 and released on the ECM label.



The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars, stating:

For a recording that unveils itself so gracefully, there is true heft in its presentation. As hinted at on Tord Gustavsen's earlier ECM dates, Being There is the fruit of labor meticulously crafted and dutifully harvested. It is an album of secrets echoed, and questions that are fathomlessly deep; it invites the listener in cleanly, without seduction, and argues for full participation in its revelations.

Track listing

All compositions by Tord Gustavsen except as indicated.

  1. "At Home" (6:08)
  2. "Vicar Street" (3:43)
  3. "Draw Near" (3:54)
  4. "Blessed Feet" (6:06)
  5. "Sani" (2:38)
  6. "Interlude" (2:18)
  7. "Karmosin" (5:10) (Harald Johnsen)
  8. "Still There" (4:19)
  9. "Where We Went" (4:46)
  10. "Cocoon" (5:49)
  11. "Around You" (5:34)
  12. "Vesper" (4:27)
  13. "Wide Open" (4:39)


  • Tord Gustavsen – piano
  • Harald Johnsen – bass
  • Jarle Vespestad – drums
  • Songs

    1At Home6:08
    2Vicar Street3:44
    3Draw Near3:54


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