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Knut Reiersrud




Blues, Jazz

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12 February 1961 (age 63) Oslo, Norway (

Musician, composer and radio program host

Kirkelig Kulturverksted Big Dipper Records

Bla koral, Som den gyldne sol, Aftonblues

Similar People
Iver Kleive, Mighty Sam McClain, Solveig Slettahjell, Povl Dissing, Sondre Bratland

Associated acts
Knut Reiersrud Band

Record label
Kirkelig Kulturverksted

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Knut Reiersrud (born 12 February 1961 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian blues guitarist. His work also incorporates elements of Norwegian traditional music and African music. He lives in Oslo. He has collaborated extensively with the Norwegian organist Iver Kleive. He is lead guitarist and one of the original members of Cloudberry Cream.


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Reiersrud also plays the harmonica, mandolin, langeleik, oud, and Turkish saz, he has composed music for four Norwegian movies, and together with Iver Kleive, took part in the opening ceremony of the '94 Olympic Winter Games.

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In 2008 Reiersrud established his own festival «Trestock» at Nesodden, where a superteam of Norwegian musicians contributed. Among the artists can be mentioned Odd Nordstoga, Valkyrien Allstars and Reiersrud with his own K. R. Band, and in collaboration with organist Iver Kleive. Upcoming artists, exciting for the younger audience, include Jarle Bernhoft (ex «Span») with his new project; the band «Lester», composed of Nikolai Eilertsen (ex BigBang) and David Wallumrød; and the indie band «Maika». Other names include The Grand; Amund Maarud's rock band, Spellemannprisen nominated Hemisfair; the girls who play lively frantic noise in Katzenjammer; the Rockabilly girls in Lucky Lips; the country artist Ivar Thomas; the Nesodden heroes «Foggy Boys» and «Midnight Special»; the traditional music trio «Vrang»; and «Drøbak Bluesband».

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Reiersrud has for many years been host of the NRK radio program, Blues Asylet, together with Knut Borge. The program is meant to be a playground and a respite for blues and blues-friends of all shades. In 2004, Krissy Matthews undertook a radio session with Reiersrud for Blues Asylet on NRK P2.


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  • 1991: Spellemannprisen for the album Blå koral
  • 1992: Gammleng-prisen in the class Studio
  • 1995: Notodden Bluesfestivalpris
  • 2004: Spellemannprisen for Pretty Ugly
  • 2006: Danish Grammy for the tune "Nåde Over Nåde"
  • Solo albums

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  • 1993 - Tramp (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), released in the U.S. in 1994 under the title Footwork
  • 1995 - Klapp (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
  • 1998 - Soul of a Man (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
  • 1999 - Sub (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
  • 2001 - Sweet Showers of Rain (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
  • 2004 - Pretty Ugly (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
  • 2009 - Gitar (Big Dipper Records)
  • 2013 - Aftonblues (Bluestown Records)
  • 2015 - Tears Of The World (ACT Music), with Mighty Sam McClain
  • Collaborative works

  • 1982 - Rooster Blues (Hot Club Records), with «The Four Roosters»
  • 1993 - Roots To Scandinavian Blues (Hot Club Records), with Nappy Brown
  • 1991 - Blå koral (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), with Iver Kleive
  • 1996 - Himmelskip (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), with Iver Kleive
  • 2000 - Den Signede Dag (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), with Iver Kleive & Povl Dissing
  • 2000 - 4G (Curling Legs), guitar album with Frode Alnæs, Knut Værnes & Bjørn Klakegg
  • 2006 - Nåde For Nåde (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), with Iver Kleive
  • 2011 - One Drop Is Plenty (Kirkelig Kulturverksted), with Mighty Sam McClain
  • 2013 - Som Den Gylne Sol, with Iver Kleive and Povl Dissing
  • 2015 - Trail Of Souls, with Solveig Slettahjell and In The Country
  • References

    Knut Reiersrud Wikipedia

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