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Encyclopedia > Karin Krog
Karin Krog

Background information
Birth name Karin Krog
Born May 15, 1937
Origin Oslo, Norway
Genre(s) Vocal jazz
Label(s) Meantime Records
Website [1]


Karin Krog (born May 15, 1937 in Oslo) is a celebrated Norwegian Vocal jazzist. She started to sing in early age and in 1955 she was hired by the pianist Kjell Karlsen to sing in his sextet. May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A Sextet is a formation containing exactly six members. ...


In 1962 she started her first own group and from the same year she become a student of the well-known Norwegian-American singer Anne Brown) (the first Bess in Gershwin's Porgy and Bess) Karin studied with Anne Brown until 1969 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... American soprano Anne Wiggins Brown (born 1912) created the role of Bess in George Gershwins folk opera Porgy and Bess in 1935. ... George Gershwin photograph by Edward Steichen in 1927. ... The cast of Porgy and Bess during the Boston try-out prior to the Broadway opening. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...


Karin Krog has during the years work together with a lot of well-known national and international musicians, like Arild Andersen, Jan Garbarek, Dexter Gordon, Kenny Drew, Don Ellis, Archie Shepp, John Surman, Red Mitchell, Bengt Hallberg among others. Arild Andersen (born October 27, 1945) is a Norwegian bass player. ... Jan Garbarek (born March 4, 1947 in Mysen, Norway) is a Norwegian tenor and soprano saxophonist, active in the jazz, classical, and world music genres. ... Dexter (Keith) Gordon (February 27, 1923 - April 25, 1990) was a New York tenor saxophone musician. ... Kenneth Sidney (Kenny) Drew (August 28, 1928 - August 4, 1993) was an American jazz pianist from New York City. ... Bandleader Don Ellis (July 25, 1934 - December 17, 1978) consistently explored the area of unusual time signatures. ... Archie Shepp on the cover of his album Tomorrow Will Be Another Day Archie Shepp is an American jazz saxophonist. ... John Douglas Surman (born on 30 August 1944 in Tavistock, England), is a jazz saxophone, clarinet and synthesizer player. ... Keith Moore Mitchell (September 20, 1927, New York City - November 8, 1992, Salem, Oregon), better known as Red Mitchell, was an American jazz bassist, composer, lyricist, and poet. ... Bengt Hallberg (b. ...


Karin has achieved a great international reputation by possessing her own recognizable style and voice. She is constantly driving herself to find new angles and has never been bound by tradition. Karin is equally at home with jazz standards, blues or electronic experimental techniques.


Some Awards

  • 1965 - Buddyprisen from Norsk jazzforbund
  • 1974 - Norwegian Grammy Ã…rets spellemann
  • 1975 - Female Singer of the Year from European Jazz Federation
  • 1981 - Oslo Council Artist Award

1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Diskography (selection)

Complete discography, see |URL = [2] 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Archie Shepp on the cover of his album Tomorrow Will Be Another Day Archie Shepp is an American jazz saxophonist. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Keith Moore Mitchell (September 20, 1927, New York City - November 8, 1992, Salem, Oregon), better known as Red Mitchell, was an American jazz bassist, composer, lyricist, and poet. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... John Douglas Surman (born on 30 August 1944 in Tavistock, England), is a jazz saxophone, clarinet and synthesizer player. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Keith Moore Mitchell (September 20, 1927, New York City - November 8, 1992, Salem, Oregon), better known as Red Mitchell, was an American jazz bassist, composer, lyricist, and poet. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... John Douglas Surman (born on 30 August 1944 in Tavistock, England), is a jazz saxophone, clarinet and synthesizer player. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


 
 

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