Descendre

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Descendre
Studio album by Terje Rypdal
Released 1980
Recorded March 1979
Genre Jazz
Length 44:48
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Terje Rypdal chronology
Terje Rypdal / Miroslav Vitous / Jack DeJohnette
(1979)
Descendre
(1979)
To Be Continued
(1981)

Descendre is the ninth album by Norwegian jazz guitarist Terje Rypdal recorded in 1979 and released on the ECM label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Michael P. Dawson awarded the album 4 stars stating "The unusual trio form of guitar, trumpet, and drums makes for some gorgeous floating sounds".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Terje Rypdal
  1. "Avskjed" - 5:44
  2. "Circles" - 11:15
  3. "Descendre" - 3:11
  4. "Innseiling" - 7:57
  5. "Men of Mystery" - 8:25
  6. "Speil" - 8:25
    • Recorded at Talent Studio in Oslo, Norway in March 1979

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 13, 2011
  2. ^ a b Dawson, M. P. Allmusic Review accessed September 9, 2011