Geir Langslet

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Geir Langslet
Born (1956-10-09) 9 October 1956 (age 57)
Horten, Vestfold
Origin Norway
Genres Jazz & pop music
Occupations Jazz musician & composer
Instruments Piano & keyboards
Labels Polydor Records
Associated acts Lava

Geir Langslet (born 9 October 1956 in Horten, Norway) is a Norwegian Jazz musician (piano) and band leader raised in Fredrikstad.

Career[edit]

Langslet is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music. He was a member of the jazz-rock band Lava for 20 years, and participated in numerous recordings and tours in the 1980s and 1990s.[1] He has been orchestra conductor for NRK for several years, including for Eurovision Song Contest 5 times. He has conducted in the final three times, in 1995, 1997 and 1998. He has also been band leader for «The Show Must Go On», which is a Queen concert with Åge Sten Nilsen.

Honors[edit]

  • 1984: Spellemannprisen in the class Pop, within Lava

Discography[edit]

Within Lava
  • 1980: Lava (Polydor Records)
  • 1981: Cruisin (Polydor Records)
  • 1982: Prime Time (Polydor Records)
  • 1984: Fire (Polydor Records)
  • 1985: Prime Cuts (Polydor Records), Compilation
  • 1990: Rhythm of Love (Polydor Records)
  • 1996: The Very Best of Lava (Polydor Records), Compilation
  • 2003: Polarity (Polydor Records)
  • 2005: Alibi (Polydor Records)
  • 2009: Symphonic Journey (Polydor Records), live album[1]
With Jahn Teigen
With Alex
With Trond Granlund
With Stein Ove Berg
  • 1981: Bergtatt (NorDisc)
With Anita Skorgan
  • 1981: Pastell (Snowflake Skandinavisk Artist Produksjon )
With Prima Vera
  • 1981: Ha Ha He He Ho! (De Gærne Har'e Godt) (RCA Victor)
  • 1983: Her Kommer Olavs Menn (RCA Victor)
With Olav Stedje
  • 1982: Tredje Stedje (Hot Line)
  • 2006: Livstegn (Tylden & Co)
  • 2011: Ikkje Utan Deg (Tylden & Co)
With Kjell Fjalsett
  • 1982: Forandring (New Song)
With Ketil Bjørnstad
  • 1983: Aniara (New Song), Rock opera
With Terje Bakke & Test 1
  • 1983: Høyt Spill (Test Records)
Within Silhouette
  • 1984: Silhouette (RCA Victor)
Within Doxa
  • 1984: Så Langt... (Klango Records)
  • 1986: Noe Som Spirer (Scan Music)
With Lill Lindfors
  • 1985: Människors Makt (Slagerfabrikken)
With Sissel Kyrkjebø
  • 1986: Sissel (Noahs Ark)
  • 1986: Glade Jul (Noahs Ark)
  • 1994: Se Ilden Lyse (Forenede Fonogramprodusenter)
With Pål Thowsen
With Rita Eriksen
  • 1988: Back From Wonderland (Desperado Records)
With Egil Eldøen
  • 1988: Here We Go Again (Sonet Records)
With Elisabeth Andreasson
  • 1996: Bettans Jul (Polydor Records)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lava Biography" (in Norwegian). MIC.no. 2006-08-06. Retrieved 2013-10-03. 
  2. ^ "Geir Langslet Discography". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2013-10-04. 

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