Cæcilie Norby

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cæcilie Norby
CaecilieNorby 20110820.jpg
Performing in Warszawa, August 2011
Background information
Born (1964-09-09)September 9, 1964
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Genres Jazz, pop, rock
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1985–present
Labels Blue Note, Enja, ACT
Associated acts Frontline, One-Two
Website www.caecilienorby.com
Cæcilie Norby
Photo Hreinn Gudlaugsson

Cæcilie Norby (born 9 September 1964) is a Danish jazz and rock singer.

She was born in Frederiksberg, Denmark, into a musical family. Her father, Erik Norby, is classical composer and her mother, Solveig Lumholt, is an opera singer. She was a founding member of the band Street Beat in 1982. For two years, she was a member of the jazz-rock band Frontline. From 1985–1993, she worked with singer Nina Forsberg in the rock band One-Two. During the 1990s, she turned to jazz and released her first solo album.[1]

Awards[edit]

  • 1985: Ben Webster Prize
  • 1996: Best Recording Album in Japan
  • 1997: Simon Spies Soloist Prize
  • 2000: Wilhelm Hansen Music Prize
  • 2010: IFPI's Honorary Award

Discography[edit]

With Frontline

  • 1985: Frontline
  • 1986: Frontlife

With One Two

  • 1986: One Two
  • 1990: Hvide Løgne
  • 1993: Getting Better
Solo studio albums
Year Album Peak positions
DEN
[2]
1995 Cæcilie Norby  –
1996 My Corner of the Sky  –
1999 Queen of Bad Excuses  –
2002 First Conversation 2
2005 Slow Fruit 20
2010 Arabesque 23
2013 Silent Ways 27
2015 Just The Two Of Us
with Lars Danielsson
-
Solo live albums
Year Album Peak positions
DEN
[2]
2004 London/Paris 11
Solo compilation albums
Year Album Peak positions
DEN
[2]
2007 I Had a Ball - Greatest & More  –

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buchman-Moller, Frank (2002). Kernfeld, Barry, ed. The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. 3 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. p. 161. ISBN 1-56159-284-6. 
  2. ^ a b c "Cæcilie Norby discography". danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 May 2013. 

External links[edit]