Silje Nergaard is a Norwegian singer and songwriter of International renown. She is without question Norway’s all-time best selling Jazz artist with a total 13 albums released over a career that spans 20 years. From the first moment she entered the music scene at the age of 16, Silje established herself as one of Norway’s strongest songwriters. Her first hit single “Tell Me Where You´re Going” (with Pat Metheny ) was an International chart success, reaching the # 1 position in Japan (where they actually named a wine after her!) and placing in the Top 10 throughout Scandinavia and the UK.Silje´s album “At First Light” is still by far the biggest selling Norwegian Jazz album ever according to the official Norwegian Pop charts. The album entered the VG Pop charts at #1 in the first week of release at the start of the millennium. Silje has recorded and performed her songs with Al Jarreau, Pat Metheny, Toots Thielemans, John Scofield, Morten Harket (A-ha) and many more.

Prizes

Grammy Nomination Album “A Thousand True Stories” Best Arrangement (Vince Mendoza). Silje recorded
this album with the Metropole Ochestra of Holland – 2010

Dutch Edison Jazz Vocal Award for vocals on Darkness Out of Blue – 2007

Årets Spellemann (Musician of the Year, Norwegian Grammy) – 2004

U.S.A Songwriting Contest Honorable Mention for “I Don`t Wanna See You Cry” – 1999

Silje is one of few Norwegian artists to have been successfully commercially released Worldwide including the major music markets of Germany, United Kingdom and the Far East (Japan, Hong Kong Taiwan, Korea). She tours regularly with her trio and band in these territories.

Her Latest Album

In the Spring of 2012, Silje Nergaard will release her latest endeavor – an album entitled “Unclouded”. The album finds her songs stripped down and based mostly around guitar accompaniments provided by her steady guitarists Hallgrim Bratberg and Håvar Bendiksen, and also guest guitar greats such as John Scofield, Knut Reiersrud, Georg Wadenius and Nils Petter Molvaer amongst others.

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Thank you to Vince Mendoza and Nils Landgren for inviting me to sing with the great Bohuslän Big Band in Stora Teatern Gøteborg. Vince even asked me to join in on cowbell on the encore! I never thought anyone would ever ask me to play a cowbell..especially not the legend Vince Mendoza. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to Vince Mendoza and Nils Landgren for inviting me to sing with the great Bohuslän Big Band in Stora Teatern Gøteborg. Vince even asked me to join in on cowbell on the encore! I never thought anyone would ever ask me to play a cowbell..especially not the legend Vince Mendoza.

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Lennart BäckblomThnx, all three of you for a magic moment in Gothenburg!!

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Karin PetersenDär ser man Silje.. Du träffade många svenska här i Hamburg och nu kann du spela i Göteborg 😉

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Silje NergaardJa endelig Sweden!!!

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Silje NergaardOg gleder meg selvfølgelig til Hamburg igjen!! Sees!

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Egbert SarembeWow, that´s very great. Best greetings from Zurich

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Ingemar AnderssonCowbell is an underestimated instrument, it cuts really through!

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I dag skal jeg være nyhetsoppleser! 9 hjelpeorganisasjoner står bak arrangementetet om konflikten i Syria som har vart i seks år. Dette blir en seks timers livesending hvor jeg og mange andre skal lese opp nyheter fra disse årene – en time for hvert år krigen har herjet. Følg markeringen live her på facebook, eller møt opp foran Oslo S og vis din støtte ved å tenne et lys, lik eller del markeringen i sosiale medier. #Syria6år #WithSyria

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Just finished four days in the studio recording the new album, and I am thrilled about how it came out! Thank you to Audun, Wetle, Andreas and Sidiki for making the new songs shine. What a band!
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Just finished four days in the studio recording the new album, and I am thrilled about how it came out! Thank you to Audun, Wetle, Andreas and Sidiki for making the new songs shine. What a band!

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Herman de WitCan't wait to hear your new songs ..... Greetings from the Netherlands!!

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Helga PothI'm really really looking forward to your new CD!! Could we have a sneak peek, please!

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Paul BushbyReally looking forward to hearing your songs Silje! :) x

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Vigdis VorelandJippi!!!! ❤👍🌞

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Friedrich MüllerDear Silje, when will you release the new CD? Any chance that you will perform the new CD in Cologne/Bonn/Leverkusen? I very much look forward to see you again.

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Ingemar AnderssonVi ser fram emot din nya CD ! Var snäll och gör en spelning i Potsdam-Tyskland, alldeles nära Berlin. 🎤🎹🎶🥁🎸🎷

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Ivica PavlovicLet hear a snip Silje!

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Ellen Steendijk-PelsHow exciting! When can we hear it?

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Michel OosterhoutLooking forward Silje Nergaard !

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