KUDOS AUDIO COLLABORATE WITH JAZZ PIANIST TORD GUSTAVSEN FOR INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

Derek Gilligan MD of Kudos Audio and Tord Gustavsen, celebrated Norwegian jazz pianist, announced today a collaboration to celebrate International Jazz Day’s 10th anniversary.

It’s a simple collaboration based on mutual admiration, Tord is now the proud owner of a pair of Kudos Super 20A loudspeakers and to support the collaboration, Kudos has access to Tord’s gigs when conditions permit and an ongoing opportunity to access and promote Tord’s music.

Kudos Audio Collaborate With Jazz Pianist Tord Gustavsen

Jazz Pianist Tord Gustavsen

When asked about the relationship, Tord, one of a limited and exclusive number of Steinway Artists, said, “I have the distinct feeling that Kudos and my music – the music I make, as well as the wide variety of music I listen to – is a match made in heaven. I want warmth yet transparency. Maximum attention to subtle details; and tangible sound textures. And passion as a driving force.”

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY

Established by the General Conference of UNESCO in 2011 at the initiative of UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock and recognized by the United Nations General Assembly. International Jazz Day brings together countries and communities worldwide every 30th of April to celebrate jazz and highlight the music’s important role in encouraging dialogue, combating discrimination, and promoting human dignity.

International Jazz Day has become a global movement reaching more than two billion people annually on all seven continents.

QOBUZ AND TIDAL

To support International Jazz Day 2021, Derek asked Tord if he would put together a playlist of his music on Qobuz and Tidal for listeners to enjoy on their systems. The relationship started after Tord was in touch with Derek after having chosen the Super 20As during an extensive audition in the Eksakt Hifi showroom in Oslo.

Kudos intend to have some more Tord related or chosen playlists later in the year.

Get all the latest Hifi News with Hifi Pig here!

 

 

 

Read More Posts Like This

  • Birch Audio

    Birch Audio are a new company based in Omaha, Nebraska and have very clear aims in the manufacture of their loudspeakers  - "To make exceptional minimalist audio equipment". To this end the company currently produces The Raven, The Robin, The Falcon and the Finch loudspeakers. In all their models they use Birch Ply and wideband drivers negating the need for…

  • Frank Zappa Qobuz Hi-Res 24-Bit Albums

    FRANK ZAPPA QOBUZ HI-RES 24-BIT ALBUMS Zappa Records and Qobuz, the Hi-Res music streaming and download service, have exclusively partnered together to release several key Frank Zappa albums in Hi-Res, only on Qobuz. FRANK ZAPPA This alliance is the latest in a series of Hi-Res artist exclusives that Qobuz began rolling out this year. Zappa Records is launching a Hi-Res…

  • North West Audio Show News

    The North West Audio Show takes place on Sunday 28th June at Cranage Hall in Holmes Chapel in Cheshire (North West England) and Hifi Pig is the exclusive media partner. We have just added the up to date floorplan to the site so that you can plan your day and the exhibitors you most want to see before arriving at…

You must be logged in to leave a reply.