Written-By – R. Holloway. Producer – Bjørn Petersen. Tenor Saxophone – Knut Riisnæs. Recorded at Rainbow Studio, Oslo, Jan.
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The Gemini Twins/Behind Bars/Tribute To Melvin/Norwegian Winterland/Browns Blues/Sweet and Lovely/The Feelin' Is The terdays/Body and Soul TT: 62:47. This compact disc has personnel not known to many of us outside of Norway with the exception of the American, Red Holloway. That said, one may not expect very much from this disc but think again. The matching of Red Holloway, 65 years old at the time of this recording and Knut Riisnæs 18 years his junior, making him 47 years old plus Red, who cut his jazz teeth with the blues players in South Chicago and Knut who grew up in his native land and rose to the position of soloist with the Norwegian Radio Big Band would.
Knut Riisnæs (born 13 November 1945 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian jazz musician (saxophone and flute), arranger, and composer, son of pianist Eline Nygaard Riisnæs and brother of classical pianist Anne Eline Riisnæs (1951–) and jazz saxophonist Odd Riisnæs (1953–) . The trio with Petter Wettre in the lead, released the album State of the Art (2005). Riisnæs played at Hurtigruten in 2007 and performed Bleak House with Terje Rypdal at Moldejazz the same year. In 2009 he was in the line-up with Tore Johansen Quartet and Håvard Stubø Quartet Honors.
Knut Riisnæs (born 13 November 1945) is a Norwegian jazz musician (saxophone and flute), arranger, and composer, son of pianist Eline Nygaard Riisnæs and brother of classical pianist Anne Eline Riisnæs (1951–) and jazz saxophonist Odd Riisnæs (1953–). The brothers are both known from a variety of recordings in Norway and internationally. Taurus is a Norwegian record label with records published by the parent label Gemini Records. Ola Mathias Calmeyer (14 April 1930 in Oslo - 5 June 2003) was a Norwegian jazz musician (piano). He was the brother of the actor Joachim Calmeyer and the author Bengt Calmeyer, and known from a number of collaborations and album releases.
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CreditsRed Holloway - Primary Artist
Knut Riisnæs - Primary Artist
|1||The Gemini Twins||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||4:30|
|2||Behind Bars||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||6:31|
|3||Tribute to Melvin||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||5:28|
|4||Norwegian Winterland||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||5:19|
|5||Browns Blues||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||5:43|
|6||Sweet and Lovely||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||6:54|
|7||The Feelin' Is the Healin'||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||7:38|
|8||Cherokee||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||3:53|
|9||Yesterdays||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||9:11|
|10||Body and Soul||Knut Riisnæs feat: Red Holloway||7:40|