RADKA TONEFF

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A Norwegian jazz vocalist of legendary stature, Radka Toneff made her award-winning album debut in 1977 and recorded only three albums during her lifetime, which was cut short by her tragic death in 1982. Born on June 25, 1952, in Oslo, Norway, she is the daughter of a Bulgarian folksinger and studied at the Oslo Musikkonservatorium from 1971 to 1975. After founding the Radka Toneff Quintet, whose membership included Arild Andersen (bass), Jon Balke (piano), and Jon Eberson (guitar), among others, she made her solo album debut in 1977 with Winter Poem, an English-language effort. Highly acclaimed, the album was awarded a Spellemannprisen (i.e., Norwegian Grammy) in 1977 for Vocal Album of the Year and was a Top 20 hit on the Norwegian albums chart. The follow-up album, It Don't Come Easy (1979), also featured the Radka Toneff Quintet while her third album, Fairy Tales (1982), was a collaboration with read more...
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RADKA TONEFF Winter Poem album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Winter Poem
Vocal Jazz 1977
RADKA TONEFF It Don't Come Easy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It Don't Come Easy
Vocal Jazz 1979
RADKA TONEFF Fairytales (feat. Steve Dobrogosz) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fairytales (feat. Steve Dobrogosz)
Vocal Jazz 1982
RADKA TONEFF Set It Free - Et Portrett Av Radka Toneff album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Set It Free - Et Portrett Av Radka Toneff
Vocal Jazz 2008

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RADKA TONEFF Live in Hamburg album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in Hamburg
Vocal Jazz 1993
RADKA TONEFF Butterfly album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Butterfly
Vocal Jazz 2008

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Some Time Ago
Vocal Jazz 2003

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