James W Dickenson: Sounds from Lindeman

In 2012 James W Dickenson prepared a subjective list of 55 jazz recordings directly or indirectly inspired by the compositions and/or the folk music collections of Ludwig M. Lindeman.He has updated the list to 2015.
This paper deals with stylistic aspects of Norwegian jazz, illustrated with recent recordings in the genre.




James W Dickenson is a church organist and jazz pianist.
His Ph.D from 2003 and his book From Grieg to Garbarek – Norwegian jazz and national identity published in 2011 together deal with the influence of Norwegian folk music on Norwegian jazz from 1945 to the present day.