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Jon Christensen

dr, perc, *1943 NO, Oslo
Singer / Musician of Jazz

Jon Ivar Christensen (born 20 March 1943 in Oslo, Norway) is a Norwegian jazz musician (drums and percussion), married to actress, minister and theater director Ellen Horn (born 1951), and the father of singer and actress Emilie Stoesen Christensen (born 1986).

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Tamborine
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • World
Popular Tracks   
'Long As You Know You're Living Yours on Belonging by Keith Jarrett
Questar on My Song by Keith Jarrett
Strands on Returnings by Jakob Bro
Country on My Song by Keith Jarrett
My Song on My Song by Keith Jarrett
Remembrance IV on Remembrance by Ketil Bjørnstad, Tore Brunborg & Jon Christensen
The Windup on Belonging by Keith Jarrett
Parks on The Pilgrim And The Stars by Enrico Rava
Nimbus on Solstice by Ralph Towner
Spiral Dance on Belonging by Keith Jarrett

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Under The RainbowCarsten Dahl, Arild Andersen, Jon Christensen2013Album
Double RainbowTore Johansen, Vigleik Storaas, Jo Fougner Skaansar, Jon Christensen2012Album
Space Is The PlaceCarsten Dahl - Arild Andersen - Jon Christensen2012Album
Sleeper (Tokyo, April 16, 1979)Keith Jarrett, Jan Garbarek, Palle Danielsson, Jon Christensen2012Album
Mitt Hjerte Altid Vanker - II Live At Uppsala Sacred Music FestivalIngebrigt Håker Flaten, Håkon Kornstad, Jon Christensen2011Album
Mitt Hjerte Altid Vanker – I - Live At Oslo JazzfestivalIngebrigt Håker Flaten, Håkon Kornstad, Jon Christensen2011Album
Short FairytalesCarsten Dahl, Arild Andersen, Jon Christensen2006Album
Selected RecordingsJon Christensen2004Compil.
The Sea IIKetil Bjørnstad, David Darling, Jon Christensen, Terje Rypdal1998Album
Live At VisionesLars Danielsson, David Liebman, Jon Christensen, Bobo Stenson1997Album
The SeaKetil Bjørnstad / David Darling / Terje Rypdal / Jon Christensen1995Album
Far NorthLars Danielsson / David Liebman / Jon Christensen / Bobo Stenson1994Album
TidTore Brunborg • Bugge Wesseltoft • Anders Jormin • Jon Christensen1993Album
Knut Riisnæs - Jon Christensen Featuring John Scofield - Palle DanielssonKnut Riisnæs - Jon Christensen Featuring John Scofield - Palle Danielsson1992Album
Night CallerRita Marcotulli With Michel Benita, Nils Petter Molvær, Tore Brunborg, Jon Christensen, Anders Kjellberg1992Album
Norwegian Contemporary Percussion MusicJon Christensen, Magne Hegdal, Bjørn Kruse, Kjell Samkopf, Øistein Sommerfeldt, Norwegian Percussion Society1991Album
Cracked MirrorsHarry Pepl / Herbert Joos / Jon Christensen1988Album
LiveStu Goldberg With Palle Danielsson And Jon Christensen1983Album
Paths, PrintsJan Garbarek, Bill Frisell, Eberhard Weber, Jon Christensen1982Album
HideawayHåkon Graf / Jon Christensen / Sveinung Hovensjø1982Album
Ingentings BjellerJan Erik Vold, Jan Garbarek, Bobo Stenson, Palle Danielsson, Jon Christensen1977Album
No Time For TimePål Thowsen, Jon Christensen, Terje Rypdal, Arild Andersen1977Album
Blow OutHåkon Graf / Sveinung Hovensjø / Jon Eberson / Jon Christensen1977Album
We Could Be FlyingKarin Krog - Steve Kuhn - Steve Swallow - Jon Christensen1975Album
BelongingJan Garbarek, Keith Jarrett, Palle Danielsson, Jon Christensen1974Album
Witchi-Tai-ToJan Garbarek - Bobo Stenson Quartet With Palle Danielsson, Jon Christensen1974Album
SartJan Garbarek / Bobo Stenson / Terje Rypdal / Arild Andersen / Jon Christensen1971Album
UnderwearBobo Stenson / Arild Andersen / Jon Christensen1971Album
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