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Ola Gjeilo showcases the soul of New York City in 'Night' / New Classical Tracks

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Ola Gjeilo is a Norwegian composer who may be best known for his contemporary choral works. His latest recording, finds him back where he started, seated at the piano, where he improvised 18 pieces, that reflect his affection for his current home, NYC. Gjeilo says: "I started playing piano when I was four or five, I think. So I started improvising and then eventually sort of composing at some point. And, and that's so the piano has always been my personal way of expressing myself as a musician." 

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