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Kresten Osgood
Kresten (* 1976 in Lemvig) is a drummer, but released his first album as a Hammond organist on April Records. He initially studied at the Holstebro Music School from 1993 to 1996, before studying at the Rytmisk Musikkonservatorium in København from 1997 to 2002. He initially worked with rock musicians such as Nanna Lüders, Nikolaj Nørlund, Niels Skousen and Ane Trolle, then with jazz and improvisation musicians such as Jakob Dinesen/Kurt Rosenwinkel, Peter Brötzmann, Tim Berne, Lonnie Smith, Billy Preston, Sam Yahel, Sam Rivers, Paul Bley, Henry Grimes, Oliver Lake, Michael Blake, Scott DuBois, Dom Minasi, Philipp Gropper, Bent Jædig and Yusef Lateef, also in own band projects like the Raptrio Ikscheltaschel, in Og Hvad Er Klokken with saxophonist Jesper Løvdal and bassist Thomas Vang, and from 2002 in the music collective ILK.
In 2006 he was awarded the Django d'Or in the Contemporary Star of Jazz category. In 2010 he received the Ben Webster Prize.
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Plays the Organ for You
April Records
recorded March and April 2020 in København/Denmark
Kresten Osgood, Hammond A-102 Organ
Fridolin Nordsø, guitar
Ludomir Dietl, drums
Arto Eriksen, percussion

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