Description:The Swedish Bouzouki player Jens Ulvsand and Danish/Norwegian singer Jullie Hjetland started playing together in 2008 in the successful group "KRYSS" and very quickly they found a partnership in there duo playing.
They have a common flair for the Nordic sound and with a gentle touch of electronic elements, voice, Bouzouki and other instruments, they create a wide spectre of atmosphere's and soundscape's.
The duo have been playing several festivals/concerts and with there grounded knowledge of Nordic folk traditions and there own roots they put together traditional Scandinavian songs and traditional music with compositions of there own in a harmonic blend.
Jullie Hjetland singer/composer/performer/dancer (1981 Denmark).
Received the Danish Music Award 2009 and was nominated to Odense Live Talent 2010.
Graduates 2011 as Nordic Master of Folk Music. Works with Folk, Jazz, Electronica and Pop, with musicians like Pierre Dørge, Marylin Mazur and Hans Mydtskov. Performs on over 10 albums/Ep's and is a main arranger of the art forum KvamsøyVeka.
Together with her intense presents on stage and her play full expressive voice she is a sought-after musician in both folk , jazz and many other genres.
Experimenting with her voice and improvising with out boarders of limitations seems to be the brand for this young, but experienced singer and performer.
Jens Ulvsand bouzouki.guitarplayer/composer (1955 Sweden)
Since start of the 90s Jens has taken an active part of the Swedish world and folkscene working with bands like Avadå band and Gisen Malmquist (Filarfolket) projects.
Together with Trio Mio , Faerd , Kryss (all Danish-Swedish projects) Jens has been touring Scandinavia , Germany , England , Italy , USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand .
Got 6 Danish Music Awards with Trio Mio (2006/2008) and is teaching at the Swedish Musical
Academy/Malmö and at Odense Music Conservatory / Denmark .
With education and experiences from jazz , a strong influence from west African music together with deep knowledge of the Scandinavian folk music Jens plays and moves the music from the
past into the present.
Ulvsand&Hjetland is truly a delightful way of experiencing Nordic folk music in a new way
Jullie Hjetland - vocals, loops, autoharp and ukulele
Jens Ulvsand - bouzouki, loops, stompfoot and vocals
1 Visa i Vinden (Cornelis Vreeswijk) - Aire from Brae (Trad. Shetland)
2 Mormor (Hjetland)
3 Procession (Ulvsand)
4 Gardsjenta (Trad. Norway)
5 Bodaibo (Vladimir Vysotskij)
6 Tornado (Hjetland)
7 Stilla ro - Vår igen Pappa (Ulvsand)
8 Min Dokka (Ulvsand-Halfdan Rasmussen)
9 Ajö (Hjetland)
Ulvsand & Hjetland
GO' Danish Folk Music