Poesioasen: Jan Eggum
Warm and melancholic atmosphere by Jan Eggum in Poesioasen at Christians Kjeller.
It is said that Jan Eggum gives melancholy a face, and if anyone should break down the myth it must be Jan Eggum himself. Eggum is experienced, knows what the audience wants and creates sharp and lasting reflections on modern man. On stage he oozes humor, warmth and life experience.
As an important and prominent figure in Norwegian folk and popular music since the mid-70s, Jan Eggum is known to be a cheerful melancholic. He characterizes himself as an artist who sings easily about difficult things, mainly about the tension between people. Musically, he has his basis in folk tradition, with clear references to jazz and rock. Jan Eggum has received several Grammy Awards, both as a solo artist and as a member of Gitarkameratene.