6000 concerts, made more than 300 records, and 16 under his own name, and
in between times learned to master ten different string instruments.
Reiersrud's unique talent shines out through allthis versatility. In some inexplicable
way, he creates an aura around the notes that is pure Reiersrud, whether he is
playing African, Indian, Norwegian or American folk music His playing seems to find
the essence; it evidences fundamentality, understanding and a sense of origin
The blues were his entrée to an unusually varied career, difficult to define but
undoubtedly that of an innovative stylist.