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LILJA (Oddrun Lilja Jonsdottir) is a guitarist, singer and composer from Oslo, Norway. 

She has performed at various venues in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, New York and throughout Europe, and has collaborated with major names in the world of jazz and traditional music from around the world.

She currently plays with her group Moksha who released their debut album "The Beauty of an Arbitrary Moment" at Jazzland records in 2016. and also with New Conception of Jazz by Bugge Wesseltoft. In addition, she collaborates on several projects, one with the Pakistani sitar virtuoso Ustad Ashraf Sharif Khan and one in trio, with the Norwegian saxophonist Marthe Lea and the Moroccan gnawa master Zakaria Houaouara. In her solo project LILJA she collected her favourite musicians and made one piece of music to 10 of the cities she has visited the past years.