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Uuskyla Øgrim & Berg

Uuskyla Øgrim & Berg is a new free jazz power trio that plays improvised music with influences from jazz and rock. The band's first album Ullr received widely positive response from the contemporary jazz and impro press (see below). A concert recording from BrÖtz in Gothenburg was released on Simlas in November 2017.

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Tellef Øgrim

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Tellef Øgrim (alternatively written Ogrim where the letter Ø does not work), born January 27. 1958 in Oslo, is a Norwegian guitarist and journalist. As a boy, he played in rock and later jazz bands before joining the new wave band Ung Pike Forsvunnet, in 1981. The group released two albums, toured Norway and played some TV shows. In 1985, Øgrim and vocalist (later his wife) formed the soul-rock band Duck Spin, releasing the group's only album Wake Me When the Moon Gets Up the year after. Øgrim went on to form his first jazz group, Libido in 1987. Their self-titled album was released at Hot Club Records. During the same period, he wrote music for two theater plays

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Live at Oset

Featuring the music of Tellef Ogrim
Duration: 06:18

Mugetuft is a Norwegian audio/visual collective, exploring relationships between improvised live sound and improvised live visuals. From an outdoor video-music concert at Oset outside Oslo Jakop Janssønn: drums/electronics Henrik Hellstenius: electronics Tellef Øgrim: fretless guitar Peter Knudsen: visuals These conserts were supported by Oslo kommune and Atelier Nord
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Tellef Ogrim: Wagon 8

Read "Wagon 8" reviewed by John Kelman


While it's easy to find artists who focus on fretless electric bass, those who concentrate on fretless electric guitar are less commonplace. High profile artists including jazz icon Pat Metheny and guitarist/vocalist Adrian Belew have dabbled with fretless guitars over the years, but few make it a priority. Norwegian guitarist Tellef Øgrim has been focusing on ...


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