Arild Andersen Group

Arild Andersen himself, the bassist with the warm tone, can truly be called a legend of European jazz. His career began already in 1967, and the band with Jan Garbarek, Terje Rypdal and Jon Christensen released one of the first ECM albums, "Afric Pepperbird". In the following years he played with Sonny Rollins, Don Cherry, Chick Corea, Dexter Gordon, George Russell and many others. In the 80's he formed his legendary band Masqualero with Jon Balke, Nils-Petter Molvær, Jon Christensen and Tore Brunborg, which toured worldwide.
He played with Stan Getz, Sonny Rollins, Don Cherry, Paul Bley, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell and many others. Tommy Smith , Chick Corea and others. He has released 22 albums under his own name on ECM. His entire discography is a piece of living jazz history, but above all he is firmly connected to the present, and his great musical joy, groove and creativity combine with excellent technique. He is also a fantastic composer, and the repertoire of the Arild Andersen Group is mainly from his pen.

Marius Neset, saxophone.
A true comet both as a saxophonist and composer, writing for major ensembles such as the London Sinfonietta and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. His unique playing style can quickly change from tight and rhythmically complex to soft and poetic.

Helge Lien, piano.
His sensitive playing has earned him international recognition. Together with Marius Neset, he recently participated in the EST Symphony Project and has released ten albums with his own trio.

Håkon Mjåset Johansen, drums.
Known for his work with the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra and Ensemble Denada, as well as with Bugge Wesseltoft and Nils-Petter Molvær . He has also released a live CD featuring his quartet of Chick Corea.

Tue, 10.10.2023
Concert Highlight!

Arild Andersen (double bass), Marius Neset (saxophone), Helge Lien (piano), Håkon Mjåset Johansen (drums)


concert hall Start 20:00

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