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Arve Henriksen

Trumpet, vocals

Trumpet player


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22 March 1968 (age 55) Stranda, Sunnmore (

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Music groups
Supersilent (Since 1997), Veslefrekk, Magnetic North Orchestra, Generator X, Food

The Nature Of Connections, Places of Worship, Cosmic Creation, Cartography, Sakuteiki


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Arve Henriksen (born 22 March 1968 in Stranda, Norway) is a Norwegian trumpet player, renowned for his distinctive, flute-like sound on the trumpet, inspired by the sound of the Japanese shakuhachi flute. He also sings; his unique wordless vocalising was central to Chiaroscuro, where he often sings in a soprano's range. The control over his head voice is such that in "Opening Image" he could quite easily be mistaken for a woman.


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Henriksen was educated on the Jazz program at Trondheim Musikkonservatorium and later studied music pedagogy, while he played in «Bodega Band» (1987–88), «Luft» (1987–89), «Veslefrekk» from 1989, «Close Enough» 1990-92, «Nutrio» from 1990, and recorded with Bjørn Alterhaug and «Tre Små Kinesere» (1990). After graduating in 1991, he joined the «Trio Midt-Norge» and «Piggy Bop».

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He has played among others with Misha Alperin, Jon Balke's Magnetic North Orchestra, Nils Petter Molvær, Audun Kleive, Trygve Seim, Terje Isungset, Christian Wallumrød and recently with Iain Ballamy's Food for Quartet and Supersilent, both bands signed on Rune Grammofon. He has also contributed to David Sylvian's Nine Horses project and his latest work, When Loud Weather Buffeted Naoshima.

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With Supersilent he has been a major contributor to one of the most acclaimed improvisational bands over the last 14 years in Norway, with collaborations with Terje Rypdal among others. John Paul Jones played with them at the Punkt festival 2010, in Kristiansand, Norway and again at Moldejazz 2012.

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John Kellman of the All About Jazz magazine recognized Arve Henriksen/Jan Bang Double CD Release Show at The Punkt Festival, Kristiansand, Norway, September 2013, as no. 17 of his "Best Live Shows of 2013".


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  • 2005: Buddyprisen
  • 2007: Radka Toneff Memorial Award
  • 2011: Kongsberg Jazz Award
  • 2011: Paul Acket Award, North Sea Jazz
  • 2016: Dr Honoris Causa at Gothenburg University
  • Solo albums

  • 2001: Sakuteiki (Rune Grammofon)
  • 2004: Chiaroscuro (Rune Grammofon)
  • 2007: Strjon (Rune Grammofon)
  • 2008: Cartography (ECM Records)
  • 2013: Places Of Worship (Rune Grammofon)
  • 2014: The Nature Of Connections (Rune Grammofon)
  • 2014: Chron (Rune Grammofon)
  • 2014: Cosmic Creation (Rune Grammofon)
  • 2017: Towards Language (Rune Grammofon)
  • Compilations
  • 2012: Solidification (Rune Grammofon)
  • 2014: Chron|Cosmic Creation (Rune Grammofon)
  • Collaborative work

  • 2000: Daa (NorCD), with Terje Isungset and Karl Seglem
  • 2000: Birth Wish (Pan M Records), with Christian Wallumrød, Jan Bang and Erik Honoré
  • 2007: Sketches Of Spain (Nor Wind Records), with The Norwegian Wind Ensemble and Maria Schneider
  • 2009: Ellivan (NorCD), with Elling Vanberg
  • 2010: Clinamen (Off, Rat), with Giovanni Di Domenico and Tatsuhisa Yamamoto
  • 2012: Black Swan (Rat Records), with Teun Verbruggen
  • 2012: Uncommon Deities (P-Vine Records), with Jan Bang, Erik Honoré, David Sylvian and Sidsel Endresen
  • 2012: Distare Sonanti (and/OAR), with Giovanni Di Domenico and Tatsuhisa Yamamoto
  • 2014: World Of Glass (All Ice Records), with Terje Isungset
  • 2016: Atmosphères with Tigran Hamasyan, Eivind Aarset, and Jan Bang (ECM)
  • 2017: Rímur with Trio Mediæval (ECM)
  • References

    Arve Henriksen Wikipedia