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Birth name  Geir Aimar Rogno
Occupation(s)  Musician
Name  Geir Rogno
Genres  Jazz
Instruments  Bass
Geir Rogno
Born  31 March 1963 (age 52) Bergen, Norway (1963-03-31)

Geir Aimar Rogno (born 31 March 1963 in Bergen, Norway) is a Norwegian Musician (bass), known from the band «Hot Cargo» with the Bergen Guitarist Ole Thomsen.

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Career

Roogno has played with musicians such as Jan Eggum, Dag Arnesen, Ole Thomsen, Mads Eriksen, Jan Teigen, Thor Endresen, Egil Eldoen, Rune Hauge and Kim Fairchild, and bands like Pal Thowsen Band, «Hot Cargo», «Gruv», «Funkaholics», «Little Big Band» and «Kjersti Misje Band» plus a number of international artists. He is known from numerous TV projects. Rogno started with Jazz fusion in the 1980s in the band Little Big Band. Inspired from The Crusaders and «Spyro Gyro», Dave Grusin and Herbie Hancock, this was a band in the forefront of Norwegian fusion music. He evolved a slap hand technique with inspirations from Stanley Clarke and Larry Graham. In the 80s, he worked as a freelance musician, with many jobs for theater.

Honors

  • Handverkeren which is awarded annually to a musician who performs "music craft" in an exemplary manner, by Scandinavian Entertainment Service
  • Discography

    With T.T. Jug, including with Tormod Kayser, Tord Softeland and Jon Softeland Saebo
  • 1982: Ungdommens Radioavis Rockemonstring (Philips), with various artists, "Dusty Freak"
  • with Ole Thomsen
  • 1992: Hot Cargo (NorCD)
  • with Jan Eggum
  • 2001: Ekte Eggum (Grappa)
  • 2005: 30/30 (Grappa)
  • References

    Geir Rogno Wikipedia


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