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Mats Eilertsen

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Origin  Norway
Record label  Jazzaway Records
Name  Mats Eilertsen
Occupation(s)  Musician, composer
Genres  Jazz

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Born  4 March 1975 (age 40) Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag (1975-03-04)
Instruments  Double bass, bass guitar, drums
Labels  Jazzaway Records Hubro Music
Associated acts  Tord Gustavsen Quartet, Food, Dingobats, Rubicon
Role  Musician ·
Music groups  The Source, Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, Dingobats, Food
Albums  Radio Yonder, Restored - Returned, Quiet Inlet, Mercurial Balm, The Source: of Summer
Similar People  Tore Brunborg, Tord Gustavsen, Jarle Vespestad, Olavi Louhivuori, Thomas Stronen

Mats Eilertsen "Rubicon" - (june2017)

Mats Eilertsen (born 4 March 1975 in Trondheim, Norway) is a Norwegian jazz musician and composer. He is known for recording with numerous bands, including the Maria Kannegaard Trio, Ola Kvernberg, Nils Økland, Eldbjørg Raknes, Anders Aarum Trio, Eirik Hegdal, Sverre Gjørvad, Nymark Collective, SKRUK, «Jazzmob», «Dingobats», Håkon Kornstad Trio, Food with Iain Ballamy, Jacob Young Band, Solveig Slettahjell's Slow Motion Orchestra, Håvard Wiik Trio, and «JazzCode».


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Eilertsen attended the Trondheim Musikkonservatorium, where he participated in the Jazz program and was part of the Jazz band Dingobats along with fellow students Eirik Hegdal (saxophones), Njål Ølnes (tenor saxophone), Thomas Dahl (guitar) and Sverre Gjørvad (drums), primarily playing Hegdals compositions. He has two band releases as leader of the band Turanga, with band members Fredrik Ljungkvist, Ernst Reijseger, and Thomas Strønen. He also performed with the quartet «Parish», with some of the same members as of «Turanga». In 2006, he released the album Constellations (Jazzaway Records), with the Finnish pianist Alexi Tuomarila's trio, along with Olavi Luohivuori.


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  • 2002: Kongsberg Jazz Award, within Håkon Kornstad Trio
  • Solo albums

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  • 2005: Turanga (Aim Records), with Turanga (voted this year's release of the Japanese jazz magazine Music Magazine)
  • 2006: Flux (Aim Records), with Turanga
  • 2009: Radio Yonder (Hubro Music), with Tore Brunborg, Olavi Louhivuori, and Thomas T. Dahl
  • 2016: Rubicon (ECM Records), with Eirik Hegdal, Thomas T Dahl, Trygve Seim, Harmen Fraanje, and Olavi Louhivuori (commission for the 2014 Vossajazz)
  • SkyDive Trio
  • 2011: SkyDive (Hubro Music)
  • 2015: Sun Moee (Hubro Music)
  • Mats Eilertsen Trio including with Harmen Fraanje and Thomas Strønen
  • 2013: Sails Set (Hubro Music)
  • Collaborations

    Within Dingobats
  • 1998: The New Dingobats Generation
  • 2002: Pöck (Bergland Productions), which featured Live Maria Roggen (vocals)
  • 2004: Follow (Jazzaway Records)
  • Within Food (Iain Ballamy, Arve Henriksen & Thomas Strønen)
  • 2000: Food (Feral Records)
  • 2001: Organic and GM Food (Feral Records)
  • 2002: Veggie (Rune Grammofon)
  • 2004: Last Supper (Rune Grammofon)
  • Within Håvard Wiik Trio
  • 2003: Postures (Jazzland Acoustic)
  • With Jacob Young
  • 2004: Evening Falls (ECM)
  • 2008: Sideways (ECM)
  • Within Tord Gustavsen Ensemble/Quartet
  • 2009: Restored, Returned (ECM Records)
  • 2012: The Well (ECM Records)
  • 2014: Extended Circle (ECM Records)
  • With Yelena Eckemoff
  • 2012: Forget-me-not (L & H Production)
  • Compilation projects
  • 2007: Short Stories (Aim Records) with Frode Haltli and Torbjørn Dyrud
  • 2010: Elegy (Hubro) with Harmen Fraanje and Thomas Strønen
  • References

    Mats Eilertsen Wikipedia