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Steinar Raknes

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Origin  Norway
Name  Steinar Raknes

Instruments  Upright bass, vocals
Occupation(s)  Musician, composer
Genres  Jazz
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Born  22 March 1975 (age 40) Midsund, More og Romsdal (1975-03-22)
Associated acts  Urban Connection, The Core, Trondheim Jazz Orchestra
Role  Musician ·
Albums  Tangos, ballads & , The Indian Core, Folk, Stillhouse
Music groups  The Core, Urban Connection, Trondheim Jazz Orchestra
Record labels  Jazzland Recordings, Jazzaway Records
Similar People  Inga Juuso, Ola Kvernberg, Erik Nylander, Hakon Mjaset Johansen, John Pal Inderberg

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Steinar Raknes (born 22 March 1975) is a Norwegian jazz musician (upright bass) and composer, and the younger brother of Jazz singer and pianist Eldbjørg Raknes. He is considered to be one of the most talented double bass players of his generation in Norway, and is known from collaborations with the like of Chick Corea, Michael Brecker, Bobby McFerrin, Ola Kvernberg and Hallgeir Pedersen.


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Raknes was born in Midsund. He started to play bass at the age fifteen, graduated from the Music school in Kristiansund 1994, and from the "Sund Folkehøgskole" 1995. As a student on the Jazz program at Trondheim Musikkonservatorium (1995–98) he established the bands The Core and Urban Connection (bouth in 1996). He played with the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra featuring Chick Corea as soloist, and the quartet "BounceTones". He contributed to the cooperated broadcast NRK/EBU "Jazz jorda rundt" as the bassist within the Hallgeir Pedersen Trio 2003.

Raknes has played on releases by Jens Arne Molvær (1998) and Ole Reinlund (2003), and is also steady in the band line up with Ola Kvernberg, played in the Kirsti Huke Trio and initiated Shagma in 2004. In 2008 he debuted as solo artist with the album Tangos, Ballads & More, followed up in 2012 by the album Stillhouse. He has also worked as instrumental double bass teacher on the Jazz program at Trondheim Musikkonservatorium.

Solo albums

  • 2008: Tangos, Ballads & More (Park Grammofon), with Ola Kvernberg, John Pål Inderberg & Håkon Mjåset Johansen
  • 2012: Stillhouse (Reckless Records), with Mickey Raphael, Solveig Slettahjell, Unni Wilhelmsen, Kaja Bremnes, Paolo Vinaccia & Andrew Utnem
  • Collaborative works

    Within Urban Connection
  • 2001: Urban Connection (Bergland Productions)
  • 2002: French Only (Bergland Productions)
  • 2004: UC 3 (Bergland Productions)
  • With Siri Gjære
  • Love Seriously Damages Health (2001, Bergland Prod.)
  • Within The Core
  • 2004: Vision – (Jazzaway Records)
  • 2006: Blue Sky – (Jazzaway Records)
  • 2007: Office Essentials – (Jazzland Recordings)
  • 2010: Party – (Moserobie Music)
  • Within "Shagma»
  • 2005:Music – (Jazzaway Records)
  • Within Trondheim Jazz Orchestra
  • 2005: Live in Molde – (MNJ Records), feat. Chick Corea
  • Within Ola Kvernberg Trio
  • 2006: Night//Driver – (Jazzland Recordings)
  • 2009: Folk – (Jazzland Recordings)
  • Within The Indian Core
  • 2007: The Indian Core – (Grappa Music)
  • With Kirsti Huke
  • 2007: Deloo – (Grappa Music)
  • 2009: Kirsti Huke – (Fairplay)
  • With The Bergen Big Band
  • 2007: Meditations on Coltrane – (Grappa Music), feat. The Core
  • With Håvard Lund
  • 2010: My Sister Said – (Turn Left Prod.)
  • References

    Steinar Raknes Wikipedia