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Current projects

Huntsville – with Ingar Zach and Tonny Kluften. Started working as a trio in 2005. 2 releases on Rune Grammofon, 3 on Hubro. Concerts in Europe, North and South America. Latest album «Bow Shoulder» out in 2021 – with Nels Cline, Yuka Honda, Glenn Kotche and Darin Gray as guests.

Dans les arbres – with Christian Wallumrød, Xavier Charles and Ingar Zach. Started our work as a band in 2004/2005. 2 releases on ECM, 1 on Hubro, 1 on SOFA and 1 on own label at Bandcamp. Concerts in Europe, North America, Mexico, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

Område51 – with Morten Qvenild and Frode Grytten. Concerts in Norway and book and album release on Grappa in 2019.

Skarbø Skulekorps – Øyvind Skarbø’s project. 2 albums out on Hubro, concerts in Europe.

Brutter + Ivar Grydeland – with Fredrik and Christian Wallumrød’s duet Brutter.

Solo – my solo debut «Bathymetric Modes» was released on Hubro (2012). My second solo album «Stop Freeze Wait Eat» was released on Hubro in October, 2015.

Artistic research. From 2017 – 2020 I have been leading the project «Goodbye Intuition», comprising Andrea Neumann, Morten Qvenild, Sidsel Endresen as core members. Associated project members are Henrik Frisk, David Toop, Lasse Marhaug and Anna Lindal. The project is part of Norwegian Academy of Music’s artistic research activity. The project is documented here. My artistic research fellowship project «Ensemble and Ensemble of Me – What I Think About When I Think About Improvisation» (2011-2015) took place at Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo, under the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme.  The project is fully documented here.

Some earlier projects

Siri & Snelle Produksjoner – I have composed and performed music for 6 dance performances with the company Siri & Snelle Produksjoner over the last 9-10 years.

Hanne Hukkelberg –  playing in her band between 2007 – 2013. Contributed on her two albums «Blood from a stone» (2009) and «Featherbrain» (2011). Concerts in Europe, North America and Japan.