In-House Science. Out on ECM March 23, 2018

Posted on feb 24, 2018 in Blogsidebar, Leader, News | 0 comments

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Arild Andersen Trio with Guest Makoto Ozone

Posted on feb 23, 2018 in Blog, News | 0 comments

Japan Concerts Spring 2018 Blue Note ,Tokyo  March 18+30 . Nagoya Blue Note March 31 Motion Blue Yokohama April 1

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Posted on jan 30, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Updated Concert calendar for spring 2018 

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Molde jazzfestival 2017. Pat Metheny Trio

Posted on sep 4, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Pat Metheny , Gard Nilssen ,Arild Andersen  ...

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Concerts Fall 2017

Posted on jul 8, 2017 in Concerts, Concerts, News | 0 comments

Upcoming Concerts July 19          Molde Jazz Festival.  Norway                  Pat Metheny , Arild Andersen, Gard Nilssen August  27.   Dracula Festival, Bran Romania.     Danielle de Bonaventura, Arild Andersen ,Paolo Vinaccia Sept 1        Hadeland Jazzclub , Brandbu ,Norway        Arild Andersen sextet Sept  2       Hr.Nilsen  Jazzclub. Oslo ,Norway.                Arild Andersen sextet Sept  4.       Hemnesberget, Norway                                Arild Andersen sextet Sept 5.       Ad Lib Jazzclub.  Bodø ,Norway                    Arild Andersen sextet Sept  6.      Arktisk...

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Molde Jazzfestival 2017

Posted on jun 23, 2017 in Blogsidebar, News | 2 comments

 Pat Metheny /Arild Andersen/Gard Nilssen At Molde Jazzfestival 19/7- 2017  ...

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Arild Andersen /Tommy Smith/Paolo Vinaccia

Posted on feb 7, 2017 in Concerts, News | 0 comments

Coming to the legendary Montmartre club in Copenhagen   February 16-17-18  ...

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2016 Some Memories

Posted on des 21, 2016 in News | 0 comments

The Year started with a tour of Latin America with my trio featuring Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia. We played the Panama Jazz Festival , and went to Guatemala for some concerts. In April I did a live recording with Helge Lien on piano and Gard Nilsen on drums for a series called European Jazz Legends . Here is a video from the mastering I was very flattered to be asked to be part of this. The record is called «The Rose Window» . Recorded for Intuition, Germany. The trio with Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia did a tour of UK in May and US/Canada tour en of June. At Rochester...

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Scotland/ England Trio Tour May 2016

Posted on mar 14, 2016 in News | 0 comments

In addition to these dates there is a concert  at Ronnie Scotts Club in London Saturday May 21 where Helge Lien will join us on piano. Arild Andersen Trio...

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European Jazz Legends

Posted on feb 14, 2016 in News | 0 comments

April 15, 2016 I will play a concert at Güterslo Theater, Germany   . This is a series of concerts they call European Jazz Legends and consists of 15 European musicians each doing a concert over a periode of 3 years.. I am very pleased to be asked to do this in a series that also include Miroslav Vitous and Henry Texier of european bassplayers. I will perform this evening with Helge Lien on piano and Gard Nilssen on drums . Infos at this...

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Arild Andersen trio with Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia

Posted on nov 21, 2014 in Blogsidebar, News, No category | 1 comment

An update for the Arild AndersenTrio.  

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TV show in South Korea

Posted on nov 21, 2014 in News, Video | 0 comments

From a TV show in Seoul ,South Korea October 2014  Arild Andersen trio featuring Paolo Vinaccia and Tommy Smith

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Arild Andersen Sextet plays Mingus . Oslo Jazzfestival 2014

Posted on sep 10, 2014 in News, Video | 0 comments

 Oslo Jazzfestival  presents «Mingus i Aulaen» Arild Andersen Sextet Mathias Eick                  trumpet Petter Wettre                 ten sax, bassclarinet Klaus Ellerhusen Holm  altsax,bassclarinet Bugge Wesseltoft          piano Arild Andersen               bass Gard Nilssen                ...

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Press Reaction. The new cd «MIRA» ecm 2307

Posted on feb 3, 2014 in News | 0 comments

“ the sheer depth and lustre of this trio’s sound can invite you to start purring in grateful imitation.» GUARDIAN 2014 John Fordham «with Mira, the possibilities possess an evolved simpatico, greater attention to space and more expansive, expressive vernacular.» ALL ABOUT JAZZ 2014 John Kelman «It is Andersenʼs skill as a composer of ballads that provides itʼs strongest cornerstone.» INSTRUMENTAL 2014 Michael S.Clark “Sounding much greater than the sum of its parts, the trio establish a degree of empathy that is quite astonishing.” JAZZ VIEWS Nick Lea...

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Happy New Year 2014

Posted on jan 3, 2014 in News | 0 comments

The new trio record  «MIRA» with Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia is finally  ready for release. It will be out worldwide January 17 . I always wanted to do a studio ballad record . Arild Andersen Paolo Vinaccia Tommy Smith    Mira Arild Andersen double bass, electronics Paolo Vinaccia drums Tommy Smith tenor saxophone, shakuhachi Bygone Blussy Alfie Rossetti Reparate Raijin Le Saleya Kangiten Mira Eight and More Stevtone Recorded December 2012 ECM 2307 Background After the eruptive excitement of their Live At Belleville album, which was widely praised around the world (and secured...

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Arild Andersen Trio at Queens Hall , Edinburgh

Posted on des 8, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Rewiew     Opportunities to hear major international jazz artists outside of a festival context have become rather rare in Scotland, which made this week’s visits from this stellar European trio all the more welcome.

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The Trio in Stirling November 2013

Posted on des 6, 2013 in Concert reviews, News | 0 comments

Where The Wild Things Are – The Arild Andersen Trio live at Stirling Tolbooth AA Trio Stirling Nov 2013 .Read More   Jazz can be an intimidating environment for the uninitiated. Strange unfamiliar shapes tend to leap out at you from unexpected places, pull your hair and then disappear from whence they came. Certainly, they are mysterious and powerful, but they mean you no harm. The Arild Andersen Trio featuring Paolo Vinaccia (drums) and Tommy Smith (saxophone and Japanese flute) seemed mild-mannered enough, but it soon transpired that they have a touch of the wildness about them too. The...

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Arild Andersen / Tommy Smith / Paolo Vinaccia.

Posted on okt 7, 2013 in News, Video | 0 comments

«Science»  Played by Arild Andersen trio . Cosmopolite ,Oslo November 25 ,2012

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Arild Andersen / Tommy Smith / Paolo Vinaccia.

Posted on aug 31, 2013 in News, Video | 0 comments

This is a live recording from Oslo November 2012 . The song «Blussy» was also recorded for our new trio CD for ECM.

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Review Of «Celebration» New York City Jazz Records

Posted on mai 13, 2013 in News, Record Reviews | 0 comments


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New Video Arild Andersen Quintet at Oslo Jazzfestival 2012

Posted on feb 16, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Saturday        By Arild Andersen   recorded August 18, 2012  at Oslo jazzfestival. Tommy Smith ,Markus Stockhausen,Marcin Wasilewski, Arild Andersen,Patrice Heral

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A new video with Arild Andersen Trio

Posted on feb 11, 2013 in News | 0 comments

Mira         By Arild Andersen recorded  November 2012 with Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia

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Videos with Arild Andersen Quintet at Oslo jazzfestival 2012

Posted on jan 6, 2013 in News | 0 comments

See videos here

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Posted on des 31, 2012 in News | 0 comments

2012 is at it´s end. It has been a  good and busy  year. In December I recorded a new trio cd  with Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia. It will be released on ECM in October. We recorded at  Rainbow studio in Oslo with Manfred Eicher and Jan Erik Kongshaug. The  concert at Oslo Jazz Festival with Arild Andersen Quintet was selected «Concert of the Year» in Norwegian paper Dagbladet. A Great review in DOWN BEAT  for the cd » Celebration» . » Conspire to make  it one of the best albums of the year.If the recording quality were just a tad  brigther –  five stars....

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Down Beat 4 1/2 stars for «Celebration»

Posted on des 23, 2012 in Blogsidebar, News, Record Reviews | 1 comment

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My New Jean Auray Bass with a Lion Head

Posted on aug 29, 2012 in News | 0 comments


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Arild Andersen Quintet Oslo Jazz Festival

Posted on aug 29, 2012 in Blogsidebar, Concert reviews, News | 0 comments

      GREAT EVENING WITH A GREAT BAND Arild Andersen’s International Quintet debut was with his current crew at the Kongsberg Jazz Festival last summer, when the Polish pianist Marcin Wasilewski replaced Danish Carsten Dahl in about the time it takes to pack a bag and get from Warsaw to Kongsberg in the quickest manner. Now he is in the band, along with Andersen’s three partners for many years, the Scottish saxophonist Tommy Smith, the German trumpeter Markus Stockhausen and the French drummer Patrice Héral.Saturday night the band ended the Oslo Jazz Festival in front of a packed...

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Reviews of » Celebration»

Posted on jul 27, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Some great reviews has been published  on » Celebration» You find them  here

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Posted on mai 28, 2012 in Discography, Leader, News | 0 comments

My new cd for ECM is now released .  Live recorded in Glasgow October 2010  Scottish National Jazz Orchestra directed by Tommy Smith Buy...

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A tribute to the music of ECM

Posted on mai 28, 2012 in Discography, Leader, News | 3 comments

CELEBRATION ARILD ANDERSEN SCOTTISH NATIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA directed by Tommy Smith  MAY DANCE 6:21 Dave Holland arranged by Christian Jacob MOLDE CANTICLE [part 1] 8:50 Jan Garbarek arranged by Tommy Smith CRYSTAL SILENCE 10:07 Chick Corea arranged by Makoto Ozone ULRIKAS DANS 11:15 Trygve Seim arranged by Trygve Seim & Øyvind Brække INDEPENDENCY IV 17:00 Arild Andersen arranged by Mike Gibbs MY SONG 7:51 Keith Jarrett arranged by Geoffrey Keezer Recorded 16th October 2010   Stevenson Hall, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Recorded by Mark McKellen.   Mixed by Jan Erik Kongshaug  24th...

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