Posted on jul 3, 2023 in Concerts, News, No category | 0 comments

  Concerts Arild Andersen  July-October  2023 July 18   Jazz a Junas , France Arild Andersen with Gerard Pansanel,Patrice Heral ,Antonello  July 22  Edinburgh jazzfestival Arild Andersen with Thomas Stroenen and Tommy Smith August 11  Sildajazz , Haugesund , Norway Arild Andersen with Kirsten Bråten Berg  Duo August 12  Sildajazz ,Haugesund Norway Arild Andersen with Jojje Wadenius  Duo August 15. Victoria ,Oslo Jazzfestival  ,Norway Arild Andersen with Henri Texier. Duo  August 19  Riksscenen ,Oslo Jazzfestival. ...

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Commander of His Majesty St.Olav Order

Posted on okt 8, 2022 in Blogsidebar, News | 0 comments

Royal Appointment Arild Andersen was appointed 26 of September 2022 Commander of the Royal Norwegian Order of St.Olav by His Majesty King Harald of Norway for his outstanding contribution to jazzmusic.  Photo Roar Vestad 

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AAG at Paradox , Netherlands May 2022

Posted on jun 14, 2022 in News | 0 comments

Het was een verrassend mooi en intens concert van de Arild Andersen Group op zaterdag 7 mei in het Tilburgse Paradox. De als nieuwe Noorse supergroep waarbij twee generaties samenkomen aangekondigde band overrompelde het publiek met twee lange hartstochtelijke sets. “Wij zijn net zo verrast over de muziek als jij bent”, zei de 76-jarige bassist. “Wij spelen ieder concert anders en onze improvisatie bepaalt iedere keer een andere uitkomst”. It was a surprisingly beautiful and intense concert by the Arild Andersen Group on Saturday 7 May in Paradox in Tilburg. The band, announced as a new...

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Concerts in Netherlands May 2020

Posted on apr 19, 2022 in Concerts, News | 0 comments

         Arild Andersen Group  ARILD ANDERSEN – MARIUS NESET – HELGE LIEN – HÅKON MJÅSET JOHANSEN 6 May Lantaren/Venster, Rotterdam 7 May Paradox, Tilburg 8 May  Bimhuis, Amsterdam

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European tour 2022

Posted on apr 19, 2022 in News, Video | 0 comments

We had a great tour with 14 concerts in 16 days and 5000 km driving. This is a video from the concert in Ravensburg

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Arild Andersen Group European Tour 2022

Posted on mar 11, 2022 in News | 0 comments

24.03.2022 Syke Konzertsaal der Kreissparkasse Syke  25.03.2022 Bielefeld Bunker Ulmenwall  26.03.2022 Einbeck Kultur im Esel e. V.  28.03.2022 Passau Café Museum  29.03.2022 A-Wien Porgy & Bess 30.03.2022 CZ-Trutnov Jazz Festival  31.03.2022 CZ-Prag Novoměstská radnice Praha 01.04.2022 Arild Andersen Group München Jazzclub Unterfahrt 02.04.2022 Bayreuth Jazzforum Bayreuth  03.04.2022 Freiburg Jazzhaus Freiburg 05.04.2022 Karlsruhe Kulturzentrum Tempel – Karlsruhe  06.04.2022 Schwäbisch Hall JazzClub Schwäbisch Hall  07.04.2022 Ravensburg Zehntscheuer Ravensburg e.V.  08.04.2022...

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Concert AA Quintet

Posted on feb 25, 2022 in Concerts, News | 0 comments

AA Quintet Marius Neset Jojje Wadenius Frode Alnæs Thomas Strønen Arild Andersen Energimølla ,Kongsberg  9 March  20:00 Munch Museet  Oslo 16 March  20:00

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New Start 2022

Posted on des 25, 2021 in Concerts, News | 0 comments

Hopefully it will be possible to travel and play concerts again in 2022. It has been pretty quiet for almost 2 years now even if I did some festivals with my group including Marius Neset , sax  Helge Lien, piano and Haakon Mjåseth Johansen drums.  From March 22 there are plans for an European tour . I will be recording with Yelena Eckemoff,Paolo Fresu and Billy Hart plus a new recording with Frode Alnæs and Stian Carstensen . In the meantime ,here is a link to an Interview ( In Norwegian) I did with Tor Hammerø Bassist Arild Andersen har rundet 76 år, men setter seg ikke til å...

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Posted on aug 5, 2020 in News, No category | 0 comments

This strange times. My concerts will be annonced on Facebook this summer and fall .

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» The New York City Jazz Record»

Posted on des 31, 2018 in News | 0 comments

  ALBUM OF THE YEAR  2018           ARILD ANDERSEN—In-House Science (ECM) NELS CLINE 4—Currents, Constellations (Blue Note) PHILLIP JOHNSTON—The Adventures of Prince Achmed(Asynchronous) LEE KONITZ/DAN TEPFER—Decade (Impulse) KUKURUZ QUARTET—Julius Eastman Piano Interpretations (Intakt) JOHN McLAUGHLIN & THE 4TH DIMENSION (WITH JIMMY HERRING & THE INVISIBLE WHIP)— Live in San Francisco (Abstract Logix) GARD NILSSEN’S ACOUSTIC UNITY— Live in Europe (Clean Feed) BARRE PHILLIPS—End To End (ECM) MARC SINAN/OGUZ BÜYÜKBERBER—White (ECM) ALEXANDER VON SCHLIPPENBACH...

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Posted on des 28, 2018 in News | 0 comments

UPCOMING CONCERTS WINTER 2019 I am happy to announce some of the concerts with the AA trio are with  the addition  of Carsten Dahl on piano. We also have 3 concerts where the Trio is featured with SNJO. I also look forward to the duo concert with Uli Beckerhof and the continued duo with Daniele di Bonaventura. Tour Sweden and Denmark 4.2 Sundsvall – Jazzklubben/E-Street Arild Andersen Quartet with Tommy Smith,Paolo Vinaccia ,Carsten Dahl  5.2 Östersund – Jazz i Jemtland/Gamla Teatern Arild Andersen Quartet with Tommy Smith,Paolo Vinaccia ,Carsten Dahl  6.2 Stockholm –...

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Science From CD In-House Science ECM records 2018

Posted on okt 13, 2018 in News | 0 comments


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Concerts August/ September 2018

Posted on aug 6, 2018 in Concerts, News | 0 comments

15/8  Sanremo jazzfestival  . Arild Andersen Quartet feat .Tommy Smith ,Paolo Vinaccia ,Makoto Ozone 18/8   Oslo jazzfestival . Solo Sentralen 18:00 25/8   Grepperud Gård ,Bjørkelangen with Helge Lien,Marius Neset, Håkon Mjåset Johansen 5/9.    Josefine Vertshus,Oslo  . Duo Kirsten Bråten Berg ,Arild Andersen 12/9   Røverstaden, Oslo Arild Andersen trio  with Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia 13+14+15 /9   Montmartre Jazzhouse , Copenhagen . Arild Andersen trio with Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia.  ...

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Press Reaction In -House Science

Posted on aug 2, 2018 in News, Record Reviews | 0 comments

Press clip In-House Science   Down Beat  Few trios even after a decade together ,can build musical landscapes this dramatic and richly detailed  Andy Herman Jazz Times It is hard to think of a jazz ensemble that waste fewer notes than bassist Arild Andersen´s trio . Even at its most passionate , this music reveals structure,focus and clarity. Thomas Conrad Jazzwise They have built up both learned and intuitive responses to each others’ playing, usually called ’empathy’, a vital ingredient for the essence of jazz to flourish by inspiring confidence and risk-taking....

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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, 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   2017

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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 Poster 

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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 webpage.

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Arild Andersen trio with Tommy Smith and Paolo Vinaccia

Posted on nov 21, 2014 in Blogsidebar, News, No category | 0 comments

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                  drums

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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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