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Erlend Jentoft

Erlend Jentoft

Norwegian musician
Erlend Jentoft
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Intro Norwegian musician
Is Jazz musician Musician Composer Saxophonist
From Norway
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 16 March 1976, Trondheim, Sør-Trøndelag, Norway
Age: 44 years
Star sign PiscesPisces
Education
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Genre:
Jazz
Instruments:
Saxophone
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Biography

Erlend Jentoft (born 16 March 1976 in Trondheim, Norway) is a Norwegian saxophonist and composer, known from his performances at the Trondheim Jazz Scene and cooperations with musicians like the guitarist Håvard Stubø.

Career

Jentoft is a graduate of the Jazz program at Trondheim Musikkonservatorium (1990–92). (NTNU, 1995–99), and has since established his own Erlend Jentoft Band and been part of the band "Division Hybrid". Since 2001 he has also participated in the orchestra "Fiber", including DJ Don Tomaso (electronics), Jon Krogstad (bass), Håvard Stubø (guitar) and Magnus Forsberg (drums), with performances including at Bylarm-Trondheim, Trondheim Jazz Festival and Trondheim Chamber Music Festival. At last can be mentioned his partisipation in the trio "Concrete", including Truls Rønning (drums) and Ola Høyer (bass).

Jentoft has composed and arranged several pieces for chamber ensembles, most popular of these pieces are for saxophone quartet, quintet and big band. He has also composed soundtrack for the movie Remote and music to several plays, and has played numerous concerts both in and outside of Norway.

Discography

  • 2002: Where's My Bread, within "Fiber»
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https://web.archive.org/web/20120514123522/http://www.mic.no/symfoni/kontakt.nsf/pub/per2006102014321281129320
http://www.mic.no/symfoni/kontakt.nsf/pub/per2006102014321281129320
http://www.rockipedia.no/artister/e_jentoft-41122
https://web.archive.org/web/20130921053706/http://www.ntnu.no/jazzlinja25/studentene.htm
http://www.ntnu.no/jazzlinja25/studentene.htm
http://www.nrk.no/urort/artist/Fiber1/default.aspx
https://myspace.com/erlendjentoft
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/81512f1d-e447-435b-839b-86d509f1be4c
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