Magne Thormodsæter

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Magne Thormodsæter
Born 1973 (age 40–41)
Bergen, Hordaland
Origin Norway
Genres Jazz
Occupations Musician
Instruments Upright bass

Magne Thormodsæter (born 1973 in Bergen, Norway) is an award-winning Norwegian Jazz musician (upright bass) and Composer, known from a dozen releases and cooperations with the likes of Terje Rypdal, Ståle Storløkken, Paolo Vinaccia, Karin Krog and John Surman.


Thormodsæter was educated on the Jazz program at Trondheim Musikkonservatorium, and is now associate Professor at Griegakademiet, Department of Music, University of Bergen.[1] He has his own M.T. Trio, and also plays within bands like «Bungalow», Knut Kristiansen Trio, Lena Skjerdal Trio, Qvales Ensemble, The Wedding and Zumo.[2]



Within Bergen Big Band
Other cooperations


  1. ^ "Magne Thormodsater - Forskerprofil" (in Norwegian). 
  2. ^ "Magne Thormodsater". 
Preceded by
Kåre Opheim
Recipient of the Vossajazzprisen
Succeeded by
Berit Opheim