Audun Skorgen

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Audun Skorgen
Tom Schaefer Band - Audun Skorgen.jpg
Audun Skorgen at Moldejazz 2019
Background information
Born (1967-02-26) 26 February 1967 (age 52)
Ålesund, Møre og Romsdal
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsUpright bass, bass guitar, guitar
LabelsMagica Records

Audun Skorgen (born 26 February 1967) is a Norwegian jazz musician (upright bass and bass guitar).


Skorgen is a graduate of the Jazz program at Trondheim Musikkonsevatorium (2000).[1] He specialized in improvisation, and has a distinctive bottling bass technique. In addition to being an active freelance musician, he has also been a county musician, first in Finnmark and later in Sunndal, Møre og Romsdal, from 2008 as part of "Møremusikarane".[2][3]

Skorgen has also collaborated within the bands like 'Velvet Lounge Orchestra', including Marita Røstad (vocals and rhodes), Stian Omenås (trumpet), Håvard Stubø (guitar) and Erik Nylander (drums),[4] and 'Frode Grønmyr Quintet' including Grønmyr (gitar), Peter Wergeni (saxophones), Norvall Dahl (piano) and Simon Kongshaug (drums).


With Marita Røstad
  • 2007: Silent Sunday (Magica Records)[5]


  1. ^ "Jazzlinja". Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Audun Skorgen, kontra- og elbass". Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Audun Skorgen Bassist". Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  4. ^ "Velvet Lounge Orchestra". Retrieved 29 September 2013.
  5. ^ "Audun Skorgen Discography". Retrieved 29 September 2013.

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