Baard Slagsvold

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Baard Slagsvold
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Slagsvold at a concert at Cosmopolite Scene in 2016
Background information
Birth nameBaard Henrik Slagsvold
Born (1963-08-31) 31 August 1963 (age 55)
Elverum, Hedmark, Norway
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsVocals, piano, double bass, drums
Associated actsTre Små Kinesere, Baard Slagsvold Quartet
WebsiteBaard Slagsvold on Myspace

Baard Henrik Slagsvold (born 31 August 1963 in Elverum, Norway) is a Norwegian pop and jazz musician (vocals, piano, double bass and drums), and are particularly known as the bassist and singer in the pop trio Tre Små Kinesere (1989–2005).[1]


Slagsvold had sung and played in several bands before he joined the "Tre Små Kinesere", including "Fort & Gæli" and "Appelzin Juice Studentz" from Elverum, and he also vas vocalist and played drums in the band "Skjønn Forening" from Oslo, and "Kaare og partiet". He attended the Jazz program at Trondheim Musikkonsevatorium,[2] with the piano as main instrument, but started the double bass within "Tre Små Kinesere", because Øystein Hegge already was the pianist.[1]

Slagsvold has also played with the rock band "Motorpsycho" from Trondheim, the pop trio "Skrujern", started in 1994, and within "Norsk Utflukt" where he primarily played the piano and bass, with the author Lars Saabye Christensen as vocalist. He was also co-composer together with Kåre Virud, in "Norsk Utflukt", while also playing in "Kåre Virud Band". Slagsvold has also been a studio musician and performed within his own Baard Slagsvold Quartet.[1]


Within Skjønn Forening
  • 1985: Livsskvadroner (Bring Back Beat Records)
Within Tre Små Kinesere
  • 1990: 365 Fri (CBS)
  • 1991: Luftpalass (CBS, Columbia)
  • 1992: Vær Sær (Sony Music Entertainment, Norway)
  • 2002: De Aller Beste Fra Tre Små Kinesere (Columbia)
Within Motorpsycho
Within Norsk Utflukt
  • 2008: Med Lyset På (Grammofon)
With other projects
  • 1995: Katzenjammer Für Frauentimmer (Hund Productions Int.), with "Schweinhund»
  • 1999: Bønder I Solnedgang (Norske Gram), with Hans Rotmo & "Skrujern»
  • 2005: Det Beste Til Meg Og Mine Venner (JEPS, Big Dipper Records), a tribute to Joachim Nielsen[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Baard Slagsvold Biography" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  2. ^ "Jazzlinja". Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  3. ^ "Baard Slagsvold Discography". Retrieved 2013-08-08.

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