Jo Berger Myhre

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Jo Berger Myhre
Born (1984-05-29) 29 May 1984 (age 34)
Sandefjord, Vestfold
OriginNorway
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsUpright bass
LabelsHubro Music
Rune Grammofon
Associated actsSplashgirl
Solveig Slettahjell Slow Motion Quintet
Websitewww.groove.no/artist/71556828/jo-berger-myhre

Jo Berger Myhre (born 29 May 1984 in Sandefjord, Norway) is a Norwegian upright bassist, known from performing with the likes of Splashgirl, Blokk 5, Ingrid Olava, Solveig Slettahjell Slow Motion Quintet and Finland: Grydeland/Qvenild/Hausken/Myhre.[1] As a member of the Nils Petter Molvær Quartet (since 2013) he is performing as a bass guitarist and has contributed to two albums, Switch (2014) and Buoyancy (2016), to the last even as a co-producer.[2]

Career[edit]

Living in Oslo, Myhre holds a Bachelor degree in performing improvisational music from the Norwegian Academy of Music. In addition he attended one year studies under Anders Jormin at the Music Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden. He has a series of his own ongoing projects, but most active is with Splashgirl, a trio including with Andreas Stensland Løwe (piano and keyboards) and Andreas Lønso Knudsrød (drums and percussion) Their latest albums Huntsville (2011) and Field Day Rituals (2013).[3]

Discography[edit]

Blokk 5
  • 2005: Casio Killed the Cornette (Blokk 5)
Splashgirl
Solveig Slettahjell
Ingrid Olava
Torgeir Vassvik
Lasse Passage
  • 2009: If You Don't Have Time To Cook, You Don't Have Time To Live (LP Records)
Jessica Sligter / Jæ
  • 2010: Balls And Kittens, Draught And Strangling Rain (Hubro Music)
  • 2012: Fear and the Framing (Hubro Music)
Susanna Wallumrød
Randi Tytingvåg
  • 2013: Grounding (Ozella)
Finland including with Morten Qvenild, Ivar Grydeland, Pål Hausken
With Nils Petter Molvær, Erland Dahlen, Geir Sundstøl

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jo Berger Myhre". Biography. Splashgirl.no. 2012-12-13. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  2. ^ "Release: Nils Petter Molvaer "Buoyancy"". Okeh Records. 20 September 2016. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  3. ^ "NY MUSIKK BERGEN presenterer MARTIN LANGLIE SOLO & JO BERGER MYHRE SOLO". Biography. NyMusikkBergen.Wordpress.com. Retrieved 2014-04-21.
  4. ^ "Finland: Rainy Omen". Grappa Music. Archived from the original on 2015-06-10. Retrieved 2015-06-09.

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