Sigurd Ulveseth

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Sigurd Ulveseth
Sigurd Ulveseth Jazz på Jølst 2017 (201459).jpg
Sigurd Ulveseth in 2017
Background information
Born (1953-07-13) 13 July 1953 (age 65)
Bergen, Hordaland
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsUpright bass
Associated actsSigurd Ulveseth Quartet

Sigurd Ulveseth (born 13 July 1953 in Bergen) is a Norwegian jazz musician (Upright bass) and Orchestra leader, known from a number of album releases.[1][2]


Ulveseth has with his own quartet released three albums. The band consists of Adam Nussbaum (drums), Knut Riisnæs (saxophone), and Dag Arnesen (piano). He is also part of "Marit Sandvik Band", the band "SWAP" with Jan Gunnar Hoff, "North West Quartet" with Frode Nymo among others. He has recorded with Bergen musicians Dag Arnesen, Frank Jakobsen, Tore Faye, Knut Kristiansen, Ole Jacob Hystad, Jan Kåre Hystad and Merethe Mikkelsen. Moreover, he toured Vietnam with Urban Connection.[3]



  • 1995: To wisdom, the prize (Gemini Music)
  • 1997: Infant eyes (Gemini)
  • 2001: Wish I knew (Gemini)


  1. ^ "Ulveseth, Sigurd Biografi" (in Norwegian). Norsk Musikkinformasjon
  2. ^ "Sigurd Ulveseth Biografi" (in Norwegian). Store Norske Leksikon.
  3. ^ "Norsk musikk i utlandet" (in Norwegian). Norsk Musikkinformasjon
  4. ^ "Sildajazzprisen fekk Sigurd Ulveseth".
Preceded by
Frank Jakobsen
Recipient of the Vossajazzprisen
Succeeded by
Helge Lilletvedt
Preceded by
Olav Dale
Recipient of the Sildajazzprisen
Succeeded by
Fredrik Luhr Dietrichson