Stein Urheim

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Stein Urheim
Stein Urheim og Mari Kvien Brunvoll (210233).jpg
Stein Urheim with Mari Kvien Brunvoll
at Oslo Jazzfestival 2015.
Background information
Born 1979 (age 36–37)
Bergen, Hordaland
Origin Norway
Genres Jazz, blues
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Website steinurheim.com

Stein Urheim (born 1979 in Bergen, Norway) is a Norwegian jazz musician (guitar) and composer, known from cooperations with Gabriel Fliflet and Mari Kvien Brunvoll.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

Urheim has been mentioned in an increasing number of contexts in recent years. He has released a duo album with singer Mari Kvien Brunvoll on the Jazzland label. He is a member of Gabriel Fliflet's band "Åresong", and the critically acclaimed group The Last Hurrah (Rune Grammofon). On Kosmolodi Urheim showcases his many different faces, in cooperation with bassist Alexander Grieg and drummer Nils Arne Drønen. The blues is the cornerstone, but influences from Musiq concrete, Chinese and Norwegian folk music and jazz are also present here.[2][3][4][5]

Honors[edit]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2009: Three sets of music (Soundlet)
  • 2011: Stein & Mari's Daydream Community EP (Jazzland Recordings), with Mari Kvien Brunvoll
  • 2012: Kosmolodi (Hubro)[2][6]
  • 2015: For Individuals Facing the Terror of Cosmic Loneliness (Jazzland Recordings), with Mari Kvien Brunvoll

Compilations[edit]

  • 2012: Valgets kavaler (sueTunes Records), with various artists

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stein Urheim Biography" (in Norwegian). BergenbiBliotek.no. 
  2. ^ a b c "HUBROLP3517: Stein Urheim: Kosmolodi". Soundcloud.com. 
  3. ^ a b "Stein Urheim Biography" (in Norwegian). VisitVoss.no. 
  4. ^ "Stein Urheim Solo".  Nattjazz.no (in Norwegian)
  5. ^ "Stein Urheim Biography".  Vossajazz.no
  6. ^ "Stein Urheim – Kosmolodi LP – Tigernet.no".  (in Norwegian)

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Kjetil Møster
Recipient of the Vossajazzprisen
2010
Succeeded by
Mari Kvien Brunvoll