Stein Urheim

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Stein Urheim
Stein Urheim Kongsberg Jazzfestival 2019 (171946).jpg
Stein Urheim performing in 2019
Background information
Born (1979-03-04) 4 March 1979 (age 40)
Bergen, Hordaland
GenresJazz, blues
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals

Stein Urheim (born 4 March 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]


The Bergen-based guitarist Stein Urheim's name has appeared in an increasing number of contexts in recent years. In 2009 he released his debut album Three Sets of Music and the following year he received the Vossajazz festival-Award.

He has toured and released 3 critically acclaimed duo albums with singer Mari Kvien Brunvoll, Daydream Community (2011), Daydream Twin (2013) and For Individuals Facing The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness (2015), on the Jazzland label. The duo met and started working together around 2006 at the Grieg Music Academy in Bergen, where they both studied. He was a member of Gabriel Fliflet's Åresong band (2010-2011), and participated on The Last Hurrah's debut album (2011) on Rune Grammofon. He has also written for, arranged and played on several albums by Steady Steele (2002-2006), and worked with numerous other bands and music projects, including Tom Sawyer & The Huckleberry Finns (2004-2007), Bearfarm (2006–2012), Thea Hjelmeland's Solar Plexus (2014) and Erlend Apneseth's Nattsongar (2017).

He has released 4 albums for the label Hubro under his own name:

Kosmolodi (2012), Stein Urheim (2014), Strandebarm (2016) and Utopian Tales (2017).[2][3][4][5]




  • 2009: Three sets of music (Soundlet)
  • 2011: Stein & Mari's Daydream Community (Jazzland), with Mari Kvien Brunvoll
  • 2012: Kosmolodi (Hubro)[2][6]
  • 2013: Daydream Twin — Stein Urheim & Mari Kvien Brunvoll (Jazzland Recordings)[4]
  • 2014: Stein Urheim - Self titled (Hubro)[5]
  • 2015: For Individuals Facing the Terror of Cosmic Loneliness (Jazzland), with Mari Kvien Brunvoll
  • 2016: Strandebarm (Hubro)
  • 2017: Utopian Tales (Hubro)


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


  1. ^ "Stein Urheim Biography" (in Norwegian).
  2. ^ a b c "HUBROLP3517: Stein Urheim: Kosmolodi".
  3. ^ a b "Stein Urheim Biography" (in Norwegian).
  4. ^ "Stein Urheim Solo". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. (in Norwegian)
  5. ^ "Stein Urheim Biography".
  6. ^ "Stein Urheim – Kosmolodi LP –". Archived from the original on 23 February 2013. (in Norwegian)

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