Ole Amund Gjersvik: bass

Recording jazz artist for Acoustic Records, Norway


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Biography:

Ole Amund Gjersvik is graduated at Bergen Musikkkonservatorium in Norway. He has studied with Bjørn Ianke (Norway), Mathias Weber (Germany), Knut Erik Sundquist (Norway) and Kåre Garnes (Norway). Had lessons with Marc Johnson (U.S.A.), Bjørn Kjellemyr (Norway) and Terje Venaas (Norway). Since the early 80s, Ole Amund has earned his living as a freelance doublebass player.

 

Ole Amund Gjersvik has contributed on more than 50 cd recordings and released five well reviewed jazz albums in his own name. He has also contributed on cds together with musicians like Bob Mintzer (Yellowjackets - U.S.A.) and Mick Ronson (David Bowie - England) and worked with leading Norwegian jazz musicians like Dag Arnesen,
Bendik (Steps Ahead), Ketil Bjørnstad, Olav Dale, Karl Seglem, Kenneth Sivertsen etc.

Ole Amund has played with leading Norwegian and foreign musicians in all kind of genres.

He has played in the house band in television shows like: Lollipop, Casablanca, God Morgen Norge, God ettermiddag Norge... together with musicians like: Neil Sedaka (U.S.A.), Gilbert O Sullivan (England), Christer Sjøgren (Sweeden), Sissel Kyrkjebø (Denmark /Norway), Rune Larsen (Norway), Tor Endresen (Norway) etc.

 

Ole Amund is leader for two orchestras:

OLE AMUND GJERSVIK QUARTET (Jazz)

and

COMBO TANGO (Argentinean Tango).

 


Ole Amund Gjersvik Quartet

Ole Amund Gjersvik: bass

Jan Kåre Hystad: saxophones, clarinet and flute

Morten Færestrand: guitars

Stein Inge Brækhus: drums

Booking: oleamund.gjersvik@c2i.net


Combo Tango

Tor Jaran Apold: violin

Jan Kåre Hystad: clarinet

Roald Andresen: guitar

Helge Lilletvedt: piano

Ole Amund Gjersvik: bass

Booking: oleamund.gjersvik@c2i.net


Selected Discography:

  • Ole Amund Gjersvik: Milonga Triste (ACR 9808)
  • Ole Amund Gjersvik: Around The Fountain (ACR 9505)
  • Ole Amund Gjersvik: Alone In The Crowd (ACR CD 9303)
  • Ole Amund Gjersvik: Appasionata Criminelle (ACR 9202)
  • Ole Amund Gjersvik: A Voice From The Past (ACR CD 9001)
  • Seglem, Thomsen, Gjersvik: Poems For Trio (HCRCD 49)
  • Karl Seglem: Sogn -A- Song (NOR-DISC 9101)
  • Karl Seglem: SOGN A SONG: Rit (NOR-CD 9410) With Nils Petter Molvær
  • Dag Arnesen: Rusler Rundt Grieg (NN 2925-2)
  • Kenneth Sivrtsen: One Day In October (NRCD 004) With Bob Mintzer
  • Kenneth Sivertsen: Draumespor (IDCD 55)
  • Herborg Kråkevik: Mi Haugtussa (IDCD 52)
  • Torbjørn Skjold: Design By Sound (ACR 9806)
  • Clive Scott: In A Jazzy Mood (REXCD 06)
  • Stundesløse Live: "Live -(på) Den Stundesløse" 12 band i 12 Timer (Sato Rec 003)
  • Trang Fødsel: Damp (7432107080102)
  • Trang Fødsel: Feber (IDCD 62)
  • Trang Fødsel: Hybel (74321 600652)
  • Trang Fødsel: Bare Barnet (KP 001)
  • Anne Lorentzen: Såre Sinn (SNCD 6001)
  • Secret Mission: Strange Afternoon (777-7961 122) or (7967262) With Mick Ronson
  • Mostly Robinson: I Can´t Stop Loving You (CNR 104-2)
  • Mostly Robinson: Guess Who Is Here (ARCD 001)
  • Ole Paus: Stjerner I Rennesteinen (1375272)
  • Ole Paus: Jeg Kaller Det Vakker Musikk - Hjemmevant Utenfor - Ca 40 beste (Polydor 523 816-2)
  • Sissel Kyrkjebø: Soria Moria (NOAH CD 8901)
  • Trygve Thue: Jeg En Beach Boy (GTACD 8019)
  • Lollipop: Lolipop (Lol Cd 8901)
  • Lollipop: 2 (LOLCD 9001)
  • Lollipop: Jukebox LOLCD 9101)
  • Lollipop: Det Beste Fra Lollipop (9190041)
  • Rune Larsen: Røtter (CNR 110-2)
  • Kari og Ivar Medaas: (GPCD 0192)
  • Ivar Medaas: Langs Fjorden (GPCD.195)
  • Ivar Medaas og Ove Thue: Ansikt til Ansikt (PN 8221)
  • Ivar Medaas / Herbjørn Sørebø: Sjeldne Typar ((HO 7056)
  • Ove Thue: På Vei Til USA
  • Ove Thue: Vi går Frem (OT CD2)
  • Øyvind Hægland: We´re In This Together (ZDCM 92.01.01)
  • Atle Hansen: Blå Måne (HMCD 001)
  • Mom IS Gone: Sigma Sessions
  • Mother Of Pearl: Rainy Day In Manaus
  • Den Nationale Scene: Knut Gribb Tar Bergenstoget
  • Absolutt Relativt: My Heart Is Your Machinegun (ACR 9807)

    etc.


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