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Frode Gjerstad

Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Born: March 24, 1948    

Frode Gjerstad

FRODE GJERSTAD was born in Stavanger, Norway, 24-03- 1948. He started trying to play improvised music as a trumpeter in 1968. When he moved to Lund in Sweden (1971 to 1975) he got a chance to meet, talk and play with musicians interested in this music. He had at that time started playing tenor saxophone (1969).

After he came back to Stavanger in 1975 he started collaborating with keyboardist Eivin One Pedersen. Together, they explored many different aspects of improvised music, as a duo or with others, but it was not until 1981, when they first played with John Stevens, that he had a real chance to feel what a dedicated musicians can do to the music-making....
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    Circulasione Totale
    2013
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  • Live Tipple

    Circulasione Totale
    2013
    BUY
  • Deichman

    Circulasione Totale
    2013
    BUY
  • Side By Side

    CIMP Records
    2012
    BUY
  • Kampen

    NoBusiness Records
    2012
    BUY
  • Different Times

    Circulasione Totale
    2012
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  • One Foot Moving

    Circulasione Totale
    2011
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Frode Gjerstad: A Feral Storm from Norway

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