Tellef Øgrim

Born: January 27, 1958    Primary Instrument: Guitar, electric

Tellef Ãgrim

Tellef Ogrim (fretless guitar) In the 1980s he played and recorded with various rock and jazz groups and also composed music for theatre. The last years he has been concentrating on the fretless guitar. In 2004 he released a mini-CD featuring the fretless called “Some Dodos Never Die”. “Wagon 8” is his first recording with this exciting instrument and a band. Tellef has played on 2 releases on the free jazz label Nottwo records: “Do I the in” and What's wrong with Now”. He has appeared twice at the International Fretless Guitar Festival in New York and also at the Dutch Fretless Festival in Holland...
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”Blending improvisation with electronics-based music, Wagon 8 is a strong debut for Øgrim's less-than-conventional instrument and collective.” - All About Jazz.

“It is areally a good alternative against the mainstream.” - Department of Virtuosity, Poland.

“Throughout the adventure is playful and risky the way this sort of music is meant to be.” - Improjazz, France.

“An unusual set of originals that continually oscillate between structured sound and completely free improvisation.” - Apopsy, Greece.

UPF 1982 Uppercut 1985 Wake me when the moon comes up 1987 Libido 1987 Some dodos never die 2004 Wagon 8 2007 (Curling Legs 101) musiConspiracy 2009 (Nottwo records) What's Wrong with Now (Nottwo 2012)

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