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Thomas Winther Andersen

Born: April 29, 1969    Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

Thomas Winther Andersen

Originally from Norway, Thomas Winther Andersen now lives in Amsterdam. He toured in Europe and the USA with different musicians and bands. Among the musicians Thomas has worked with are: Håkon Storm , Jimmy Halperin, Lee Konitz, Sheila Jordan, Jasper Blom, Robert Rook, Michiel Borstlap and John Engels.

Thomas has composed many pieces for various jazz ensembles, music for large ensembles and chamber music. His compositions have been recorded for Norwegian and Dutch radio and many of them are available on CD recordings. Latest recordings are: 2012 Spinnaker - 2010 Patchwork - 2010 Tribute To Jochem - 2008 DVD Robert Rook trio Live in Amsterdam - 2006 Hymn For Fall - 2006 East of the Sun - 2004 Out From A Cool Storage....
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Awards:

On June 11th 2013 Winther-Storm won the 12th Independent Music Award with the cd Spinnaker Category: Jazz Album Trance Formations" from the cd Patchwork won Third Place in the Jazz category at the 2010 International Songwriting Competition. Jury members were John Scofield, Terence Blanchard and McCoy Tyner:
The music is exceptionally beautiful and contemplative, at moments intense and rockish.The four musicians blend very well together and uniquely fill the spinnaker. www.side3.no Tor Hammerø October 2012

Helge Olsen Bergens Tidene Desember 2010: The quartet utilizes a modern jazz language for individual views, that blows you away and leave you behind with a big smile.

Patchwork is joy from the first second. It is both modern and anchored in tradition. .... Let's hope Winther Storm will make more albums. This is a recommendation. 19 of 20 ein Ubevlieger Ingo Andruschkewitsch - www.musikansich.de

As a Leader
Spinnaker
NORCD
20102
Oktober ; Withdraw From Bb ; Mixed Up ; Spinnaker ; Cross Atlantic View nr. 3 ; Dolphy Dance ; Middle North Codex ; Longer ; Rundt Svingen ; Return To E ; Undercurrent
Personnel: Håkon Storm : Guitar. Thomas Winther Andersen : Acoustic bass. Natalio Sued :Ten saxophone. Mark Coehoorn :Drums

Patchwork
NORCD
2010
Riff og allsang : Trance Formations ; Cross Wave ; Macro Wave ; Macro Wave ; Electric Circus ; Cross Atlantic View nr 6 ; Forlane ; Double Fusion Part 3 ; Double Fusion Part 4 ; Undercurrent.
Personnel: Håkon Storm : Guitar. Thomas Winther Andersen : Acoustic bass. Natalio Sued :Ten saxophone. Mark Coehoorn :Drums

Robert Roo Trio Plays Thomas Winther Andersen
NORCD
2006
Tracks: Hymn For Fall ; Drained Feelings ; Roving Rook ; Insinuation ; Magic Moments ; Kitta`s Bop Tic ; Global Perspective.
Personnel: Robert Rook : piano. Dick Verbeeck : drums: Thomas Winther Andersen : acoustic bass.

Out From A Cool Storage
NORCD
2004
Tracks: Counter Action ; Breakfast Song ; Skjortejeger ; Plasma ; Chromatic Things ; Drained Feelings ; ASAM ; Only Child; Folk; Ghost Of a Chance.
Personnel: Jimmy Halperin :Tenor Saxophone. Torgrim Sollid : Trumpet. Steve Altenberg : drums. Håkon Storm Mathisen : Guitar. Thomas Winther Andersen : bass.

Too Much Bass
NORCD
2002
Tracks: Waltz For Debby; Bass To Bass ; Giant Steps ; Interlude ; Goodbye Pork Pie Hat ; Black Orpheus ; Too Much Bass. Nr.2 ; Line Out.
Personnel: Chander Sardjoe : drums. Thomas Winther Andersen : acoustic bass.

Line Up
NORCD
1999
Tracks: Far Away ; My Care ; Calm Stretch ; How Deep Is The Ocean ; An Od Eel ; Windy Surroundings; Nr. 1 ; Sub Atomic Dominants ; What`s New ; Nr.2 ; Line Out.
Personnel: Jimmy Halperin :Tenor Saxophone. Torgrim Sollid : Trumpet. John Engels : drums. Håkon Storm Mathisen : Guitar. Thomas Winther Andersen : bass.

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