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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: September 18, 1960

Nils Petter Molvær (NPM), Norwegian trumpet player, composer and producer, connects multiple music styles—jazz, ambient, house, electronic and break beats, as well as elements from hip hop, rock and pop music—and effortlessly melts them into convincing soundscapes of deep intensity.

Born in 1960 on the little island Sula (Norway), NPM was introduced to jazz from an early age by his musician father. After playing in school bands and local clubs he left Sula in 1979 to study music at the conservatory of Trondheim, where he developed his unique style and started to gain a reputation as one of Norway's emerging new talents...
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Okeh
2014
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    Okeh
    2014
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    1/1

    EmArcy
    2013
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    Baboon Moon

    Sula Records
    2011
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    Hamada

    Sula Records
    2010
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    Hamada

    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2009
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    Re-Vision

    Sula Records
    2008
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    Thirsty Ear Recordings
    2006
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