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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Trygve Seim was born in Oslo in 1971, and took up the saxophone at the age of 14. His earliest inspirations were, he says, Jan Garbarek, electric Miles Davis, and ECM's documentation of European improvising. Seim studied jazz at the Trondheim Conservatory. During those studies he met pianist Christian Wallumrod, co-producer of the present disc and an ECM artist in his own right (see “No Birch” ECM 1628) and together they formed the group Airamero, which made Scandinavian tours with Kenny Wheeler and played in Germany with Nils Petter Molvaer. In 1992, Seim, now based back in Oslo, joined the “little big band” Oslo 13 and appears on its 1993 album “Live”; when leader Jon Balke left the group in 1995, Seim and fellow saxophonist Morten Halle became the ensemble's principal composers...
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    Purcor – Songs For Saxophone And Piano

    ECM Records
    2010
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    Purcor: Songs for Saxophone and Piano

    ECM Records
    2010
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    Yeraz

    ECM Records
    2008
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    Sangam

    ECM Records
    2005
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    Sangam

    ECM Records
    2004
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    The Source And Different Cikadas

    ECM Records
    2002
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    Different Rivers

    ECM Records
    2000
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