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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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Discography

Bop Stop

Bop Stop

Clean Feed Records
2018

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At Club 7

At Club 7

Not Two Records
2017

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The Delaware River

The Delaware River

NoBusiness Records
2016

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The Delaware River

The Delaware River

NoBusiness Records
2015

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Deichman

Circulasione Totale
2013

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