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Nils Petter Molvaer

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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1/1
1/1
EmArcy
2013
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Baboon Moon
Baboon Moon
Sula Records
2011
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Hamada
Hamada
Sula Records
2010
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Hamada
Hamada
Thirsty Ear Recordings
2009
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Re-Vision
Re-Vision
Sula Records
2008
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