Tellef Ogrim (fretless guitar/guitars/electronics) In the 1980s he played and recorded with various rock and jazz groups and also composed music for theatre. The last years he has been concentrating on the fretless guitar. In 2004 he released a mini-CD featuring the fretless called Some Dodos Never Die. Wagon 8 is his first recording with this exciting instrument and a band. Tellef has played on 2 releases on the free jazz label Nottwo records: Do I the in and What's wrong with Now. He has appeared twice at the International Fretless Guitar Festival in New York and also at the Dutch Fretless Festival in Holland
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Øgrim continues his exploratory journey on November, this time in
collaboration with bass player Anders Berg. The pair have created a
fine album of improvised duo pieces, which also contains a healthy
amount of electronic-based music enabling them, at times, to create a
much fuller sound, and work with an extended palette of colours and
rhythms. - The Free Jazz Collective (frejazzblog.org)
Blending improvisation with electronics-based music, Wagon 8 is a
for Øgrim's less-than-conventional instrument and collective. - All
It is areally a good alternative against the mainstream. - Department
Throughout the adventure is playful and risky the way this sort of
meant to be. - Improjazz, France.
An unusual set of originals that continually oscillate between
and completely free improvisation. - Apopsy, Greece.