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Tellef Øgrim

Tellef Øgrim (alternatively written Ogrim where the letter Ø does not work), born January 27. 1958 in Oslo, is a Norwegian guitarist and journalist. As a boy, he played in rock and later jazz bands before joining his first professional band, UPF (Ung Pike Forsvunnet), in 1981. The group released two albums, toured Norway and played some TV shows. In 1985, Øgrim and vocalist (later his wife) formed the soul-rock band Duck Spin, releasing the group's only album Wake Me When the Moon Gets Up the year after. Øgrim went on to form his first jazz group, Libido in 1987. Their self-titled album was released at Hot Club Records

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”Contrasting the stylistic traits exhibited by some of their peers – Trespass Trio’s contemporary jazz sensibilities or Fire! (Orchestra)’s progressive approach – the trio’s music is an oblique and deconstructed but red-hot mix of jazz, rock, and several other styles in between. As a whole, Ullr is an engaging, captivating, and often unrivaled listen.” - Freejazzblog.org ”It is all carried by Peeter Uuskyla's energetic drumming.” - Orkesterjournalen, Sweden ”Guitar, bass and drums is a classic power trio-setting. Such is also the setting on this record

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