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Eivind Aarset

Eivind Aarset at Moers Festival 2006, Germany
Born March 23, 1961 (1961-03-23) (age 48)
Occupation Guitarist/Musician

Eivind Aarset (born March 23, 1961) is a Norwegian guitarist who has worked with artists such as Ray Charles, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ute Lemper, Ketil Bjørnstad, Mike Mainieri, Arild Andersen, Abraham Laboriel, Dhafer Youssef and Django Bates yet is most known for his work with trumpeter Nils Petter Molvaer.

His style is often associated with that of nu jazz as his performing, improvising and albums feature a strong 21st century electronic influence. He is considered to be one of the unique re-interpretations of what the role and sound of the electric guitarist can be.


  • Électronique Noire (1998)
  • Light Extracts (2001)
  • Connected (2004)
  • Sonic Codex (2007)

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