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Terje Isungset is one of Europe’s most accomplished and innovative percussionists. With over two decades experience in jazz and Scandinavian music he is taking these types of music far beyond their traditional boundaries, becoming more like a cross between a sound artist and a shaman. Crafting his own instruments from Norwegian natural elements such as arctic birch, granite, slate, sheep bells and even ice, he is highly recommended to those sensible to the poetry and simplicity of sounds. “Timbres” and “colours” are central in Terje Isungsets music and compositions.

In the press, his work has often been described as innovative, visual, energetic, and different from any previously known concepts. Isungset has also been commissioned to compose music for Jazz Festivals, Dance Performances, Theatre, Film, etc. (40 commissed concerts) His composition efforts have also brought nine critically acclaimed solo CD`s.

In the book Percussion Profiles Isungset was given a thorough presentation. “Interviews-articles and discographies of 25 of the worlds most creative percussionists”. He has been given the Norwegian awards Jazz musician of the year and composer of the year.

Upcoming Concerts

Oct
18
Wed
6:00 pm Fjelljazzensemblet in Oslo @ Oslo
Fjelljazzensemblet in Oslo @ Oslo
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Fjelljazzensemblet in Oslo @ Oslo | Oslo | Oslo | Norway
Karl Seglem & Terje Isungset will create music together with a big band of horns and drums! More information to come!    
Nov
3
Fri
7:00 pm Icemusic @ Hamar Kulturhus
Icemusic @ Hamar Kulturhus
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Icemusic @ Hamar Kulturhus | Hamar | Hedmark | Norway
Ice Concert & climate seminar  
Nov
9
Thu
10:30 pm Icemusic @ Ibsenhuset
Icemusic @ Ibsenhuset
Nov 9 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Icemusic @ Ibsenhuset | Telemark | Norway

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