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Nils Petter Molvær

tr, *1960 NO, Langevåg
Musician / Composer / Producer of Jazz and Electronic

Nils Petter Molvær ([ˈmol.væɾ]) also known as NPM (born September 18, 1960) is a Norwegian jazz trumpeter, composer, and producer. Molvær is considered a pioneer of "future jazz", a genre that fusing jazz and electronic music, showcased on his most commercially successful album, Khmer, on the ECM label in October 1997 in Europe and early 1998 in North America.

        
Instruments
  • Trumpet
  • Vocals
  • Bass
  • Percussion
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Dance
  • Rock
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Strange Bright Crowd (feat. Eivind Aarset & Vladislav Delay) on Nordub by Sly & Robbie & Nils Petter Molvær
True Love Waits (Radiohead) on Stitches by Nils Petter Molvær
On Stream on Khmer by Nils Petter Molvær
Little Indian on Streamer by Nils Petter Molvær
Kakonita on Solid Ether by Nils Petter Molvær
Khmer on Khmer by Nils Petter Molvær
Tlon on Khmer by Nils Petter Molvær
Gilimanuk on Buoyancy by Nils Petter Molvær
Puri Jati on Buoyancy by Nils Petter Molvær
If I Gave You My Love (feat. Eivind Aarset & Vladislav Delay) on Nordub by Sly & Robbie & Nils Petter Molvær

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
NordubSly & Robbie Meet Nils Petter Molvær Feat Eivind Aarset And Vladislav Delay2018Album
Still In SilenceBjørn Bolstad Skjelbred - Nordic Voices • Nils Petter Molvær2017Album
The Bee MadrigalsBjørn Bolstad Skjelbred - Nordic Voices, Nils Petter Molvær2017Album
BuoyancyNils Petter Molvær2016Album
Deeper GreenChristof May Featuring Nils Petter Molvær - Susanne Abbuehl2015Album
Høst Autumn FallNils Petter Molvær, Mapping Oceans2015Album
SwitchNils Petter Molvær2014Album
1/1Nils Petter Molvær, Moritz von Oswald2013Album
Baboon MoonNils Petter Molvær2011Album
HamadaNils Petter Molvær2009Album
Re-VisionNils Petter Molvær2008Album
Corps ÉlectriquesHector Zazou / Katie Jane Garside, William Rieflin, Lone Kent, Nils Petter Molvær2008Album
Norwegian Jazz Launch Europe 2005 - 2006Nils Petter Molvær2006Album
Mélange BleuLars Danielsson With Bugge Wesseltoft + Nils Petter Molvær2006Album
An American CompilationNils Petter Molvær2006Compil.
RemakesNils Petter Molvær2005Album
ErNils Petter Molvær2005Album
Edy (Bande Originale Du Film)Nils Petter Molvær2005Album
Live - StreamerNils Petter Molvær2004Album
Digital ProphecyDhafer Youssef with Eivind Aarset, Dieter Ilg, Rune Arnesen, Ronu Majumdar, Bugge Wesseltoft, Jan Bang, Nils Petter Molvær2003Album
The Hot Rod EPNils Petter Molvær2002Album
MarrowNils Petter Molvær2002Single
Axis Of Ignorance / Frozen (Remixes)Nils Petter Molvær2002Album
NP3Nils Petter Molvær2002Album
Live (From Hamburg Jazzport Festival 2001)Nils Petter Molvær2002Album
Hurry Slowly / FrozenNils Petter Molvær2002Album
Live (From Hamburg Jazzport Festival 2001)Nils Petter Molvær2002Album
Recoloured - The Remix AlbumNils Petter Molvær2001Compil.
The Solid Ether Remixes Vol. 3Nils Petter Molvær2001Album
Excerpts From The Remix Album RecolouredNils Petter Molvær2001Album
The Solid Ether Remixes Vol. 1Nils Petter Molvær2000Album
Solid EtherNils Petter Molvær2000Album
Technics DVD Edition II Technics Jazzport Festival 2000Billy Cobham, Me'Shell NdegéOcello, Andreas Vollenweider, Sandy Dillon, Nils Petter Molvær, Rabih Abou-Khalil, Diana Krall2000Album
The Solid Ether Remixes Vol. 2Nils Petter Molvær2000Album
LigotageNils Petter Molvær1998Single
KhmerNils Petter Molvær1997Album
BrytningstidKenneth Sivertsen, Nils Petter Molvær, Paolo Vinaccia1997Album
Khmer (Remixes)Nils Petter Molvær1997Album
Hastening WestwardRobyn Schulkowsky / Nils Petter Molvær1995Album
Night CallerRita Marcotulli With Michel Benita, Nils Petter Molvær, Tore Brunborg, Jon Christensen, Anders Kjellberg1992Album
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