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Ole Mathisen

ts, sax, *1965 NO, Sandefjord
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Ole Mathisen (born 13 February 1965) is a Norwegian jazz musician (saxophone and clarinet) and composer. He is a critically acclaimed saxophonist and active performer on the New York and the international jazz scene, and known for more than 80 recordings. He has performed with artists such as Paula Cole, Louie Vega, Omar Hakim, Darryl Jones, Hiram Bullock, Tom Coster, Mark Egan, Steve Smith, Mino Cinelu, Peter Erskine, Eddie Gómez, Badal Roy, Rufus Reid, Ron Carter, Grady Tate, Claudio Roditi, Will Lee, LaVerne Baker, Abraham Laboriel, Randy Brecker, Gil Goldstein, Lew Soloff, Tiger Okoshi, Michael Gibbs, Harvie Swartz, Jon Christensen, Gary Husband, Bill Bruford, Kenny Barron, Bob Moses, Jeff Berlin, Hilton Ruiz, Petter Wettre, Adam Nussbaum, Frankie Valli, and Dream Theater, and has comp

  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
  • Soprano sax
  • Clarinet
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
  • Rock
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Belz on Yiddish Preludes by Rami Bar David, Yair Nissimov & Ole Mathisen
Chlorine on Periodic Table by Ole Mathisen
A Call to Beginning on A Window to Color by Mamak Khadem
At the Water's Edge on A Window to Color by Mamak Khadem
Rat on Chinese Horoscope by Ole Mathisen
Systems Init on Elastics by Ole Mathisen, Per Mathisen & Paolo Vinaccia
Sunday on Creatures by Terje Gewelt
Tum-Balalaika: on Yiddish Preludes by Rami Bar David, Yair Nissimov & Ole Mathisen
Creature Of Habit on Creatures by Terje Gewelt
Nocturne on Creatures by Terje Gewelt

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
ElasticsOle Mathisen, Per Mathisen, Paolo Vinaccia2011Album
UnboundOlga Konkova, Per Mathisen With Ole Mathisen And Gary Husband2006Album
CreaturesAhmad Mansour, Ole Mathisen, Terje Gewelt, Ian Froman1995Album
Torsten De Winkel Acoustic QuartetTorsten De Winkel, Ole Mathisen, Larry Grenadier, Bob Moses1991Album
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