Mats Eilertsen

RUBICON

Mats Eilertsen got the well established comission from Vossajazz for 2014. This resulted in “Rubicon”.

Mats Eilertsen(N): Bass, Olavi Louhivuori(FI): Drums, Thomas T Dahl(N): Guitar, Harmen Fraanje(NL): Piano/Rhodes, Rob Waring(US): Mallets, Eirik Hegdal(N): Saxophones/Clarinets, Trygve Seim(N): Saxophones, Asle Karstad(N): Sound design.

Skydive Trio:

Startet out as a trioversion of the “Skydive” quintet, based on the same musicmaterial. The trio has developed itself to be it’s own machine, and are releasing it’s first album in 2015.

Mats Eilertsen “Skydive” (2010 – ):

  • Mats Eilertsen (N) : Double Bass
  • Tore Brunborg (N) : Saxophones
  • Thomas T Dahl (N) : Guitar
  • Olavi Louhivuori (FI) : Drums
  • Alexi Toumarila (FI) : Piano

Mats Eilertsens extended the Radio Yonder Quartet with Olavi’s fellow Tomas Stanko bandmate Alexi Toumarila in 2010. The album “Skydive” (Hubro) was released in 2011, and was nominated for a Spellemann-price.

 

Splendor” form Skydive:

 

Memento” from Skydive

 

 

Mats Eilertsen “Radio Yonder” (2008 – ):

  • Mats Eilertsen (N) : Double Bass
  • Tore Brunborg (N) : Saxophones
  • Thomas T Dahl (N) : Guitar
  • Olavi Louhivuori (FI) : Drums

The amazing bass vituoso Mats Eilertsen formed this quartet playing his own original compositions which resulted in the release “Radio Yonder” (Hubro) in 2007.

Here playing live on top of Holmenkollen:

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