EIVIND OPSVIK

Eclectic Fusion • Norway
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Born in Oslo, bassist and composer Eivind Opsvik was introduced to music at home. His father loved to play the saxophone and constantly spun records—everything from Ornette Coleman to Billie Holiday and The Beatles. An early memory features Eivind on drums, jamming out “A Hard Day’s Night” with his father. Later, a denim-clad rocker cousin lent him a bass guitar and the newfound ability of adding pitch to rhythm was a revelation. Opsvik spent the rest of his teens getting to know this instrument, as well as the double bass, while also experimenting with a 4-track tape recorder and pouring music into his head.

At the age of twenty, Opsvik began studies at the Norwegian Academy of Music, focusing on classical bass. By then, he was already an active participant in Oslo’s vibrant jazz scene, regularly playing with musicians like Paal Nilssen-Love, Christian Wallumrød, Bjørnar Andresen, and Håkon Kornstad; while also
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EIVIND OPSVIK Overseas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Overseas
Eclectic Fusion 2002
EIVIND OPSVIK Overseas II album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Overseas II
Eclectic Fusion 2005
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Overseas III
Eclectic Fusion 2008
EIVIND OPSVIK Overseas IV album cover 3.50 | 2 ratings
Overseas IV
Eclectic Fusion 2012
EIVIND OPSVIK Michelle Arcila / Eivind Opsvik : A Thousand Ancestors album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Michelle Arcila / Eivind Opsvik : A Thousand Ancestors
Eclectic Fusion 2014
EIVIND OPSVIK Overseas V album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Overseas V
Eclectic Fusion 2017

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Tone Collector
Eclectic Fusion 2005

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