PER MATHISEN, CURRICULUM VITAE.
Per Mathisen, born in Sandefjord, Norway, 07.10.69.
Musical education from Trondheim Jazz Conservatory and Berklee College of Music, Boston USA. Has been a freelance electric and acoustic upright bassplayer with base in Oslo, Norway, since 1994. Per has performed with all the major artists in Norway including tours, recordings, TV and radio shows. Played all the major jazzfestivals in Scandinavia and performed in as many as 40 different countries, with internationally recognized artists like: Alex Acuna, Tery Lynne Carrington, Bill Bruford, Gary Husband, Geri Aallen, Mike Stern, Jerry Donohue, Hiram Bullock, Gary Thomas, Jojo Mayer, Ralph Peterson, Adam Nussbaum, Marilyn Mazur, Antonio Sanchez, Jon Christensen, Terje Rypdal, Maria Joao, Ole Mathisen, Tony Moreno, Martin Valihora, Chris Washburne, Ludwig Alfonso, Olga Konkova, Jeff Davis, Jan Gunnar Hoff, Paolo Vinaccia, Helge Sunde, Audun Kleive, Gerald Preinfalk, Martin Koller, Juraj Burian, etc.
Released seven highly acclaimed records under his name: 1. "ELASTICS", with OLE MATHISEN AND PAOLO VINACCIA, on Losen Records, Norway. 2. "JUNGLE CITY" with "ACUNA/HOFF/MATHISEN". 3."UNBOUND" with OLGA KONKOVA, OLE MATHISEN & GARY HUSBAND, both records released on Alessa records, Austria. 4. "NORTHERN CROSSINGS" with OLGA KONKOVA, OLE MATHISEN and JOJO MAYER, on Candid records, London. 5. "NYNDK", with NYNDK, 6. "NORDIC DISRUPTION" with NYNDK, 7. "THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK" with NYNDK. all three records on Jazzheads records, New York.
Per is a member of the bands: "ACUNA/HOFF/MATHISEN", "ROBIN-MATHISEN-MILLOT", "NYNDK", "OLGA KONKOVA, TRIO/QUARTET", "OLE MATHISEN'S FFEAR", "HANS MATHISEN'S NEW QUARTET", "ENSEMBLE DE NADA", "JURAJ BURIAN BAND", "OLE, PER & PAOLO TRIO".