Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (b. 1971, Oppdal) – studied Jazz at the Music Consevatory in Trondheim, Norway (1992-1995) under the tutelage of bassplayer Odd Magne Gridseth.
When one listens to the great bassists in modern jazz history, a striking thing (though it may not be immediately arrived at) is that greatness is reached through open-mindedness and diversity. William Parker, Malachi Favors Maghostut, Peter Kowald, Wilbur Ware, Bertram Turetsky, Buell Neidlinger – all of these bass players have embraced a lifestyle of playing all sorts of music and the breadth of each musicians’ technique is a testament to those experiences. Norwegian bassist and composer Ingebrigt Håker Flaten is also a musician whose experience is both geographical and aesthetic. While the fertile Scandinavian new jazz scene offered a vast amount of opportunities to work in different bands with musicians whose concepts are as individual as the grains in a reed, Flaten has found home and on-the-bandstand education in places as far flung as Chicago and his current residence Austin, Texas. Continue reading “About me”
Henry Kaiser/Bob Hoffnar/Håker Flaten/Chris Cogburn ‘En Las Montanás De Excese’ (LP/CD) – Self Sabotage Records – April
Two Bands And a Legend (reissue) – The Thing Records/TROST (LP/CD) – Summer
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten ‘Time Machine’ – Self Sabotage Records (LP/CD) – September
Tigerfish & Lioncats with Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (produced by Håker Flaten) – Self Sabotage Records (LP/CD) – September
The Young Mothers ‘Mother Dearest’ – TBA – Fall
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