Photo by Jonas Boström

The Bergen-based guitarist Stein Urheim´s name has appeared in an increasing number of contexts in recent years. In 2009 he released his debut album Three Sets of Music and the following year he received the Vossajazz festival-Award.

 

He has toured and released 3 critically acclaimed duo albums with singer Mari Kvien Brunvoll, Daydream Communtiy (2011), Daydream Twin (2013) and For Individuals Facing The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness (2015), on the Jazzland label. The duo met and started working together around 2006 at the Grieg Music Academy in Bergen, where Urheim studied part-time between 2005 and 2011.

He was a member of Gabriel Fliflet´s Åresong band (2010-2011), and participated on The Last Hurrah´s debut album (2011) on Rune Grammofon. He has also written for, arranged and played on several albums by Steady Steele (2002-2006), and worked with numerous other bands and music projects, including Tom Sawyer & The Huckleberry Finns (2004-2007), Bearfarm (2006-2012), Thea Hjelmeland´s Solar Plexus (2014) and Erlend Apneseth´s Nattsongar (2017).

He has released 4 albums for the label Hubro under his own name:

Kosmolodi (2012), Stein Urheim (2014),  Strandebarm (2016) and Utopian Tales (2017).

Photos by Benedicte Maurseth, Morten Spaberg and Jonas Bostöm

Contact

Stein Urheim – steinurheim@gmail.com