Tine Asmundsen

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Tine Asmundsen
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In 2017
Background information
Born (1963-04-08) 8 April 1963 (age 59)
Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Genres Jazz
Instrument(s) Upright bass
LabelsHazel Jazz
Website www.flagstad-festival.no/Norsk/Artistene/Tine-Asmundsen

Tine Asmundsen (born 8 April 1963) is a Norwegian jazz bassist, known from her own band, Lonely Woman, playing with David Murray at Kongsberg Jazzfestival 2010. [1]



Asmundsen was born in Kongsberg, Norway. She started playing bass in Kongsberg, with the «Kongsberg Storband» at «Kongsberg Jazzfestival», educated at the «Østnorsk Musikkonservatorium» and University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, among others under Richard Davis. In Oslo she was part of «Jazz Police» (1990). For a period she was in the band «Alibi» where also Maria Kannegaard played piano. She was within the band «Girl Talk» with Bodil Niska and Elizabeth Walker, releasing the album Talkin' Jazz (1996). Lately (2007–12) she has played within the band of Einar «Pastor´n» Iversen. [2]

In 2000 she established her own record label «Hazel Jazz», [3] and initiated the Quintet «Lonely Woman» in 2002, with four records (2012). [1] Asmundsen was part of a string ensemble from 2006, playing Jon Balke compositions, with the pianist Kenneth Karlsson, Lise Strandli Pedersen (violin), Vladimir Stoyanov (violin), Renata Norcia (viola) and Tanja Orning (cello).


Solo projects

Within «Lonely Woman»

Collaborative works

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  1. 1 2 "Tine Asmundsen: Lonely Woman". JazzEvidence.no.
  2. "Einar "Pastor´n" Iversen med band". JazzEvidence.no.
  3. Hazel Jazz