Mathias Eick Concerts
Mathias Eick is a highly acclaimed Norwegian jazz musician, known for his remarkable skills as a trumpeter, composer, and bandleader. Born on June 26, 1979, in the town of Eidsfoss, Norway, Eick began playing the trumpet at an early age and quickly developed a passion for music that would shape his career.
Eick's musical journey took off when he joined the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra in 2001. This opportunity allowed him to collaborate with renowned artists such as Chick Corea and Pat Metheny, showcasing his versatility and talent. In 2008, he released his debut album as a leader titled "The Door," which received widespread critical acclaim and marked the beginning of a successful solo career.
Known for his unique blend of jazz, folk, and contemporary music influences, Eick's style can be described as melodic, introspective, and deeply emotive. His compositions often feature hauntingly beautiful melodies combined with intricate improvisations that captivate listeners. Eick's ability to seamlessly fuse different genres has earned him recognition as one of the most innovative figures in contemporary jazz.
Throughout his career, Mathias Eick has garnered numerous accolades and achievements. He has been honored with prestigious awards such as the International Jazz Award (2010) and the Spellemannprisen (Norwegian Grammy) for Best Jazz Album (2011). Additionally, his albums have consistently received critical acclaim and have topped international jazz charts.