Baard Slagsvold

Baard Slagsvold

Slagsvold at a concert at Cosmopolite Scene in 2016
Background information
Birth name Baard Henrik Slagsvold
Born (1963-08-31) 31 August 1963
Elverum, Hedmark, Norway
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Vocals, piano, double bass, drums
Associated acts Tre Små Kinesere, Baard Slagsvold Quartet
Website Baard Slagsvold on Myspace

Baard Henrik Slagsvold (born 31 August 1963 in Elverum, Norway) is a Norwegian pop and jazz musician (vocals, piano, double bass and drums), and are particularly known as the bassist and singer in the pop trio Tre Små Kinesere (1989–2005).[1]


Slagsvold had sung and played in several bands before he joined the "Tre Små Kinesere", including "Fort & Gæli" and "Appelzin Juice Studentz" from Elverum, and he also vas vocalist and played drums in the band "Skjønn Forening" from Oslo, and "Kaare og partiet". He attended the Jazz program at Trondheim Musikkonsevatorium,[2] with the piano as main instrument, but started the double bass within "Tre Små Kinesere", because Øystein Hegge already was the pianist.[1]

Slagsvold has also played with the rock band "Motorpsycho" from Trondheim, the pop trio "Skrujern", started in 1994, and within "Norsk Utflukt" where he primarily played the piano and bass, with the author Lars Saabye Christensen as vokalist. He was also co-composer together with Kåre Virud, in "Norsk Utflukt", while also playing in "Kåre Virud Band". Slagsvold has also been a studio musician and performed within his own Baard Slagsvold Quartet.[1]


Within Skjønn Forening
Within Tre Små Kinesere
Within Motorpsycho
Within Norsk Utflukt
With other projects


  1. 1 2 3 "Baard Slagsvold Biography" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  2. "Jazzlinja". Archived from the original on 21 September 2013. Retrieved 2013-08-08.
  3. "Baard Slagsvold Discography". Retrieved 2013-08-08.

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