"I like the way this sounds laid back, as if these two have nothing to prove", Bruce Lee Galanter on KUME

"odd, weird, twisted, unorthodox, unconventional and simply freaky" - Dept of Virtuosity

"playful and risky the way this sort of music is meant to be" - Improjazz

"Tellef Øgrim is a fine technician of the fretless guitar, which over the years he has mastered producing, in particular, the excellent album of solo pieces for the instrument Some Dodos Never Die." - 
Free Jazz Collective

"the only thing that makes me understand that a new song has started is the space of a few seconds between the tracks" - 
Hamar Arbeiderblad

"Wagon 8 is a strong debut for Ogrim's less-than-conventional instrument and collective" - AllAboutJazz

"Kochan's closing "Choose the Mud " is notable for Ogrim's chiming intro and cadenza bookending a swinging echoplexed trumpet trio on a disc that satisfyingly avoids the obvious." - AllAboutJazz



- Left At the Self Bar, available now in iTunes and Spofity 
- Anders Berg / Tellef Øgrim Duo at Bandcamp
Tellef Øgrim of Oslo, Norway plays fretted and fretless guitars and extended electronics as a solo artist and as a band member in various settings from rock via jazz to contemporary improvisation or free jazz. His playing can appears with Jacek Kochan, Mugetuft, Joe Fonda, Anders Berg and Ung Pike Forsvunnet and on albums such as Do I the In, KUME, Wagon 8, Libido, Ung Pike Forsvunnet, ANX, Wake Me When The Moon Comes Up, and Some Dodos Never Die.