Music is the most powerful magic in the world
new projects in 2024
Eldmessa -Huldufólk - Stemmen - more info coming soon
Arne Hiorth is a norwegian jazz trumpeter who loves to work with international projects.
He has recorded with top acts in Norway, like Mari Boine, Bjørn Eidsvåg, Anja Garbarek , Oslo Groove Company (Spellemann Award for Jazz- The Norwegian Grammy ) , Norwegian Broadcast Radio Big Band .
Released his first solo album in 2004 , 7 Oliphaunt Images , including top musicians like Eivind Aarset, Kjetil Bjerkestrand , Hallgrim Bratberg , Marian Lisland , Oddrun Eikli , Anne-Marie Giørtz , Knut Anders Sørum , and Ottar Nesje.
Arne Hiorth has a long history with music projects in South Africa, oa the Song of Freedom musical about Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu , performed in Cape Town and Oslo in march 2006.
From 2007-2011 he was the project leader and musical director of North Sea Big Band - an international big band with a mix of pro's and students, who performed 3 years in a row at Standard Bank Youth Jazz Festival in South Africa.
In december 2007 he released the duet album SNOW with Helge Nysted, and has been touring London, Berlin, Reykjavik, Aarhus, Stockholm, Alicante, Venezia and New York with this project .
In 2010 he released Loops and Bridges - a pop/jazz/ambient project with singer/songwriter Oddrun Eikli
In 2011 he released !Khwa ttu - Music that floats from afar - a San music project involving Eivind Aarset , Kjetil Bjerkestrand , Tebogo Tshotetsi, Sepanya Mahlangu ,Oddrun Eikli and Ottar Nesje .
In 2012 came The Kingdom Within - duo project with the great argentine musician Ulises Labaronnie.
In the last years he has been working a lot with musicians in Reykjavik and Veneto, writing new music and performing at festivals.
Feb 1st 2022 his latest album was released: !Xhole Kae -This Land