Bárður Reinert Poulsen

Bárður Reinert Poulsen is a creative and melodic bass player and composer. He was born and raised in the Faroe Islands, and moved to Norway in 2011, to study at the renowned Jazz Department in Trondheim, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in 2014. In 2020 he got his master’s degree in music performance at Norges Musikkhøgskole. He is currently residing in Oslo, being a key member of the bustling jazz- and pop scene.

Both during and after his studies he has been active in a wide range of bands and projects, including: The Fjords, Espen Berg Trio, Wako, Kristian Kristensen and Karl Bjorå’s Aperture, as well as touring with Tore Brunborg, John Pål Inderberg, Silje Nergaard and many more. He has toured in Siberia, 17 countries in Europe and four tours each in Japan and China, in addition to covering all of Norway. He has participated in more than 15 recordings. His playing is highly attentive and playful, always taking notice of his surroundings and reacting with a careful mix of flamboyancy and artfulness.

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