Norwegian guitar player born in Tromsø ( 1985) Currently living in Oslo, Norway as a jazz musician, composer. Recently took his Master's degree in Jazz at Aaron Copland School Of Music, New York. Where he enjoyed the amazing New York Jazz Scene,
At the moment Releasing his debut Album "Mode" Feat New York Based Gianni Gagliardi on tenor sax. recorded in rainbow studio, oslo, Mixed and mastered by Katsuhiko Naito in legendary avatar studios. The album will be released Febrary 12th 2016.
Apart from that Odd Steinar Albrigtsen has earlier been playing with his two main projects OSA Quartet and Clockwork in Oslo and Sweden.
In 2004-2005 Odd Steinar went to the Conservatory of music in Piteå, Sweden where he studied both classical and jazz guitar. Later in 2005-2006 began study at the Jazz class at Sund Folkehøgskole. After studying ground principles of jazz for 2 years he was accepted at the Jazz Conservatory in Trondheim 2006-2010 and took his bachelors degree in Jazz Guitar. Odd Steinar's teachers in Trondheim were Jon Pål Inderberg, Erling Aksdal Vigleik Storås, Ernst Viggo Sandbakk and Gunnar Andreas Berg. and recently in new york he enjoyed being taught by great american jazz musicians like David berkman, Michael Mossman, Paul Bollenback, Lage Lund, Jeb Patton and Dennis Mackrel.
He has also had lessons with famous guitar players such as Mike Moreno, Jonathan Kreisberg and Gilad Hekselman. In Trondheim he went to school with among others Trygve Fiske, Oscar Grönberg, Peder Waern, Hanna Paulsberg, Trond Bersu, Ine Hoem, André Rolgheten, Jon Rune Strøm, Gard Nilsen, who are famous in the Norwegian scene. His former guitar trio Hijack was in 2010 in the part finale of the jazz competition Young Nordic Jazz Comets. And has played with Norweigian jazz musicians like Eirik Hegdal, Tore Johansen Bjørn Vidar Solli and Truls Rønning
Odd Steinar has also recently started a record company called Recorda Records where the debut album of Clockwork was released.