Harald Lassen (born 13 March 1987 in Kristiansand, Norway) is a Norwegian jazz musician, composer and band leader. Beside leading his own band LASSEN he is also known from bands such as Pixel, Mopti (feat. Bendik Baksaas on the album Bits & Pieces), No. 4, Dr. Kay And His Interstellar Tone Scientists and DUPLEX. He was in an early age picked up by legendary musicians such as bass player Arild Andersen and drummer Jon Christensen . Recent years he has played with musicians such as Bugge Wesseltoft, Morten Qvenild, Emilie Stoesen Christensen, Tord Gustavsen, Bram De Looze, Corrie Dick, Arthur Kay, Ellen Andrea Wang, Anja Lauvdal, Rob Waring, Mathias Eick, Ray Phiri, Mohamed Issa Matona and LABtrio.
Harald Lassen was raised in Greipstad, Songdalen. He took up the saxophone after many years of playing the piano. He attended the Toneheim Folkehøgskole (2006–07), Universitetet i Agdera- I…Read more on Wikipedia