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Erik Norlander

Erik Norlander
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United States
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Erik Norlander is a keyboardist, composer, producer, engineer... artist born in 1967 in Hollywood, California. He founded the band Rocket Scientists in the late 80s and has worked with a variety of other artists as well as releasing solo recordings.
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http://eriknorlander.com
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Releases on file (20)
Rocket Scientists — Refuel Rocket Scientists — Refuel
(Think Tank TTMD-1057, 2014, CD)
Rocket Scientists — Supernatural Highways Rocket Scientists — Supernatural Highways
(Think Tank TTMD-1056, 2014, CD)
Erik Norlander — The Galactic Collective Erik Norlander — The Galactic Collective
(Think Tank TTMD-1054, 2010, CD)
Rocket Scientists — Looking Backward Rocket Scientists — Looking Backward
(Think Tank TTMV-1005, 2007, DVD+4CD)
Erik Norlander — Hommage Symphonique Erik Norlander — Hommage Symphonique
(Think Tank TMD-1052, 2006, CD)
Erik Norlander and Friends — Live in St. Petersburg Erik Norlander and Friends — Live in St. Petersburg
(Think Tank TTMV-1004, 2006, CD+DVD)
Rocket Scientists — Revolution Road Rocket Scientists — Revolution Road
(Think Tank TTMD-1050, 2006, 2CD)
Erik Norlander — Seas of Orion Erik Norlander — Seas of Orion
(Quantum QCD0465, 2004, CD)
Erik Norlander — Stars Rain Down Erik Norlander — Stars Rain Down
(Think Tank TTMD 1039, 2004, CD)
Erik Norlander — Music Machine Erik Norlander — Music Machine
(Transmission Recordings 037, 2003, CD)
Arjen Anthony Lucassen's Star One — Space Metal Arjen Anthony Lucassen's Star One — Space Metal
(Inside Out Music IOMACD-2036, 2002, CD)
Erik Norlander — Into the Sunset Erik Norlander — Into the Sunset
(Transmission Recordings TM-022, 2000, CD)
Ayreon — Universal Migrator Part 1: The Dream Sequencer Ayreon — Universal Migrator Part 1: The Dream Sequencer
(Inside Out Music IOAMCD 2015, 2000, CD)
Ayreon  — Universal Migrator Part 2: Flight of the Migrator Ayreon — Universal Migrator Part 2: Flight of the Migrator
(Inside Out Music IMOACD 2016, 2000, CD)
Various Artists — Encores, Legends & Paradox - A Tribute to the Music of ELP Various Artists — Encores, Legends & Paradox - A Tribute to the Music of ELP
(Magna Carta MA-9026-2, 1999, CD)
Rocket Scientists — Oblivion Days Rocket Scientists — Oblivion Days
(Transmission Recordings TM-018, 1999, CD)
Rocket Scientists — Earth Below and Sky Above: Live in Europe & America Rocket Scientists — Earth Below and Sky Above: Live in Europe & America
(Think Tank TTMD-1019, 1998, CD)
Erik Norlander — Threshold Erik Norlander — Threshold
(Kinesis KDCD-1020, 1997, CD)
Rocket Scientists — Brutal Architecture Rocket Scientists — Brutal Architecture
(Kinesis KDCD-1017, 1995, CD)
Rocket Scientists — Earthbound Rocket Scientists — Earthbound
(Think Tank TTMD-1011, 1993, CD)

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2020-03-24
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2020-03-17
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2020-03-06
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2020-02-18
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2020-01-21
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Nik Bärtsch's Ronin - Llyria – The instrumentation for this highly regarded jazz quintet is soprano and alto saxophone and bass clarinet, piano, bass, drums, and percussion. Pianist Bärtsch is the adept leader and insightful...  (2011) » Read more



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