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Jørgen Munkeby

Jørgen Munkeby

Real/full name:
Jørgen Munkeby
36 (born Sep 3rd, 1980)
Place of origin:
Norway (Oslo, Østlandet)


Perhaps best known as the front man for the Norwegian experimental jazz rock/metal Shining, Jørgen Munkeby has also collaborated with (amongst others) Motorpsycho, Ihsahn of Emperor, Enslaved & Melissa Auf Der Maur, formerly of the Smashing Pumpkins.
Before forming Shining in 1999, Munkeby was a member of the popular Norwegian nu jazz band, Jaga Jazzist, which is still active today.



Damp / Chrome Hill

Saxophone (2001-present)


Saxophone (1999-present), Flute, clarinet (1999-2007), Guitars (2004-present), Vocals (lead) (2010-present)

Jaga Jazzist

Saxophone (tenor, alto), Flute, Bass Clarinet, Keyboards (1994-2002)

Marty Friedman

Vocals, Saxophone (2014)

Earth Rot

2017 Renascentia Saxophone (track 6)

Fractal Universe

2017 Engram of Decline Saxophone (track 6)

Haunted Shores

2015 Viscera (EP) Saxophone (track 7)


2010 After Saxophone
2010 Undercurrent (Single) Saxophone
2012 Eremita Saxophone
2016 Arktis. Saxophone (track 9)

In Lingua Mortua

2010 Salon des Refusés Saxophone, Bass Clarinet

Marty Friedman

2014 Inferno Vocals (track 6), Saxophone (track 6)

Casualties of Cool

2014 Casualties of Cool Engineering (saxophone)


2006 Chaos Is My Name Engineering (vocals)

Marty Friedman

2014 Inferno Songwriting (track 6), Lyrics (track 6)
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