Espen Rud (born 29 January 1948 in Asker, Norway) is a Norwegian jazz musician (drums), composer and music arranger, and the son of the famous Norwegian author Nils Johan Rud (1908-93). He is known from numerous recordings and in collaboration with the likes of Karin Krog and Dexter Gordon, within Terje Rypdal's hard hitting trio Min Bul, or the strangely absurd musical theater of Svein Finnerud Trio.
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