Haakon Kornstad´s "Tenor Battle"
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Haakon Kornstad´s "Tenor Battle"
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Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Tenor Battle Album 2015
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Live in Sarajevo Album 2015
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Symphonies in My Head Album 2011
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Dwell Land Album 2009
Edit-artist-releases-release-placeholder Single Engine Album 2007
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Dubbed by international jazz critics as poster boy for the new Norwegian jazz and heir of the Nordic saxophone throne, Håkon Kornstad is one of a handful Norwegian jazz artists who have been listed in the US jazz magazine Downbeat’s Critics Poll.

He has been an inspiration for a generation young jazz musicians with his groups Kornstad Trio and Wibutee. A central figure in Bugge Wesseltoft’s New Conception of Jazz and Anja Garbarek’s band, Kornstad has been nominated for the Norwegian Grammy several times, most recently for his unique solo saxophone recordings. Then, as his jazz career is skyrocketing, he decides to start singing opera...