Haakon Kornstad´s "Tenor Battle"

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Haakon Kornstad´s "Tenor Battle" Short Info

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...

Past Gigs Haakon Kornstad´s "Tenor Battle"

  • 03 | 2016 Akershus, Norway Kornstad Ensemble
  • 03 | 2016 Sandvika, Norway Kornstad Ensemble
  • 03 | 2016 Bergen, Norway Kornstad Ensemble
  • 03 | 2016 Oslo, Norway Kornstad Ensemble
  • 02 | 2016 Trondheim, Norway Kornstad Ensemble
  • 11 | 2015 London, UK Kornstad Solo
  • 11 | 2015 Voss, Norway Kornstad Solo
  • 10 | 2015 Salzburg, Austria Kornstad Ensemble
  • 10 | 2015 Oslo, Norway Kornstad Ensemble
  • 10 | 2015 Bergen, Norway Kornstad Ensemble
  • 10 | 2015 Fredrikstad, Norway Kornstad Ensemble

Discography Haakon Kornstad´s "Tenor Battle"

  • 2015 Tenor Battle Album | Jazzland
  • 2015 Live in Sarajevo Album | Jazzland
  • 2011 Symphonies in My Head Album | Jazzland
  • 2009 Dwell Land Album | Jazzland
  • 2007 Single Engine Album | Jazzland

Media

  • Video Håkon Kornstad Tenor Battle

Origin

  • Bergen NO

Founded

  • 2007

Members

  • Håkon Kornstad Saxophone, vocals (tenor)
  • Sigbjørn Apeland harmonium
  • Lars Henrik Johansen harpischord
  • Per Zanussi double bass
  • Øyvind Skarbø Percussion

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