In recent years, Norway has produced a generation of young, innovative musicians, sonic explorers who are redefining the roles of their instruments--guitarists Stian Westerhus, Kim Myhr and Petter Vågan, trumpeter Eivind Lønning and tuba players Martin Taxt and Kristoffer Lo. Organ player Daniel Formo, member of the avant-pop trio Kobert and mainstream jazz trio Solid!, decided last year to explore the full potential of the Hammond B3, one of the first electric instruments, as a modern instrument, taking it into a new, uncharted territories. He organized the Hammond Dialogues concert series that hosted vocal artist Sidsel Endresen, ...read more
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