Home » Search Center » Results: Jan Gunnar Hoff

Results for "Jan Gunnar Hoff"

Advanced search options

Results for pages tagged "Jan Gunnar Hoff"...


Jan Gunnar Hoff


Jan Gunnar Hoff has been active as a professional jazz pianist and keyboardist since 1979. As an artist and co-leader, he has released 23 albums including 4 solo piano recordings on the US Grammy- winning label 2L. Hoff established his own band, Jan Gunnar Hoff Group feat Audun Kleive, Bjørn Kjellemyr, Per Jørgensen and Knut Riisnæs (later Tore Brunborg) in 1993, and in 2014 he received the Buddy Award, Norwegian jazz's highest award. Hoff is a Steinway Artist and he has played concerts in major cities such as Tokyo, New York, London, Istanbul, LA. In 2005 Jan Gunnar Hoff received the Edvard (Grieg) Prize as a composer for his jazz mass Meditatus, a popular choral work


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Brett Garsed, Niacin, John McLaughlin and Richard Hallebeek

Read "Brett Garsed, Niacin, John McLaughlin and Richard Hallebeek" reviewed by Len Davis

Mojo with Brett Garsed, Progger with Dystopia, power trio Niacin, Richard Hallebeek from Bumerang. Plus Jan Gunnar Hoff, Dan Arcamone, John McLaughlin, saxophonist Marc Russo, bassist Christiano Perato and guitarist Tore Morten Andreasson.Playlist Mojo “Circle" from Tapestry (Paranormal) 00:00 Progger “Dystopia" from Dystopia (Ropeadope) 05:14 Niacin “Revenge" from High Bias (Stretchl) 10:29 Richard Hallebeek ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

The Montreux Years with John McLaughlin, Gary Husband with The Trackers

Read "The Montreux Years with John McLaughlin, Gary Husband with  The Trackers" reviewed by Len Davis

Jaco Pastorius Live at Montreal, Stick Men, Jan Gunnar Hoff, and Mike Stern. Playlist Mahavishnu Orchestra “Radio Activity" from The Montreaux Years ( BMG) 00:00 Jaco Pastorius “Donna Lee" from Live at Montreal (Timeline) 07:19 Yang “Words" from Designed For Disaster (Cuneiform) 14:48 Gary Husband -Alf Terje Hana “All I Need" from The Trackers ...


Article: Album Review

Per Mathisen/Jan Gunnar Hoff/Horacio Hernandez: Barxeta II

Read "Barxeta II" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Per Mathisen and Jan Gunnar Hoff understandably look forward to their jaunts to Barxeta, Spain, as much as anyone else might look forward to favorite summer holidays. For them it's really a working vacation: of course the sunny surroundings are beautiful and the home cooking is doubtlessly excellent, but they're also there to play hard and ...


Fly North!

Label: Losen Records
Released: 2014
Track listing: Fly North; Living; Arise; Places; Sacrifice; Böcklin; Spheres; Valse de Décembre; Questions; Gathering.


Fly North

Label: Megafon
Released: 2014


Article: Year in Review

Jakob Baekgaard's Best Releases of 2014

Read "Jakob Baekgaard's Best Releases of 2014" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

2014 proved to be another fruitful year for jazz. The artists on this list represent many different musical directions, but that is the wonder of jazz. It is so many things and the world would indeed be poorer if the idiom was restricted to one particular sound. These artists all have a fresh approach to the ...


Article: Album Review

Jan Gunnar Hoff: Fly North!

Read "Fly North!" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Norwegian pianist Jan Gunnar Hoff has had the honor of being the first artist on Losen Records to release an album recorded at producer and label owner Odd Gjelsnes' studio Berxeta, in sunny Spain. It was fitting that the name of that album was called Berxeta (Losen Records, 2012), and its sound was influenced by the ...



Label: Megafon
Released: 2013


Article: Record Label Profile

Losen Records: New Norwegian Sounds

Read "Losen Records: New Norwegian Sounds" reviewed by Jakob Baekgaard

Mention the phrase “the Norwegian sound" and many listeners will get an image in their head. An image of a natural, deep echoing sound influenced by the mountains and hills of the Norwegian landscape. Such an image is, of course, a cliché, but to some critics it has stuck and distorted the rich fertility of the ...


Contest Giveaways
Enter our latest contest giveaway sponsored by Musicians Performance Trust Fund
Polls & Surveys
Vote for your favorite musicians and participate in our brief surveys.

Get more of a good thing!

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories, our special offers, and upcoming jazz events near you.