Ola Kvernberg's Steamdome first became a collaborative project with Moldejazz and Trondheim Jazz Festival in 2016. Over the last few years it has evolved into Kvernberg's main musical project. The first album was released on Grappa Music Publishing on December 1, 2017 and have received recognition from the music press that is rarely given to instrumental albums like this.
Ola Kvernberg has handpicked a hard-working machinery by musicians, and at Tromsø Jazz Festival, Ola Kvernberg is on stage with Erik Nylander (Mechanical Fair, Liarbird) and Nikolai Hængsle Eilertsen (Elephant9, BigBang) as the power trio STEAMDOME!
Doors open at 7PM.
JUNO has its origins from the well-renowned jazz line at NTNU, and plays original compositions that explore the boundaries between free and arranged music. The unusual crew gives the music a distinctive touch, in the landscape among rhythmic motives and organic interaction, complexity and captivating playfulness combine. In the autumn of 2017 JUNO was selected to attend the Oslo Jazzfestival's "Nordic Showcase" and they have also played at Feminalen, Bodø Jazz Open, Skien Jazzfest, Jazzfest in Trondheim and Vinterjazz in Aarhus.
The band consists of: Thea Ellingsen Grant (vocal), Malin Dahl Ødegård (vocal), Mona Krogstad (tenor saxophone), Georgia Wartel Collins (double bass) and Ingvald Vassbø (drums).