Photo's from the third day at Oslo Jazzfestival.
Nyimbo ya Bantu
Starting the day at Buzz-scenen in Spikersuppa. The stage hosts the Nordic showcase, featuring young and up-n-coming artists. Today I caught South African Nyimbo ya Bantu.
Nic Pitman (guitar)
Tseleng Mokhatla (flute)
Ildo Nandja (double bass)
Zibusiso Makhathini (piano)
Riley Giandhari (drums)
The next up was another South African, Abdullah Ibrahim, in Universitetets Aula.
After a 70 minute unbroken concert he received an standing ovation from the sold-out Universitetet's Aula.
Abdullah Ibrahim (piano)
Over at the newest stage in this festival, Sentralen, Jaga Jazzist played in the marmor hall.
Jaga is an experimental jazz band from Tønsberg. The band was formed in 1994 and core members are the brothers and the main songwriters, Lars and Martin Horntveth.
Morten Hortveth (drums)
Marcus Forsgren (guitar)
Andreas Mjøs (vibraphone)
Lars Horntveth (guitar)
Line Horntveth (flute)
Erik Johannessen (trombone)
Øystein Moen (keyboard)
At Herr Nielsen, Megalodon Collective crammed seven musicians at the stage for a great and loud performance.
The septet is based in Trondheim, with Norwegian and Swedish musicians.
The band members all have a background from the jazz program at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and are sentral on the Trondheim jazz scene.
Karl «Kalle» Nyberg (saxophone)
Martin Myhre Olsen (saxophone)
Petter Kraft (saxophone)
Karl Bjorå (guitar)
Aaron Mandelmann (bass)
Andreas Winther (drums)
Henrik Lødøen (drums)
Mathias Eick - Midwest
Mathias Eick performed the Midwest-project with a quintet at Victoria teater.
Eick is a multi instrumentalist, but the trumpet is his main instrument. He's received awards for his musical skills both in Norway and internationally.
Mathias Eick (trumpet)
Andreas Ulvo (piano)
Håkon Aase (violin)
Audun Erlien (bass)
Torstein Lofthus (drums)
Last out this Tuesday is Berglund Band at Herr Nielsen.
Berglund Band is part of the Nordic Showcase.
Anna Berglund (vocal)
Jesper Svensson (drums)
Tom Olovsson (bass)
Rui Hallvares Andrade Paes (piano)