IMX & RVK Jazz Fest @ Jazzahead 2017
May 2nd, 2017 | News
All the Icelandic jazz heads recently came back from a successful mission at the German jazzahead! festival this year.
jazzahead! is an annual exhibition and the leading meeting point for the international jazz scene hosted in Bremen, Germany. jazzahead! is one of the most important international networking spot for jazz musicians.
Sunna Gunnlaugs, jazz musician and manager for the Reykjavík Jazz Festival along side percussionist supremo Sigtryggur Baldursson set up a booth within the jazz exhibition space to hand out the first ever Icelandic jazz sampler.
The jazz sampler is a great piece of work featuring all the cool jazz kids making noise at this time:
1 K Trio – Ofsaveður
2 Agnar Már Magnússon – Svif
3 Mógil – Marbendill
4 Sunna Gunnlaugs Trio – Icelandic Blues
5 Einar Scheving – Intervals
6 Niescier/Jensson/McLemore – Dnuor Og Yrrem
7 ADHD – Magnús Trygvason Eliassen
8 Andrés Þór – Ypsilon
9 Jóel Pálsson & Stórsveit Reykjavíkur- Tjörn
10 Jónsson & More – Peppy
11 Skarkali Trio – Erfiðleikum gæddur
12 Sigurdur Flosason Quartet – Counting Sheep
13 Þorgrímur “Toggi” Jónsson – Constant Movement
Icelandic jazz is slowly and steadily taking over the whole world. Long live Icelandic jazz!
Industry jazz aficionados should drop us a line should they wish to receive a copy of this gem of a sampler @ firstname.lastname@example.org