Helge Lien Trio autumn tour 2018

Helge Lien Trio will play some nice gigs this autumn!

15/09/18 | Brasov Jazz & Blues Festival, Romania
18/09/18 | Trondheim Jazzforum, Norway
19/09/18 | Sortland Jazzfestival, Norway
20/09/18 | Vadsø Jazzklubb, Norway
21/09/18 | Ad Lib Jazzklubb, Bodø, Norway
22/09/18 | Jernvaren, Hemnesberget, Norway
27/09/18 | Arendal Jazzklubb, Norway
28/09/18 | Pustehullet, Hønefoss, Norway
29/09/18 | Festiviteten – Eidsvoll Jazzklubb, Norway
25/10/18 | Baku Jazz Festival, Azerbaijan

Check the “Live” section for details.

“Bridges” voted as album of the year in Poland

What an honor! The album “Bridges”, with Adam Baldych & Helge Lien Trio is voted as the best album of 2015 in the Polish magazine Jazz Forum! Congratulations also to Adam for being voted as violinist of the year, as well as a strong second place on the musician of the year-vote, only beaten by no other than Tomasz Stańko.

http://jazzforum.com.pl/main/news/jazz-top-20151

 

Photo of the Helge Lien Trio musicians: Frode Berg, Helge Lien and Per Oddvar Johansen in white overalls. Black and white with a tint of sepia.

New drummer in Helge Lien Trio

Our good friend and master of the grooves, Knut Aalefjær, is moving on to a new playground. In comes the renowned Per Oddvar Johansen: A versatile and powerful drummer, a truly exquisite musician. Our first concert with Per Oddvar will take place in Tokyo, Japan, in september.

Our last concert with Knut will be at Dølajazz in Lillehammer, Norway – which is more or less where it all started 13 years ago. During these years, Knut has been a keystone with his steady beats and innovative ideas – and has contributed majorly in the development of our trio’s sound.