In recent years a strong common Nordic folk music scene has grown with joint Nordic projects and folk music groups. Nordic folk music as a term is established and has become its own genre. Maijazz has always presented some of the best in folk music / world music. For Maijazz 2018, the choice was simple it had to be Gjermund Larsen Trio and the Swedish folk music group Nordic. They are leading performers at the folk music / world music scene. They are among the best and most innovative folk music group in the Nordic region.
The music for this concert is Gjermund Larsen’s specially written work for the Oslo International Church Music Festival 2015 – Salmeklang. At the concert you will hear the two trios in sparkling interaction, in addition they will play their own material .
«With the album Salmeklang, Gjermund Larsen Trio with Nordic show that everyday matters can give inspiration to borderless music.» (Folkemusikk.no)
Gjermund Larsen Trio: Gjermund Larsen – fele, Sondre Meisfjord – double bass Andreas Utnem – piano, trøorgel
Nordic: Anders Löfberg – Cello, Erik Eriksson – Key Harp Magnus Zetterlund – Mandolin