This is my one-man-band.
Erik Johannessen, born 1975 in Oslo. Still here.
Listen to trombone/jazz stuff here.
Erik Johannessen is educated at Jazzdepartment NTNU in Trondheim and the university in Oslo as a jazztromboneplayer. He plays currently in Jaga Jazzist,
Loud Jazz Band, Kirov Orkestar,
Martin Hagfors & the Ex-Dancers,
Funky Hot Grits,
Trondheim Jazz Orchestra. The music is mostly on the free side of jazz and popmusic. He sometimes writes music for small and larger ensembles.
Erik has toured Norway a number of times, and the world with Jaga Jazzist, Lord Kelvin, Ensemble Denada and Loud Jazz Band. In Trondheim Jazz Orchestra he has worked with composers and soloists such as Joshua Redman, Eirik Hegdal, Terje Rypdal, Jon Balke and Maria Kannegård.
He has participated on many records with artists like Lindstrøm & Christabelle, Dum Dum Boys, Maria Mena, Haakon Ellingsen, Martin Hagfors, Thom Hell, Jens Carelius, Side Brok. (Check discography)
Erik also work or have worked with Jim Stärk, Nordgarden, Mingus Mingus Mingus, The Cheaters, Okasa, Navyelectre, Dinosau, Svigermors Drøm, Acoustic Accident, Omega, Skog, (soundslashnoise), The Way Ahead, Norsk Kurveunion.
In 2009 he released a trio cd with "Lord Kelvin" on JAZZLAND recordings, and got an award, jazZtipendiat 2009, with the band "Magic Pocket". The new Jaga Record was out in january 2010, and has gotten great reviews. He has recorded new CDs with "Lord Kelvin", "Magic Pocket" and "Rorschach" that will be released sometime this year.
Some Pics of me and my bands and places here and everywhere: