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The Stanley Clarke Band (US)

Fusion jazz legend
Since working alongside Chick Corea in the jazz fusion group Return to Forever, Stanley Clarke has played an important role in fusion jazz.  As a bass player he is More >

Øyunn (NO)

Drums and openess - Double concert med Madame Gandhi
Siv Øyunn Kjenstad is among Norway’s most aspiring drummers. At our festival we particularly appreciate her fondness for the frenetic polyrhythms that are prominent in West African sabar and More >

Jon Balke: Siwan (NO/IR/MA)

Timeless and mysterious
The history of Norwegian jazz would hardly have been the same without Jon Balke. Not only did he begin his musical life as an accomplice of Radka Toneff and More >

Yilian Cañizares (CU)

A violinist with a groundbreaking faith in tradition
The German philosopher Walter Benjamin argued that all new generations have a responsibility to the past ones: What your great-grandmother couldn’t achieve because of her oppressors, we have to More >

Sidiki Camara (ML/NO)

The Master Percussionist from Mali
Bamako, the capital of Mali, is known as the musical heart of Western Africa. Here, the rich and diverse traditions of the region merge and harmonize with musical impulses More >