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Excess Luggage

Excess Luggage does have a special line up. Piano, organ and drums are not only among the most heavy trio instrumentation you can think of, but also a musically unusual and inspiring format. Being able to combine the groovy feel of the B3 organ with the harmonic possiblities of the piano you would think that this set up should be more common. Hopefully this band can make it become more common.

Vigleik Storaas: One of Norways most important jazz pianists. Have won 2 norwegian Grammys (“Spellemansprisen”) and played with international stars as Karin Krogh, Terje Rypdal, NHØP, Chet Baker, Jack DeJohnette, Warne Marsh

Steinar Nickelsen: Was elected “Young Norwegian jazz musician of the year” in 2002 with the band “Solid!”. Have lived and played extensively in Denmark and Asia. Know from “Pål Thowsen Trio”, Jupiter, Peloton. Have also played with “Trondheim Jazz orchestra” featuring Pat Metheny.

Håkon Mjåset Johansen: Was at a young age established as one of Norways leading drummers with the norwegian Grammy winning band “Urban Connection”. Have played with Chick Corea, Michael Brecker, Jan Garbarek, Bobby McFerrin, Motif, IPA

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