Karin Krog med Bjørn Alterhaug Kvartett
Vidar Ruud
May 10th 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Karin Krog with Bjørn Alterhaug Quartet

Interplay over four decades

Our beloved Karin Krog has, through a long career both at home and abroad, positioned herself as one of our leading national treasures in vocal jazz. From the 1960s until today, she has been one of the foremost representatives of jazz in Norway and of Norwegian jazz internationally. That Karin is coming to the Trondheim Jazz Festival this year is nothing less than a big event.

The collaboration with Bjørn Alterhaug started in Trondheim as early as 1967 and has given us musical experiences from the top shelf over several decades! The album "Oslo Calling" with The Meantimes - Vigleik Storaas, Tom Olstad, Bjørn Alterhaug - was released on Karin's own record label: Meantime Records in 2008, and is the sonorous result of a musical collaboration that has lasted for over 40 years.

With a band member in his mid-20s, the saxophonist Erlend Vangen Kongtorp to Karin Krog, in her mid-80s, this can safely be called a meeting of generations that carries on the best of the jazz tradition. As Bjørn himself writes: "Tradition should be something generous: It means passing on."

Karin Krog – vocals
Bjørn Alterhaug – bass
Vigleik Storaas – piano
Tom Olstad - drums
Erlend Vangen Kongtorp – saxophone


  • No age limit
  • The doors open at 12:40
  • Concert starts at 13:00
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