Eivind Lønning

Born 1983, living in Oslo. Bachelor of Music from Trondheim Jazz Conservatory, also performing with Christian Wallumrød Ensemble, Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, Motif, Eyewaterlillies, Keith Rowe/Kjell Bjørgeengen, and Streifenjunko. Eivind Lønning is experienced in both jazz and classical, and has developed a very personal sound with unusual melodic qualities. His work with the duo Streifenjunko has led him to develop extended playing techniques for the trumpet, and he has performed with a lot of exciting Norwegian and foreign musicians over the last few years. As part of Trondheim Jazz Orchestra he has performed with Joshua Redman and Chick Corea, and he has also performed comissions by Eirik Hegdal, Per Zanussi and Erlend Skomsvoll.

Artist homepage: streifenjunko.no

Photo by Andreas Ulvo