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  • Solo piano tour LIVING in Japan, April 2014

    Jan Gunnar Hoff is doing an extensive solo piano tour in Japan, April 2014, presenting his 2013- album LIVING. Hoff will perform 10 concerts in Japan, here are the LIVING – tour dates: April 7 Mon   Kyu-Guggenheim-Tei, Kobe April

  • FLY NORTH – “an enchanting musical journey” (All About Jazz)

    Jan Gunnar Hoff´s new album FLY NORTH was released January 2014 on Losen Records and is gaining great reviews all over. It´s also becoming a bestseller at major stores. Hoff´s ensemble consists of Nordic performers Marilyn Mazur, Arve Henriksen, Anders Jormin. Allaboutjazz: ”Together these

  • A Buddy for Hoff

    Hoff received the BUDDY-prize from the Norwegian Jazzfederation (Norsk Jazzforum) on January 23, at Bodø Jazz Open, where Hoff is festival head. The BUDDY-prize is the highest distinction to be given to a Norwegian jazz performer. Link to Jazzforum site. Link

  • Hoff in jury for Wallander-prize

    Jan Gunnar Hoff has been appointed a member of an International comitee in Sweden, for the Jan Wallander- prize. For 2014 the award is given to a Swedish jazz piano student, conditions for admission to be found here. The two other members

  • Hoff at UNOJAZZ in Milano

    Jan Gunnar Hoff will play a solo concert at UNOJAZZ in Milano on July 5, 2013. The concert will take place at the majestetic Castello Sforzesco. This is 4th edition of this exciting festival. This years artists include Christian Jormin

  • Hoff presented on National TV

    Jan Gunnar Hoff was portrayed on Norwegian NRK main news “Lørdagsrevyen” on April 13. The program reaches an estimated 1.mill viewers. Hoff´s new album LIVING was presented and his creative process as a composer at Skjerstad (close to the Saltstraumen

  • New solo piano album LIVING

    LIVING is Jan Gunnar Hoff’s first solo piano album. His personal blend of different styles and influences is presented in its purest form – simply music. Some of Hoff’s pieces are meditative and expressive, while others have a strong rhythmic

  • Participation at KOSA, Cuba

    Jan Gunnar Hoff and Per Mathisen is attending the Kosa Music festival in Havana, Cuba, March 5-10, 2013. They will perform in concert with Cuban master drummer and percussionist Walfredo Reyes jr. and there will be workshops and masterclasses. Link to

  • Grammy-nomination for “Quiet winter night”

    The album ”Quiet winter night” (Hoff Ensemble) is nominated for Grammy Awards 2013, in the category “Best surround sound album”, by 2L and Morten Lindberg. Hoff has arranged the “Blåfjell”- music composed by Geir Bøhren and Bent Åserud for a line up

  • Successful tour with Mike Stern/Jan Gunnar Hoff Quartet

    The collaboration between Mike Stern and Jan Gunnar Hoff was continued in January 2013 with a Norwegian tour January 21-24.  The tour was a great success with good reviews and acclaim from audiences in Kristiansand, Trondheim, Bodø, Molde. For further

  • “Living” selected for Allaboutjazz video presentation

    So far the Youtube-release of Hoff´s solo piano piece “Living” has made more than 10.000 views and 15.000 Facebook likes. “Living” was recently featured by Allaboutjazz.com as a “Jazz video of the day”. In August 2012 Hoff recorded several compositions

  • Great reviews for ”Barxeta”

    The trio ”Acuna/Hoff/Mathisen” has recorded a new album at the Losen studio in Spain. The new album has so far received great reviews from the major Norwegian journalists, check the ALBUMS page for links to reviews.  The music is composed