NEWS

  • Recording solo album for 2L

    Jan Gunnar Hoff is doing his third solo piano album for 2L in August 2016. The first solo album for 2L was Living in 2013, followed by the concept album Stille lys (Quiet Light) in 2014. Hoff has toured Japan three years

  • Kielland & Hoff – “Terra Nova”

    Hoff makes a duo tour in April 2016 with the internationally reknowned mezzo soprano Marianne Beate Kielland. The program will consist of Hoff´s compositions for piano and vocal and some additional material. The duo is recording their album “Terra Nova”

  • Third solo tour in Japan

    Jan Gunnar Hoff makes his third solo piano tour in Japan from February 6-10, 2016. The program will consist of music from Hoff´s solo albums but also free improvisations. The tour visits cities Tokyo, Kashiwa, Yokohama, Jyoetsu, Kanazawa. There will be

  • New tour with Hoff and guitar legend Mike Stern

    Jan Gunnar Hoff continues his collaboration with Mike Stern in a new quartet setting, featuring drummer Audun Kleive and Per Mathisen on bass. This tour marks a 10 year anniversary for the Stern/Hoff-project, starting in 2006 with the premiere for

  • Fly North at Dølajazz 2015

    Hoff´s highly acclaimed “Fly North”-project is performing at Dølajazz in Lillehammer, Norway on October 16, 2015. The line up consist of Arve Henriksen, Audun Kleive, Mats Eilertsen in addition to Hoff. Link to arrangement. Previous reviews from “Fly North”- concerts here.

  • Sundquist/Hoff at Kongsbergjazz 2015

    Jan Gunnar Hoff and leading Norwegian actor Bjørn Sundquist will perform their highly acclaimed HAMSUN-performance at Kongsbergjazz on July 3, 2015. Ticket sales (link). Further info, check Kongsbergjazz.no

  • Hoff at Bergmanveckan 2015, Fårö

    Bergmanveckan is an annual arrangement organized by the Bergman Center on Fårö, Gotland. The main objective of the Bergman Center at Fårö Foundation is to manage and develop the public side of Ingmar Bergman’s legacy using a wide range of

  • Hoff at Lithuanian National Philharmonia

    Jan Gunnar Hoff will perform a concert May 20 in Vilnius at the prestigous Lithuanian National Philharmonia. Famous artists like Rostropovitch, Mehenuin, Chick Corea, London Symphony Orchestra, Herbie Hancock, Dave Brubeck, Penderecki, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Bashmet, Giedon Kraemer and

  • Second tour in Japan

    May 2015 Jan Gunnar Hoff will make his second solo tour in Japan. Here are the tour dates and venues: May 4 – RAG, Kyoto, May 5 – Mokkiriya, Kanazawa, May 6 – Jazz Flash, Niigata, May 7 – Airegin,

  • FLY NORTH- nomination

    Hoff´s 2014-album Fly North is nominated for a Spellemannspris, the Norwegian Grammy, in the category JAZZ. Other nominees in this category is Marius Neset, Ola Kvernberg, In the country/Reiersrud/Bugge a.o. Link to official website.

  • Stille lys (Quiet Light) now available

    Norwegian pianist Jan Gunnar Hoff has released several albums in the recent years performing original compositions; solo as on Living and with his Fly North Quartet. This time Hoff delivers a concept album performing 15 songs and Christmas carols, both

  • Successful Storm-opening

    Jan Gunnar Hoff participated at the opening of Bodø´s new concert house The Storm. The show was sent on National TV NRK1 on November 15. Hoff performed his version of the Northern Norway unofficial “National anthem” Barndomsminne fra Nordland (Å eg