Jan Gunnar Hoffs Grammy-winning label 2L has released vinyl editions of Hoff´s albums “Polarity” (2018) and “Home” (2022). The “Polarity” vinyl is available here and vinyl “Home” . Both albums also provided by suppliers worldwide, Amazon a.o.
Interview for Musifée
Jan Gunnar Hoff was interviewed by Sarah Stuart for the new website Musifée.com. Read the whole interview here.
HOME (2L 2022) nominated for “Album of the year” by Native DSD
Jan Gunnar Hoff´s solo piano album HOME is nominated for “2022 Album of the Year” by Native DSD Music: “Home offers a thoughtful, moving, and beautiful set of solo piano performances. It is a musical treat worth a place in your music library.» – Brian Moura.
Hoff´s tune “In Town” opens Alex Acuña 2022- album
Jan Gunnar Hoff´s composition “In Town” is the opening track on drum/percussion legend Alex Acuña´s new album «Gifts», recorded at legendary CAPITOL-studios in Los Angeles. An extensive interview with Acuña is featured in the November edition of Downbeat (link).
As a curiocity, Hoff´s tune “In Town” was the very first song played at a rehearsal in Tromsø, 2007. Alex Acuna, Hoff and bassplayer Per Mathisen met for the first time to perform in a combo group at a latin festival. In 2008 they formed their trio “Acuna/Hoff/Mathisen”.
Jazznytt feature interview
Jan Gunnar Hoff is featured in a 6-page interview in Norwegian magazine JAZZNYTT, for their autumn edition 2022.
Solo album HOME – released May 20, 2022
Jan Gunnar Hoff´s solo piano album HOME, is released on May 20, 2022, on various platforms. The album was recorded in Stormen concert hall, August 2021, by the US Grammy- winning producer Morten Lindberg. All info, booklets and links to different formats and streaming platforms can be found via this link.
Jan Gunnar Hoff Group at Dølajazz 2022
Jan Gunnar Hoff Group feat Arve Henriksen will perform at Dølajazz 2022, Lillehammer. This line up did a successful tour tour in Norway, September 2021, presenting music from different Hoff-albums. The band: Arve Henriksen, Jan Gunnar Hoff, Audun Kleive, Per Mathisen, Thor-Ivar Lund (sound). More info and tickets here. Band photo: Jørn Størkson.
New videos with Hoff Group feat Arve Henriksen
New videos out now from the tour in September 2021 with Jan GUNNAR HOFF Group feat Arve Henriksen.
BIG RIVER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uahbG3oxRBE&list=RDuahbG3oxRBE&start_radio=1
FLY NORTH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUJxGIJNg8Q
Touring Germany with Carsten Lindholm trio
Spring 2022, Jan Gunnar Hoff continues his collaboration with Danish drummer, composer/arranger Carsten Lindholm for a tour in Germany. The trio is completed by the reknowned bass player Reggie Washington. The tour will visit cities like Dortmund, Cologne, Mannheim, Bamberg a.o. Link to a German presentation.
Nils Landgren & Jan Gunnar Hoff trio
A successful collaboration took place at Bodø Jazz Open on Feb 3, 2022 where Swedish trombone giant Nisse Landgren performed with Jan Gunnar Hoff, Anders Jormin and Audun Kleive. The concert took place at Stormen concert hall in Bodø, Northern Norway. The program consisted of Hoff-tunes, Landgren-compositions and funk/jazz standards and ballads. Review by Tor Hammerø (Norwegian).
New solo album HOME out in 2022
Jan Gunnar Hoff has recorded a new solo piano album at the Storm concert hall (Stormen konserthus) in his hometown Bodø, Northern Norway. The music was recorded by 2020-Grammy winner Morten Lindberg and will be released on his label 2L in 2022. The album is entitled: HOME.
Stille Lys (Quiet Light) – new piano book and concert
Hoff released his new Stille Lys (QUIET LIGHT) book in December 2021, with piano arrangements of popular tunes and Christmas melodies. The book is available here. The project is based on Hoff´s album Stille Lys, recorded by Morten Lindberg in 2014, and released on his label 2L. Hoff´s Quiet light-concerts are popular and the last one took place at Stormen konserthus, Bodø, Desember 5, 2021 (photo: Anna Rostrup).