Jan Gunnar Hoff as Bodø Jazz Open profile 2024

Jan Gunnar Hoff will perform 3 concerts at the Bodø Jazz Open – festival, located in Bodø, Northern Norway. The first concert takes place on January 28, 2024, with Silje Nergaard, renowned and profiled jazz singer, artist. On January 29 Hoff will perform with the trio “Hoff Somsen Lindholm”, with Carsten Lindholm (DK) on drums and Jasper Somsen (NL), acoustic bass. And finally, on 3/2-24, Hoff will perform with Per Mathisen (bass), Gary Husband (drums), Per Mathisen (bass). Link to festival presentation (in Norwegian) and ticket sales.

Hoff at Jazz in the Park

Following a successful gig at Garana Jazz Fest, July 2023 with Per Mathisen, Gary Husband and Nguyen Le, Jan Gunnar Hoff is back in September for Jazz in the Park, Cluj-Napoca. This time as a trio with Per Mathisen (bass) and Raciel Torres (drums).

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”.


  1. City Z (2018) Jan Gunnar Hoff Group feat Mike Stern 4:23
  2. Some Day (2018) Jan Gunnar Hoff Group feat Mike Stern 6:33
  3. Common Ground (2018) Jan Gunnar Hoff Group feat Mike Stern 7:39
  4. Living (Losen records 2014) Hoff, Mazur, Henriksen, Jormin 6:54
  5. FLY NORTH (Losen 2013) Hoff - Jormin - Mazur - Henriksen
  6. Beginning Hoff Ensemble: Jan Gunnar Hoff, Audun Kleive & Anders Jormin 3:14