Håkon Storm – Guitar
Thomas Winther Andersen – Bass
Natalio Sued – Tenor saxophone
Mark Coehoorn – Drums
Winther-Storm blends effectively an acoustic and electric sound into a dynamic whole. Inspiration comes from a wide specter of jazz developments from the last 50 years, with a few sidetracks into both rock and contemporary classical music. The repertoire is mainly composed by H. Storm and Winther Andersen Their first CD recordings Patchwork 2010 and Spinnaker has been very well received. In june 2013 Spinnaker won Independent Music Award, category Jazz Albums
The cooperation between the Norwegian guitarist and bassist goes back more than two decades. Together they also recorded two CDs with the band Line Up, featuring Jimmy Halperin on saxophone: Out From A Cool Storage and Line Up
Håkon Storm (guitar) has worked with some of the best and most respected musicians in Norway. He teaches guitar, ensemble, rhythmic training, composition, theory and improvisation classes at the Norwegian State Academy of Music. A prolific composer, he has produced works for big band and small jazz ensembles. He regularly performs with his own bands. Håkon has toured several times in Japan and the USA, as well as Europe, playing with groups in all formats. In 2011 his solo guitar Album Zinober was released.
Thomas Winther Andersen (bass) view about
Argentine saxophonist Natalio Sued has performed with many of the finest local musicians in Buenos Aires. In 2001 he moved to Amsterdam. In the Netherlands he has developed into a player and composer with a very distinct sound. He has played with Ernesto Jodos, Michael Moore, Guus Jansen, Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw, Rodrigo Dominguez and many others. He has also composed and played for the contemporary big band “Tetzepi”
In 2003 Natalio received the prize as best soloist at Avignon Jazz Festival France.
Mark Coehoorn is one of the new young talents on the Dutch jazz scene. He started playing drums at the age of six. He studied at the Amsterdam conservatory with Marcel Serierse and Lucas van Merwijk. Since Mark moved to Amsterdam, he has performed with many different artists, such as Benjamin Herman, Lars Dietrich, Joris Roelofs and Jesse van Ruller, to name just a few.