Frode Gjerstad’s Long Journey to His First All-Norwegian Trio

English: Frode Gjerstad, moers festival 2008
English: Frode Gjerstad, moers festival 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

From Free-Times.com, some words in anticipation of a Friday concert in South Carolina.

Nowadays, when Norwegian free jazz saxophone colossus Frode Gjerstad performs in a trio, it’s typically with two fellow countrymen: bassist Jon Rune Strøm and drummer Paal Nilssen-Love. But when Gjerstad first started playing jazz, he didn’t have many people to play with.