New Christmas album, big band concert and recording!
This last year has been a whirlwind of concerts and new exciting projects!
Some highlights include:
- Participation in a seminar with SEB bank in Stockholm, where jazz was used as a tool to demonstrate empathic listening
- Concert at Múlinn Jazzklúbbur in Iceland on the international day of jazz with fantastic guitarist Erik Söderlind.
- Receiving a grant from Rannis Hljóðritastyrkur to record with Anna Gréta Sigurðardóttir pianist and Mikael Máni Ásmundarson guitarist and recording.
- Singing for the German and Icelandic presidents with Julia Hülsmann and other amazing jazz ladies!
- Singing for ambassadors and diplomats in different embassies around the world.
- Concerts in Montreal and Ottawa with saxophone legend Dave Turner
- Being able to travel and perform with Henrik Linder bass phenomenon, Carl Mörner Ringström guitarist and Jonathan Lundberg drummer.
- Stockholm Jazz Festival
- Christmas album, Hjörtun okkar Jóla with Marína Ósk vocalist, Mikael Máni Ásmundsson guitar player, Þorgrímur Jónsson bass player and Matthías Hemstock drummer and receiving amazing reviews!
- Release tour for Hjörtun okkar jóla in Northern Europe
- Concert with the Reykjavík Big Band at the huge and beautiful Eldborg in Harpa Reykjavik and getting to perform Diamonds are a girl's best friend in a red gala dress in front of a great audience and receiving the most wonderful review for it. :-)
...and that's just some of it!!!
It's been such an amazing year of music and growth and I am very thankful and excited about the coming year!