Elin Jonsson is a young fiddle player known for her delicate, groovy and vivid style. Born and raised in a folk music environment she has played the fiddle since childhood. Although the tunes from her home, the region of Jämtland, is closest to her heart Elin likes to play music from all the Nordic countries and is a versatile musician who explores the border between tradition and improvisation. The last years she has recieved several prizes within the folk music genre in Sweden. Elin plays in the Swedish/Norwegian band Rim and is a sought after solo artist.
Hilde Fjerdingøy is one of the top diatonic accordion players in Norway, known for her soulful, powerful and groovy style. She plays music from many different traditions in Scandinavia and has entered deeply into the tradition of Helgeland, her home area in the north of Norway. In addition to her concert and dance playing, Hilde is also an accomplished teacher. In addition to Rim she can be heard in Moenje, Duo Fjerdingøy & Andersson and Hildur Dansekompani among others. Hilde holds a Master degree in Nordic traditional music at the Ole Bull Academy of Music, and as well as this she has been playing numerous concerts around Norway and abroad, including China, Brazil, USA, Estonia, Sweden, England and Austria.
Sunniva Abelli grew up in Stockholm in a family of musicians, actors and artists, surrounded by music. She is a singer and nyckelharpa player, composer of contemporary folk music with roots in swedish traditional folk rhythmics and tonality, and as a musician she is known for her dynamic and danceable playing. Sunniva also play in the bands Tradpunkt and Vilde.
Jo Einar Tobias Sterten Jansen is a Norwegian fiddle-/hardanger fiddle
player and singer, who’s music has been described as powerful,
dynamic and creative. Growing up in a musician family in
Nord-Trøndelag he has played the local folk music since he was a kid.
Now Jo Einar is a musician with a big, and continuously growing
repertoire from the Nordic countries, Estonia and the rest of life.
© Martin Forsstedt