Bjørn Solli – guitar – One of Norway’s foremost jazz guitarist for the last 10 years – 5 of those years he spent in New York working with some of the world’s best musicians. He has received numerous awards and has toured around the world in places such as China, Australia, India, Nepal, Vietnam, South-Africa, USA, Russia and most of Europe. Solli has released 4 albums with his organ trio SOLID!, the latest of which features Seamus Blake.
On his most recent album «Aglow: The Lyngør Project Volume 1» Solli has once again joined forces with Seamus Blake and a fantastic band with Aaron Parks, Ingrid Jensen, Matt Clohesy and Bill Stewart. Available worldwide on both CD and double LP.
When in the US he has been performing in such venues as Dizzy’s Club at Lincoln Centre, Smalls, Blues Alley, The Bitter End, 55 Bar and Fat Cat with such musicians as Jon Gordon, Kevin Hays, Bill Stewart Seamus Blake, Clarence Penn, Marcus Strickland, Aaron Parks, Will Vinson, John Ellis, Gary Versace, Kendrick Scott, Matt Penman, Orlando Le Flemming, Matt Clohesy, Lage Lund, Rodney Green, Matt Brewer, Doug Weiss, Ben Wendel, Linda Oh, Bryn Roberts, Chris Bullock, Jonathan Blake, Obed Calvaire, Mark Ferber, Jochen Rueckert, Jon Wikan, Ferenc Nemeth, Jamire Williams, Ingrid Jensen, Adam Cruz, Jaleel Shaw etc.
In Europe he has also performed with such musicians as Kurt Elling, Bendik Hofseth, Cameron Brown, Emanuele Cisi, Eric Reed, Bugge Wesseltoft, Ralph Peterson, etc.