With six albums and hundreds of live performances under their belt, Wako plays with an authority and personality that places them at the forefront of Nordic jazz. According to Mark Sullivan (All About Jazz – US), Wako is “a Norwegian jazz collective with a real collective sound”, and the previous album “Wako” (Øra Fonogram, 2020) was put on the top list of Jazzwise (UK) both in March and April 2020. The scope of the music is always carefully adjusted to the audience, environment and musical material, which means that the concerts are not only superlative, but also unique experiences. In short, Wako is one of the most impressive young live groups on the scene today. Individually, the musicians can also be seen in projects such as Hegge Flukten, Megalodon Collective, Espen Berg trio, Kjetil Mulelid Trio and the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra.
Kjetil André Mulelid – piano
Martin Myhre Olsen – saxophone
Bárður Reinert Poulsen – double bass
Simon Olderskog Albertsen – drums