Tore Johansen

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Born in Bodø, Norway, 23. December 1977

Educated at Trondheim Conservatory of Music, department of jazz studies 1996-2000.

Has worked with musicians such as Steve Swallow, Kenny Wheeler, Karin Krog and John Surman, John Taylor, Hal Galper, Egil Kapstad, Lars Jansson, Jon Balke, Jan Gunnar Hoff, Elin Rosseland, Arild Andersen, Anders Jormin and Knut Riisnæs to name a few. Played in the Trondheim Jazz Orchestra with Chick Corea and Erlend Skomsvoll and on other projects with Bendik Hofset, Eirik Hegdal and New York Voices.

Has composed and arranged music for choirs, big bands and string orchestras.

Receieved the Stubø-prize in 2005.