Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity

studio la buissonne pernes les fontaines - france 27 juin 2021

New album "Elastic Wave"

The Norwegian grammy nominated trio Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity has since the beginning in 2014, released three critically acclaimed albums; «Firehouse», «Live In Europe», and «To whom who buys a record», as well as performed more than 100 concerts in Norway, Europe, Japan, USA, Canada and Brazil. After receiving great reviews for their concerts at Winterjazz in New York, at Jazzahead in Bremen, the concert together with Joshua Redman and Ambrose Akinmusire at Nilssen ́s residency at Molde International Jazz festival in 2019, they are pointed out as one of the most exciting trios on the European jazzscene these days.

In 2022 they are going to release their first album for the world most important record label for jazz, ECM records, and will tour widely with their new music.
The three musicians are very active and sought after in Europe these days, and you might have heard them in the following bands and acts: Django Bates, Pat Metheny, Bill Frisell, Trondheim Jazzorkester, Koma Saxo, Susanne Sundfør, SKRIM, Friends & Neighbors, Bushman ́s Revenge, Peter Evans og Enemy.

The music is original, with a focus on interplay, groove, creativity, dynamic and energy with plenty of room for impro.


Petter Eldh (acoustic bass)
André Roligheten (acoustic saphoxones)
Gard Nilssen (acoustic drums)