Sunna Gunnlaugs Trio in Newark, DE
Icelandic pianist Sunna Gunnlaugs brings her trio to the Unitarian Universalist Society of Mill Creek church in Newark, Delaware on June 26th with their own brand of Nordic jazz. The trio will be on tour in North America for most of June, spreading Iceland cool to combat global warming.
Their latest CD Long Pair Bond, has received glowing reviews all over the world including 5 stars in Austria, CD of the month in Japan, and editor's pick in Belgium.
Come hear what all the fuss is about.
Sunna Gunnlaugs - piano, Thorgrimur Jonsson - bass, Scott McLemore - drums
Listen to the new album here:
Full Tour Schedule:
Quotes about Long Pair Bond:
★ ★ ★ ★ ★
– Concerto Magazine, Austria
– Jazzmozaïek, Belgium
"February's Album of the Month"
– Hiroki Sugita, Jazz Street, Japan
"an absolute must for those who find lyrical jazz irresistible."
– Goddau Magazine, Belgium
"... lilting and beautiful enough to have an almost hypnotic effect."
– William Carey, All About Jazz
"Gunnlaugs has always been about musical depth that doesn't sacrifice inherent accessibility, but by trimming back to a trio, she's delivered one of her most approachable albums yet, where there's no shortage of challenge."
– John Kelman, All About Jazz
"Too much spaciness can wreck a good album, and too much earth can, too. Long Pair Bond gets pretty darn close to the perfect balance."
– Jon Wertheim, Rehearsing the Blues
"Her new album, Long Pair Bond is phenomenal."
– Stephan Moore, Jazzwrap
"... Sunna Gunnlaugs' Trio whose cool atmospherics and meditative quality draws on Icelandic folk melodies and brooding soundscapes, yet internally has an unhurried Bill Evans-like swing and an appetite to explore the inner soul."
– Jon Newey, Jazzwise, UK
"[Long Pair Bond] There is a crystalline beauty to the music that upon further examination unfolds its secrets slowly like the narrative of a well written novel."
– Tim Niland, Music and More
Unitarian Universalist Society of Mill Creek (View)
579 Polly Drummond Hill Road,
Newark, DE 19711