Bilde av Hoff, Jan Gunnar
Bilde av Hoff, Jan Gunnar
Academy of Music jan.g.hoff@uit.no +4777660555 90553236 Tromsø

Jan Gunnar Hoff


Professor in piano and keyboards, jazz

Job description

Employed as a professor in jazz and rhythmic music at the Music Conservatory in Tromsø. Main area is jazz piano and keyboard instruments. Sits in the Program Board for MK.


  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    STILLE LYS / QUIET LIGHT - for piano
    Vigmostad & Bjørke 2021 SAMMENDRAG
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Jan Gunnar Hoff trio med Nils Landgren - Bodø Jazz Open 2022
    2022
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff, Morten Lindberg :
    Plateinnspilling HOME - Jan Gunnar Hoff solo piano - 2L 2022
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Tore Johansen og Trio Nord
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Konserter i Dortmund og Køln med Carsten Lindholm Trio (DK, US, NO), 8-9.april 2022
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Carsten Lindholm Trio, Ingolstadt og Bamberg, Tyskland mai 2022.
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Dølajazz 2022 - Jan Gunnar Hoff Group feat Arve Henriksen
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Fra Jonsok til Olsok - konsert i Skjerstad kirke m/Kyiv soloists
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Per Mathisen trio feat Jan Gunnar Hoff & Martin Valihora - Dølajazz
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    STILLE LYS - konserter 2022
    2022
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Makarska Autumn Leaves Int. Jazz Festival 2022 - Croatia
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff, Lars Erik Gudim :
    The Forest - bestillingsverk for NASOL 2022
    2022
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Jan Gunnar Hoff trio - konserter i Estland - IdeeJazz 2022
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Turné med Per Mathisen, Gary Husband, Jan Gunnar Hoff - september 2022
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Carsten Lindholm Trio - concert in Hameln, Germany
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Carsten Lindholm Trio - Mannheim (Tyskland)
    2022 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Turné med Jan Gunnar Hoff Group feat Arve Henriksen
    2021 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Konsert i Napoli med Thomas Markusson (bass) og Anders Kjelllberg (dr).
    2021 PROSJEKT
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    JAN GUNNAR HOFF og Engegårdkvartetten, Skjerstad kirke
    2021
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    JAN GUNNAR HOFF med KORK i Bø, Vesterålen
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Sommerkurs jazz, Søgne 2021
    2021
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    STILLE LYS - konsert i Stormen konserthus, Bodø
    2021 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Konsert i Caen, Frankrike, med Carsten Lindholm, Reggie Washington, JAN GUNNAR HOFF
    2021 PROSJEKT
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    GLADIATOR - Per Mathisen, Gary Novak, JAN GUNNAR HOFF
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Foredrag på EPTA-konferanse for pianopedagoger
    2021 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    VAAPSTENJEANOE - konsert Smeltedigelen, Mo i Rana
    2021 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    STILLE LYS - 5 arrangementer for piano: Nordnorsk julesalme (T.Hoff), Kanskje (Nilsen), Mitt hjerte alltid vanker, Barndomsminne fra Nordland, Hjem te jul (Nilsen).
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Solokonsert Stormen konserthus, Bodø.
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    FLY NORTH - 52 JAZZ COMPOSITIONS (notehefte)
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    VAAPSTENJEANOE -bestillingsverk for strykeorkester, jazztrio og solister.
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Solokonsert i Den Norske Opera 1.november 2020
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    STILLE LYS - QUIET LIGHT 2020 - video
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Carsten Lindholm trio, konsert Montmartre København
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Jan Gunnar Hoff & Sedef Ercetin at the Italian synagogue, Istanbul.
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Jan Gunnar Hoff at Akbank, Istanbul
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Terje Nilsen minnekonserter juni 2019
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Carsten Lindholm trio på Elbjazz i Hamburg
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Jan Gunnar Hoff Istanbul trio
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Turné med Gary Novak (US), Per Mathisen, Jan Gunnar Hoff, Ulf Wakenius, Bendik Hofseth - oktober 2019
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Solokonsert Adde/Zetterquist galleri
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Komposisjoner til plateinnpilling med Gary Novak (US), Per Mathisen, Jan Gunnar Hoff.
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    STILLE LYS - turné desember 2019
    2019
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Makarska Jazz Festival 2019
    2019
  • Carsten Lindholm, Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Konsert i Stuttgart, Jazzclub BIX
    2018 OMTALE
  • Carsten Lindholm, Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Konsert Montmartre, København med Carsten Lindholm
    2018 OMTALE
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff, Morten Lindberg :
    POLARITY
    2018 FULLTEKST
  • Mathisen Per, Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    BARXETA II
    2018
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff, Mike Stern :
    Mike Stern & Jan Gunnar Hoff Quartet turné 2018
    2018 PROSJEKT
  • Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Jan Gunnar Hoff Group featuring Mike Stern
    2018 OMTALE
  • Lars Erik Gudim, Jan Gunnar Hoff :
    Konsert med KORK under Nordland Musikkfestuke 2018
    2018 OMTALE

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    Teaching

    As an educator since 1975, Jan Gunnar Hoff has experience from all levels. He has taught at municipal cultural schools in Bodø, Trondheim and Sørfold. In the period 1989-91, Hoff was employed as a regional musician with the entire region as a field of work and various seminars and educational work. He was employed at Bodø upper secondary school as a teacher of piano, secondary instrument, composition and arranging from 1995 to 2005. From 2004 Hoff has been employed as an associate professor and professor at the University of Tromsø and later also at UiA, Agder. He has also participated in a number of national jazz courses and jazz seminars abroad.


    CV

    Jan Gunnar Hoff is born in Bodø, Northern Norway 1958. Hoff´s background includes classical piano from the age of 10, progressive rock, pop and jazz. Jan Gunnar Hoff has played and collaborated with international artists like Alex Acuña, Mike Stern, Pat Metheny, Maria Joao, Kenwood Dennard, Mathias Eick, Tore Brunborg, Lars Danielsson, Cæcilie Norby, Fathy Salama, Martin France, Anders Jormin, Marilyn Mazur, Arve Henriksen, Jan Akkerman and many more. As a composer, solo artist and co-leader Hoff has released 20 albums and composed 250 works for different settings. In 2005 he received the prestigous Edvard (Grieg)- prize for his jazz mass Meditatus. Meditatus has been performed by choirs in USA, Canada, Iceland, Latvia and Norway. In 2013 Jan Gunnar Hoff and his “Hoff Ensemble” was nominated for US Grammy Awards with the album Quiet winter night (2L-087). Hoff´s quartet album Fly North (2014) with Mazur, Jormin and Henrikse was nominated for the Norwegian Grammy, Spellemannpris 2014. Jan Gunnar Hoff has performed in Los Angeles, New York, London, Zagreb, Milano, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Kiev, Stockholm, Istanbul, Havana, Riga and other major cities. In January 2014 Hoff received the Buddy-award, the highest distinction in Norwegian Jazz. May 2014 Hoff was appointed as an official Steinway & Sons Artist. Albums recent years include Stories (solo piano 2L 2016), Terra Nova (w/mezzo soprano Marianne Beate Kielland, Lawo classics 2017), Polarity (recording 2L with Audun Kleive, Anders Jormin, Morten Lindberg, 2018), Barxeta II (June 2018) with Per Mathisen and Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, and finally the album "Jan Gunnar Hoff Group feat Mike Stern" (Losen records 2018). Jan Gunnar Hoff is working as a professor at the Arctic University of Tromsø and at UiA in Kristiansand.



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