Håkon Kornstad had already formed an international reputation as one of the up and coming jazz saxophonists in the world, bringing attention to his modern vision of Scandinavian jazz-and-beyond. Then, at 32 he discovered that he had a voice...
Now, he is combining jazz and opera in a way that is quite surprising. This is literally a tenor battle, with Kornstad singing opera arias and classical songs and accompanying himself with saxophone loops.
Håkon Kornstad’s career move is also interesting in more than one way: it is a story of innovation - and about putting what already works at stake to create something that works even better.
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