July 8 - 15 2023
Halfdan Stefansson Trio + Gawlik / Stefansson / Wankel (DK/DE) - Photo: Domen - Bylivshuset - Pier 2

Photo: Domen - Bylivshuset - Pier 2

Halfdan Stefansson Trio + Gawlik / Stefansson / Wankel (DK/DE)


Halfdan Stefansson Trio: Halfdan Stefansson (g), Gustav Lauridsen (b), Jens Højbøge Mosegaard (drm)
Gawlik/Stefansson/Wankel: Julius Gawlik (t-sax), Thorbjørn Stefansson (b), Marius Wankel (drm)

Double Concert with a Young Jazz Trio 


Halfdan Stefansson Trio plays music that lives and breathes in the moment.

With songs that reflect the ups and downs of life, they improvise with a sense of love and humanity at the forefront, creating a space that is felt on both sides of the stage.

The music is beautiful and searching and at the same time ugly and angry, but always carrying strong energy and willpower, creating an intense and insistent concert experience.


Gawlik / Stefansson / Wankel is an international trio based in Berlin. The band originated at Jazz-Institut Berlin.

All members are well-known faces on the German jazz scene and have played with numerous big names in Europe, such as Jim Black, Loren Stillman, NDR Bigband, and Jeff Ballard.

The band draws inspiration from German avant-garde, Danish, and Nordic melodic music, and American swing tradition.

As a result, the original compositions can be seen as an attempt to bring all these expressions together, creating a new framework for the music.

Friendship and humanity come first and foremost in the music, creating an energy that can be felt by both audience and musicians.


Each band plays one set with a short break in between. You can pay an optional entrance fee via MobilePay, which is used exclusively to cover the musicians' transportation costs.


Domen - Bylivshuset - Pier 2
41 85 46 95
Cover charge 50 DKK

Aarhus Jazz Festival

Godsbanen, Skovgaardsgade 3

DK-8000 Aarhus C