John Venkiah – piano
Simon Petersson – bass
Kristoffer Rostedt – drums
The John Venkiah Trio counts Keith Jarrett and Brad Mehldau among their major influences. Formed in 2010, the trio has toured extensively in Scandinavia. Their concert at YSJF in 2014 gained glowing reviews in the international jazz media.
Pianist John Venkiah’s compositions for the new album, Elevation (2017), will feature on the set list of this afternoon’s concert.