- In-person event
Sunna Gunnlaugs – piano
Þorgrimur Jonsson – bass
Scott McLemore – drums
Sunna Gunnlaugs’ work has received significant critical acclaim since her 2000 release Mindful was selected among the top 10 albums of the year by the Virginian Pilot. Her 2003 release Live in Europe reached top 10 on both Canadian and US jazz radio charts. Her 2010 release The Dream jumped to number two on the Canadian radio charts and reached number 20 on the US CMJ radio charts.
Her albums have received extremely positive reviews in leading jazz magazines across the world such as Jazzthetik and Jazzpodium in Germany, Concerto in Austria, Jazzwize in the UK, Jazzman in France, Swing Journal and Tokyo Jazz Notes in Japan, Downbeat in the US, the online publication All About Jazz and many more. All her albums have been nominated for the Icelandic Music Awards and in 2015 as well as 2019 she won performer of the year. She has performed at prestigious festivals such as JazzAhead in Bremen, the Kennedy Center’s Nordic Cool, The London Jazz Festival, The Oslo Jazz Festival, The Rochester International Jazz Festival, Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Montreal International Jazz Festival, Rotterdam International Jazz Festival and the Belgrade Jazz Festival. She has also performed at Europe’s most important jazz clubs such as Porgy & Bess in Vienna, Unterfahrt in Munich, Bimhuis in Amsterdam and Sunset in Paris to name a few.