Sissel Vera Pettersen (NO) vocals and live effects
Joachim Badenhorst (BE) clarinets
Mikkel Ploug (DK) guitars
Equilibrium synthesize elements of jazz, folk/world, classical, minimalism and the avant-garde in a mixture of free improvisation and original compositions. The group has received critical acclaim from all over the world for their three studio albums released on Canadian label Songlines Recordings.
The trio is made up of Norwegian vocalist/saxophonist Sissel Vera Pettersen who is also the artistic director of Trondheim Voices has worked with the likes of Chick Corea, Marilyn Mazur, Jon Balke and many more.
On guitar is Danish guitarist Mikkel Ploug who has toured in over 25 countries with his groups. His latest release was selected as «Best jazz album of 2020” in England and Germany and his work has been warmly recommended in Rolling Stone Magazine and Downbeat Magazine. He is known for his work with american saxophonist Mark Turner and he has worked as a soloist with both the Danish Royal Ballet and the Danish Radio Big Band.
Belgian clarinetist player Joachim Badenhorst is to be found in the Downbeat Magazine polls for “Rising Star of Clarinet” and well known for his work with Han Bennik trio and Tony Malaby’s Novola in New York. Joachim has recorded for the esteemed Winter & Winter label and has collaborated with musicians from Japan, China and on endless european projects.Over the years the trio has developed a cult like status with many younger musicians spread all over the world.