Anna Gréta Sigurðardóttir was born and raised in Iceland but has been based in Stockholm, Sweden since 2014. She recently performed at the Nobel Prize Ceremony in 2020 as well as playing a featured concert at Stockholm Concert Hall in March. Since relocating to Stockholm, Anna Gréta has collaborated with some of Sweden’s finest jazz musicians such as Max Schultz, Joakim Milder, Magnus Lindgren, and Susanna Risberg and she’s had music commissioned for Norrbotten Big Band and the world renowned pianist Bobo Stenson.
In recent years Anna Gréta has received numerous awards and nominations in both Sweden and Iceland, including the prestigious Monica Zetterlund award in 2019, Friends of Fasching award in 2018, Best Newcomer at the Icelandic music prize in 2015, nomination by the Swedish National Radio for Jazzkatten in 2019 and two nominations for the Icelandic Music Prize in 2019. Anna Gréta is presently among Scandinavia’s fastest-rising young jazz musicians. Her debut album as a solo artist will be released in January 2022 and features some of Iceland’s most prominent jazz musicians.
For the Reykjavik Jazz Festival 2021 Anna Gréta will be performing with her trio consisting of Einar Scheving on drums and Johan Tengholm on double bass. Special guest TBA.
Anna Gréta : piano / voice
Johan Tengholm : double bass
Einar Scheving : drums