1. -Review in Dutch of concert with Jaimie Branch, Dave Rempis and Ingebrigt Håker Flaten in Antwerp on March 10th 2018



  1. -Review in All About Jazz of «What´s Wrong» (Friends & Neighbors)



  1. -Review by Paul Acquaro/Free Jazz Blog of «What´s Wrong» (Friends & Neighbors)



  1. -New album by Friends & Neighbors out on Clean Feed Records:



  1. -Universal Indians w/Joe McPhee - Skullduggery is now available on double LP gatefold:



  1. -DownBeat Magazines list of «Best Albums of 2015». Happy to see both Friends & Neighbors and All Included there.



  1. -Review in All About Jazz of «Southern Sun» (Jackson/Berman/Strøm/Østvang:



  1. -Review in DownBeat of Universal Indians w/Joe McPhee - Skullduggery:



  1. -4 out of 5 stars in DownBeat for All Included´s latest album «Satan in Plain Clothes»



  1. -5 stars in All About Jazz for «Skullduggery»:



Review in Dutch of Universal Indians w/Joe McPhee -Skullduggery (CF 328).



Review in Polish of Universal Indians w/Joe McPhee -Skullduggery (CF 328).

«As for me - so far - the most important album of the year» (Marcin Jachnik/Multikulti Project):



  1. -4.5 stars in All About Jazz for «Hymn for a Hungry Nation»:



4.5 out of 5 stars in DownBeat for Friends & Neighbors´ new album «Hymn for a Hungry Nation» (Clean Feed).

- Call it a neo-«New Thing» sensation (Josef Woodard/DownBeat)



Some reviews (in Norwegian, Swedish and English) of Friends & Neighbors´ new album «Hymn for a Hungry Nation» (Clean Feed):









New record out on Clean Feed. Friends & Neighbors - Hymn for a Hungry Nation: http://www.cleanfeed-records.com/disco2.asp?intID=469


Review of concert in Antwerp with Universal Indians feat. Joe McPhee, June 15th 2014: http://www.enola.be/muziek/live/23830:universal-indians-feat-joe-mcphee-15-juni-2014-zuiderpershuis


Very happy to receive the Trondheim Jazzfestival talent prize 2013: http://jazzfest.no/2013/10/jazzfests-talentpris-2013-gar-til-tollef-ostvang/


Nice review of Universal Indians´ «Nihil is Now» by Guy Peters: http://www.enola.be/muziek/albums/20988:universal-indians--nihil-is-now


Nice review of Universal Indians´ «Nihil is Now» in All About Jazz: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=43346#.UL5BgqV75Jj


Nice review of All  Included´s «Reincarnation of a Free Bird» in All About Jazz: http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=43336#.ULHywaV75Jh


Reincarnation of a Free Bird gets 5/6 stars in Aftenposten.


All Included´s «Reincarnation of a Free Bird» is the CD-recommendation of the month (October) by Kongsberg Jazzfestival»: http://kongsberg-jazzfestival.no/nyheter/plateanbefalinger/tors-plateanbefaling-oktober-3/ (In Norwegian)


Review in Dagsavisen of Reincarnation of a Free Bird: http://www.dagsavisen.no/nye-inntrykk/jazz/trio-i-mange-landskap/ (in Norwegian)


Great review in Sound of music of All Included´s first album Reincarnation of a Free Bird: http://www.soundofmusic.nu/recension/all-included-reincarnation-free-bird (in Swedish)


Very nice review of Friends & Neighbors in Dagbladet. 5/6 stars for our album «No Beat Policy».

(in Norwegian)



Last updated: 4mar18





9/3/18: w/Jaimie Branch, Dave Rempis, Ingebrigt H. Flaten - Art Acts ´18, St. Johann in Tirol (AU)

10/3/18: w/Jaimie Branch, Dave Rempis, Ingebrigt H. Flaten - Sound in Motion, Antwerp (BE)

11/3/18: w/Jaimie Branch, Dave Rempis, Ingebrigt H. Flaten - FRI FORM, Trondheim (NO)

12/3/18: w/Jaimie Branch, Dave Rempis, Ingebrigt H. Flaten - UPOP,  Opphaug (NO)

13/3/18: w/Jaimie Branch, Dave Rempis, Ingebrigt H. Flaten - Blow Out, Oslo (NO)

14/3/18: w/Jaimie Branch, Dave Rempis, Ingebrigt H. Flaten - Bergen Kjøtt, Bergen (NO)

22/3/18: Friends & Neighbors - Inderøy Jazzforum, Inderøy (NO)

4/4/18: w/Martin Küchen, Mats Äleklint, Johan Graden, Torbjörn Zetterberg - Glenn Miller Café, Stockholm (SE)

9/4/18: w/Martin Küchen - Mandagsklubben, København (DK)

21/4/18: w/Melhus Songlag - Loddgården, Melhus (NO)

3/5/18: wMars Williams - Martinschlössl, Vienna (AU)

5/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Friform Kirkenes, Kirkenes (NO)

8/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Blow Out, Oslo (NO)

10/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Storstuggu, Roros (NO)

12/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Arts+Literature, Madison, IL (US)

13/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Sanctuary/One Spirit Center, Rockford, IL (US)

15/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Trinosophes, Detroit, MI (US)

16/5/18: w/Mars Williams - New Ghosts/Bop Stop, Cleveland, OH (US)

17/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Elastic Arts, Chicago, IL (US)

18/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Spot Tavern, Lafayette, IN (US)

19/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Outside the Spotlight, Lexington, KY (US)

20/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Revolve, Asheville, NC (US)

21/5/18: w/Mars Williams - If Art Gallery, Columbia, SC (US)

22/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Neptunes Parlour, Raleigh, NC (US)

23/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Vagabond, Richmond, VA (US)

28/5/18: w/Mars Williams - Instant Opus/HiHo Lounge, New Orleans, LA (US)