Maria Kannegaard

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Maria Kannegaard
Maria Kannegaard KJF 2011.JPG
Kannegaard at Kongsberg Jazz Festival 2011.(Photo: Thomas Bjørndahl)
Background information
Born (1970-10-06) 6 October 1970 (age 47)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
Instruments Piano

Maria Kannegaard (born 6 October 1970, Copenhagen) is a Danish-born Norwegian jazz musician and pianist. She has lived in Norway since age 10. She is known from her own Maria Kannegaard trio and cooperation with, among others Live Maria Roggen's LiveBand, Eldbjørg Raknes' Trio and TingeLing, and numerous appearances at Norwegian jazz festivals.[1]


Kannegaard was educated on the Jazz program at Trondheim Musikkonsevatorium (1992–1996). With Ole Morten Vågan (bass) and Thomas Strønen (drums) she is Maria Kannegaard Trio.[2] She has composed music for Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, played in Alibi with Tine Asmundsen (bass), a band from Kongsberg, and in Eldbjørg Raknes' TingeLing, Live Maria Roggen's LiveBand and Siri Gjære's band.[citation needed]



Solo projects[edit]

As Maryland
  • 2008: Maryland (Moserobie Music Production)
  • 2008: Maryland Live! (Moserobie Music Production), recorded live at Vossajazz
As Maria Kannegaard Trio



  1. ^ "Kannegaard biography" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Maria Kannegaard Trio". Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Wicklund, Erling (23 September 2011). "Kannegaard på Kongsberg" (in Norwegian). NRK. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Maria Kannegaard ble årets NTNU-ambassadør" (in Norwegian). Trondheim Jazz Festival. 21 January 2013. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Maria Kannegaard Trio" (in Norwegian). Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  6. ^ Kelman, John (22 September 2008). "Maria Kannegaard Trio: Camel Walk (2008)". Musical reviews. All About Jazz. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  7. ^ "Monsters and puppets". Musical reviews (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 4 May 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
Preceded by
Ole Morten Vågan
Recipient of the Kongsberg Jazz Award
Succeeded by
Arve Henriksen