Reykjavík Big Band (IS)


Reykjavík Big Band
Harpa, Norðurljós
Tuesday August 27th

For locals the Reykjavík Big Band needs no introduction. The band’s history traces back more than 30 years and it has been a prominent force on the Icelandic jazz scene. With countless rave reviews from critics the Reykjavík Big Band has received the Icelandic Music Awards several times.

During more than three decades the Reykjavík Big Band has performed on more than 200 concerts and released 10 albums. Many local and international guest composers and conductors have worked with the band through the years. The band is known for its broad spectrum of projects whether it is premiering new Icelandic music, playing historically important big band music, hosting concerts for kids, playing with many of Iceland’s best pop music artists and the list goes on.


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