Jazz drummer Amund Kleppan (b. 1996) released his debut album Venture in 2019 to international acclaim. With strong ties to his native Norway, he also tours regularly across Europe with Amund Kleppan Quintet, Aloft Quartet and other ensembles.
This year, Kleppan was selected as a competitor in the prestigious Jazzintro with Amund Kleppan Quartet, which will see him perform at Kongsberg Jazzfestival this July. He will also play at the legendary venues Ronnie Scotts in London and Jazzhus at the Montmartre in Copenhagen this spring. Alongside his professional work, Kleppan is currently undertaking studies at the Jazz Institute Berlin. He has performed with musicians such as Arild Andersen, Marius Neset, Trygve Seim and Marcin Wasilewski.
photo: maria jarzyna