Cortex is a Norwegian band which plays enerergetic jazz of the finest brand. With over fifty liveperfomances and two studio albums, they position themselves as one of the strongest additions to the Norwegian jazz scene.
The members have their formal background from the Jazz departments at the Universities in Trondheim and Stavanger, and they are amongst the most sought after young jazz performers i Norway today. They all have marked their position in several other constellations such as: Mathias Eick Quintet, Susanne Sundfør, Team Hegdal, Saka, Zanussi 5, Friends & Neighbors, All Included, Honest John, and The Heat Death.
After extensive touring in Norway, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, France, Italy and Japan, Cortex released their second album october 2012, Göteborg, on Gigafon Records and received great admirance from international critics.
Thomas Johansson - trumpet
Kristoffer Berre Alberts - sax
Ola Høyer - double bass
Gard Nilssen - drums