The Tord Gustavsen Trio consists of Tord Gustavsen
(piano), Harald Johnsen
(bass) and Jarle Vespestad
(drums). The trio members are among the most in-demand players on the intriguing Norwegian 'extended jazz'-scene. They are also known from other projects including performance on albums and live with Norwegian Jazz singer Silje Nergaard
. Their second album The Ground
entered the Norwegian sales charts and became the no. 1 selling album in Norway in its second week. The album has also sold well in several other territories, including the USA, UK and France.