Thomas Johansson (trp),
Kristoffer Berre Alberts (sax),
Ola Høyer (bs),
Gard Nilssen (dr)
Cortex is a spirited combo that plays energetic jazz of the finest brand. With over hundred live-performances and two studio albums, the quartet positions itself as one of the strongest additions to the Norwegian jazz scene. The members are amongst the most sought after young jazz performers in Norway today. They all have marked their position in several other constellations such as: Bushman’s Revenge, Puma, Team Hegdal, SAKA, Zanussi 5, Friends & Neighbors, AKODE, Honest John, and The Heat Death. After extensive touring in Norway, Sweden, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, France, Italy, Slovenia, Portugal USA and Japan, Cortex released their second album october 2012, Göteborg, on Gigafon Records.
Cortex just released their third album “Live!” on Clean Feed Records.