Kim Johannesen, born 1985, Norwegian guitarist and improviser, currently taking his master degree in performing jazz/improvisation together with drummer Dag Erik Knedal Andersen at the State Academy of Music in Oslo.
Toured in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Estonia, Switzerland and the Netherlands, as well as played at Molde Int. Jazzfestival, NattJazz, Oslo Jazzfestival, Dølajazz, MaiJazz and at international festivals like Copenhagen Jazzfestival, Pori Jazzfestival and Murmansk Jazzfestival.
In May 2008 Kim won the 1st prize at Nõmme International Young Artists Competition in Tallin, and participatet in Rikskonsertenes competition Jazzintro, Young Norwegian Jazz Talents of the year 2008, with the duo REVOLVER! who made it to the finals at Molde Int. Jazzfestival.