Before he started his trio, Norwegian pianist Tord Gustavsen had been very much involved with his country’s jazz scene. Efforts to produces by groups just like the Silje Nergaard Music group, the Ulrich Drechsler Quartet, among others experienced already helped to determine him as you of Norway’s best players. In 2003, authorized to ECM, Gustavsen, alongside drummer Jarle Vespestad and bassist Harald Johnsen, released Changing Locations, which was adopted in 2005 with Floor. Two years later on, Becoming There, what Gustavsen known as the conclusion of the trilogy, strike shelves. This year 2010, Gustavsen shipped Restored, Returned on ECM, offering vocalist Kristin Asbjørnsen. He released his 1st quartet documenting, Well, in 2012, and his second, Prolonged Group, in January of 2014. After touring internatrionally on both festival and golf club circuits, Gustavsen and his trio (with Simin Tander instead of Johnsen within the bass seat) re-entered the studio room and recorded THAT WHICH WAS Said; it had been released by ECM in early 2016.