"Suburban Encounters"

An 8 part digital concert series featuring musical meetings between guitarist Steinar Aadnekvam and invited guest artists. Recorded in southern Stockholm during the summer of 2021.
FIRST EPISODE AIRING ON SUNDAY – JANUARY 16 2022

“Their music is both complex and joyful, full of passion and energy. They have a natural synergy which can be rare, especially when the musicians are so accomplished individually. People should hear FREEDOM TREE – gives you hope!” says legendary guitarist Robben Ford about this band – a multicultural trinity incorporating vast parts of the western hemisphere with each of the three members arguably representing each their own continent, culturally and geographically.

Founded in 2015 this band has performed hundreds of feature concerts in clubs and festival halls touring across Europe, USA, Africa and Eurasia until the break of 2020. Formerly known as “Freedom’s Trio” the band returns as FREEDOM TREE in the fall of 2021 with the critically acclaimed ‘live’ album & film “MODERN ACOUSTIC WORLD JAZZ ROCK”.

Modern Acoustic World Jazz Rock (2021) - Audio CD
PHOTOGRAPHY

Pernambuco - Brasil

A collection of original images by photographer Mariana Menezes that captures moments in a time of extraordinary creative energy with hints of a bohemian lifestyle and a naturally organic existence situated in an area that has been designated a UNESCO cultural world heritage.

The vault with this original collection has been opened for the first time in a decade and is now made available in a selection of wall hanged decorative pieces of photo art printed on wood to intensify the image’s natural feel with a beautiful rustic look  (50 x 70 cm in size).

Select your limited edition collectible wall art below: 

STEINAR AADNEKVAM

Steinar Aadnekvam (b. 1984) is a Norwegian guitarist, however based in Stockholm, Sweden. He is a celebrated jazz, rock, world musician with an impressive list of credentials both as creative artist and as an educator. 

He got his first guitar at the age of 4, and grew up on the move between Norway, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg and Sweden. After musical studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden, in 2005 he made his way out into the wider world traveling to Mumbai, India for studies with classical Indian master flutist Hariprasad Chaurasia. Soon after, fate brought him to north-eastern Brazil, an acquaintance that had a profound impact and for over a decade he found his second home in the state of Pernambuco. He has released numerous albums as a leader and has performed on all continents, save Oceania, notably leading the band FREEDOM TREE since 2015.

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