"Arranged musical wrestling" - Lars Mossefinn, Dag&Tid (NO)
"An album that summarizes a significant period of this busy, innovative band" - Eyal Hareuveni, Salt Peanuts (IL)
"Calling Wako an adventurous jazz band is actually too limited” - Dick Hovenga, Written in Music (NL)
"Wako has in a short time worked its way up to the first division” - Audun Vinger, DN (NO)
“Wako is a Norwegian jazz collective with a truly collective sound” - All About Jazz (US).
The group has been playing together for several years, slowly developing musical interaction and expanding the soundscape and possibilities of the group. They have released three albums: Urolige sinn (2018), Modes for All Eternity (2017) in collaboration with the Oslo Strings, and The Good Story (2015). All albums have received great reviews in the international press.
Wako's members are highly acclaimed musicians on the Norwegian music scene, collaborating with bands such as Trondheim Jazz Orchestra, Hegge, Megalodon Collective, Espen Berg Trio & Kjetil Mulelid Trio.