Kenneth Ekornes


Born in Sykkylven in 1974 and studied percussion at the University of Agder, Kristiansand. Kenneth has the last two decades been one of Norway’s most attractive freelans drummers and percussionists. He’s great versatility and expertise has made him very attractive in several genres and in a variety of bands and lineups. In addition, he has been a regular member of Mari Boine Band, Desafinado, Trio De Janeiro and Gumbo. Kenneth is known for his personal expressions within multi-ethnical music and extensive use of electronics. Rikskonsertene have been an important source of work for many years and he has visited numerous Norwegian schools with several concert productions. Particularly his solo performance «Ekornes in 100!». Kenneth has been member of The Brazz Brothers since 2009.