Frode Gjerstad
Musician; Musical Director

Formed the group Detail in 1981 with John Stevens. Basically a trio with bassists Johnny Dyani (died 1986) and later Kent Carter.The group continued until 1994 when Stevens died. Gjerstad has since toured in the USA with William Parker and Hamid Drake and his Norwegian trio (Paal Nilssen-Love and Øyvind Storesund). His recorded output continues to be prolific. Latest releases include duos with Derek Bailey, Borah Bergman, Peter Brotzmann, Paul Hession, Kevin Norton, Sabir Mateen, Lasse Marhaug and Nick Stephens.

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Born: 24.03.1948 (Stavanger)



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