Sunna Gunnlaugs

Concert Tonight

January 25, 2010 1:09 pm | Filed under: Music | Comments (2)
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Tonight I am performing with guitarist Andrés Þór Gunnlaugsson. We have been playing together since last summer and it is interesting that we have the same last name. He is the son of Gunnlaugur and I am the daughter of Gunnlaugur, but two different Gunnlaugurs, so we're not related. We have a nice musical connection though. (read more…)

A Bass is Not a Cello – The Preface to a Tour

January 14, 2010 10:25 am | Filed under: Road Stories | Comments (2)
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I am beginning to plan tours again. Currently I am working on booking dates for June in the US and starting to look to Europe for fall. I am also trying to finish up the recording I made in New York last summer with Loren Stillman, Eivind Opsvik and Scott McLemore. As I was browsing through my tour-related files I came across a tour diary from 2003. There is so much planning and organizing that goes into booking a tour. So many details to take care of. Stressful situations come up but things always work out in the end and in hindsight become humorous. (read more…)

Ice-Cream for Breakfast?

January 4, 2010 10:27 pm | Filed under: Food | Comments (1)
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This may be an unusual blogpost for a jazz pianist, but sometimes one needs to be creative in other areas too. My family has very special dietary needs so when I find something that works well I tweet about it and share links to recipes so other people with similar needs…or not, can enjoy them also. Recently I tweeted about making nutritious breakfast ice-cream and who doesn't love ice-cream? So of course someone asked if I would post the recipe on my blog. (read more…)