March 2015: Just finished mixing the trio recording with Kazumi Ikenaga and Koichi Osamu from Volta studio last summer. Stay tuned for info about release.



October, 2014

Many new international reviews of Fosfor, go to reviews page


September, 2014

The trio recording With Kazumi Ikenaga and Osamu Koichi will be mixed by Ulf Holand, one of Norway’s most acclaimed sound engineers. Release sometime in 2015…



as of June 23, 2014



19:00-21:00 Gig at Jazz Cafe Lyon, Hakodate.


2 concerts at Daimon Jazz Festival at Daimon Green Plaza in Hakodate.

12:35-13:05  Solo

18:50-19:50  Trio


Hakodate Tsutaya Book Store Stage.

15:00-16:00 Live & Talk Session (Hakon Storm, Emiko Tayanagi)

16:30 CD sales finish


Gig with Jesse Forest group.

Venue: Jazz on Top ACT 3 (T: 06-6311-0147)

Hakon Storm, g

Jesse Forest, g

Thomas Posner, b

Genki Hashimoto, ds


Venue: The Little Clover (T: 080-3785-0454)

#207, Misono Bldg.2F, 2-3-9, Sennichimae, Chuo, Osaka

Sax: Gilad Atzmon (UK)

Drums: Eric Wiegmann (USA)

Bass: Guenter Ishi (Germany)

Guitar: Hakon Storm (Norway)

19:30-20:20 1st Set

21:00-21:50 2nd Set


Gig at KAMOME with the “Somethiing new”.

Somethiing new (two ‘i’ s) is a duo unit with Akane Noguchi (p)

and Yoshiaki Kayano (tp).

Hakon Storm (guitar, special guest)

Yoshiaki Kayano (tp and ukulele)

Akane Noguchi (p and keyboard harmonica)

Satoshi Kaseda (percussions)

Masahiro Sawada (bass)

1130 Open

1200-1430 Gig (2 sets)


Gig at Tokyo TUC.

First Set: Gig with the Rikkyo University New Swingin’ Herd Big Band.

Second Set: Gig with Koichi Osamu (bass) and Kazumi Ikenaga (drs)

18:30 Open

19:30-20:30 First Set (Hakon + Big Band)

20:45-21:45 Second Set (Hakon Trio)


Recording with Osamu and Ikenaga at Studio DAY 1.


Recording with Osamu and Ikenaga at Studio DAY 2.



March 30, 2014 -  Fosfor reviews keep coming in. Ingo Andruschkewitsch, Musik an sich rated it 20 of 20.

Read this, and other reviews in the reviews page


New solo cd, Fosfor, to be released Feb 12th, 2014.

Release concert at Kulturhuset, Oslo feb 12th 19:00

Fosfor presse (Norsk)


Winther-Storm tour dates January 2014:

Sat 25-01-2014 – 20:30  Winther-Storm – Loft – Cologne

Sun 26-01-2014 – 16:00  Winther-Storm – Roode Bioscoop – Amsterdam

Mon 27-01-2014 – 20:30  Winther-Storm – - Amsterdam

Tue 28-01-2014 – 20:00  Winther-Storm – Badcuyp – Amsterdam

Wed 29-01-2014 - ??:??  Winther-Storm – live at Radio 6



September 2013: Ten ‘Spinnaker’ quotes from the german press: SpinnakerQuotesDE

June 12th: We are excited to announce that Spinnaker won the jazz album category in the 2012 Independent Music Awards.

April 15th: Spinnaker is nominated for 12th Independendent Music award

Complete press release Winther-Storm 12th IMA

Winther Storm are Among Nominees of The 12th Independent Music Awards among other great artists as Paolo Fresu, Omar Sosa, and Jamie Ousley.


March 13th: More recent german reviews in the reviews page

March 07: New video, from session in Colive, february 2013 Video page 

Feb 15th: Spinnaker gets 12 out of 15 stars in  this nice review by Andreas Schiffmann at

Quote: “WINTHER-STORM are still Nordic jazz without its clichés …”


Feb 10th celebrating the dutch release of Spinnaker, Winther-Storm appears at radio6 show Colive tonight.

Dec 13th: Spinnaker gets a nice review in Petter Pettersson in the December issue of Norwegian Magazine Jazznytt




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