Árni Jóhannesson

Árni Jóhannesson

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Árni Jóhannesson, born May 9th 1996 in Tórshavn, is a multi talented Faroese musician.  He is a great guitarist, bassist and singer.

Árni is the bassist in the Faroese free-jazz ensemble, GØ, and the lead singer in the Tórshavn based blues-inspired, alternative, funk-rock band, PUNJAB, releasing their debut album, “The Flying Elephant”, in 2015, winning 2 Faroese Music Awards.

PUNJAB is: Árni Johannesson – lead vocals, Matthias Kjølbro – tenor saxophone, Tórður Dam Jacobsen – drums, Kristian Pauli Ellefsen – piano/keyboards, Kári Ellingsgaard – bass and Robert Bjarnason – guitar

GØ is: Ólavur Gaard – guitar, Kristian Pauli Ellefsen – piano/keyboards, Árni Johannesson – fretless bass and Hjørtur P. Háberg – drums

Title Instrument Year Duration Publisher Recording
Brass Quintet in Three Parts brassq 2016 11:30 Manus.
Chromatica pno 2015 27:00 Manus.