Hedvig Mollestad Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen Oslo Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen founded Hedvig Mollestad Trio in 2009, and the still consisting members are Hedvig Mollestad Thomassen -- guitar, Ellen Brekken -- bass, Ivar Loe Bjørnstad -- drums. The group was founded by Thomassen after she was awarded the prize «the young jazz talent of the year» at Molde Int. Jazz Festival the same year. The following year they toured Norway, recorded their material, and got a record deal on the highly acclaimed record label Rune Grammofon. The trio have since then released 4 studio albums: Shoot! in 2011, All Of Them Witches in 2013, Enfant Terrible in 2014, Black Stabat Mater in 2016 and the double LP live record EVIL in Oslo. They have been nominated for Norwegian Grammy in the Rock Category. All releases got stunning reviews in national and international press, to mention a few: The New York Times, Mojo, Uncut!, Classic Rock Present Prog and All About Jazz. Their fifth studio record was recorded in june 2018, and the release is due by the end of november!