About Hafdis Bjarnadottir:
With a reputation for genre-busting eclecticism, composer and guitarist Hafdís Bjarnadóttir draws from a myriad of influences ranging from the blues to contemporary classical.
While always remaining distinctive and personal, her style has been described as a melting pot of jazz, folk, rock, classical, pop, avant-garde/experimental, classical and “local music from out there”. Her second solo album, JÆJA, received critical acclaim and was nominated for the 2009 Iceland Music Awards.Her most recent solo album, Já, received the coveted Kraumur Music Award in 2017 and was nominated for best alternative album and best alternative song/composition at the Icelandic Music Awards.
She lives and works in Reykjavík.