Daniel Buner Formo (b 1978)
Musician and composer from Trondheim, Norway.
Formo has established himself as a stylistically innovative hammond organ player, improviser and sound artist, and works as a musician, composer and researcher within a broad range of music from improvised and written contemporary music, to jazz and popular genres, as well as electroacoustic music and electronic art.
Educated at the Music Conservatory at NTNU in Trondheim and Royal College of Music in Stockholm, with a Bachelor and Master studying Piano and Hammond organ at the Jazz Department and additional studies in composition, counterpoint, music technology and musicology, as well as a doctoral degree at NTNU through the Norwegian Artistic Research Programme with the project “Orchestra of Speech”.
Daniel Formo is also the founder and director of the co-operative Particular Recordings Collective, an artist-run record company releasing music from a community of musicians based in Trondheim.