Joakim Tinderholt:

Lead vocals, lead guitar


William “Bill” Troiani:

Upright bass and back-up vocals


Håkon Høye:

Rhythm guitar, baritone guitar, lead guitar (track #8) and back-up vocals


Robert Alexander Pettersen:

Drums and percussion


Kjell Magne Lauritzen:



Joakim Tinderholt & his band was formed in Oslo, January '05 by members from the well renowned Muddy Waters Blues Clubs houseband, in addition to Tinderholt himself. Since then the band has done numerous, sucessfull gigs at clubs and festivals all over Norway. Some of the highlights include Notodden Blues Festival, Dark Season Blues Festival, Color Blues Festival and tours of Poland and Russia.


Despite his tender age, powerhouse RnB and Blues singer and guitarist Joakim Tinderholt is already an experienced entertainer, and a force to be reckoned with for years to come. He has been fortunate enough to perform with artists such as Rick Holmstrom, Mitch Kashmar, Kirk Fletcher, Kid Ramos and The Mannish Boys among others.


Bill Troiani (bass) and Alexander Pettersen (drums) add just the right groove and swing to the band. Having played together for countless hours, as a backing band for both domestic and international artists. They are by many considered to be one of the finest RnB rhythm sections in Scandinavia.