|Description:||jallarhorn was formed in 1994 on the west coast of Finland, in the Swedish speaking area, by Jenny Wilhelms, Christopher Öhman (viola, mandola) and Jacob Frankenhaeuser (didgeridoo).
The band started as a trio but became a quartet with percussion in 1996. The band has been a quartet ever since.
1997 the first CD Ranarop was released. The group was selected "Folk music group of the year 1997" and the cd was " Folk music cd of the year 1997" in Finland.
1998 the band started touring frequently on a professional basis with performances at international world, folk and jazz music festivals. Gjallarhorn has toured in Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Japan.
1999 Gjallarhorn collaborated with the female choir "Florakˆren". For the choirs 55th anniversary Jenny arranged the Gjallarhorn tunes for female voices.
2000 The second CD Sjofn was released. It was amongst others awarded the "La Monde de la Musique CHOC" and "Trad Magazine Bravos!!!" .
2002 The third CD Grimborg was released.
2003 The CD Grimborg was awarded the prestigious French "Academie Charles Cros" prize and Gjallarhorn was nominated for the music prize of the Nordic Council of Ministries in 2003.
2004 The band celebrated its 10th anniversary with a tour in Japan, Sweden and Finland. The celebration was also notified by the Swedish Cultural Fund of Finland, who selected the band with Jenny Wilhelms for their annual honor award, given to artists in different fields of cultural and educational work.|