Happy Endlings is TJO’s twentieth album. Artistic director of the project is Ole Morten Vågan, who composed the material, plays bass on the album and who co-produced it with Midtnorsk Jazzsenter. Vågan’s connection with TJO is longstanding – he played on the albums We Are (2005), Wood And Water (2008) and What If? (2009).
'Antropocen' by Skrap for Trondheim Jazz Orchestra was comissioned by the Molde Jazz Festival in 2015, and was premiered in July 2016. The album is an edited version of the premiere. Mixed by Jørgen Træen, and with additional vocals from Emilie Nicolas, Jenny Hval, Susanna, Hege Schøyen and Kjartan Fløgstad.
It is released on the new and exciting label Fanfare, run by Synne Øverland Knudsen.