Frode Fjellheim plays synthesiser and uses his voice in a joik-inspired way.
He formed the group in 1992, originally as the Frode Fjellheim JazzJoik Ensemble. Since then he has been the group´s leader, co-producer of the CDs and has composed most of the new compositions played by the band.
Frode is a freelance musician and composer who lives in Trondheim, Norway. His Sami roots stem from Røros where his family still work as traditional reindeer herders.