Close Erase plays improvised music that evolves from the members own individual compositions and ideas. The trio has a dynamic synergy, and aims to create a new form of musical expression. These musicians are part of the new Norwegian jazz generation and have recorded important albums in the 90s. Wallumrød and Johansen are also ECM recording artists. Håker Flaten is known from his work with musicians such as Paal Nilsen-Love, Mats Gustafsson and Ken Vandermark among others.