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Oscar Utterstrom

Trombonist Oscar Utterström plays his horn with a warm and sensitive tone. Mixing straight ahead jazz with elements of rock and electronica, the Oscar’s music is the ultimate experience in improvised music. Oscar's writing mixes his Swedish roots with the American and world music, giving the finished product a unique sound. To top things off, the use of electric trombone and a DJ makes this group one of the most exciting groups on the scene today. Their second CD Departure was released in March of 2012. Oscar is also an active arranger, having written horn arrangements for many different artists including My Morning Jacket (Bonnaroo and New Years Eve at Madison Square Garden), Canadian superstar Johnny Reid (recordings, live DVD), and Nashville Jazz Orchestra. Oscar started playing the trombone at the age of ten

Trombonist Oscar Utterstrom Celebrates New CD With A Tour

Trombonist Oscar Utterstrom Celebrates New CD With A Tour

Nashville based Swedish trombonist Oscar Utterström has just released his second album, named Departure, under his own name. To celebrate the occasion, Oscar's group did a tour that included both clubs and universities. Among others the University of Southern Mississippi and Tennessee Tech University were visited where Oscar gave master classes followed by concerts. The writing ...

ARTICLE: FROM FAR AND WIDE

Separated at Birth 2009

Read "Separated at Birth 2009" reviewed by Michael Lorenz

A few years ago I created Separated at Blue Note, a separated-at-birth salute to some of Blue Note's top artists. This year, back by popular demand (okay, back by my demand): Separated at Birth 2009 -a collection of random jazz musicians and their “long lost siblings." (I want to be clear that ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Oscar Utterstrom

Read "Take Five With Oscar Utterstrom" reviewed by AAJ Staff

Meet Oscar Utterstrom:Trombonist Oscar Utterstrom plays his horn with a warm and sensitive tone. Mixing straight ahead jazz with elements of rock and electronica, the Oscar Utterstrom Quintet is the ultimate experience in improvised music. Oscar's writing mixes his Swedish roots with the American jazz tradition, giving the finished product a unique sound. To ...

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Swedish Trombonist Oscar Utterstrom Releases New Quintet Album "Home"

Swedish Trombonist Oscar Utterstrom Releases New Quintet Album "Home"

Home is the name of Oscar Utterstrom's debut CD, which contains ten original songs written by Oscar. The bonus track is “Wicked Game," written by Chris Isaak, and it features vocalist Christina Watson. Guitarist Adam Agati also makes a guest appearance on “4th Avenue." Home is available through iTunes and CDBaby.com. On several tracks from Home, ...


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