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Myrans Orkester

Myrans Orkester is a liveact that now finally has recorded their jazzy and up- beat covers. From years of traveling through Sweden and getting parties started, they know how to get everyone up on the dancefloor. This was the feeling they brought with them into the studio when they set out to record their second stu- dioalbum. The new album is filled with energy! With the new album, Myrans Orkester has transformed modern hits into jazzy party music. The band has chosen their favorite songs and with their own uni- que sound made them into modern classics. They cover great artists such as Beyoncé, Rolling Stones, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd and Britney Spears and make the songs come to new life with an even more upbeat sound and energy

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Rolf Jardemark

A top guitarist from Sweden, Rolf Jardemark is a versatile player with a long series of recordings for the Imogena label. Jardemark started on guitar when he was 12. ”I bought my first guitar from a friend for one dollar! I had no teacher. I started with a blues record and a chord book.” Inspired by Barney Kessel, Larry Carlton and Pat Metheny, Jardemark also learned about jazz from Peter Almqvist when they both worked in a guitar store. Jardemark went to music college when he was 16 and after that went on to The Academy of Music in Gothenburg - studying classical guitar but playing jazz at night

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Matilda Andersson

Matilda was born in south of Sweden and raised in the suburb if Tranemo called Algutstorp. She started her self-studies if music in early age and begun writing music at the age of twelve. Later on continuing with music studies during gymnasium and work with several music projects in different genres. She continuing to study music at Billströmska Folkhighschool at The island of Tjörn an perform solo and with larger ensembles like TigerHorse and perform at the island with music made for 11 musicians. After two years she move to Gothenburg and start Whirl Orchestra and later on FYR

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Mwendo Dawa

SUSANNA LINDEBORG'S MWENDO DAWA is always an adventure listening to. They were a bit of pioneers when the group was formed in the 70th when it came to combining expression of Jazz and traditional instruments together with the possibilities given by new instruments of the time. And they still are. Apart from most others fascinated by the same possibilities at the time. Musically MWENDO DAWA is now working with improvisation in serial technique with electro acoustical backgrounds but with a strong rythmical approach. The group is still now, 30 years later, as much pioneers as ever before

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Susanna Lindeborg

Susanna Lindeborg, piano,keyboard, composer. After receiving a classical education she came during the 70th into contact with improvised jazz music, which became an important source of inspiration.


What you first think of together with Susanna Lindeborg is her virtuouso play on the piano mixed with electronic instruments, which has been known most of all through the group {{m: Mwendo Dawa = 19835}}, which she is the leader of together with saxophone player {{m: Ove Johansson = 17430}}. {{m: Mwendo Dawa = 19835}} has been succesfully touring in 25 countries in Europe, North and South America, China performing at festivals like Montreux, Northsea and Montreal. The last few years she has been regularly visiting USA and Canada with {{m: Mwendo Dawa = 19835}}. Susanna also writes a lot of the repertoire for the group.

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William Soovik

I was born in 1989, in a city south of Gothenburg called Mölndal. My father has been a professional musician during my whole life, and he inspired me to play music when I was young. I've seen photos of myself, as a small child, hitting my mothers pots and pans with wooden spoons in the kitchen, but it wasn't until my father showed me a video tape of the legendary jazz-drummer Buddy Rich that I knew I wanted to play the drums. Despite my fascination with the drums, I was very ambivalent when I was about start music lessons and got to choose what instrument to play. I struggled, for quite some time, deciding between the saxophone and the drums

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Gunhild Carling: Sweden's Incredible Talent

Read "Gunhild Carling: Sweden's Incredible Talent" reviewed by Nicholas F. Mondello

Sweden's Gunhild Carling is truly a musical experience to behold. The talented vocalist and multi-instrumentalist is an Internet sensation and a marvelous throwback to the days of the Classic Entertainers of the '20s and '30s. All About Jazz: Tell me briefly where were you born. Gunhild Carling: I was born in Gothenburg ...


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