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Martin Sjöstedt

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No doubt that Martin Sjöstedt is one of the most interesting musicians one the European jazz scene today. Not only is he one of the most indemand bassplayers around, he also plays the piano on the same level. This fact together with his skills for writing music for all kind of ensembles, from producing small group albums to composing for big bands, you easily understand why everyone wants to be a part of his musical enviroment. Grammy award-winning composer Jim McNeely writes in the liner notes: With this CD, Martin reveals the scope of his abilities as composer and arranger for big band, and they are impressive

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Fredrik Lindborg: A Swedish Portrait

Label: Prophone Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Mazurka; Har någon sett/Baritonome; Late Date; Galium Verum; Merlin; I min smala sang; Toka Voka Oka Boka; Fine Together; Holy Grail; Igloo; MA; Decent Eyes; Danny's Dream; Be Careful.

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Fredrik Lindborg - a Swedish Portrait

Label: Prophone Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Mazurka Har någon sett Late date Galium verum Merlin I min smala säng Toka Voka Fine together Holy Grail Igloo MA Decent Eyes Danny's Dream Be Careful

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Ekdahl / Bagge Big Band: New Thing

Read "New Thing" reviewed by Jack Bowers


It's always exciting and pleasurable to welcome a new member into the jazz world's ever-shrinking big-band fraternity--especially one as sharp and energetic as this. The tasteful and impressive Ekdahl / Bagge Big Band--from Stockholm, Sweden, no less--takes its name from those of its co-leaders, drummer Per Ekdahl and pianist Carl Bagge who composed and / or ...

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Five Women VII – Zoe Schwarz; Mercedes Figueras; Vivian Buczek; Carol Albert; Douyé

Read "Five Women VII – Zoe Schwarz; Mercedes Figueras; Vivian Buczek; Carol Albert; Douyé" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey


Zoe Schwarz Blue Commotion This Is the Life I Choose 33 Jazz Records 2017 Zoe Schwarz and her band, the Blue Commotion, have been making a name for themselves in their native England for the better part of this decade. With five albums to their credit, the band and singer have ...

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Stockholm Jazz Orchestra: Today

Read "Today" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Before proceeding, three cheers and a hearty round of applause are in order, as Today, the fifteenth album recorded by the impressive Stockholm Jazz Orchestra, helps mark the thirtieth anniversary of one of Scandinavia's most celebrated big bands. This truly is an ensemble with no discernible weaknesses: sharp soloists in almost every chair, a remarkable adeptness ...

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Vivian Buczek: Curiosity

Read "Curiosity" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay


Vivian Buczek is blessed with a glorious voice--warm, emotional, engaging--and a talent for sophisticated interpretations of established but not over-worked songs. Curiosity, the Swedish singer's fifth album, places her in the company of a piano trio led by the excellent pianist and arranger Martin Sjöstedt. It's company she clearly relishes and in which she shines brightly.


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