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Bohuslän Big Band

Band, *1955 SE, Sweden
Jazz

Fully professional big band from Gothenburg, Sweden. Since 2004, the band's main location is Vara Concert Hall, which is financed by the Västra Götaland region. The band's repertoire consists of music by artists such as: Duke Ellington, Frank Zappa, James Brown, Bob Mintzer, Steely Dan, Lars Jansson, Maria Schneider and George Gershwin. The band was originally a military orchestra that began playing big band jazz in 1956. Although most of the tours take place around Sweden, the band also goes on longer trips. As the first Swedish big band, Bohuslän Big Band released a tour to Japan and China in 2001, the band also returned to Japan in 2003 and 2008. Other tours have gone to England, Scotland, Denmark, Germany, Egypt and to Washington DC for gigs at House of Sweden and Kennedy Center.

     
Members
PortraitLisbeth Diers
perc, dr
PortraitJohan Borgström
ts
PortraitBjörn Samuelsson
tb, voc SE
PortraitMorten Lund
dr *1972 DK
Bengt-Åke Andersson
tb *1940 SE
PortraitYasuhito Mori
b, cb *1952 JP
PortraitGöran Kroon
dr, perc SE
Jan Forslund
fl, sax *1940 SE
PortraitRalph Soovik
tb
PortraitChrister Olofsson
tb
PortraitNiclas Rydh
tb, tu SE
PortraitKarin Hammar
tb *1974 SE
PortraitAlberto Pinton
fl, bs *1962 SE
PortraitOve Ingemarsson
ts SE
Niklas Robertsson
as, bcl SE
PortraitMikael Karlsson
fl, ts, sax
Morten Lundgren
tr, fh
PortraitSamuel Olsson
tr, fh SE
PortraitTommy Kotter
p SE
Daniel Vessby
tr, fh
Markus Ahlberg
tb
PortraitJoakim Rolandsson
sax
Popular Tracks   
Valborg on Brinner upp i natten – Live på Göteborgs Konserthus by Solala & Bohuslän Big Band
Minnen av aprilhimlen on Brinner upp i natten – Live på Göteborgs Konserthus by Solala & Bohuslän Big Band
Bara dårar rusar in - Ouvertyr on Brinner upp i natten – Live på Göteborgs Konserthus by Solala & Bohuslän Big Band
Jag hatar att jag älskar dig och jag älskar dig så mycket att jag hatar mig on Brinner upp i natten – Live på Göteborgs Konserthus by Solala & Bohuslän Big Band
Det dom aldrig nämner on Brinner upp i natten – Live på Göteborgs Konserthus by Solala & Bohuslän Big Band
In a Mellow Tone on 4 Kungar Och En Dam by Bohuslän Big Band
13 on Brinner upp i natten – Live på Göteborgs Konserthus by Solala & Bohuslän Big Band
One for My Baby on Letter to Billie by Bohuslän Big Band
Ornithology on Chasin' the Bird by Bohuslän Big Band
Confirmation on Chasin' the Bird by Bohuslän Big Band

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Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Frankly! A Tribute To Frank SinatraBohuslän Big Band, Erik Gullbransson, Wermland Opera2016Album
PegasusAle Möller & Bohuslän Big Band2013Album
Don't Fence Me InBohuslän Big Band2011Album
Good Time ChristmasBohuslän Big Band2009Album
Swallow SongsSteve Swallow & Bohuslän Big Band2008Album
Fyra Kungar, En Dam & Bohuslän Big Band - Evergreen På SvenskaBohuslän Big Band, Svante Thuresson, Claes Janson, Nils Landgren, Totta Näslund, Marie Bergman2005Album
TemenosLars Jansson • Bohuslän Big Band featuring Paolo Fresu2003Album
Magic NightKatrine Madsen With Bohuslän Big Band2002Album
Ramel Ramel RamelPovel Ramel, Monica Borrfors, Claes Janson, Bohuslän Big Band2000Album
Bohuslän Big Band Plays ZappaBohuslän Big Band2000Album
One Poem, One PaintingLars Jansson, Bohuslän Big Band1998Album
The Blue PearlBohuslän Big Band Plays Lars Jansson1996Album
A Perfect MatchThe Real Thing With Bohuslän Big Band Arranged By Tom Kubis1994Album
A Perfect MatchThe Real Thing With Bohuslän Big Band1994Single
PegasosBohuslän Big Band, Jukka Linkola1993Album
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