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Egil Johansen

dr, 1934-1998 SE, Oslo
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz

Norwegian-Swedish jazz drummer. Born : January 11, 1934 in Oslo, Norway. Died : April 12, 1998 in Huddinge, Sweden. Played with : Einar Stenberg, Egil Monn-Iversen, Arne Domnérus, Bengt Hallberg, Rune Gustafsson, Georg Riedel, Quincy Jones, Harry Arnold and others. Played the role of the Captain in the advent calendar TV series "Julefergå" which ran on Norwegian TV in 1995 (the rest of the Brazz Brothers played the other main characters of the series).

        
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Barbados on Jazz at the Pawnshop by Arne Domnérus
Limehouse Blues on Jazz at the Pawnshop by Arne Domnérus
I'm Confessin' on Jazz at the Pawnshop by Arne Domnérus
High Life on Jazz at the Pawnshop by Arne Domnérus
Jeep's Blues on Jazz at the Pawnshop by Arne Domnérus
Take Five on Jazz at the Pawnshop by Arne Domnérus
The Man I Love: Oh, Lady, Be Good! on Jazz at the Pawnshop by Arne Domnérus
Everything Happens to Me on Jazz at the Pawnshop by Arne Domnérus
Stuffy on Jazz at the Pawnshop by Arne Domnérus
The Wizard of Oz (inst): Over The Rainbow on Jazz At The Pawnshop 2 by Arne Domnérus, Bengt Hallberg, Egil Johansen & Georg Riedel

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Three Shades Of BlueStaffan William-Olsson With Egil Kapstad, Terje Venaas, Egil Johansen and Roy Nikolaisen1995Album
Jazz At The Pawnshop 4 / Stampen Single SampleArne Domnérus, Bengt Hallberg, Georg Riedel, Egil Johansen, Lars Erstrand1995Single
Obsession! Live At FaschingEgil Johansen1994Album
Som Fågelen Vid Ljusan Dag: Svensk Andlig Visa, Sång Och Koral Från Tradition Till FörnyelseLeif Strands Kammarkör, Arne Domnérus, Bengt Hallberg, Rune Gustafsson, Egil Johansen, Georg Riedel1994Compil.
Brazzy LandscapesThe Brazz Brothers With Phil Minton & Egil Johansen1987Album
GrooveyPhil Wilson, Rich Matteson, Bengt Hallberg, Jack Petersen, Jim Riggs, Red Mitchell, Egil Johansen1982Album
As You LikeAd Libitum, Bengt Hallberg, Georg Riedel, Egil Johansen, Jan Hill, Göran Carlsson Conductor Per-Anders Sjöberg1977Album
Jazz At The PawnshopArne Domnérus, Bengt Hallberg, Georg Riedel, Egil Johansen + Lars Erstrand1977Album
Samse Tak !Egil Johansen1976Album
Jump For JoyArne Domnérus & Bjarne Nerem, Bengt-Arne Wallin, Jan Johansson, Egil Johansen1961Single
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