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Iskra

Band, SE
Jazz, Folk and World

Swedish experimental jazz and world music group. Iskra started as free jazz, but then went on to invent a musical vocabulary all of their own featuring a wide range of cultural elements, rock/jazz/folk hybrids and bizarre concoctions often featuring bird calls, kazoos, whistles and such-like. Throughout their original history four musicians: Tuomo Haapala, Arvid Uggla, Sune Spångberg and Jörgen Adolfsson were constant, with Jörgen also working in paralell in Archimedes Badkar along with Tommy Adolfsson (who also joined Iskra on "Fantasies").

     
Members
PortraitSune Spångberg
dr 1930-2012 SE
PortraitTuomo Haapala
*1945 FI
PortraitJörgen Adolfsson
ss
PortraitTommy Adolfsson
tr SE
PortraitArvid Uggla
cb, tu *1948
Allan Olsson
bs, fl, ss 1916-1989 SE
Popular Tracks   
Com'è profondo il mare on Ti amo anche se non so chi sei by Various Artists
La cura on Ti amo anche se non so chi sei by Various Artists
Ну, чё там? on Ну, чё там? by Iskra
The World - Voulez Vous Dancer on The World by Vinci Consilio & Iskra
High Level on High Level by Iskra
Actor on Actor by Iskra

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Band Membership
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Liberté Égalité HumanitéIskra2012Album
LuftIskra1990Album
FantasiesIskra1983Album
BesvärjelserIskra1979Album
AllemansrättIskra1977Album
Jazz I Sverige '75Iskra1975Album
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