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MJÖLBY STORBAND

Big band music with tradition

Mjölby Storband is a traditional big band from Sweden that started 1966 by Svante Johansson together with some of his friends. Svante Johansson, still active in the band, has supplied this orchestra with many arrangements during the years. The repertoire, which originally and foremost was influenced by Basie and Herman, has evolved to contain more than 1500 arrangements with different styles of jazz music including modern jazz, traditional swing and folk music. There is special repertoire for dancing included. Many acknowledged guests are among the musicians and voclaists that has been featured by Mjölby Storband.

Music director is Glenn Fransson and Chairman of the board is Mats Tykesson. Mail address is info@mjolbystorband.se

Mjölby Storband schedule for 2018

- Mars 11-13 - Mjölby Storband featuring Anna kruse singing Edith Södergran

- June 27 - "Musik i Gästisparken" together with Jacob Huddén on vocal

- June 28-July 2 - 19th International music festival in Bad Bramstedt, Germany

- Sept. 8-9 - Jazz clinic together with Fredrik Lindborg

- November 4 - Mjölby Storband featuring Fredrik Lindborg

- November 17 - Birthday party for Glenn Fransson

 

Latest news

Fredrik Lindborg, one of Sweden's hottest saxophoneplayer visited Mjölby Big Band for a jazzclinic in september and a concert the 4th of November. His official website (click here)

Jacob Huddén, the city of Norrköping's own Frank Sinatra joined Mjölby Storband in June and July for some concerts in Mjölby and in Germany. Take a look at the music videos taken at concerts in Germany.(click here).

"... the brilliant artist Anna Kruse.

Along with Mjölby Big Band she gave arguably one

of the finest performances I have seen in Sweden."

 

Photo and comment by Ray Leigh

From concert in Linköping March 13

 

To know more about Anna and our concert together with Mjölby Big Band, see Program 2018 (In Swedish).

Mjölby Storband Copyright 2018

Booking: info@ mjolbystorband.se

Contact: Mats Tykesson +46 706 821766.

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