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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

- October (date not set) - Mjölby Storband together with Fredrik Lindborg as guest

 

Latest news

Jacob Huddén, the city of Norrköping's own Frank Sinatra joining Mjölby Storband in June and July for some concerts in Mjölby and in Germany. Jacob has just recently released his own album "A Lovely Day" very well recieved. You can find a lot of good soulmusic recorded on that album. More info related to the album you can find on, http://www.jhmusic.se/.

 

Now take a look at some music videos performed when he together with Mjölby Big Band was in Germny (you find them on this page and on the page Program 2018, 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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