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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mjölby Storband schedule for 2019
- January 25 - Tranås, Kick-off Nordic Entertainment Group (private)
- April 14 - Mjölby, Concert together with Maria Möller, singer/actor (public)
- May 15 - Stockholm, Theater Lederman (public)
- June - Kiel Germany - Kieler Woche (public) Preliminary
- August - Mjölby, Musik i Gästis (public)
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).