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 email@example.com
The plan for 2020
- March 8 - Tribute to Harry Arnold 100th Anniversary
- June 26-28 - Music festival in Mjölby (Mjölby celebrating 100 years as a town)
- Date not set for concerts in the autumn
- Christmas concert planned in December.
What happend 2019? see Program 2019 (in Swedish)
Bengan Janson made the audiance in Mjölby very happy the 20th of October.
Happy Birthday to you....
Svante Johansson celebrating his 80th birthday in September
Maria Möller visted Mjölby Big Band in April in a concert showing her skills in singing, acting and copycating celebrities. Standing ovations. We could also see and listen to her again i August perfoming together with Mjölby Big band at "Musik i Gästis".
Once again we hade the opportunity to perform together with Anna kruse.This time at the Stockholm Big Band Community the 15th of May.
Fredrik Lindborg, one of hottest saxophoneplayer in Sweden visited Mjölby Big Band for a jazzclinic in september and a concert the 4th of November 2018.
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).