akira sakata!!!

Sep.16, 2015



sakata…. the man! check the sax playing out…. or check his other works out….. as researcher in marine biology…..stand up  comedy…. or as a KILLER free jazz sax player…. solo…. or in trio… or w the mighty Yosuke Yamashita trio….

sakata — the MAN!

article on the best jazz record shop

Jun.18, 2015

finally —- a kickin article on ANDRA JAZZ in stockholm and its owner and king of ceremonies: Harald hult!!!

in swedish only….. but try translating it.



two amazing art exhibitions in Stockholm and one in Chicago

Jan.17, 2014



in stockholm, sweden:

Christian Marclay

Edward Jarvis



one amazing exhibition ending – one starting.

Christian Marclay´s — CHALKBOARD


anna högberg – alto sax playing a version of CHALKBOARD — 18 & 19th january.

last chance!!!! do NOT miss!!!

see a video here, w mats gustafsson making a solo sax reading of CHALKBOARD:



Edward Jarvis´s — VI ÄR ALLA GUDS SLAVAR

opening up jan 18th!!!



in Chicago, IL:

& JOHN SPARAGANA: Crowds and Powder

in Chicago:

the amazing John Sparagana at CorbettVSDempsey:


dec 13 – jan 25th




swedish azz playing graphic scores

Nov.10, 2013



the swedish azz tour is over for this time….

with some amazing musical results this time. — further research in swedish jazz from the “Golden age” of jazz… the Swedish 50´s and 60´s…

playing two graphic scores from 1966, recording for LP release on Not Two Records in 2014!

summer is gone by Bengt Ernryd

fåglarna ( the birds) by Gilbert Holmström


spectacular s**t!!!!

Ernryd – trumpet and Holmström – tenor sax,  were joining us for the concert at Rönnells in stockholm and the recording!

there are more to come….


photos Micke Keysendal


amazing tuba!

Jan.25, 2012


please check a great article on GREAT monster tuba player Per- Åke Holmlander!!!!

why is there no feature article on this BEAST of a tuba player in ALL major newspapers and specialiced magazines????

the greeeeeat jazz site DIG JAZZ is publishing very many great articles on jazz – chcek it out! only in swedish so far… but google translate might help a bit…


jimmy lyons!!!

Jan.09, 2012

amazing amazing saxophonist!!!!

and his sessionography is right here:


the site is made by enthusiast jan ström. amazing work!!!!

Jimmy Lyons is something else!!!!!!!



Peter Brötzmann

Apr.16, 2011

The great and totally kickin german artist Peter Brötzmann is presenting new and old work at the creative gallery of Epikur in Wuppertal, Germany


Check it out!!! Highly recomended!

Brötzmann is touring with his Brötzmann Chicago Tentet in Europe april 17 – 30. check the tour calender for more info.

But the exhibition at Galerie Epikur is NOT to be missed!!!!! in no way…..

Mathias Pöschl

Apr.16, 2011

The great and totally kickin austrian artist Mathias Pöschl is presenting new work at the creative gallery of Ping Pong in malmö , Sweden.


Check it out!!! Highly recomended!

Pöschl has made vinyl covers to Mats Gustafsson in the past (and future….) : ITS ALL ABOUT on Tyyfus and recently NEEDS on Dancing Wayang, just to name two….

beautiful film on marion brown

Mar.05, 2011

check this out!!!!

an amazing film by henry english on marion brown… killin footage and amazing music w ao dave burrell, sirone and bobby kapp



marion brown r.i.p.

fred anderson

Jun.24, 2010

very very sad news….

Fred Andersoon, one of the greatest saxophone players and free jazz pioneers, died this morning in Chicago.

born in 1929 and one of the founding members of AACM and always active at his Velvet Lounge in Chicago, until the very end.