Stockholm Jazz Orchestra in the 5th Jazzing edition

sjo pressbild 2-2014SJO – Stockolm jazz orquestra, directed by Fredrik Norén, is one of the groups that will participate this year in the 5th edition of the Jazzing Festival.

For more than 30 years the SJO has been playing and touring all over the world.
The band is playing modern swinging jazzmusic rooted in the tradition.
The Thad Jones-Mel Lewis BigBand is the original inspiration but the SJO has since then developed and done many different projects during the years.
The guestlist with the band has included amongst others :
Bob Brookmeyer, Bill Holman, Bob Florence, Jim McNeely, Bob Mintzer, Dick Oatts, Gary Smulyan,
Monica Zetterlund, Perico Sambeat, Susana Rinaldi, Juan-José Mosalini, The YellowJackets.
The last years the band has done projects with music from the bandmembers such as Martin Sjöstedt, Jukkis Uotila, Göran Strandberg. The latest CD is called Today and features the band, its members and its own music.
The SJO has played the big Cervantino Festival in Mexico, concerts in Argentina, Uruguay, USA, South Africa, Ireland, UK,Switzerland, Norway ,Denmark and Finland.
Members :
Fredrik Norén, Nils Janson, Tobias Wiklund, Magnus Broo, trumpets.
Magnus Svedberg, Kristian Persson, Bertil Strandberg, Anders Wiborg, trombones.
Johan Christoffersson, Fredrik Kronkvist, Robert Nordmark, Andreas Gidlund, Fredrik Lindborg, saxophones.
Jukkis Uotila, drums. Martin Sjöstedt, bass. Daniel Tilling, piano.

+ information: www.stockholmjazzorchestra.se

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