Local | Jazz Monday at Skansen

By on August 16, 2016

Blue monday, Sollidenscenen 22 augusti kl 19.00

In tonight’s Blue Monday, the last of this summer, it will be big band jazz with New Places Orchestra under the direction of saxophonist Håkan Broström. Svante Thuresson hosts the program.

Håkan Broström is one of the most versatile saxophonists with a range of blues rocking with Sven Zetterberg through Parker Jazz with its own Bird Songs to contemporary jazz with Norrbotten Big Band. Håkan Broström that leads New Places Orchestra has made a name for its imaginative collaborations with various guest artists and his grandiose arrangements. With a big band that holds some of the most prominent jazz musicians in the country, he has attracted many prominent solo artists.

Svante Thuresson had his big breakthrough for the Swedish people as “hip man svinaherde” in “Nygammal vals in the Eurovision Schlager in Luxembourg together with Lill Lindfors. He has been a member of the sextet Gals and Pals and made television and revue performances of AB Swedish Word of productions and in Povel Ramels Unbutton-revues. He participates in several jazz orchestras.

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