16 Jul 2024
Stockholm Jazz Orchestra plays Coltrane

Stockholm Jazz Orchestra plays Coltrane

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20/09/2019 20:00 - 23:00
Address: Kungsgatan 63, 111 22 Stockholm, Sweden

Songs like Naima, Giant Steps, Afro-Blue, My Favorite Things, In a Sentimental Mood, Central Park West, Impressions and many more will be featured in partially new arrangements.

John Coltrane is one of the greatest jazz musicians ever with a tremendously important role in the development of jazz. He died in 1967 at the age of 40 out of liver cancer. He became famous during his time in the Miles Davis group and appeared on the record "Kind of Blue" the world's best-selling jazz record.

His own group had a super hit with the album "My Favorite Things" on Atlantic where the soprano saxophone played a leading role. The latter part of his career was devoted more and more to freer very spiritual jazz.

Coltrane also had classic collaborations with Duke Ellington, Thelonius Monk and singer Johnny Hartman and others in 2016 he would have turned 90 years and he's celebrated three years late but better late than never.

A concert with energy, swing and ecstasy with world-class soloists.

Stockholm JazzOrchestra celebrates 34 years in business in 2019 and has played all over the world. A large number of CDs have been released and many radio productions with the band have been heard mainly in P2. The band wants to present modern swinging big band jazz rooted in tradition with inspiration drawn from today's jazz music. A new CD with music by Peter Knudsen was released in June this year, "Nature Spirits" on D.O records.