Chamber Music and the uBass

Big thanks to Dean at Ubass Appreciation Society for blogging about one of my latest Ubass experiences!

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Magnus Sjöquist plays his uBass with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. Photo: YouTube screenshot Magnus Sjöquist plays his uBass with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
Photo: YouTube screenshot

We all know the uBass is fast becoming a classic instrument. But how about an instrument that can play classical music? Check.

Leave it up to our friend Magnus Sjöquist, of PLAY UBASS fame – the coolest cat to ever play a uBass, by the way – to rock out on our favorite instrument with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.

Check out Magnus HERE, performing ”Hilda Smiles,” a composition by jazz pianist Lars Jansson.

The concert was staged by local talent in celebration of their hometown’s 750th Anniversary this year. And as Magnus notes on his blog, the decision to play was easy:

Since our hometown Örebro,Sweden turns 750 years in 2015 we decided to do a concert with songs that is either performed or composed by someone from here. I had to (which wasn’t a sacrifice at…

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2 reaktioner på ”Chamber Music and the uBass

    1. A great arrangements played by a very nice orchestra!
      The opportunity for our students to play with them is so nice and in many cases the only time they will get the chance to play with instrumentalists at this very high level!
      We really value this collaboration!

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