Out of the blue my dear old friend from my music study days in Jönköping, Sweden called me up and asked me if I wanted to SUB for the SOUSAPHONE player in the Dixieland/trad jazz band ”Hejåhå med Peter”. He called last Thursday and the gig was that weekend! The regular tuba/sousaphone player wasn’t ableFortsätt läsa ”Playubass goes Dixieland/Trad Jazz at the Classic Car Racing Track”
Kategoriarkiv: Gig report
New Music and trio featuring the Kala SUB through effect pedals!
Hi, In May I visited Brazil for the first time and met a lot of nice people including Henrique and Almir. Read more in this post. Last week we met again…but now in my studio in Sweden! We started to jam and came up with some new music. One of the things we playedFortsätt läsa ”New Music and trio featuring the Kala SUB through effect pedals!”
Playubass in Brazil 2015!
In the end of May 2015 I did my first ever trip to Brazil! I have been listening to Brazilian music since the early 90’s and have played Brazilian music for quite some time too. See previous posts with a Brazilian content: Post 1 | Post 2 | Post 3 | Post 4 | Post 5 | PostFortsätt läsa ”Playubass in Brazil 2015!”
Speading the word and my story – pechakucha style!
Hi, A couple of weeks ago I did a so called pechakucha. Don’t know what it is? Well, it’s a kind of lecture that architects in Japan started using in 2003. You tell a story about a subject using 20 pictures/slides. You’re allowed to talk for 20 seconds per picture. This makes the presentations nice andFortsätt läsa ”Speading the word and my story – pechakucha style!”
Playing Ubass with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Hi, One of my goals with this blog/site is to take my Ubasses to places you normally don’t see one! Here’s a new experience for me and the Ubass 🙂 Besides blogging I do other stuff too 🙂 I work as a music teacher and ICT-pedagogy in a Swedish secondary school with an arts programFortsätt läsa ”Playing Ubass with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra”
Jammin’ with my Kala Ubass | 48 ”Regnen i mars” (Àguas de Marcos)
Hi, It’s once again time for a jammin’ video. This time a short but fun one! I have written about the Live at heart festival before and this past September was the fifth one. The festival is inspired by the famous South by southwest festival in Austin, TX (US). The first festival was held inFortsätt läsa ”Jammin’ with my Kala Ubass | 48 ”Regnen i mars” (Àguas de Marcos)”
Jammin with my Kala Ubass | 45 M&M’s Honky Tonk goes Jim Campilongo
Hi, M&M’s Honky Tonk plays Jim Campilongo If you follow me on Facebook or subscribe to my YouTube-Chanel you might already seen the latest Jammin’ video. This time M&M’s Honky Tonk, the duo I have together with guitar wiz Marcus Måttgård aka MarQTwang, plays a great tune by Jim Campilongo called ”Awful, Pretty Awful”. It’s from aFortsätt läsa ”Jammin with my Kala Ubass | 45 M&M’s Honky Tonk goes Jim Campilongo”
Esperanza! Solid body Ubass in a soul setting
Hi, This is just a very short snippet from a rehearsal for a Summer concert I did with keyboardist Peter Burell and singer Josefin Larsson a couple of weeks ago. We covered a lot of different music on that concert including a great song by Kala UBass Artist, Esperanza Spalding. The song is called Precious,Fortsätt läsa ”Esperanza! Solid body Ubass in a soul setting”
A new Ubass has arrived!
Hi! I just got a new Ubass! It’s the Bakithi Kumalo signature model of the Kala California solid body series. This is a fretless only model. If you’re interested in a fretted California US made solid body Ubass there are several options too. Please check out the California page at kalabrand.com for more info. TheFortsätt läsa ”A new Ubass has arrived!”
First single out from my friend Mathias Lilja’s upcoming debut CD!
Finally! I have had the good fortune to play with Mathias (composer, vocals and guitar) and Clas Ohlson (lap steel, steel guitar and guitar) a couple of times in the last few years. The music is really good and it’s sheer joy to play with such great guys as Mathias and Clas! We did aFortsätt läsa ”First single out from my friend Mathias Lilja’s upcoming debut CD!”