Comprised of first class jazz musicians, this band has been described as one of the best classic jazz bands around today.
It was formed in 1985 by Tomas Örnberg as a studio band to record Clarence Williams compositions for US record producer Bob Erdos. The band gradually developed a world wide reputation, playing the Chicago/New Orleans music from the 20's and early 30's.
The band has since recorded several times for Opus 3 Records
The "regular" personnel in the five-piece group consists of :
The S.J.K. tours extensively all over the world with varying personnel and world class guest soloists including
Among the musicians in the band during the years have been Kenneth Arnström, Morten-Gunnar Larsen, Ray Smith, Dave Boedinghouse, Keith Durston and Johnny Harper
The manager of the group is Iréne Biermans
She has brought the group to USA in 1988, to Japan 1992, 1994 & 1996 and to Australia !992, 1994, 1996 & 1998.
The band has played extensively in Europe (of course including Scandinavia ) on festivals, concerts and jazz clubs.
Fridhem, Jumkil, SE-755 92 Uppsala, Sweden
tel/fax: +46 18 35 81 99