Category Archives: Sweden

HAPPY 90th ANNIVERSARY, MR. SONNY “Saxophone Colossus” ROLLINS!!!

Dear Mr. Rollins — You have been, and you still are, one of my main inspirations. And I’m just a trumpeter. Since I heard your grandiose album Sonny Rollins in Sweden, or your highly praised encounter with your own master, … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversary, Cherokee, Saxophone, Sonny Rollins, Soul, Sweden | 1 Comment

THE GENIUS OF ART FARMER & THE SAD EYES OF JOHANNA SÄLLSTRÖM

One of my favorite trumpet, respectively flugelhorn albums is To Sweden With Love (1964) by the Art Farmer Quartet, starring Jim Hall on guitar, Steve Swallow on acoustic bass, and the late Pete LaRoca on drums (Pete left us on November … Continue reading

Posted in All American Rhythm Section, Art Farmer, CD review, Dedication, Flugelhorn, Jazz Adaptation, Jazz Stories & Tales, Invented Truths & Actual Happenings, Jim Hall, Johanna Sällström, Mankell's Wallander, Pete LaRoca, Poetry, Portrait, Steve Swallow, Sweden | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on THE GENIUS OF ART FARMER & THE SAD EYES OF JOHANNA SÄLLSTRÖM