Singer in the Swedish pop group The Cardigans.
Swedish hardcore rockers from Gothenburg with a kickin' stage show.
Monty Alexander (b. 1944). Jamaican pianist who's played with everyone from Frank Sinatra to Sly & Robbie by way of top names such as Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie and Clark Terry.
Swedish soulpop singer who've made quite an impact nationally in Sweden.
Drummer with Miles Davis and Chick Corea, among many others.
Swedish director who's made movies like Executive Protection, Zero Tolerance and Russian Terminator.
Editor-in-chief at Swedish music magazine OKEJ and one of Sweden's first real music journalists.
Swedish pianist with a flamboyant style of playing.
Young swedish soul/hiphop-singer with a good voice and impressive writing chops.
Swedish popgroup with added flavors of electro and drum'n'bass. Used to be signed to Madonna's label Maverick.
Swedish sounddesigner and inventor of loudspeakers.
Singer from the UK with more than a few hits on the European club circuit.
Swedish pianist with an international reputation and a beloved TV-personality on Swedish television.
American drummer who's worked with the top names within jazz.
American saxophonist who's worked with the "Who's who" of jazz and fusion. Also known as the "Iceman".
Swedish trumpeter who became a favorite of Dizzy Gillespie and headed the Swedish Jazz Radio for more than 20 years.
American blues guitarist and one of the genres biggest stars.
Swedish popgroup with hit singles around the globe.
Danish singer on the border between pop and jazz.
Swedish record producer and sound engineer who's worked with most of the Swedish pop and rock elite.
American hard rock drummer who's worked with Ozzy Osbourne, Rod Stewart (co-wrote Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?), Jeff Beck and Vanilla Fudge, to name but a few.
One of the most important musicians and certainly pianists, within jazz and fusion. Worked with Miles Davis, headed Return To Forever and a major influence on the development of todays keyboards.
Swedish trash/metal-singer who's headed Lost Souls and Inrage. Albums released internationally.
Swedish jazz and blues singer.
Jazzbasist with a fondness for the avantgarde side of things.
basist; Eric Burdon & The New Animals, Spock's
Beard and others.
Drummer/clinician for Sabian Cymbals.
Trumpet player: worked with The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Black Crowes, Dr. John and Stevie Wonder, among many others.
Jazz pianist, producer and studiomusician. Leader of internationally acclaimed group Esbjörn Svensson Trio (aka EST).
Swedish stringquartet who's worked within the boundaries of rock, jazz, classical music and ballet.
Swedish guitarist, producer och session ace who's worked with Blood, Sweat & Tears, been a member of the Saturday Night Live houseband and played with everyone from Steely Dan and Aretha Franklin to Backstreet Boys and Kent.
Hard rock musician and director of music videos.
Swedish trumpet player who's done loads of session work and a superb debut album called "Home" that you can find reviewed on this site.
Designer of loudspeaker and a sound guru.
One of the biggest hard rock bands in the world.
Soulsinger, actor and the voice behind the Chef character on South Park.
Acclaimed jazz pianist from France.
One of the greatest jazz drummers. Superb with the brushes.
Drummer and session player.
Actor, ad-director and writer. Huge in Sweden.
The biggest name in white blues. His band The Bluesbreakers has given birth to some of the worlds greatest guitar slingers.
Prominent guitarist from the States who's worked within jazz and fusion.
Swedish director who's made much talked about music videos for Madonna, Prodigy and Metallica.
Basist/Cellist; has played with Yngwie Malmsteen a.o.
Norwegian jazz- and pop singer.
Drummer/session ace from Los Angeles.
A hip cat who's one of the few male jazz singers out there today worth giving a damn about.
Swedish multi-instrumentalist who's made a name for himself thru bands such as Samla Mammas Manna.
President of Swedish entertainment company 2Entertain.
Excellent trio from Sweden who's well versed in most genres. The drummer Joakim Ekberg is easily one of Europes' foremost instrumentalists.
Swedish drummer who's worked with both big shots and start-ups. Easily one of the better drummers today - anywhere.
Legendary drummer who's been on top of his games since the 50's. Often mentioned in the same breath as Buddy Rich, Kenny Clarke and Gene Krupa.
Basist, singer and monster session man who's played everything from jazz to hard rock (Ted Nugent).
Musician, producer and DJ with an international reputation.
Swedish popstar with many hits on his resumé.
Saxophonist who could very well be the most frequently recorded session man ever. His resumé includes work with everyone from Aerosmith and Blue Öyster Cult to Eric Clapton, Aretha Franklin and Bootsy Collins.
Singer, keyboardist and song writer based in Los Angeles. Has worked with names such as The Doobie Brothers, Bonnie Raitt and David Sanborn.
Swedish artist (painter) who frequently uses powerful colours to convey moods.
Jazz musician who also wrote standards such as Work Song, Jive Samba and The Old Country. Often worked with his brother Cannonball Adderley.
Trombone player, studio musician and song writer who's worked with ABBA and had several hits on his own.
Drummer for hard rock group Iron Maiden.
Sweden's foremost filmcritic. Started out in television back in the 50's and still going strong.
Drummer. Worked with Pat Metheny and others.
Drummer who's worked with Mose Allison and others.
Legendary basist who's worked with everyone within jazz from the late 30's and onwards.
Keyboardist who's worked with Prince to name but one.
Keyboard player who's been an integral part of progressive rock group YES and played on albums by David Bowie, Elton John and Black Sabbath.
Saxophone player; has played with Elvis Costello a.o.
Trumpet player and one of the biggest "young lions" on the scene.
Solid jazz drummer who's worked with the "who's who" of jazz.
Avant-garde artist (sculptor) with a kindred spirit in the works of Giacometti.
Swedish popstar with a devote following and a gift for catchy refrains.
Swedish producer and artist who's had a major impact on Swedish hiphop and worked with US artists such as Slick Rick.
American old school hard rock group.
Possibly Sweden's finest sound engineer.
Singer, label boss and founder of the influential hardcore punkband The Misfits. Formed the hardrock group Danzig in 1987 and they've wrecked havoc on the world ever since.
Saxophonist who's played with everyone from Sting to Art Blakey and DJ Premier. Founder of the group Buckshot LeFonque. Brother of Wynton Marsalis. Musical director at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno for two years.
Pianist/singer. Born in 1980. The first British jazz artist to go platinum (+300000 records). Has a vibrant stage personality and his repertoire includes just as many standards as jazzified songs by The Neptunes and Jimi Hendrix.
Basist who's played with Van Morrison, Everything But The Girl, US3, Lisa Stansfield, Elvin Jones, Georgie Fame and many others.
Guitarist Gary Moore has played with Thin Lizzy, released several hit solo albums, and is now set to release the follow-up to the extremely successful Still Got The Blues.
One of the world's most talked about fashion designers. Stirred up quite a debate during the 60's by putting his haute couture name on commercial products. Cardin is still working avidly and resides most of the year in his mansion in the south of France.
One of the biggest supermodels during the 90's who has now become a jack of all trades. The Danish beauty became a huge name not in the least by appearing in a music video with singing heartthrob Chris Isaac ("Wicked Game").
Drummer who's worked with just about everyone in soul, R'n'B, jazz and pop. Was a member of Return To Forever, has backed Phil Collins, recorded with Stanley Clarke, Marvin Gaye and Larry Coryell.
Trumpet player who's worked with: Bootsy Collins, Alberta Adams, Common, and others...
Saxophonist who's is currently on tour with Stevie Wonder and Prince.
This legendary artist has sold over 75 million albums, won 22 Grammys and received one Academy Award, but most importantly - he's made the world a whole lot happier thru his music.
Swedish metal/death/grindcore trio that arose out of the ashes of bands like Crematorium and Convulsion. Drummer Matte Modin can also be found behind the toms in Dark Funeral.
Starting out as a Latin ska band in 1992, Los De Abajo moved on to incorporate hiphop, rock, salsa, jazz and funk. Today the group's based in Mexico City but they regularly tour the world. Their reputation as one of the most energetic live bands out there is well deserved.
Swedish basist who's played with The Brecker Brothers, John Scofield, Mike Stern, Trilok Gurtu och Caecilie Norby, among others. Leader of Lars Danielsson Quartet (feat. David Liebman, Bobo Stenson and Jon Christensen).
French director who hit it big with The Name Of The Rose (1986) featuring Sean Connery. Annaud has also gotten praise for The Bear, Enemy At The Gates and The Lover. His new movie, Two Brothers, will premiere later this month all over Scandinavia.
Together with his brother Bob and frontman Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson founded The Replacements in 1979. Today Tommy plays bass in the new version of Guns N' Roses and his first soloalbum, "Village Gorilla Head", just hit stores.
Swedish guitarist and producer who's worked with Paul Simon, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Backstreet Boys, Aretha Franklin, Steely Dan, Luther Vandross, Saturday Night Live Band, Diana Ross and many, many others.
Three time winner of Sweden's largest car audio championship.
Swedish director who left television to make the feature film "Outside Your Door" for which he received the "CineStar Youth Film Prize" in 2003. He is currently shooting the thriller "Den Utvalde" together with Eric Donell.
Director, screenwriter and actor who's been a mainstay of Swedish television and is currently shooting the thriller "Den Utvalde".
Swedish actress working in the theatre, TV and movies. Got her big breakthrough working with director Ingmar Bergman in the stage production of Maria Stuart and some time later Bergman's television project Saraband.
Swedish actor and heartthrob. Found fame through the Swedish blockbuster "Evil" (2003) that also received an Academy Award nomination for best "Foreign Language Film".
Since signing with Vivid in 2002, Savanna Samson has quickly become one of the adult industry's leading ladies. Bit parts in TV shows like Ed, photo shoots for Vanity Fair and appearances on Late Show with David Letterman and Howard Stern Show has also brought her mainstream attention. Private tutoring at: www.universityofsavanna.com
Deep, dark, grindcore metalmeisters from Sweden. We went on location with them as they shot their first music video for the upcoming album May The Flesh Be With You (Regain Records). Enter their dungeon of doom at: www.defleshed.de
American singer/pianist/composer who's sold over 12 million albums, despite breaking all the music business' rules of conduct. We met her for a chat about the new album (The Beekeeper), her autobiography (Piece By Piece), married life, art, downloading and, sinners and saints. While waiting for the interview to get published, you can get the latest info about her at: www.toriamos.com
Interviews with some of Apple Europe's top ranking executives in connection with the launch of Mac mini, iPod shuffle, and the software suites iLife and iWork.
Together with Per Gessle a founding member of pop group Gyllene Tider - one of the largest acts in Swedish pop history next to ABBA and, Gessle's other band, Roxette. GT's reunion-tour was last years biggest grossing tour in Europe, despite the fact that the band never even left Sweden. Herrlin has also written, produced and programmed for international stars such as Janet Jackson.
Swedish pop artist about to release her second album. Since her debut in 2002 she's also written, produced and programmed music for artists like Atomic Kitten, Samantha Mumba and Janet Jackson. Check her out at: www.jennielofgren.com
Often controversial and undeniably one of the major authors of our time. Winner of numerous awards, among them the Pulitzer Prize.
Swedish inventor who's patented several improvements to audio coding technologies such as MP3 and AAC. More info: www.codingtechnologies.com
Guitar wizard who's dazzled the music world with a unique blend of playing styles. Sonny Landreth has worked with Eric Clapton, Dr. John, Tanita Tikaram, John Hiatt, Gov't Mule, and many others. More info at: www.sonnylandreth.com
John Hiatt's former backing band. The Goners were put together as a touring band to support the "Bring The Family" release, but what began as a one-night-stand grew into a long professional relationship. Members include Sonny Landreth (guitar), Kenneth Blevins (drums) and David Ranson (bass). More info at: www.johnhiatt.com
Up-and-coming drummer who has played with Kenny Barron, Mike Stern, Tia Fuller, Stefon Harris, Tarus Mateen, and others. More info at: www.kimthompson.info
One of today's most esteemed guitarists with numerous album releases to his name. Mike Stern earned his stripes by sharing the spotlight with Blood, Sweat & Tears, Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, Steps Ahead, Michael Brecker, Bill Frisell, Dennis Chambers, and many others. More info at: www.mikestern.org
Quite arguably the heaviest hard rock band in the world and definitely the most influential. Black Sabbath was formed over 30 years ago by Tony Iommi, Bill Ward, Geezer Butler and Ozzy Osbourne. Yesterday the very same foursome rocked Stockholm, Sweden, to its core.
The mighty hard rock group Black Sabbath was the brainchild of British guitarist Tony Iommi. Since the original line-up, with singer Ozzy Osbourne, the band's gone through many changes, but one thing's remained the same - namely Captain Iommi. Next week fans can find him in a different setting on Fused, a new solo album featuring singer Glenn Hughes and drummer Kenny Aronoff.
Multi-million selling singer and frontman of progressive rock group Yes. Set to tour Europe starting in September. More info at: www.jonanderson.com
Swedish director who's worked with names such as Madonna, The Rolling Stones, Metallica, Roxette, The Cardigans and Rammstein. Check out the interview in the blog section of this site.
Young British jazz star who's sold almost 3 million albums since his debut a few years ago. More info at: www.jamiecullum.com
Jazz singer with six solo albums on her resumé. Married to saxophonist Jim Tomlinson. More info at: www.staceykent.com
Sax player who made his solo debut with the album Only Trust Your Heart. Married to recording artist Stacey Kent.
Head of his own record label and one hell of a sax player. Based in the city of Malmö and married to Sweden's funkiest singer, Miriam Aïda. His latest release is called Maintain! More info at www.fredrikkronkvist.com
Pianist based in Stockholm, Sweden. Recently released Weekend, his latest solo album. More info at: www.ludvigberghe.com
Bass player from Malmö, Sweden. Recently released the album Action/Reaction.
Owner of a record label and one of Sweden's top sax players. Despite his youth, he's worked with everyone from local celebrities to international stars like Rick Rubin. His latest solo release is called Son Of A Drummer. More info at www.kullhammar.com
One of the most highly esteemed guitar players in the world. Mike Stern has recorded several successful solo albums and his resume includes collaborations with people like Miles Davis, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Billy Cobham, The Brecker Brothers, Steps Ahead, Jaco Pastorius, John Scofield and countless others. His new album, Who Let The Cats Out?, will hit stores in a few weeks. Check out www.mikestern.org for more info.
One of the most influential groups in doom/metal. Their new album, "King Of The Grey Islands", will be released June 22. Check them out on www.candlemass.se
Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter from Norway. An important figure on the worldmusic scene since the release of "Gula Gula". Her latest release is called "Idjagiedas". More info at www.myspace.com/boine