September 10, 2022
Hellkvist Hammond Hour @ Hellkvist HQ, Uppsala on September 10, 2022 6:00 pm
Earlier this the week I succeeded in doing something I've been thinking about for a long time - to connect 4 leslies simultaneously to my B3. I have to say, it's quite an experience! With two cabinets on each side, and also one behind and one in front, the sound is coming at you from…
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September 10, 2022
Carte Blanche @ Uppsala Konsert & Kongress on August 27, 2022 4:00 pm
I had the honor of being invited to a thing called Carte Blanche, arranged once a month in the concert hall of my hometown of Uppsala. Trio X, the house trio, invites a few guests that are not known to the audience before the concert. I also got to invite a guest of my own…
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September 2, 2022
Hunky Dory @ Creperi Lemoni, Uppsala on September 2, 2022 6:00 pm
Hunky Dory had a really nice summer tour that officially was finished but it was nice to get one more gig before autumn.
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June 24, 2022
Trinity @ St Skedvi kyrka, Stora Skedvi on June 24, 2022 4:00 pm
For some reason, midsummer's eve is usually rainy and cold. This time, it was the sunniest and hottest in 50 years. Beautiful day, both for a gig and the celebrations afterwards. Erik Tengholm subbed to Karl Olandersson and did a great job.
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January 23, 2022
Solo organ @ St. Görans kyrka, Jan 23rd 2022
What a wonderful gig to break the last Corona hiatus! Church organist Gabriella Sjöström invited me to do a joint concert with both church organ and Hammond. St Göran's church has a wonderful acoustic and I decided to bring the big guns, that is, my B3 with two leslies. They both looked and sounded great…
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November 13, 2021
Live at the HQ – Late night blues & shuffle, Nov 13th
In Sweden this year, Father's day is celebrated on Nov 14th. Since my dad always have loved blues and hard swinging shuffle I thought I'd dedicate this stream to him. A trio setting with Thomas Arnesen and Daniel Olsson seemed perfect for the occasion.
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August 5, 2021
In concert @ Hellkivst HQ, Aug 5th 2021
For a number of years, I've had an ongoing collaboration with Norweigan friends Hans Bollandsås and Helene Misund. They live in the Trondhiem area so it's not that close, but every once in a while we get together for a few concerts and some nice hang. This time they made the trip to Uppsala and…
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June 2, 2021
Jazz at the HQ – Kiralina trio
Playing with Kiralina and this trio is always such a joy and this time was no exception. Gospel songs and jazz standards, played in our own way.
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May 29, 2021
Season finale stream, May 29th
Remembering my birthday concert 5 years ago, where I played with Trinity, a Kjell Öhman tribute and had the release of my album Finally! This also was my last Saturday stream in a while so it was a little sad as well.
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May 22, 2021
Pentecost stream at the Hammond B3
Celebrating Pentecost on the same day as the European song contest, I thought the theme should be voices. And so, for the first time on these streams, I sing a couple of tunes! Also cheering my beloved neighboring country Norway.
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May 20, 2021
Apan & Grisen @ Glenn Miller Café, May 20th 2021
In these times it's really liberating to get out and play. Only going to Stockholm, about an hour away, feels like being on tour. And Glenn Miller Café is the perfect place to get all your ideas out of the system, especially in a duo setting.
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May 19, 2021
Jazz at the HQ – Arnesen Bluesband
Arnesen Blues band har been around for almost 20 years and has a more modern approach to the blues, sometimes streching the boundaries towards other genres. In any case, it's a well oiled swinging machine!
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May 14, 2021
Flying high stream, May 15th 2021
The weekend after Ascension day and of the themes is flying, as Christ did to the heavens. Also celebrating the birthday of Stevie Wonder and others.
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May 8, 2021
Victory day stream, May 8th 2021
The day of victory in Europe in World war 2, in 1945. So let's take a look back and explore the music back then. Also, Keith Jarrett was born on that exact day and Groove Holmes had his birthday earlier in the week.
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May 6, 2021
Hellkvist, Tengholm & Oscar Johansson-Werre @ Glenn Miller Café
First "real" gig with this trio! Due to corona, we have only done streams so far so it was really nice to come out and play for a real audience!
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May 5, 2021
Jazz at the HQ – S.H.O.P.
This date was originally booked for Boheme, we had to cancel so instead we asked Erik Söderlind to join and do our repertoire S.H.O.P. Organ jazz of the 50s and 60s. Hard swinging straight ahead jazz in the spirit of Jimmy Smith, Jimmy McGriff, Jack McDuff and others. So much fun!
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May 1, 2021
Worker’s day stream, May 1st
The international day of workers, right after the international jazz day. What a an interesting combination! There are also some birthdays to celebrate, for example Duke Ellington and Toots Tielemans. Needless to to say, it wasn't that hard to find songs to play for this stream.
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April 24, 2021
Tonewheel patent celebration stream, April 24th 2021
In this day, April 24th, in 1934, Laurens Hammond filed the patent for the Hammond organ. I wonder if he could ever imagine what he was about to create? So this is a celebration to that.
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April 21, 2021
Jazz at the HQ – Apan & Grisen
I've been looking forward to this stream. Partly because I really enjoy the organ and drums format, partly because I get to play a lot of my own music. Daniel plays on both my records and we have a long history together, so there's a lot of material to choose from.
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April 17, 2021
Saturday is Hammond day stream
Celebrating Herbie Hancock, Beessie Smith and Dave Edmunds. And even a strip to space remembering Jurj Gagarin!
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April 10, 2021
100th day of 2021 stream on the Hammond B3
The 100th day of 2021! How are we doing so far? Not that bad I think, although I did expect that we'd be further along fighting the pandemic. But what good is that vaccines are being distributed all across the globe. This day, April 10th is also the birthday of organ giant Joey DeFrancesco and…
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April 7, 2021
Jazz at the HQ – Claes Janson
Playing with Claes is always a joy and the duo format makes it even more intimate and playful. This was a great third edition of "Jazz at the HQ"
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April 3, 2021
Easter stream
Celebrating Easter with my extended family of viewers all around the world, observing the birthdays of Jimmy McGriff, Eric Clapton and Harb Alpert as well as some musical candy handout in form of requested songs.
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March 27, 2021
Going red stream on the Hammond B3
Sometimes it's really easy to find a theme for the stream. This was definitely one of those times. A color is often a good starting point and with the red dress the choice was obvious. Also celebrating birthdays of Aretha Franklin and Ben Webster.
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