Andreas Hellkvist – Becoming

Swedish Hammond phenomenon Andreas Hellkvist offers, with his second solo album, a fresh take on the sound and the style of the organ trio format. A journey into jazz and neighboring genres with compositions of his own. The Hammond organ is in the center of course, but his fellow musicians Samuel Hällkvist on guitar and Daniel Olsson on drums, each in their own way, play significant roles in shaping the sound of the trio. Together they create music that is both groovy and uplifting, heartfelt and deep.

FPECD 001/ FPELP 001
Label: Feppe Records
Release date: 1 november 2019
Andreas Hellkvist – Hammond B3
Samuel Hällkvist – guitar
Daniel Olsson – drums
Recorded in January 2019 by Janne Jutila, Musikrum-1, Uppsala, Sweden
Mixed in April 2019 by Nicke Widén, Studio Ljudo, Uppsala, Sweden
Mastered in May 2019 by Eric James, Philosopher’s Barn Mastering, UK


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Reviews (EN) (SV)

Dalademokraten (SV) (DE) (SV)

OKEY magazine (DE)


” The listener can thank Hellkvist for having the skills of a lion-tamer.”

“His connection to his guitarist and drummer is on a metaphysical level and it allows this music to transcend the page and float, effortlessly, within space.”, Pete Fallico, The Doodlin’ Lounge

“ett veritabelt ymnighetshorn av stämningar. ” – Orkesterjournalens förhandslyssning

” För en B3-fantast i allmänhet och för en klassisk Hammond-trio i synnerhet är Andreas Hellkvist inget annat än en femte evangelist. ” Lira


Claes Janson – Ett ord till mina polare

Claes Janson presents a variety of songs, some bluesy and heavy, some solemn and calm. Mostly original songs and Swedish lyrics. Arnesen Bluesband is the accompanying band on 4 of the songs

Vax Records CD 1067
Label: Vax Records
Release date: October 25th, 2018
Thomas Arnesen – gitarr
Surjo Benigh – bas
Kjell Gustavsson – trummor; 
Karin Hammar – trombon; 
Andreas Hellkvist – hammondorgel; 
Fredrik Jonsson – kontrabas; 
Joakim Jonsson – gitarr; 
Hasse Larsson – bas; 
Per Lindh, gitarr – lapsteel; 
Leif Lindvall – trumpet o flygelhorn; 
Björn Lundquist – elbas; 
Anders Neglin – arrangemang, musikproduktion, piano; 
Anna Rodell – violin; 
Dan Strömkvist – trummor; 
Anna Wallgren – cello; 
Nicke Widén – pedal steel; 
Anders Widmark – piano

Read more at the Vax Records website


Arnesen Blues Band – Live

After two studio albums Thomas Arnesen decided to release a compilation of some live recordings with his blues band. Though nothing can replace a real live experience, this CD do captures that extra nerve only present in performances on stage when the ensamble grooving together.

Release date: Jan 1st, 2014



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Arnesen Bluesband – Later In The Evening

The first album recording with Arnesen blues band. The band had been around for about a year, and was starting to find its sound and form. I brought my A100 and a borrowed Leslie 145.

Sittel Records ‎– SITCD 9302 (2003)

Thomas Arnesen – Vocals, Guitar
Anders Forsberg – Electric Piano
Andreas Hellkvist – Hammond Organ
Martin Von Schmalensee – Bass
Kjell Gustavsson – DrumsTore Berglund – Alto Saxophone
John Högman – Tenor Saxophone
Bosse Broberg – Trumpet

Produced by Martin Von Schmalensee
Recorded and mixed By – Maxe Axelsson
Recorded at Pama Studios, Kristianopel, Sweden


AKO sjunger Thunman – På vägen

AKO 2005

Poems by Olof Thunman set to music by singer Anna-Karin “AKO” Oldeberg. The album also features Ulf Holmberg on guitar.

Arnesen Bluesband – Walkin’ With My Baby

Arnesen Bluesband presents blues standards, a few originals and some Elvis B-sides with powerful arrangements, a tight band and great soloists.

Blaze Records BLAZECD118

Recorded at Decibel Studios
Mastered at The Mastering Room

Thomas Arnesen – Vocals, Guitar
Andreas Hellkvist – Hammond B3
Kjell Gustavsson – Drums
Björn Lundquist – Electric Bass, Double Bass
Anders Forsberg – Wurlitzer piano, Grand Piano
Johan Hörlén – Alto Saxophone
John Högman – Tenor Saxophone
Bosse Broberg – Trumpet


Trinity – Paris Eyes

Trinity’s debut album “Paris Eyes” and the extensive tour that followed established them on the jazz map of Sweden. The album contains mostly standards from the american songbook, however one original composition also is featured.


Label: Do Music Records
Release date: March 18th, 2010
Andreas Hellkvist – Hammond B3
Karl Olandersson – trumpet
Ali Djeridi – drums

Recorded October 9 and 12 2009 by Göran Stegborn, SAMI studios, Stockholm
Mixed in november 2009 by Göran Stegborn
Mastered in December 2009 at Studio Soundcreation by Per Ryberg
Photos by Stefan Bohlin

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