Fort big band feat. Peter Asplund (SWE)

Sat 01Oct

Big band music on the highest level with soloist Peter Asplund on trumpet and Fort big band. Peter Asplund is a Swedish jazz trumpeter, singer, and composer. He has recorded several solo albums and participated as solo artist on records with other artists, such as Lisa Ekdahl, and Viktoria Tolstoy.He earlier performed and toured regularly with Bo Kaspers Orkester and he is one of Europe’s or even the world’s foremost trumpeters. He has been for many years a central member in two of Sweden’s foremost big bands - Tolvan Big Band and Stockholm Jazz Orchestra and, together with saxophonist Magnus Lindgren, he also leads Blue House Jazz Orchestra, the Stockholm Concert Hall’s own big band.Today, jazz artist Peter Asplund is mainly working as soloist with trios, big bands, sinfoniettas, wind orchestras and choirs. To Vasa he will bring hes own repertoar of originals and arrangements , done by the top arrangers in Sweden, of standrad tunes to be performed by the Fort big band. The bands members are all from the Ostrobothnia region of Finland and it has been doing projects with high level soloist and musicians over the years. The band is led by pianist Ralf Nyqvist. Band set up: Peter Asplund : trumpet and vocal Fort big band led by Ralf Nyqvist Doors: 19:00 Show: 20:00 Entry: 10/6€ (members free!)

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