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Second Line Jazzband “Traditional Jazz from Gothenburg”

1 August @ 11:00 - 12:30

Niklas Carlsson – trombone, vocals Olof Skoog – saxophone, clarinet, vocals Jesper Albrektsson – trumpet, vocals Anders Wasén – banjo Per Bach – bass Johan Horner – drums The Second Line Jazzband, formed in Gothenburg in 1989, has become one of the most popular traditional jazz bands in Europe. The band, whose greatest inspiration and [...]

YAZZ PARAD/YAZZ PARADE!

1 August @ 12:30 - 13:30

Second Line Jazzband Leading this year’s YAzz Parade is the Second Line Jazzband, purveyors of lively, uplifting traditional jazz, bringing the sound of New Orleans to the streets of Ystad. Follow along with timeless jazz for good times – dancing shoes on at 12.30.

Miss Sway feat. Mårten Lundgren ”The Great Swing Era”

1 August @ 14:30 - 16:00

Sara Ahlcrona – vocals Anna Pauline Andersson – vocals Mirjam Ekespong – vocals Mårten Lundgren – trumpet, flügelhorn Mats Nilsson – piano Kristian Rimshult – bass Pelle Trazan Jonasson – drum Martin Berggren Trio Martin Berggren – piano David Andersson – bass Andreas Baw – drums The VIP afternoon opens with a performance by the [...]

Cécile McLorin Salvant

1 August @ 17:00

Cécile McLorin Salvant (US) – vocals Sullivan Fortner (US) – piano Paul Sikivie (US) – bass Kyle Poole (US) – drums The young American vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant is one of the jazz world’s exciting new stars. In 2016, at the age of 26, she won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album with For [...]

The Manhattan Transfer

1 August @ 20:00

Alan Paul (US) – vocals Cheryl Bentyne (US) – vocals Janis Siegel (US) – vocals Trist Curless (US) – vocals The Manhattan Transfer is a world-leading jazz vocal group that has been exploring a capella, vocalese, swing, standards, Brazilian jazz, rhythm and blues, and pop music for decades. Launched by Tim Hauser in 1969, the [...]

Merit Hemmingson ”Folklorious – Alla tiders låtar”

1 August @ 23:00

Merit Hemmingson – organ, vocals Ola Hultgren – drums, vocals Merit – Queen of Swedish Hammond Folk Groove – the title of a compilation album of her folk-inspired jazz – only hints at the musical styles explored by organist, composer and singer Merit Hemmingson. She has recorded three albums with drummer Ola Hultgren, including the [...]

JAZZ BREAKFAST: Lars Gullin – Swedish jazz legend

2 August @ 09:00

A presentation on the Swedish jazz legend, Lars Gullin (in Swedish).

Ellen Andersson Quartet ”Personal Standards”

2 August @ 11:00 - 12:30

Ellen Andersson – vocals Anton Forsberg – guitar Hannes Jonsson – bass Sebastian Brydniak – drums Vocalist Ellen Andersson and her quartet have burst onto the scene recently, winning prestigious Swedish jazz awards Newcomer of the Year, as well as Jazz Album of the Year for their debut recording, I’ll Be Seeing You (2016). We’ll [...]

Gunnar Eriksson & RilkeEnsemblen ”Människans dagar – Lars Gullin 90”

2 August @ 13:00

Gunnar Eriksson – conductor RilkeEnsemblen Choir with 17 vocalists Georg Riedel – bass Jan Allan – trumpet Joakim Rolandsson – alto sax Mats Eriksson – guitar Lars Gullin, the legendary Swedish saxophonist who died in 1976, would have been 90 this year. Gunnar Eriksson has put lyrics, from the Bible and other sources, to Gullin’s [...]

Ellen Andrea Wang ”Blank Out”

2 August @ 13:00 - 14:30

Ellen Andrea Wang (NO) – vocals, bass Andreas Ulvo (NO) – keyboards Erland Dahlen (NO) – drums Norwegian bassist, singer and composer Ellen Andrea Wang, who founded the indie jazz band, Pixel, is known for her genre-bending style and inventive blending of jazz and pop elements. Her growing reputation as a solo artist was further [...]

John Venkiah Trio ”Elevation”

2 August @ 15:00 - 16:30

John Venkiah – piano Simon Petersson – bass Kristoffer Rostedt – drums The John Venkiah Trio counts Keith Jarrett and Brad Mehldau among their major influences. Formed in 2010, the trio has toured extensively in Scandinavia. Their concert at YSJF in 2014 gained glowing reviews in the international jazz media. Pianist John Venkiah’s compositions for [...]

Ellen Andrea Wang “Blank Out”

2 August @ 17:00 - 18:30

Ellen Andrea Wang (NO) – vocals, bass Andreas Ulvo (NO) – keyboards Erland Dahlen (NO) – drums Norwegian bassist, singer and composer Ellen Andrea Wang, who founded the indie jazz band, Pixel, is known for her genre-bending style and inventive blending of jazz and pop elements. Her growing reputation as a solo artist was further [...]

Youn Sun Nah Quintet

2 August @ 19:00 - 20:30

Youn Sun Nah (KR) – vocals Frank Woeste (FR/DE) – piano, Fender Rhodes, Hammond organ Brad Christopher Jones (US) – acoustic bass Tomek Miernowski (US) – guitars Dan Rieser (US) – drums Vocalist Youn Sun Nah is influenced in equal measure by French chansons, American jazz and the traditional music of her homeland, South Korea, [...]

Omer Klein

2 August @ 21:00 - 22:30

Omer Klein (IL) – piano Pianist and composer Omer Klein grew up in Israel, played extensively on the New York jazz scene and now lives in Germany. He has toured worldwide as a solo pianist and as leader of the Omer Klein Trio, which has released seven albums – Sleepwalkers (2017) is the latest. The [...]

Monty Alexander “Legend in Jazz”

2 August @ 23:00

Monty Alexander (JM/US) – piano Hassan Shakur ¬–¬ bass Obed Calvaire – drums A performance by pianist Monty Alexander and his trio elegantly weaves musical threads from Jamaica with jazz – taking in blues, gospel, bebop, calypso and reggae along the way. Monty Alexander grew up in Jamaica and delights in mixing Caribbean influences with [...]

JAM SESSION!

3 August @ 00:00 - 03:00
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One event on 4 August, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on 5 August, 2018 at 12:00am

TORSDAG / THURSDAY 2 AUG (EARLY HOURS OF FRIDAY) FREDAG / FRIDAY 3 AUG (EARLY HOURS OF SATURDAY) LORDAG / SATURDAY 4 AUG (EARLY HOURS OF SUNDAY) 00.00-03.00 Marinan Sven Erik Lundeqvist Trio Sven Erik Lundeqvist – piano Simon Petersson – bass Olle Dernevik – drums Special guest Björn Ingelstam – trumpet Late night jam [...]

JAZZ BREAKFAST: Drama vs Composition

3 August @ 09:00

Jazz pianist Jan Lundgren and Bron scriptwriter Camilla Ahlgren meet to discuss the contrasts and similarities of their creative lives.

Jan Sigurd All Stars ”Me, Myself & Mose”

3 August @ 11:00

Jan Sigurd – piano, vocals Per Melin – drums Mats Ingvarsson – bass Krister Jonsson – guitar Tomas Trulsson – sax Erik Tengholm – trumpet Guests: Sébastien Charlier (FR) – diatonic harmonica Anna-Lena Brundin – vocals Tomas Franck – tenor sax Swedish singer/songwriter Jan Sigurd presents songs and compositions from his long career and pays tribute [...]

Phronesis

3 August @ 13:00 - 14:30

Jasper Høiby (DK) – bass Ivo Neame (UK) – piano Anton Eger (SE/NO)¬ – drums Phronesis, formed in 2005, have released seven albums including Parallax (2016) and The Behemoth (2017), which was recorded in Germany with the Frankfurt Radio Big Band. There are two chances this afternoon to experience the Anglo-Scandinavian jazz trio that Jazzwise [...]

Magnus Lindgren ”Stockholm Underground”

3 August @ 13:00 - 14:30

Magnus Lindgren – flutes Special guest: Ida Sand – vocals, piano Daniel Karlsson – piano/Rhodes Henrik Janson – guitar Lars ”Larry D” Danielsson – bass Per Lindvall – drums Magnus Lindgren, a longtime member of the Nils Landgren Funk Unit, is widely regarded as the best jazz flautist in Europe. His latest album, Stockholm Underground [...]

JazzKidz: Medi Duo “Skepp O´hoj”

3 August @ 14:00 - 15:30

Emeli Ek – percussion Ida Karlsson – tenor saxophone, clarinet, accordion A singalong adventure at sea for 3-5 year-olds, but all ages are welcome! GRATIS/ FREE ADMISSION

Trinity

3 August @ 15:00 - 16:30

Karl Olandersson – trumpet Andreas Hellkvist – Hammond B3 Ali Djeridi – drums This Swedish Hammond organ–trumpet–drums combo, formed in 2005, has released three albums. The trio’s repertoire is a mix of standards, evergreens and their own compositions, but whether performing soft ballads or hard swing, Trinity always create an upbeat atmosphere, because, as the [...]

Phronesis

3 August @ 17:00 - 18:30

Jasper Høiby (DK) – bass Ivo Neame (UK) – piano Anton Eger (SE/NO)¬ – drums Phronesis, formed in 2005, have released seven albums including Parallax (2016) and The Behemoth (2017), which was recorded in Germany with the Frankfurt Radio Big Band. There are two chances this afternoon to experience the Anglo-Scandinavian jazz trio that Jazzwise [...]

Jan Lundgren & Hans Backenroth meet Ratinger Kammerchor with Dominikus Burghardt

3 August @ 19:00

Jan Lundgren – piano Hans Backenroth – bass Ratinger Kammerchor under the direction of Dominikus Burghardt Chamber choir with 21 vocalists Pianist Jan Lundgren continues his exploration of contrasting genres in the company of leading Swedish bassist Hans Backenroth and Ratinger Kammerchor. Ratinger Kammerchor is a leading German chamber choir with 21 male and female vocalists [...]

Goran Kajfeš Tropiques

3 August @ 20:00

Goran Kajfeš – trumpet, Moog synthesizer Alexander Zethson – organ, piano, Korg MS 20 synthesizer Johan Berthling – base Johan Holmegard – drums and percussion Tropiques is the latest constellation formed by trumpeter Goran Kajfeš. The quartet’s first album, released in 2017, has one 50-minute track entitled Enso. They draw on influences ranging from minimalism [...]

Trinity

3 August @ 20:00 - 21:30

Karl Olandersson – trumpet Andreas Hellkvist – Hammond B3 Ali Djeridi – drums This Swedish Hammond organ–trumpet–drums combo, formed in 2005, has released three albums. The trio’s repertoire is a mix of standards, evergreens and their own compositions, but whether performing soft ballads or hard swing, Trinity always create an upbeat atmosphere, because, as the [...]

Martin Tingvall

3 August @ 21:00

Martin Tingvall – piano A solo concert by Swedish pianist Martin Tingvall in the special ambience of Ystad Abbey. Now based in Germany, he has toured extensively with his Tingvall Trio and as a solo pianist. The trio, formed in 2003, played at the first YSJF in 2010 and have released seven albums. Martin’s Tingvall’s [...]

Avishai Cohen with Bohuslän Big Band

3 August @ 23:00

Avishai Cohen (IL) – trumpet Trumpet: Lennart Grahn Samuel Olsson Robin Rydqvist Jan Eliasson Trombone: Niclas Rydh Christer Olofsson Hanne Småvik Ingrid Utne Saxophone and woodwind: Joakim Rolandsson Martin Svanström Björn Cedegren Mikael Karlsson Alberto Pinton Rhythm section: Stefan Wingefors – piano Yasuhito Mori – bass Göran Kroon – drums This evening’s late night concert [...]

JAM SESSION!

4 August @ 00:00 - 03:00
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One event on 5 August, 2018 at 12:00am

TORSDAG / THURSDAY 2 AUG (EARLY HOURS OF FRIDAY) FREDAG / FRIDAY 3 AUG (EARLY HOURS OF SATURDAY) LORDAG / SATURDAY 4 AUG (EARLY HOURS OF SUNDAY) 00.00-03.00 Marinan Sven Erik Lundeqvist Trio Sven Erik Lundeqvist – piano Simon Petersson – bass Olle Dernevik – drums Late night jam sessions have become a highly appreciated [...]

Trudy Kerr Quartet with special guest Jukka Perko ”Sing a Song of Paul Desmond”

4 August @ 11:00

Trudy Kerr (AU/UK) – vocals Jukka Perko (FI) – alto sax Tom Cawley (UK) – piano Geoff Gascoyne (UK) – bass Sebastian de Krom (NL) – drums One of the UK’s leading vocalists, Trudy Kerr, and her quartet are joined by Finnish saxophonist Jukka Perko to celebrate the music of American alto saxophonist Paul Desmond, [...]

Elin Larsson ”Crossing Borders”

4 August @ 13:00

Elin Larsson – saxophone Tini Thomsen (DE) – baritone saxophone Susana Santos Silva (PT) – trumpet Lisa Stick (DE) – trombone Fanny Gunnarsson – piano Ida Hvid (DK) – bass Anne Paceo (FR) – drums A constellation of young, talented European jazz soloists brought together for a unique concert at YSJF 2018. This septet, featuring [...]

JazzKidz: Alfabetsmysteriet

4 August @ 14:00 - 15:30

Elin Wrede – vocals, piano, kazoo, percussion Josefin Knagg – vocals, piano, trumpet Per Knagg – vocals, guitar, percussion A fun concert for all ages that explores the Swedish alphabet! GRATIS/ FREE ADMISSION

Christian Bekmulin Quartett

4 August @ 15:00

Christian Bekmulin (DE) – guitar Stefan Abel (DE) – saxophone Lutz Krajenski (DE) – Hammond organ Nathan Ott (DE) – drums Christian Bekmulin’s quartet plays new interpretations of 1950s jazz, reflecting the German guitarist’s fascination with guitar great, Wes Montgomery. Expect an afternoon concert with dynamic interplay between band members who span two generations. Christian [...]

Wolfgang Haffner Band ”Kind of Spain”

4 August @ 17:00

Wolfgang Haffner (DE) – drums Christopher Dell (DE) – vibraphone Frank Chastenier (DE) – piano/keyboards Christian Diener (DE) – bass Wolfgang Haffner, regarded as Germany’s top jazz drummer, is also in demand for rock, pop and hip-hop recordings. He has played with everyone from Pat Metheny, the Brecker Brothers, Manhattan Transfer and Esbjörn Svensson to [...]

Anna-Mia Barwe “Jazz from the Deep Deep South of Sweden”

4 August @ 20:00

Anna-Mia Barwe – vocals Kiki Desplat (FR/SE) – cornet Mattias Carlson – tenor sax, clarinet Sven Erik Lundeqvist – piano David Andersson – bass Hannes Olbers – drums Vocalist Anna-Mia Barwe presents a unique combination of classic American jazz ballads and jazz delivered in the local southern ”skånsk” dialect – all backed by some of [...]

Andreas Schaerer & A Novel of Anomaly

4 August @ 20:00

Andreas Schaerer (CH) – vocals & mouth percussion Luciano Biondini (IT) – accordion Kalle Kalima (FI/DE) – guitar Lucas Niggli (CH) –drums Andreas Schaerer is a singer who has attracted considerable attention on the international music scene for the sheer breadth of his vocal talent. The Swiss vocal artist switches seamlessly between styles – from [...]

The Sammy Rimington International Band “A Tribute to the New Orleans Legends”

4 August @ 21:30

Sammy Rimington (UK) – clarinet, saxophone, flute, vocals Philippe de Smet (BE) – trombone Emile van Pelt (NL) – piano Wouter Nouwens (NL) – banjo, guitar Gregory Boyd (US/DK) – drums, vocals Sammy Rimington, one of the leading exponents of New Orleans revival jazz, has been playing professionally since 1960. He was originally inspired by [...]

Sisters of Invention

4 August @ 21:30

Karolina Almgren – saxophone Malin Almgren – drums Sisters of Invention is a Swedish duo featuring Karolina and Malin Almgren. The sisters have become known for their inventive, modern repertoire since releasing their first album in 2013. They play in many other constellations as a duo or solo musicians and have performed with leading Swedish [...]

Paolo Fresu Devil Quartet ”Carpe Diem”

4 August @ 23:00

Paolo Fresu (IT) – trumpet, flügelhorn Bebo Ferra (IT) – guitar Luca Bulgarelli (IT) – bass Stefano Bagnoli (IT) – drums One of the world’s leading trumpeters, Paolo Fresu, is bringing his Devil Quartet back to the festival – they played at the first YSJF in 2010. The Paolo Fresu Devil Quartet, which has been [...]

JAM SESSION!

5 August @ 00:00 - 03:00
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One event on 4 August, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on 5 August, 2018 at 12:00am

TORSDAG / THURSDAY 2 AUG (EARLY HOURS OF FRIDAY) FREDAG / FRIDAY 3 AUG (EARLY HOURS OF SATURDAY) LORDAG / SATURDAY 4 AUG (EARLY HOURS OF SUNDAY) 00.00-03.00 Marinan Sven Erik Lundeqvist Trio Sven Erik Lundeqvist – piano Simon Petersson – bass Olle Dernevik – drums Late night jam sessions have become a highly appreciated [...]

Nils Petter Molvaer

5 August @ 05:20

Nils Petter Molvaer (NO) – trumpet and electronica Stunning landscape, an enigmatic monument and a creator of fascinating soundscapes – YSJF presents a unique musical experience at dawn. This sunrise solo concert at one of Scandinavia’s most mysterious places features musical explorer Nils Petter Molvaer. Ales Stenar – 59 massive boulders located high on a [...]

Claire Martin feat. Jim Mullen ”Celebrating the Music of Wes Montgomery”

5 August @ 11:00

Claire Martin (UK) – vocals Jim Mullen (UK) – guitar Magnus Hjorth – piano Thomas Ovesen (DK) – bass Kristian Leth (DK) – drums Two award-winning jazz musicians from the UK, singer Claire Martin and guitarist Jim Mullen, celebrate the music of perhaps the most iconic guitarist in jazz history, Wes Montgomery, to mark the [...]

Bill Evans/Ulf Wakenius Band

5 August @ 13:00

Bill Evans (US) – tenor and soprano sax Ulf Wakenius – guitar Per Mathisen (NO) – bass Keith Carlock (US) – drums Saxophonist Bill Evans and guitarist Ulf Wakenius are world-class musicians whose careers have been heavily influenced by performing with 20th century jazz legends. Bill Evans made his debut on the international music scene [...]

Almaz Yebio Twist’n’Shout ”Notebook”

5 August @ 15:00

Almaz Yebio – vocals Karl-Martin Almqvist – tenor sax Mattias Hjorth – bass Peter Nilsson – drums Almaz Yebio Twist’n’Shout first played together over 20 years ago, touring extensively in Sweden between 1996 and 2000. They reformed in 2016 and recorded an album, Notebook (2017). Second time around, Almaz Yebio Twist’n’Shout are still interpreting evergreens, [...]

Filip Jers with Monday Night Big Band

5 August @ 16:00

Filip Jers – harmonica Saxophone: Håkan Caesar Ulf Holmström Pernille Bévort Dan Holmström Peter Wilgotsson Trumpet: Gert-Inge Persson Mårten Lundgren Niklas Fredin Fredrik Davidsson Trombone: Ola Nordqvist Anders Larsson Ola Åkerman Björn Hängsel Rhythm section: Sven Erik Lundeqvist – piano Jan Karlsson – bass Karsten Bagge – drums Filip Jers and the Monday Night Big [...]

Lizz Wright ”Grace”

5 August @ 17:00

Lizz Wright (US) – vocals Martin Kolarides (US) – guitar Bobby Sparks (US) – keyboards Nicholas D’Amato (US) – bass Brannen Temple (US) – drums Lizz Wright is regarded as one of the leading jazz vocalists of her generation. She was brought up in Georgia, USA, and takes inspiration from gospel and the diverse music [...]

Nils Landgren & Jan Lundgren with friends

5 August @ 20:00

Nils Landgren – trombone, vocals Jan Lundgren – piano Funk Unit: Jonas Wall – sax, flute Andy Pfeiler – guitar Petter Bergander – keyboards Magnum Coltrane Price – bass, vocals Robert Ikiz – drums Trio: Mattias Svensson – bass Zoltan Csörsz – drums Musica Vitae: Violin: Dorota Siuda Mårten Sundén Matthijs Van Gestel Henrik Gårsjö [...]

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