Palle and his friends in Dölerud Johansson Quintet – Part 1
In this group, five musicians are gathered whose paths has crossed in a number of different constellations over the years.
Palle Danielsson – bass
One of our internationally renowned musicians and a real legend! From the career start in Stockholm in the early 60’s, Palle has played with many of the greatest jazz musicians. He has, to name a few, played with Bobo Stensson, Kenny Wheeler, Michel Petrucciani, Charles Lloyd, Bill Evans and Tomasz Stanko, and has been a member of the legendary Keith Jarrett European Quartet.
Magnus Dölerud became a member of the egendary Fredrik Norén Band during his studies at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, which became an important starting point in the coming years with concerts throughout Sweden and a tour in the United States. He has also played with most of the country’s leading bands like the New Places Orchestra, Ann-Sofie Söderqvist Jazz Orchestra and the Blue House Jazz Orchestra. Magnus music is documented on their own quartet’s album “My Village”, released in 2013.
Dan Johansson – trumpet & flugelhorn
Dan Johansson plays trumpet & flugelhorn in Norrbotten Big Band and is a very well established jazz musician who has played and plays with the Swedish and international jazz elite. He studied in the 1980s at the music gymnasium in Västerås together with pianist Esbjörn Svensson and drummer Magnus Öström and he also studied at the music school in Örebro. He has played with international names such as Maria Schneider, Randy Brecker, Peter Erskine, Joey Calderazzo, Jeff Tain, Watts, Bob Berg, Bob Brookmeyer, Toots Thielemans, Chris Potter, Joe Lovano, Phil Woods and Tim Hagans and in smaller groups of Swedish musicians together with Håkan Broström, Johan Hörlén, Bernt Rosengren, Krister Andersson, Bengt Stark, Jan Allan and Kjell Öhman.
Torbjörn Gulz – piano
Since the beginning of the 1990s, Torbjörn Gulz has been one of Sweden’s greatest pianists. He started the career in Fredrik Norén Band, which led to tours in Europe, Asia and the United States, and has since been a member of Jeanette Lindström Quintet, Magnus Broo Quartet, Jonas Kullhammar Quartet, Fredrik Ljungkvist Quartet and Krister Andersson Quartet to name a few collaborations.
Fredrik Rundqvist – drums
A very busy drummer often seen on stage and heard on discs in a variety of bands. Everything from Swedish jazz clubs to the opera house in Sydney! for example; with father Gösta, Daniel Karlsson Trio, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Lindha Kallerdahl, Anna Ternheim, Stephen Gauci, Karin Hammar, Sarah Blasko and Velodrône.