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Kvintett, Gilbert Holmstroms: Utan Misstankar (Moserobie Music)

Tenor saxophonist Holmstrom's quintet album, originally released on the Swedish Megafon Label in 1965, here remastered and expanded with a recording including Ake Johansson on piano.

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16 page booklet of text and images

UPC: 7320470128190

Label: Moserobie Music
Catalog ID: MMPCD074
Squidco Product Code: 14146

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2010
Country: Sweden
Packaging: Digipack
Recorded on July 29th, 1965 at Sveriges Radios Studio, Drottninggatan 30, in Gšteborg, Sweden. The bonus track was recorded live in front of a studio audience July 11th, 1968 at Radiohuset, Stockholm, as part of the radio program named Club Jazz.


Gilbert Homlstrom-tenor saxophone

Hans Lofman-bass

Arne Larsson-cornet

Anders Soderling-drums

Clas Fehling-piano

Sven Ake Johansson-piano

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Artist Biographies:

"Sven-Åke Johansson born in Mariestad (Sweden). Composer and musician, poet and visual artist, writer and initiator of several music and performance art productions among:" Die Harke und der Spaten", "...über Ursache und Wirkung der Meinungsverschiedenheiten beim Turmbau zu Babel" (Hebbel Theater Berlin, 1994), "Harding Greens - Symphony for Cardboard Packaging" (Sophiensaele Berlin 2010), "Irving Berlin in Berlin" (2013), exibitions, publications of books, last "In St. Wendel am Schlossplatz..." (Texte, 2013), LP, CD, and DVD. Major stylistic forerunner within improvisational music. In the 60s, he developed a European form of freejazz. 1969 establishing M.N.D. (Moderne Nordeuropäische Dorfmusik) with Eisbrenner and Goetz, same year its first vinyl production, "Westberliner Stadtmusik". Extended in the 1970s the drumset with performance practices for carboard, bassbow and foamrubber a.o. Cooperation with visual and performing artists, worldwide. Engagement as an actor in the Burgtheater Vienna, virtuosic drummer, performs also as a singer and narrator. Compositions a.o.: "Seewetter 69" (Radioplay commissioned by Deutschlandradio 2001), "Polis, Wachs und Pomade" (chamber piece for strings, wind instruments and voice, Donaueschinger Musiktage 2001) "MM schäumend"- Overture for Handheld Fire Extinguishers (Akademie der Künste, Berlin 2003), "Concert for 12 tractors", (1996), "Stereo für 8", (Berlin 2005), "Die neue Zeit ist pausenlos" (Berlin 2010). Runs the label SÅJ-CD/DVD Records, Participant in the Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art 2010. Wears suits by Sali Saliu."

-Sven Ake Johansson Website (

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track listing:

1. Kontrast 8:27

2. Ballad För Max 8:11

3. Modul 6:41

4. Resan Till Hellas 5:30

5. Ruby My Dear 2:45

6. Tryck På Alla Knappar 9:35

7. Disappointment 6:26

8. Novotec (Bonus Track) 20:25
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"Originally released in 1965 by the Megafon Label in Sweden, the original LP is extremely rare. Besides the original music (with superiour sound to the original release) Moserobie has also added an ultra rare recording from 1968 with Gilberts quartet featuring Ake Johansson on piano, a 20 minute suite named Novotec!"-Moserobie

16 page booklet of text and images
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