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Genre: Jazz

A Tribute to Jan Johansson

Pianist Jan Lundgren has titled his personal tribute to one of Sweden’s most beloved jazz musicians, Jan Johansson, "Lycklig resa" (Happy Journey). The concert features many of the infinitely beautiful interpretations of Swedish folk music, which has become a part of the soul of the Swedish people.

Jazz in Swedish from 1964 is the most-sold jazz record in Sweden ever, and a milestone in Swedish music. Jan Johansson’s jazz version of Swedish and other folk music became one of his signatures.

At this concert with pianist Jan Lundgren, Jan Johansson’s classical versions of both Swedish and Hungarian folk music are rejuvenated. Indeed, the idea is not to imitate Johansson as a model, but to pay tribute while adding new dimensions, both through Lundgren’s carefully refined piano playing and through the Bonfiglioli Weber String Quartet’s classical traits (string arrangements by Martin Berggren). 

Jan Johansson regularly worked with bassist and composer Georg Riedel and here, Mattias Svensson has shouldered the central role with his double bass. 

  • Participants

  • Jan Lundgren piano
  • Mattias Svensson double bass
  • Bonfiglioli Weber String Quartet Claudia Bonfiglioli & Daniela Bonfiglioli violin, Karoline Weber viola, Charlotta Weber cello

About the video

  • Filmed in January 2016.
  • The video is approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes.

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Genre: Jazz

A Tribute to Jan Johansson

Pianist Jan Lundgren has titled his personal tribute to one of Sweden’s most beloved jazz musicians, Jan Johansson, "Lycklig resa" (Happy Journey). The concert features many of the infinitely beautiful interpretations of Swedish folk music, which has become a part of the soul of the Swedish people.

About the video

  • Filmed in January 2016.
  • The video is approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes.

Jazz in Swedish from 1964 is the most-sold jazz record in Sweden ever, and a milestone in Swedish music. Jan Johansson’s jazz version of Swedish and other folk music became one of his signatures.

At this concert with pianist Jan Lundgren, Jan Johansson’s classical versions of both Swedish and Hungarian folk music are rejuvenated. Indeed, the idea is not to imitate Johansson as a model, but to pay tribute while adding new dimensions, both through Lundgren’s carefully refined piano playing and through the Bonfiglioli Weber String Quartet’s classical traits (string arrangements by Martin Berggren). 

Jan Johansson regularly worked with bassist and composer Georg Riedel and here, Mattias Svensson has shouldered the central role with his double bass. 

  • Participants

  • Jan Lundgren piano
  • Mattias Svensson double bass
  • Bonfiglioli Weber String Quartet Claudia Bonfiglioli & Daniela Bonfiglioli violin, Karoline Weber viola, Charlotta Weber cello

Watch in our app

The Konserthuset Play app makes it easier to experience music on your phone or tablet – or on a big screen! Read more

FAQ about Konserthuset Play

Our tips for how to best take advantage of our selection and how you watch our livestreams. To FAQ

Do you want to make a donation to Konserthuset Play?

Make a swish payment to 123 493 99 89 or make your donation via our ticket system. Thank you!​

Genre: Jazz

Lundgren & Backenroth

Jan Lundgren is one of our foremost jazz pianists. In this concert from Grünewald Hall, hear him perform with the spectacular Hans Backenroth, a bass player who has performed with practically every elite jazz musician in Sweden and internationally.

Genre: Jazz

Jazz by Magnus Lindgren

Saxophonist, clarinetist and flutist Magnus Lindgren has secured a unique position in the European music scene. Meet him in this live streamed performance from the Konserthuset Stockholm, together with pianist Daniel Karlsson,

Genre: Jazz

Jan Lundgren piano

Jan Lundgren at the piano, in a personal music selection. We get to hear music by for instance George Gershwin, Billy Strayhorn, Hoagy Carmichael, Lars Gullin – and Lundgrens himself.

Genre: Jazz

Kind of Jazz

Jan Lundgren meets three top bass players: Georg Riedel, Hans Backenroth and Mattias Svensson.