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Equanimity update - Lineup (Pt. IX)




Just a few weeks before wrapping up tracking for the album, I realized one of the tunes would really benefit from having a proper horn section on it.

Equanimity update - Lineup (Pt. VIII)



A cappella music is something that has been with me for as long as I can remember.

Equanimity update - Lineup (Pt. VII)



Ok, now this one's pretty special to me!

Equanimity update - Lineup (Pt. VI)



The idea to have Jonne play flugelhorn on some song was originally conceived during the writing stages of my second album Painter's Portrait.

Equanimity update - Lineup (Pt. V)



Most of the songs I wrote early on for this album had an obvious jazz quartet vibe to them, so right out the gate I knew I would need a pianist who's got that type of thing down.

Equanimity update - Lineup (Pt. IV)



When writing material for this album I listened a lot to the likes of Michael Brecker, Bob Berg & Mike Stern.

Equanimity update - Lineup (Pt. III)



For the last couple of years Carl and I have talked on and off about joining forces on some project (since around the release of Luna Nueva, if memory serves me right), and I'm stoked that we could finally make it happen on Equanimity (only took us 6 freakin' years)!

Equanimity update - Lineup (Pt. II)




Andreas has been my go-to guy for percussion since we first worked together on Luna Nueva.

Equanimity update - Lineup (Pt. I)




When it became clear that Aron Mellergårdh wouldn't be able to make the recording this time around due to his growing commitments with Dirty Loops, I set out searching for someone to step in and take over the drumming duties.

Equanimity update - Mixing/mastering done


So, after a "slight" 2-year delay (why, thank you.. a new personal best!) the album is finally DONE!!

Equanimity update - Drum tracking


Hey all,


This week I'm tracking drums with the great Jonathan Lundberg (, and it sounds very promising so far!

Summer update - New album in the works


Hey guys,


I hope this finds you well & that you're enjoying the summer!



Hey everyone & welcome!


This space is where I'll be posting my blogs from now on.

*MYSPACE BLOG* New album update (March '11)


Hey guys,

Sorry about the recent radio silence, hectic times!

*MYSPACE BLOG* December update


Hey everyone, a quick report from the studio!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Luna Nueva Xmas offer!


Hey everyone, hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving!

*MYSPACE BLOG* November update


Ok everyone, high time for another update!

*MYSPACE BLOG* September update


Hey all,

Once again it's been a while since I filled you in on the progress of the new album, you think I should've learned by now, huh...!?

*MYSPACE BLOG* New album update

Hey everyone,


Hope you're doing good out there.

*MYSPACE BLOG* - Luna Nueva (Review by Ola Gränshagen)


Hey guys,

Hope you're all enjoying the Easter holidays!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Update 4 - Where to buy Luna Nueva


You can now purchase Luna Nueva from Swedish record label Zink Music's online store!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Now on Twitter


Hey all,

I just signed up with Twitter the other day. Add, follow & tweet me here.

*MYSPACE BLOG* New album in the works & EBS Artist


Hey everyone,

I hope 2010 has been treating you well so far!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Happy New Year!


Hey everyone,

I hope you're enjoying your holiday season '09!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Luna Nueva Christmas Offer


Hey all,

Starting today, Luna Nueva is available at a reduced price ($12.99) at CD Baby & Abstract Logix, just in time for your Xmas shopping!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Footage from the premiere gig @ Stockholm Fusion Club


Hey guys,

Hope you're all good!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Upbeat and More Internet Radio - Luna Nueva (Review by Richard Kolp)


Ok folks,

I received word on Saturday that another fine review has been published!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Jazz Review - Luna Nueva (Review by Thomas R. Erdmann)


Hey everyone,

Just letting you know that another great review of Luna Nueva was recently added by the fine people over at

*MYSPACE BLOG* Luna Nueva on Spotify, et al.

Hey y'all,


Hope you're enjoying the summer so far, I sure am!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Now on Facebook


Ok, so I finally gave in and got a Facebook account, and while at it, I created a music/fan page.

*MYSPACE BLOG* Guest appearance on Jonathan Fritzén's new album


Jonathan Fritzén - who can be heard tickling the ivories on the title track of Luna Nueva - released his 2nd album VIP on May 22.

*MYSPACE BLOG* Update 3 - Where to buy Luna Nueva


Luna Nueva is finally available for purchase on Audiophile Imports, a great site run by Mike Kermisch that's dedicated to bring you the finest in jazz/fusion from all over the globe! 

*MYSPACE BLOG* Update 2 - Where to buy Luna Nueva


Luna Nueva is now available for purchase on

*MYSPACE BLOG* All About Jazz - Luna Nueva (Review by Woodrow Wilkins)


Today a great review of Luna Nueva was published at All About Jazz.

*MYSPACE BLOG* Update - Luna Nueva on aTTenTioN sPaN raDiO


Hi all,

Just wanted to remind you that Luna Nueva is now getting airplay over at aTTenTioN sPaN raDiO, so head over there & check it out!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Luna Nueva on aTTeNTioN sPaN raDiO


Hey guys,

Starting mid-next week, Luna Nueva will get airplay on aTTeNTioN sPaN raDiO.

*MYSPACE BLOG* Update - Where to buy Luna Nueva


Hi y'all, it seems like you're enjoying the tracks from my CD so far & I'm very happy about that!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Where to buy Luna Nueva


Finally, the wait is over - Luna Nueva is now available for purchase!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Luna Nueva - Track-by-Track


With the release of Luna Nueva just around the corner, I've put together a track-by-track description with some info on the songs to get your mouth watered...  enjoy!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Luna Nueva - In The Making, Pt. III


Today I bring to you the last part of this little trilogy.

*MYSPACE BLOG* Luna Nueva - In The Making, Pt. II


I figured you've waited long enough for this now, so here's the second installment of the "In the Making"-trilogy!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Luna Nueva - In The Making, Pt. I


So, I finally found some time to compile Aron's footage from last summer's recording sessions.

*MYSPACE BLOG* Luna Nueva Release Info


Firstly let me start with a belated "Happy New Year!" I hope that 2009 will be a good & prosperous year for all of you!

*MYSPACE BLOG* Debut solo CD update + Sampler


YES, it is true, in early September we put the final touches to the mix & got it mastered (I thought I'd never see the day), and listening to it again just now I must say it sounds FANTASTIC!

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