Per Ödberg trio, is recording their first album this winter. It will be released on the swedish label Imogena Records. Per Ödberg has earlier appered on:
Barents jazzfestival in Tromsö
Swedish Jazz celebration
Festspelen in Piteå
Kalottjazz and Bluesfestival in Haparanda and Tornio
Nefertiti Jazzclub in Gothenburg
Footprints jazzclub in Luleå
Jazz i Piteå
The trio are mostly are playing music written by Per. The music can be described as a mixture of modern scandinavian and american jazz. The main focus of the music is strong melodies and the interaction between the musicians.
Per Ödberg Trio has bin around since 2007 but with alot of different personel in the rhytm seciton.
Today the trio consists of:
Per Ödberg on the guitar
Magnus Gran on the drums
Peter Jansson on the bass
The bandleader Per Ödberg has earlier worked with great musicians as Robert Nordmark, Thomas Gustafsson, Dan Johansson, Peter Dahlgren, Thomas Markusson and Hannah Svensson to mention a few. Last year he released a album with his quartet that got good rewievs in the swedish newsletters.
This is a few extracts from the media of his playing:
“It is a perfect and well-balanced mix of the great masters, such as John Scofield, Pat Metheny, and Bireli Lagrene.” / Barents Sea Jazzfestival 2009/ Barentsjazz 2009
“So delicious harmonies, so rhythmically skilled, so incredibly responsive. This is a guy who will swing into the Swedish jazz elite!”
/Norra Skåne 2010”
”A young guitarplayer should ́nt be aloud to be this good! His great playing, composing and arrangements of jazzstandards makes you wanna fall of your chair.”
Magnus Gran, is one of the most wellknown drummers in northern Europe. He has appered on stage and on records with musicians like:
Kenny Garrett, Encore, Lina Nyberg, Anders Persson trio, Jeanette Lindström, Gustavo Bergalli, Tommy Körberg, John Taylor, Kenny Weeler, Personkrets 2-5-1, Svante Turesson, Ewan Svensson Putte Wickman, Jonas Knutsson and Max Schultz.
Peter Janssons incredible playing has earlier bin heard with musicians/bands as : Änglaspel, Dr Dingo, Helena Ek, Ken Vandermark, Trilok Gurtu, Gilbert Holmström Per-Henrik Wallin, Roland Keijser, Rolf Jardemark, Mats Gustavsson, Okay Temiz and Radiojazzgruppen.